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  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Church sells 12,000 cookies at Carousel


    Santa isn’t the only one enjoying his cookies this year. More than 250 families donated cookies to the 24th annual Christmas Cookie Carousel Saturday morning at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The St. Thomas More Ladies, a church group, use this holiday event to raise

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | December 07, 2014

    Redevelopment project reaches financial halfway point

    City officials had discussed downtown redevelopment prior to the new millennium, but 2005 was when the city established a taxing district for the project. The journey took the city through $200 million of work, failed business opportunities and legal battles over the use of eminent domain to

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Varney hires staff accountant

    Varney and Associates, CPAs hired Ellen Knackendoffel as its new staff accountant. Knackendoffel joined the firm in 2011 and worked as a student intern for three years while attending Kansas State University, where she received her undergraduate degree in accounting and finance and a certificate in

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Medi-Waste hires sales representative

    Medi-Waste Disposal hired David Claus as sales representative. Claus has worked in medical products and services sales most recently with HCIS and previously with Sysco Food Service, Proctor and Gamble, Shared Service Systems, and Johnson and Johnson. An Army veteran, he is also involved in

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    K+STAT opens second location

    K+STAT is now open at two locations with the opening of KSTAT West at 711 Commons Place, north of Target. K+STAT Urgent Care provides minor illness and injury care, DOT and work physicals, Workers Compensation services and other routine health and sports physicals. Hours

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Pathfinder starts small soap drive

    The Pathfinder kicked off its second annual Small Soap Drive. The store is collecting small, travel-size soaps and shampoos to donate to the Manhattan Emergency Shelter. Throughout the month of December, people can drop off donations of soaps and shampoos at The Pathfinder, 304 Poyntz. Other

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    EyeDoctors expands free glasses program

    The EyeDoctors Gift of Glasses, a program has gave free eye exams and free glasses in northeast Kansas since 1984, is expanding. For every pair of glasses purchased at The EyeDoctors, 3012 Anderson, a pair of glasses is donated to someone in need. The glasses are given

  • Local |Business | December 07, 2014

    Former Ebert Mayo VP creates Paradoxx Design

    Betty Mattingly-Ebert has founded Paradoxx Design, LLC. The firm provides commercial interior design, space planning and programming, and furniture and furnishings specification services for private and public clients. Typical projects include retail and office, higher education, university housing and student life, and multi-family residential. Prior

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Program helps students become state-approved mediators

    As part of a new conflict resolution program, Kansas State University students are becoming eligible for state approval as mediators and are helping families and Kansas communities. The College of Human Ecology’s School of Family Studies and Human Services has started offering opportunities to

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 07, 2014

    Cancer prevalent in pets but treatable, says veterinarian

    About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats 10 years and older will develop cancer. A Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it may be very treatable. Mary Lynn Higginbotham, assistant professor of oncology in the university’s College of Veterinary

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