Who is Zac Burton? Wait, there’s a different question lurking here: Why are we even asking about Zac Burton? Lyle Butler, president of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, offers up a reason to get the conversation rolling with one simple fact. “If you
Poinsettias were in high demand Friday afternoon at the annual K-State Gardens holiday poinsettia sale. In fact, if you didn’t get there within the first hour, you were likely out of luck — unless you were willing to branch out and try an amaryllis instead.
Two Kansas State University researchers are exploring how diseases spread across long distances in an effort to learn how to better control the next human, animal or plant epidemic. Caterina Scoglio, professor of electrical and computer engineering and Faryad Darabi Sahneh, research assistant professor of
New Boston Creative Group promoted Paige Burton-Argo to director of operations and hired Ashley Lawson as graphic designer. A Frankfort native, Burton-Argo earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. Since joining New Boston in 2012, she has served as a
The Flint Hills Regional Council hired Jennifer Jordan as its regional planning manager. Jordan will be responsible for provision of comprehensive land use and policy planning as well as research and analytical services for the municipalities and counties of the Flint Hills Region Council. Jordan
GTM Sportswear announced three vice president promotions from within the company. Miranda Hardenburger, vice president of sales, has been with GTM since 2001, starting out as the receptionist. She moved into sales and has held many roles throughout the department, including the establishment of GTM
Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve opened the HomePlace at Prairiewood, a new lodging option with two private bedroom and bathroom suites. Features of the HomePlace rooms include oversized whirlpool tub, gas fireplaces, and spa-style bathrooms. Prairiewood regularly hosts weddings, corporate retreats and special events. It is
The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency will begin running fixed routes in Junction City in early 2016. Agency director Anne Smith said Thursday the ATA Bus routes would likely start in February with three buses ordered for them. She spoke during the joint city of Manhattan,
You’d think a real estate agent who just snagged contracts to sell seven houses valued at more than $750,000 would be thrilled. Instead, Loren Pepperd of G & A Real Estate is frustrated, because he’s looking at a puzzle that might be unsolvable for
A Belvue man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison for the 2014 death of his uncle. Christopher Arand, 37, admitted to killing 70-year-old Larry Arand just before a jury trial was scheduled to begin in October. According to an arrest affidavit, Arand told police that
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