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  • Local |Education |Business | February 01, 2015

    PEO provides grant to area student

    For the third time in a year, PEO Chapter IW of Manhattan has been able to provide a continuing education grant to a local student. Manhattan Area Technical College nursing student Lindsey Krajkoski of Junction City was presented with a $1,200 check Thursday at MATC. Krajkoski

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 01, 2015

    Culinary workshop to bring taste of Ireland to K-State

    Chef Paula McIntyre will import a bit of Ireland to the annual Culinary Enhancement Workshops at Kansas State University in February. McIntyre will discuss authentic ingredients and trending foods in Ireland, and will demonstrate several traditional Irish dishes on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27, in the Gold

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

    KSU Theatre rolling out comedy ‘Bustown’

    K-State Theatre will present the comedy “Bustown” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-7 and 12-14 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15 in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Kansas State University’s Nichols Hall. Written by Lachlan Philpott, the Kansas State University production will be

  • Local |Business | February 01, 2015

    Kansas family develops hay-hauling equipment

    A woman in New York pours her liquid laundry detergent into the washing machine. She doesn’t realize that one element of her laundry soap came from a product transported by a machine built halfway across the country in rural Kansas. Karl Matlack is president

  • Local |Business | January 31, 2015

    Pawnee Mental Health employee retires

    Terry Seier-Becker, LCP, retired from Pawnee Mental Health Services on Dec. 30 after 12 years of service. Seier-Becker is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Fort Hayes University. She began her employment

  • Local |Business | January 31, 2015

    New Boston Creative hires two women

    New Boston Creative Group, LLC, has hired video production specialist Erin Rains and communications specialist Julie Fiedler. Rains earned a bachelor’s degree in film production at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. During her time there, Rains worked on various video projects for local

  • Local |Business | January 31, 2015

    Weary Davis hires associate attorney

    Melissa D. Richards has joined Weary Davis, L.C. law firm as an associate attorney at its Manhattan office. Richards grew up in Coffeyville but moved to Manhattan in 1998 where she now resides with her husband, Jason, and three daughters. She earned a Bachelor of

  • Local |Business | January 31, 2015

    McCullough promotes property manager

    Shawn Dawes has been promoted to regional property supervisor/trainer at McCullough Development, a local full-service property management and real estate development company. Dawes is responsible for the supervision and performance of properties in Junction City and Topeka as well as providing systems training for

  • Local |Education |Business | January 30, 2015

    Expanded insurance to cover 290 more

    Starting in October, 290 more USD 383 employees will gain access to the district’s health insurance program offered to full-time employees, according to a school district official. The newly covered employees include some bus drivers, paras and aides, and those who work a variety of jobs

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 30, 2015

    President proposes ending sequester cuts

    WASHINGTON — For the first time since the 2011 Budget Control Act put in place a series of automatic spending cuts, President Barack Obama might be in the best bargaining position to move the debate his way, toward more domestic and defense spending. And that’s with

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