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  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Body First hires new massage therapist

    Andrew Hornbaker is a newly licensed massage therapist for Body First Wellness and Recreation Center, 3615 Claflin Road. Hornbaker provides professional massage therapy including deep tissue massage, sports massage, trigger point therapy, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation massage therapy, and prenatal massage. He received his massage therapy

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Varney owner becomes recertified

    Theresa Westphal, an owner with Varney & Associates, CPAs, recently completed the recertification process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) to renew her designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). She received her original certification in 2008 and is required to recertify every

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    New dog training service opens

    RolloverU: Dog Services is now taking new dog training clients in the Manhattan and surrounding area. The company offers help with behavior issues such as aggression, socialization, and problems such as jumping and bolting. Group and private classes is available for all ages and types

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Stonecreek physicians brings in new doctor

    Stonecreek Family Physicians has added Lindsey A. Westberg, M.D., to its organization. Dr. Westberg’s primary place of employment will be at K-Stat Urgent Care at the new westside clinic at 711 Commons Place, north of Target. Dr. Westberg grew up in Manhattan and graduated

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Langton Insurance named Farmers advantage agent

    Al Langton Insurance in Manhattan has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2015 by the Farmers Alliance Companies. To qualify as an advantage agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage agents are recognized by Farmers Alliance as

  • Local |Business | February 21, 2015

    Duo takes over feedlot built on WWII Army base

    “From bombs to bovines.” That sounds like an unusual transition, and it is. It describes a transformation of a former Army air base in central Kansas, which became a cattle feedlot, and is now part of one of the state’s leading cattle operations. Shane

  • Local |Education | February 21, 2015

    Alma principal receives honor

    TOPEKA — Orville Altevogt was honored at the 14th Annual Kansas Association of Independent Religious Schools (KAIRS) Hall of Fame Banquet on Monday, Feb. 2, at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka. He was selected as one of six distinguished teachers of 2015. Mr. Altevogt has been a

  • Local |Education | February 21, 2015

    Local students selected to Twin Cities Dean’s List

    MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL, Minn. —  Sarah Mortenson of Manhattan was named to the 2014 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Mortenson is a sophomore in the university’s College of Liberal Arts. To qualify for the dean’s list, a

  • Local |Education | February 21, 2015

    Southwestern College 2014 December Graduates

    WINFIELD — Scarlett Ledford of Fort Riley and Jason Yearwood of Manhattan graduated from Southwestern College in December 2014. Ledford graduated with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Jason Yearwood graduated with a bachelor of science degree in operations management. Southwestern College is a private institution

  • Local |Education | February 21, 2015

    Council Grove teacher honored for lessons in patriotism

    COUNCIL GROVE — Ellen Wilson, a Council Grove Elementary School fourth grade teacher, was honored during a Kansas Day assembly last month as the state recipient of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award.  Mrs. Wilson has taught her students the importance of

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