GOVERNOR Gubernatorial candidates address state budget Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vs. democratic state Rep. Paul Davis and Libertarian Keen Umbehr STATE TAX REVENUE BROWNBACK Reports in June said Kansas received $338 million less than expected in revenue for fiscal year 2014. In September, revenue fell short of
An estimated $20,000 loss occurred to a northeast Manhattan home after a Saturday morning fire. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched at 8:37 a.m. Saturday to 737 Frey Drive for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single-story residence with light smoke showing.
Ten Kansas State University graduate students who are researching Kansas-related topics have been chosen to represent the university at the 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit in early 2015. The students were chosen based on their research presentations at Research and the State, an annual on-campus event
Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Mariah Tapassi and Jenni Brenner. Body First is at 3615 Claflin Road, next to Amanda Arnold School. Tapassi, joining the massage therapy staff, provides professional massage therapy including deep tissue massage, sports massage, prenatal massage, and hot stone massage.
CivicPlus has hired six new employees. Jeremy Coulter, regional sales manager, comes with a background in sales, working at Verizon since 2008 as a member of their sales team. He will now be expected to build interest in software and service through a variety of prospecting
Cynthia L. Stewart is joining the My Kidney Center as the practice manager. In this newly created position, she will assist Dr. Bedros and his staff in daily task while providing care and service to patients. Originally from Westmoreland, Stewart returned to the Manhattan area
The Kansas Manufactured Housing Association elected Kevin Willett to the board of directors for 2014-15 during its annual meeting at the Meriden Event Center in Newton. Willett, owner and general manager of Redbud Estates in Manhattan, has been in the manufactured housing industry since 1976. The
Family and Implant Dentistry hired Stephanie Alexander to work in the hygiene department. Alexander grew up in Alma, attended K-State and studied dental hygiene at Johnson County Community College, graduating in 2006. She worked in an advanced periodontal office, and for the last four years in
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts’ campaign declined a request from Kansas State University to stop airing a television ad in which football coach Bill Snyder endorses Roberts, K-State president Kirk Schulz said Friday. But a Roberts spokesman said no such request has been made. The
A K-State dietitican says it’s OK to let children indulge in candy they collect from trick-or-treating. “Nothing should ever be completely foreign and off limits because then it becomes something that kids really crave,” said Sandy Procter, assistant professor and extension specialist in the
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