The Paxico Longbranch is the first small business to receive funding through the Wabaunsee County E-Community revolving loan fund, which was established in the fall of 2012. A traditional commercial loan, matched with a low interest e-community loan helped entrepreneurs, James and Mary Wurtz, take a
The largest wedding reception in Manahttan’s history will go down on Saturday at the K-State Alumni Center with as many as 1,040 people attending the wedding and reception. When Manhattan residents Chelsea Spencer and Dylan Evans decided to tie the knot, they knew it was
It’s not unusual to see bugs crawling around Waters Hall at Kansas State University. In fact, since the entomology department is housed there, termites are a common sight. But that’s only true in a laboratory setting. So when a colony of the creatures
USD 323 Rock Creek will hold district-wide enrollment for new students only August 5 and August 6, for all returning students . •Elementary students (K-6) Returning students are asked to enroll by mail. Packets will be in the mail by July 20. Please return all forms by Aug. 5. New elementary
Riley County’s chief safety official cautioned residents Friday that continued weekend rains could pose a flooding threat along Wildcat Creek. Pat Collins, director of emergency preparedness for the county, said expectations are that the Kansas River will crest this weekend at around 17 feet. The
A Manhattan-based bank has purchased the assets of an eastern Kansas bank with outlets in seven communities. Officials of Landmark National Bank Friday announced the acquisition of Citizens Bank, merging the latter into the former. The merger will increase Landmark’s assets by approximately 30 percent.
A recent Kansas State University master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design is a winner in a national woodworking competition. Alexis Kiel, Bellevue, Neb., took first place at the AWFS Fresh Wood Competition in the production/contract section for her wood chair project
FLUSH — A human fence surrounded St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Flush Wednesday evening, and it wasn’t for a special mass. It was the line for a fried chicken dinner with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a slice of homemade pie. The parish’
WASHINGTON — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel warned lawmakers Wednesday that it may be necessary to cut the size of the Army by 100,000 troops and impose other sharp cutbacks if $500 billion in automatic budget cuts are allowed to take effect as scheduled over the next decade.
Riley County Appraiser Greg McHenry reported higher home and commercial sales and prices for the 2013 fiscal year Thursday. McHenry told Riley County commissioners that the median sales ratio, a measure of how well appraised values align with actual values, dropped from 100 percent to 97 percent. That
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