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  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    Big Poppi receives national recognition

    Big Poppi Bicycle Company of Manhattan has been named one of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2013 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association. They are one of only 170 bike shops nationwide to be given this honor in the first year of a program called America’

  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    CivicPlus adds 2

    The CivicPlus human resources added Jeff Fleming as the corporate recruiter. As a graduate of Lander University with a bachelor’s degree in art. Fleming has had past experience dealing with sourcing and HR knowledge. He will be in charge of managing the full-cycle recruitment

  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    Emerald collects socks

    Emerald Property Management joined the “Sock It To ‘Em” national campaign again this year by being a sock ambassador. Regina Schroeder, owner of Emerald, said the company hopes to double the number of socks collected from last year, which was 500 pairs. People can bring donations

  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    Sink, Gordon and Assoc. promotes 2

    Amy M. DuPuis, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager in the Manhattan office. She is a graduate of Wichita State University and Ohio State University. She has been with the firm since 2010 and specializes in the areas of corporate, partnership and individual taxation. DuPuis

  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    Dominguez joins Pawnee

    David Dominguez, APRN, joins Pawnee Mental Health Services Manhattan office.  He is a licensed family psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner.  Domi-nguez earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Arizona State University.  He has a master’s degree in nursing from

  • Local |Business | November 24, 2013

    Salvation Army helps out in Philippines

    With the mass transport of relief supplies to the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban still proving difficult, The Salvation Army in The Philippines is working on alternative methods to get help to the thousands of people who are in need. Teams of Salvation Army volunteers are

  • I Wonder |Local | November 22, 2013

    During the national anthem, why don’t announcers ask sports fans to put their hands over their heart

    Wonder1

    Q: Why do public sports announcers not ask fans to place their hand over their heart for the playing of the national anthem?  They always say: “Please stand and remove your hat for the playing of the national anthem.”  Standing and removing your

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 22, 2013

    Officials to design Blue River flood plan

    Another floodplain plan is in the works. City and county officials have come together to create another floodplain working group, but not for Wildcat Creek. This one is for the Blue River. Pottawatomie County, Riley County and the city of Manhattan have joined with state

  • Local |Business | November 22, 2013

    Farm Bureau CEO Yunk ready for full-time grandfatherhood

    Danyunk.phatch

    It’s time for another change. “I tell people I’m entering my third full-time career — full-time grandpa,” said Dan Yunk, who has announced his retirement as CEO of the Kansas Farm Bureau. “I told them I’d probably stay 10 years,” he said. “I’ve

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 21, 2013

    Fort Riley pays tribute to German, Italian soldiers

    Roses.phatch

    FORT RILEY — Not every fallen soldier with connections to the post fought under the American flag. Fort Riley officers and German and Italian delegates from Fort Leavenworth paid tribute to soldiers from those countries who died as prisoners of war in a ceremony Thursday morning.

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