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  • Local |Government, Politics | December 22, 2013

    Retired: City staff celebrates with Zilkie

    Ironically, he claims to have no plans. Steve Zilkie, Manhattan’s senior planner, held his retirement party at City Hall on Friday. Zilkie has been a planner with the city since 1984. Assistant director for planning Eric Cattell said Zilkie has had a hand in developing

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Family moves to Habitat home just in time for holiday joy

    OGDEN – A family of three moved into their brand new home last week, just in time for Christmas. Nikki Crabtree and her two children Kennedy, 6, and Kaleb, 3, have a home to decorate for the holidays, thanks to the Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity. The Crabtree

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 22, 2013

    New country dance team swings into action, two-steps for region

    Several Kansas State University students are two-stepping their way across the region as members of the Swinging Spurs, the dance performance team of the university’s Country Two-Step and Swing Dance Club. The Swinging Spurs perform country two-step, swing dance and more at local, state

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Area Builders selects new executive officer

    Brad Hartenstein has been selected as the executive Officer for the Flinthills Area Builders Association. The association provides support to the building industry by promoting leadership, providing education, and improving environmental conditions that impact construction. Hartenstein has been working in equipment rental and sales with

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    St. Paul’s hires interim admin assistant

    The wardens and rector hired Rebecca Brown as interim parish administrative assistant. She is a Kansas State University graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in sociology and criminology. Originally from Wichita, Brown also received her undergraduate degree from K-State.  She and new husband,

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    CivicPlus hires trainer, engineer

    CivicPlus hired Warren D. Grantham as the newest consultant/trainer for the team. Located in Orlando, Fla., he has an extensive background with teaching others. He has recently graduated from Valencia with a technical certificate for computer programming. In his new job, Grantham will be

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    KSU Foundation adds, promotes employees

    The Kansas State University Foundation recently promoted Tresa Weaver to senior vice president for development from her previous role of overseeing campaigns at the foundation. She will work with the leaders of constituent development, corporate relations, annual giving and gift planning to provide comprehensive, integrated

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Cosmetic surgeon opens office

    Triple-board certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. David A. Hendrick, has opened an office in Manhattan at Grand Mere Plaza. He is based out of Salina. Hendrick is currently accepting new patients at the office, Allure Sergical Arts. He specializes in breast surgery, Vasar liposuction, eyelid surgery,

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2013

    Greater Manhattan promotes two

    The executive board of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation has promoted Vern Henricks president and CEO, and promoted Marla Brandon to vice president of finance. Henricks has served as CEO since starting with the Foundation in February. Henricks earned both his bachelor’s and master’

  • Local | December 20, 2013

    Kansas upbringing inspired artist who sculpted Kaw statue

    Artist.phatch

    He rode into town under the cover of darkness, bringing with him a “Peace Offering on the Blue.” Tom Ford, designer of new sculpture gracing the Fourth and Bluemont roundabout that was installed on Thursday, is no stranger to Manhattan — or to Kansas’ western heritage.

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