Riley County police had a hard time keeping traffic off the Band Day parade route Saturday. The parade, which began at Triangle Park, looped around City Park along 11th Street, Poyntz Avenue and 14th Street and back to Triangle Park, was frequently interrupted by motorists
Kellie White, former Westmoreland resident, and daughter of Marjorie Conklin and the late Gary Conklin, was recently named one of 60 semifinalists in the freshly redesigned 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest. Only 33 recipes will make it through to the next round. White, currently of Valley Park,
The Networks Plus team hired Anne Wertzberger as its newest account manager. Wertzberger is a Kansas State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in social science and psychology. Before joining NetworksPlus, Wertzberger was a sales representative at Bisco Industries in Wichita. While
Maggie Kufahl recently relocated to Manhattan and joined the CivicPlus team as a project manager. She holds her bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Kansas. Since graduating, Maggie has gained great experience in managing projects from her time at
Valerie McGhee is the new executive director of Via Christi Manhattan, a continuing care retirement community. She comes to Manhattan with many years of experience in the field of aging. She was born and raised in the greater Kansas City area. Her undergraduate degree
Alma-based Grandma Hoerner’s Foods Inc., changed its product line, gourmet store, and billboards. Big Slice products are currently sold in 26-ounce mason jars, but there will be 10 flavors in custom-embossed, 19-ounce jars. The preserves, currently in 18-ounce masons, will be available in 11-ounce
Shania Dekat joined the staff of Housing and Credit Counseling in September 2013 as the manager and lead counselor for HCCI’s Manhattan office at 323 Poyntz Ave. Shania was previously self-employed with SK Imaging Photography and as a loan processor for Community First National Bank.
Separate murders in Manhattan and Junction City last weekend allegedly involved the same gunman. Anthony S.Nichols, 33, of Kansas City, Kan., was charged Friday afternoon in the killing of a Manhattan man. He had already been arrested by Junction City police Wednesday on first-degree murder
Christina Love and James McKenith were scheduled for their first court appearance today at 1 pm, charged with first-degree murder in the death of John Burroughs. Nakisha Moore, Love’s daughter, said she still does not understand why her mother and brother were arrested in connection
A former Fort Riley soldier and Manhattan resident was convicted Thursday of committing sex crimes against a child. George Ferenz, 30, was found guilty in the Riley County District Court of two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and two counts of aggravated indecent liberties against his
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