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  • Local |Kansas State University | April 13, 2014

    When it comes to K-State pay, athletics comes out on top

    Nine of the 10 highest-paid employees at Kansas State University in 2013 worked for the Athletics Department, according to a Mercury analysis of public records. The only person at K-State who broke the top 10 and didn’t work in sports: Kirk Schulz, the university president. He ranked

  • Local | April 13, 2014

    Drone technology now here…and everywhere else


    Ed McNamara doesn’t seem like a man would challenge the law or flout authority. A Chicago native who was keeping a roof over his head by shooting wedding videos and taking assorted other jobs, McNamara was outraged by the events of Sept. 11, 2001 — and promptly

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 13, 2014

    Funk outlines post plans

    FORT RILEY — This post historically has been critical to the Army mission, but it’s been just as vital to the economic and overall health of the Flint Hills region that surrounds it. On Friday, movers and shakers from Fort Riley’s neighboring communities gathered

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 13, 2014

    Koch Industries’ Steve Feilmeier to speak at lecture series

    Steve Feilmeier, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Koch Industries, will be the spring 2014 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Feilmeier’s lecture will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Forum Hall at the

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 13, 2014

    Math students find success in competition

    Seven Kansas State University students have placed highly in an international mathematics competition. The Mathematical Association of America has released results from the 74th annual Putnam Mathematical Competition, the most prestigious mathematics contest for undergraduates at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

  • Local |Business | April 13, 2014

    Ryan and Sons Realtors hires local agent

    Ryan and Sons Realtors announced Allison Penner Disbrow has joined the team. Allison is a third generation Manhattanite and knows the Manhattan and K-State community well. Allison grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Kansas State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural

  • Local |Business | April 13, 2014

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates 10 years

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates ten years of service to Manhattan, Junction City, Wamego and the surrounding areas in the month of April. Dr. Curtis Hayden established Hayden Orthodontics ten years ago this month. After more than 20 years of service as a Naval Dental Officer, Dr. Hayden

  • Local |Business | April 13, 2014

    Local agency becomes state-approved vendor

    New Boston Creative Group, LLC, has been selected as a State of Kansas-approved vendor for marketing, advertising and media-buying services for all political subdivisions across the state. New Boston, 315 Houston St., Suite E, is one of only 11 agencies in the state to be approved to

  • Local |Business | April 11, 2014

    Ray’s Apple Market: Options discussed for the building

    The impending closing of Ray’s Apple Market on Sixth Street will leave a hole that residents would like to see filled. Ray’s owners Mike and Nelda Floersch announced on March 5 that the store at 222 N. Sixth St. store would close. As of Friday

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 11, 2014

    Martin files for Swanson’s House seat

    CLAY CENTER – Kathy Martin, outspoken former member of the Kansas State Board of Education, filed Thursday to run for the 64th District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives. Martin, a Republican from rural Clay Center, at this point would face a primary challenge from

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