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  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Two reporters test efficiency of Manhattan’s bus system


    Greg’s experience: Lack of bus route and stop information makes riding more difficult For two weeks this spring, I voluntarily traded the freedom of my 2007 Hyundai Accent for the relative rigidity of the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency’s fixed-route bus system. It would

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Marketing company advertises rural life globally

    World Wide Web. Of course, that’s the term that we see on the Internet. It reminds us that Internet technology operates far beyond our borders. Today we’ll meet an Internet marketing company which is using the tools of technology to transcend the traditional

  • Local |Education | April 19, 2015

    FHCS Students Attend SAFE Conference In Wichita

    Students from the Flint Hills Christian School leadership practicum class, along with 150 other high school students from across Kansas, attended the Seat-Belts Are For Everyone (SAFE) conference in Wichita, March 31 through April 1. Those attending were able to participate in workshops led by nearly 250 safety professionals,

  • Local |Education | April 19, 2015

    Manhattan educator becomes certified journalism teacher

    Kristy L. Nyp, a Manhattan High School language arts teacher, became a certified journalism educator, receiving the status from the Journalism Education Association. She was scheduled to be honored Saturday at a JEA and National Scholastic Press Association high school journalism convention in Denver. The

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Coldwell Banker employees get awards

    The International Coldwell Banker franchise office has announced the following awards for its locally owned franchisee. The franchise has more than 85,000 associates worldwide with over 2,400 offices. Office Manager’s Award: Kelly Adams, owner and managing broker • This represents the top 13 percent of all affiliate offices

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Parks supervisor gets on national committee

    Chris Nelson, Manhattan Parks and Recreation supervisor, has been selected to represent Manhattan and the state of Kansas on the Certified Youth Sports Administrators (CYSA) Leadership Committee. The National Alliance for Youth Sports has formed the committee. The committee consists of certified administrators from around

  • Local |Business | April 19, 2015

    Edward Jones adds financial adviser

    Edward Jones financial adviser Gail Urban announced Thursday that a second financial adviser, Catherine McKinley, will join her office in Manhattan on April 24. Gail Urban said, “I’m very impressed with Catherine, and I’m sure our clients will be, too. Edward Jones prides itself

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 17, 2015

    Grand jury indicts Booker


    A federal grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Thursday charging a 20-year-old Topeka man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. John T. Booker Jr. was arrested April 10 while trying to arm what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb inside

  • Local |Business | April 17, 2015

    Market offering new ways to procure produce

    When Manhattan’s outdoor farmers market begins its season Saturday morning, there will be a new way for some people to get their fresh veggies. The market will start accepting electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards for certain goods. It’s one of a few new

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 17, 2015

    Regents look to bring young people to state

    Kansas higher education officials want to make attracting young people to the state and keeping them here a top priority. Members of the Kansas Board of Regents and several university presidents expressed the desire for a summit, and possibly a statewide initiative, to grow the

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