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  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    City sales tax receipts exceed $1M

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue exceeded $1 million in February. The February sales tax report, which reflects the previous month’s sales, showed the city had $1.03 million in tax receipts, an increase of $75,606 or 7.9 percent from February 2014’s total of $953,328. February’s total is also the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 01, 2015

    3-D printing turns into a teaching tool for area students

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    A burgeoning technology, 3-D printers can make everything from gears and blocks to houses. But in the basement of Rathbone Hall at Kansas State University, electrical and computer engineering students are using the printers for their hobbies. Jake Sobering, a junior electrical engineering major, is

  • Local |Education |Business | February 28, 2015

    Friends of Sunset Zoo accepting scholarship applications

    The Friends of Sunset Zoo, and its Conservation Team, recently announced the Conservation Scholar application for the 2015-2016 school year is available online. The annual scholarship supports an active college student’s expenses related to a field conservation project. Two awards are granted each year;

  • Local |Education | February 28, 2015

    Flint Hills Christian School honors seniors

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted Elyria Christian School on Friday night in a pair of basketball games that were Flint Hill’s Senior Recognition Night as well as Alumni Night. Flint Hills has only two seniors on this year’s teams, Chaustin Root for the

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2015

    Student awarded elementary education scholarship

    Topeka — Kansas State University student Katie Cook was named a Nancy Larson Foundation Scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of an outstanding academic record and community service. The Nancy Larson Foundation supports students across the country majoring in elementary education by awarding scholarships. Cook,

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Family grocery store becomes rural hub

    How far do you go to get a gallon of milk or a loaf of bread? In rural communities, accessing supplies can be a challenge. Many rural grocery stores have closed, but today we’ll learn about one which has recently opened. Last week we

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Blanton Realty hires new Realtor

    Lauren Farwell has joined Blanton Realty as a licensed Realtor. Farwell was born and raised in Manhattan. She is a graduate of Manhattan High School. Farwell has a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in elementary education and a master’s degree in education

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Rockhill Wellness hires massage therapist

    Barbara Satchell has joined the Rockhill Wellness Center team as a massage therapist at 305 Fort Riley Blvd. Satchell has over 25 years of experience in massage therapy. Her bodywork includes Swedish massage, therapeutic massage, craniosacral techniques, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy and reflexology, among other techniques. She

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Wamego agency earns advertising award

    Wamego-based marketing agency Imagemakers, Inc. received awards for custom-built website design within the advertising industry from the American Advertising Federation of Topeka. Conducted annually, the American Advertising Awards is the largest and most representative competition for the advertising industry. Imagemakers received awards for creation of

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2015

    Trust Company hires three, promotes one

    The Trust Company, a local investment management, financial advisory and trust administration firm, has promoted one employee and hired three people. Alison Champlin has been promoted to operations administrator. Her new responsibilities include back-end client support such as billing, client account set-up, corporate accounting and

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