Programming offered by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University to get children involved in the visual arts has received a prestigious honor. The Beach Museum’s Young Curators and Young Artists programs have earned the 2014 Excellence in Programming Award from
The Computer Aided Drafting Technologies Department at Manhattan Area Technical College announced that effective Oct. 3, the curriculum was certified by the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) for drafter certification. MATC is one of only two colleges in the state of Kansas to be certified by
Kent Wohlgemuth has joined Sunflower Bank as the market president in Manhattan. In this capacity, Wohlgemuth will work to expand Sunflower Bank’s commercial relationships in the Manhattan and Junction City area, and oversee the market’s growth strategy for consumer and small business, mortgage
Rita Harsch of Manhattan received the 2014 “Advocate of the Year” award on Oct. 1 for her advocacy leadership with Meadowlark Hills, a non-profit organization and continuing-care retirement community. She received this award from LeadingAge Kansas, a statewide association of 160 not-for-profit aging services providers dedicated to serving
Inc. magazine ranked Xpanxion on its eighth annual Inc. 500/5000, a ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Xpanxion is a software services company with an office in Manhattan. “We are humbled, being recognized in Inc. Magazine’s top 5000 growing companies for the second consecutive year,”
Dr. Segen Smith Chase was awarded the inaugural Early Career Physician award at the annual American College of Physicians, Kansas chapter meeting on Oct. 3 in Kansas City. Chase, a Manhattan native, has practiced internal medicine for seven years at Candlewood Medical Group. She is a
Each year in October, Hy-Vee leaders recognize and celebrate employees for their longevity of service in five-year increments, from five years to 45 years and beyond. The following Manhattan Hy-Vee employees were among the more than 2,500 workers recognized this month at the company’s 2014 Service Award
Rockhill Real Estate Group hired Melissa Brinkman as its newest Realtor. After graduating from Wichita State University, she and her husband, AJ, relocated to the Manhattan area. She has spent the past five years working in the real estate profession. “With my excitement for the
After 50 years of barbering, Roger Allerheiligen will retire on Oct. 18. Allerheiligen’s first year as a barber was in downtown Manhattan at the old Gillette Hotel Barbershop working for Bud Cunningham. His last 49 years have been in Aggieville. Initially in Aggieville, Allerheiligen worked for Ray
Riley County is not turning away same-sex marriage applications, but it’s not yet clear if they’ll be approved. Riley residents Darci Bohnenblust and Joleen Hickman, a same-sex couple of 19 years, applied for a marriage license Thursday, and the court took in the application.
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