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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 04, 2014

    K-State, other university officials applaud White House efforts to end campus rape

    As the Obama administration pushed an initiative against campus rape last week, it called on colleges and universities to deal with the issue more openly. White House officials also unveiled a celebrity public service announcement, a new website — NotAlone.gov — and a series of recommendations

  • Local |Business | May 04, 2014

    Landmark Bank president retires

    Larry Heyka, market president of Landmark National Bank in Manhattan, retired at the end of April after 40 years of serving financial needs as a community banker. “I truly enjoy working with small and regional businesses and serving the needs of the community and its citizens,”

  • Local |Business | May 04, 2014

    Local company creates banking software

    New Element, a local software development company, has developed a new product, New Element Collaborate, web-based strategy management software that’s accessible via desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Credit unions are using this to improve member service products, increase efficiencies and decrease time spent tracking

  • Local |Business | May 04, 2014

    Local insurance agency makes top 10

    Charlson-Wilson Insurance Agency Inc. of Manhattan has been named one of the top 10 growth agencies for Auto-Owners Insurance in the states of Missouri and Kansas in 2013. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Columbia, Mo., and at a reception with all regional associates,

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 04, 2014

    KSU student honors brother with autism-inclusive city project

    Kansas State University landscape architecture student Elizabeth Decker has a goal for her master’s research: help professionals create urban environments that are inclusive of her younger brother, Marc. Marc has autism and will soon reach adulthood. Decker, Lansing, who will graduate May 16 with a

  • Local |Education | May 04, 2014

    RCPD awards scholarship

    The Riley County Police Department has awarded its second annual RCPD Scholarship Award to Abbie Boyda. Boyda was selected to receive the $500 scholarship in April after a process conducted throughout prior months. The scholarship award recognizes “outstanding students who are children of RCPD employees,” according

  • Local |Education |Business | May 04, 2014

    Chrysler raises money for Bergman

    Schram Chrysler Dodge Jeep Inc. in Manhattan helped raise $800 in funding for Bergman Elementary School with Chrysler brand’s Drive for the Kids(r) program. The fundraising event was held on March 28, in conjunction with Literacy Night & BBQ. “We are pleased to support our

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 02, 2014

    Daughter of Holocaust survivor describes her parents’ courtship

    Julie Kohner’s mother not only survived four concentration camps during the Holocaust, but in 1953, she was the first person to talk about her experience on national television. Kohner, a Holocaust educator and Jewish history scholar from Los Angeles, came to Kansas State University on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | May 02, 2014

    Wilson, RCPD call truce

    Rusty Wilson and Riley County Police Department administrators appear prepared to put their disputes over alcohol violation enforcement procedures at Wilson’s bars behind them. Wilson, owner of Aggieville establishments Kite’s Grille and Bar and Rusty’s Mexican Grill, spoke to the Riley County

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 02, 2014

    Beer at Bramlage: Students propose solutions to problems they see at KSU

    Six K-State students seeking policy changes spoke to their peers Thursday in the Leadership Studies Building to gain support for their proposed solutions. Travis Smith, communications studies instructor, said this class project started in the 1980s with Phil Anderson, a former KSU speech communications professor.

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