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  • Local |Business |Agriculture | April 06, 2014

    Rural livestock mixer business leads in agriculture industry

    Getting the mix just right. That’s vital, whether one is a cook, a chemist, a cattle feeder, a basketball team — or a business. Today we meet a Kansas company that has become a national leader in making mixers for livestock feed and more. Mike

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    Coldwell Banker employees get awards

    Kelly Adams, President of Coldwell Banker Realty Group One, announced this year’s award recipients from the International Coldwell Banker Franchise company. Coldwell Banker has over 85,000 sales associates worldwide, with over 2,500 offices located in 51 countries. President’s Elite award This represents sales in the top 3

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    Copeland Insurance wins agency award

    Buckeye Insurance Group announced that Copeland Insurance Agency, doing business in Manhattan, Riley, Wamego and Abilene, has received the prestigious Premier Agency award for 2013. This coveted award is presented annually to select independent insurance agencies representing Buckeye that receive highest acclaim for personalized customer service

  • Local |Business | April 06, 2014

    United Way hires donor coordinator

    Cheryl Boothe has been named to the position of donor relations coordinator at the United Way of Riley County. Boothe will have responsibility for developing donor relationships and working with volunteers as well as managing events. Boothe is originally from Manhattan, and earned a bachelor’

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    What’s like to come out as a pro athlete?

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    Wade Davis’s mother told him she’d rather hear him say he was dying of cancer than have him tell her he was gay. It turned out to be years before she would embrace him for who he was, a different dynamic than when

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    K-State, AIB to join forces

    The Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry and American Institute of Baking International are just down the road from each other. A few years from now, they could wind up under the same roof. The idea for the Global Center for Grain-Based

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 04, 2014

    Fall victim had been at frat party, police say

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    Manhattan High graduate Naomi McClendon was drinking at a banned fraternity’s party last weekend before she was given a ride to a Tempe apartment complex where she died in a fall, police said Friday. McClendon, 18, fell from a 10th-floor balcony of a privately owned

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | April 04, 2014

    Marionette group will have two shows at McCain on April 13

    The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will offer two shows at Kansas State University on Sunday, April 13, as part of the McCain Performance Series. “Simple Gifts” will be presented at 5 p.m. and “Life in Motion” at 7:30 p.m., both in Forum Hall at the K-State

  • Local |Business | April 04, 2014

    Mercury Bingo begins Sunday

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    Hey, Mercury readers, it’s time you had a little fun. And maybe a lot of money. The Manhattan Mercury on Sunday will launch its first-ever BINGO contest. The top prize: $500. Here’s how it works: • Inserted in the paper of Sunday, April 6, you will

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 04, 2014

    ESPN president headlines panel discussion

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    Dr. April Mason: Tonight we’re really very pleased to welcome one of the most prominent figures in American sports media and three leaders in collegiate athletics to our Landon panel. This panel will undoubtedly bring insight, challenge us to question, and help guide Kansas

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