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  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Day of fun, night of dancing mark celebration


    A mid-afternoon shower didn’t stop the party in Aggieville Saturday as the business district celebrated its 125th birthday. The festivities featured entertainment, magicians, beer, a bouncy house, a car show, a street dance and a mini “Maker Faire.” Hundreds of people came out to

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 21, 2014

    Stonestreet, Ferguson keep focus on audience

    Eric Stonestreet and his “Modern Family” co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson gave Manhattan a night of laughs and stories about their hit TV show Friday, but they made the night about the audience. The two, who portray a gay couple on “Modern Family,” opened the show

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 21, 2014

    Weekend crowds in Aggieville present challenges for RCPD


    There’s a price to pay for getting caught breaking the law. The young woman sitting in a chair next to a desk in the Riley County Police Department’s Aggieville substation late Thursday night was about the learn this lesson. At 11:45 p.m., she

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 21, 2014

    Vet warns pet owners about rat poisons

    As temperatures start to cool, your home may find some extra company of the unwanted, long-tailed, furry kind. But when seeking to get rid of rodents, make sure you aren’t putting your pets at risk too, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. “Every year

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 21, 2014

    University to hold event for undergrad research

    K-State will highlight the importance of undergraduate research next week during Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Week, Sept. 22-26. “K-State has long excelled at involving undergraduates in research. “That no other state-supported university has more Goldwater Scholarship recipients is one especially high-profile testament to that

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 21, 2014

    K-State to celebrate Family Day

    Kansas State University’s annual Family Day, Sept. 27, will celebrate the long-standing tradition of family involvement on campus. “K-State Family Day is an extremely special tradition,” said Cole Grieves, new student services assistant coordinator. “The 2014 event will celebrate 86 years of welcoming families to campus for

  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Pottawatomie County hires economic development director

    Jack Allston will be the new executive director of the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation. Allston, who came from Rio Rancho, N.M., began the job on Sept. 1. He has spent almost 40 years in the field of economic development working throughout North America and Canada.

  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Action Pact promotes Nicholas Whitney

    Action Pact promoted Nicholas Whitney to director of design and production for Action Pact India (API). Whitney will assume his post in Kolkata, India, on Oct. 1. He will oversee the integration and management of the API office and will be designing workflow and production processes

  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Arthur-Green hires associate attorney

    Tracey A. Bamberger has joined Arthur-Green, LLP Law Firm, as an associate attorney. Originally from Lenexa, Tracey attended Kansas State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in philosophy in 2008. She obtained her juris doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 2011.

  • Local |Business | September 21, 2014

    Body First gets new massage therapist

    Body First Wellness and Recreation Center hired Mica Becker for its massage therapy staff. Becker provides professional massage therapy including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, heated stone massage. In addition to massage therapy, she also provides other complimentary body work including aromatherapy. Becker

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