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  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Schram looks to expand parking, building

    Schram Chrystler Dodge Jeep Inc. plans to expand its parking lot and build a larger one-stop-shop to better serve its customers. Chuck Schram, president of Schram, said that it is difficult for customers to navigate around the disjointed parking lot with two buildings separating customer

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Orange Sky Yoga moves to new space

    Orange Sky Yoga is moving into a permanent studio in the new Blue Earth Place building in downtown Manhattan. The new location, 227 Blue Earth Place No. 201,  features studio space as well as a boutique with yoga clothing and gear for sale. An open house

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    More hires for CivicPlus

    CivicPlus added Aaron Gatz as its newest Client support specialist. He graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems. In his new position, Gatz will be able to use past experiences to assist him in being a voice for

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Networks Plus hires network tech

    Networks Plus hired Karron Swift to the team as a network technician. As a graduate of Manhattan Area Technical College with an associate degree in applied sciences for information network technology, he will be a great asset to NWP. As a network technician, he will

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Trust Company able to advise NFL players

    Mark Knackendoffel, president and CEO of The Trust Company, recently received the designation of NFLPA registered player financial advisor. The program is administered by the NFL Players Association, the union for professional football players in the National Football League. This program aims to give NFL

  • Local |Business | January 19, 2014

    Grace’s gets liquor license

    Grace’s Asian Fusion Cafe, 1319 Anderson Ave. in Aggieville, recently received its liquor license. The cafe will feature local Artisan beers, global wines by the glass (French, Argentine, as well as Napa Valley, US wines) and specialty drinks such as warm Swedish Glogg as its

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 19, 2014

    KSU gets patent to convert straw, grasses into alternative fuel

    Kansas State University was recently granted a U.S. patent for a material that helps convert straw and other grasses into a cleaner substance for alternative energy and fuel. The patent, “Char Supported Catalysts for Syngas Cleanup and Condition,” was issued to the Kansas State

  • Local |Education | January 19, 2014

    Math teacher national finalist from Wamego

    Cathy Wilbur, a math teacher at West Elementary School in Wamego, was named a 2012 national finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. National finalists are announced on an 18-month cycle. 2013 finalists will be announced in the summer of 2014. The Presidential

  • Local |Education | January 19, 2014

    MHS Thespians get top troupe award

    Manhattan High School Thespian Troupe #941 received several honors at the State Thespian Conference in Wichita. Manhattan Thespians won the Gold Honor Troupe Award, the highest category possible for their community service, show schedule, fundraising and touring shows, based on a presentation by historian Levi Jones.

  • Local |Education | January 19, 2014

    Locals make Rockhurst honor roll

    Taylor Lund, Laura Muller, Latoya Nelson-Hagemann and Staci Thomas, all of Manhattan, made the fall 2013 dean’s list at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.

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