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  • Local |Business |Agriculture | August 17, 2014

    Engrain hires commercial specialist

    Engrain, a global provider of grain technologies based in Manhattan, hired John Bachman as commercial specialist and will be stationed at its regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. Bachman, originally from St. Joseph, Mo., will work directly with wheat and corn processing facilities throughout Kenya, Tanzania

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Farrar CFO completes Harvard training

    Kraig Vondran of Manhattan is among 160 executives from around the world to complete training in the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. Vondran, chief financial officer at Farrar Corporation, a ductile iron foundry and machining company in Manhattan and Norwich, completed Harvard’s Program

  • Local |Business | August 17, 2014

    Mall promotes man to assistant GM

    Manhattan Town Center announced the promotion of Brad Simonsson to assistant general manager. For the past 10 years, Brad has served as the property accountant for the mall. As assistant general manager, Brad will assume additional duties involving all aspects of management and operations of Manhattan

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 17, 2014

    K-State’s Week of Welcome offers students a fun introduction

    Students can kick up their heels at Kansas State University’s Week of Welcome, a week of enlightening and engaging events, Aug. 23-29. The official kickoff is the New Student Convocation, from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Bramlage Coliseum. Members of the university’s

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 17, 2014

    Tuskegee students spend summer term at K-State Salina

    SALINA — With aerospace engineering degrees already in the works, two students from Tuskegee University in Alabama are heightening their collegiate experience by spending the summer studying unmanned aircraft systems at Kansas State University Salina. Tuskegee’s Sidney Walker, a senior from Augusta, Ga., and Benjamin

  • Local |Education | August 17, 2014

    MATC students all pass nursing exams

    Licensed Practical Nursing program students at Manhattan Area Technical College passed their licensure exams at a 100 percent rate. The percentage was confirmed after MATC obtained official records from Kansas State Board of Nursing and personal reports from students that tested for PN licensure out of

  • Local |Education | August 17, 2014

    Students graduate from Barton County Community College

    Graduates from Barton Community College in Great Bend were announced this week. Here’s a list of area students: Clay Center: Jennifer March and Rebecca Oberhelman Manhattan: Evelyn Brady, Martin Cade-Ambeau, Stacey Calloway, Nicole Grant, Sarah Hoyt, Nickolas Mangine, Richard Nichols, Mark Noble, Corey Rehmer,

  • Local |Education | August 15, 2014

    Roosevelt Elementary gets space-age-style equipment

    Children at a Manhattan school this year will be playing on playground equipment that looks fit for Star Trek. USD 383 director of maintenance Keith Noll said the installation of the space-age-style contraptions at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School should be completed by early next week. The

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 15, 2014

    Man gets 18 months for shooting

    WESTMORELAND — Tears were shed Thursday afternoon in Pottawatomie County District court as Judge Jeffrey Elder sentenced Dustin Monroe to 18 months in prison for his role in a December shooting incident at the Manhattan Quality Inn and Suites. The 34-year-old Wamego man in May pleaded no

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | August 15, 2014

    Will the new Onaga hospital put others out of business?

    Q: Will the huge new medical complex in Onaga take patients and business away from hospitals in Wamego and other towns in the region? Will they be forced to cut services or staff?

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