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  • Local |Government, Politics | January 27, 2014

    City to discuss changes to sign regulations

    City commissioners during Tuesday’s work session plan to discuss changing regulations to include digital signs in Manhattan. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the City Commission Room at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. Commissioners directed city officials to update the regulations “to address

  • Local | January 26, 2014

    Conference preps young farmers for challenges

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    Amy Nickelson is a self-described “adrenaline junkie.” She said she loves to travel and explore new places. Basically, she’s a thrill seeker. But the 24-year-old from Hill City, a fourth-generation farmer and rancher, hopes someday get a job, buy some cattle and land and

  • Local | January 26, 2014

    Help available at 24-hour aid event

    A 24-hour event this week will provide an opportunity for those in need to receive the help they need. Everybody Counts will take place from 10 a.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church’s Harris Activity Center, 530 Poyntz Ave. The event

  • Local |Business | January 26, 2014

    Library marks start of work on $800,000 expansion project

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    Manhattan Public Library marked the start of its expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday afternoon. Community members filled the library auditorium to mark the occasion. Manhattan Public Library director Linda Knupp said that it was nice to see so many people attend the ceremony, which

  • Local |Business | January 26, 2014

    Arthur-Green adds partner

    Arthur-Green law firm of Manhattan named Tyler A. Darnell as a partner in the firm.  Originally from Damar, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University and his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law. Darnell joined the firm as an

  • Local |Business | January 26, 2014

    Investment adviser earns certification

    Clint Sandmann earned CFP certification after passing a national exam. Sandmann, investment adviser of Stewart Advisory Services LLC in Manhattan, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the Certified Financial Planner and CFP certification marks in accordance

  • Local |Business | January 26, 2014

    Local member elected Rotary governor

    Debra Rodenbaugh-Schaub of Manhattan was elected Rotary District 5710 governor for 47 clubs with more than 2,500 members across the eastern half of Kansas. She is a past president of the Manhattan Konza Morning Rotary Club, and the third woman in Rotary District 5710’s history to serve as

  • Local |Business | January 26, 2014

    The Trust Company hires receptionist

    Alison Champlin has joined The Trust Company as a receptionist and office assistant. Prior to joining the company, she was a cosmetologist for six years. Champlin is a native of Council Grove and graduated from The American Academy in 2007. The Trust Company is an independent,

  • Local |Education | January 26, 2014

    MHS alum earns audio engineer certificate

    Phillip Cattell received his professional audio recording engineer certification on Jan. 10 from The Institute of Audio Engineering Arts, located at BRC Audio Productions in Kansas City, Kan. He completed a six-semester curriculum including studio and location recording, audio for video and film, mastering, musical instrument

  • Local |Education | January 26, 2014

    Area students make Iowa State dean’s list

    Mary E. Gevock of Manhattan; Joshua Seuk Kim of Junction City;  and Maggie Lanigan of Randolph made the fall 2013 Dean’s List at Iowa State University. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on

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