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  • Local |Business | March 10, 2014

    Library book sale raises $10,981

    Manhattan Public Library’s annual book sale raised $10,981 to buy new books and fund library programs, according to a press release. The annual sale took place Feb. 28-March 2 at the library, 629 Poyntz Ave. Patrons gathered to peruse many of the 100,000 used books — some donated and

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 10, 2014

    County approves bid for drainage structure

    The Riley County Commission on Monday approved a bid for a drainage structure for a ditch on Casement Road. The commissioners passed the bid for the ditch outfall structure, which allows for the discharge of water, for $334,189.01 by Bettis Asphalt & Construction Inc. of Topeka

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 10, 2014

    Former John Deere executive to present lecture at K-State

    David C. Everitt, a former John Deere division president, will present “Combining business objectives, appropriate technology and social support programs to help feed a hungry world” at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Fiedler Hall Auditorium at Kansas State University. The event is part of the College

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Smaller crowds make for quieter Fake Patty’s Day

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    Aggieville was looking a little green on Saturday for Fake Patty’s Day, an alcohol-focused event in which thousands of college students flock to the area in an early celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. But the annual event was slow during the day, in

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2014

    USD 383 officials weigh in on SAT changes

    Some USD 383 officials say planned changes to the SAT college entrance exam seem to be a step in the right direction. The College Board announced its plans to alter major aspects of the test last week. “With what limited information that has come out, it

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2014

    Area students place in regional bee

    Four area students placed in the top 10 at the regional spelling bee in Topeka on Saturday afternoon. Ricky Hu a sixth-grader at Marysville Elementary came in second at the competition, which took place at Seaman High School. Genevieve Archer, an eighth-grader at St. Mary’s

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 09, 2014

    Fort Riley soldiers integrate new virtual training

    The concept of “war games” has taken a new — and very literal — turn at Fort Riley. This week the Army’s 1st Infantry Division has integrated a new training system that not only cuts cost, but readies its troops and commanders faster. The new training

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Dermatologist gets KU Medical appointment

    Dr. John R. Adams, MD, a Board Certified Dermatologist of Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, P.A., Manhattan, has recently been appointed as a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Kansas University School of Medicine. In this capacity, he

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Chiropractor starts local practice Monday

    Dean Dierksen, DC, will begin practice in Manhattan on Monday. Dierksen, a graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College in Overland Park, is moving to Manhattan after practicing in Kansas City for the past two years. Dr. Dierksen is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Wamego bank promotes staff

    First National Bank of Wamego (FNB) recently promoted three staff members: Jacque Ekart, Troy Pfeifer, and Shaun Rowe for exceptional performance and dedication to serving local area businesses and consumers. For more than seven years, Jacque Ekart has worked for the bank’s Data and

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