CivicPlus hired Katie Manring to join the Client Care team as a community engagement consultant. She is a graduate of Kansas State University, with a major in English literature, and an associate degree in liberal arts. She will assist with driving new functionality and community
Sport Clips Haircuts at 705 N Third Place in Manhattan is taking donations for its annual fundraiser, “Help A Hero” campaign. Since 2007, the program has supported the VFW’s “Free Call Days,” making more than 2 million calls home possible for deployed and hospitalized U.S. service
Sixteen teachers in Manhattan received funding for school projects posted on the website, DonorsChoose, from US Cellular through the Calling All Teachers campaign. The wireless carrier funded $500,000 in creative and impactful classroom projects submitted by public school teachers. Locally, the teachers received a total of $12,701.42.
WAMEGO — Funeral services are Thursday for a 35-year-old Kansas soldier killed in Afghanistan. Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest Warren Robertson, of Westmoreland, died Sunday while deployed in the Logar province of Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Robertson died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked
It was worth the wait. After a seemingly endless build-up, a planeload of folks headed for the Arizona sunshine finally zoomed out of Manhattan Regional Airport Thursday afternoon. Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight from Manhattan to Phoenix-Mesa carried 133 generally pleased passengers off to the desert.
Manhattan Area Technical College is experiencing growing pains. MATC enrollment is increasing rapidly, yet state funding has not matched that growth. The college currently has more than 1,300 students, an enrollment increase of 200 percent in nine years. Rob Edleston, MATC president and CEO, said the college
USD 383 has an expected budget shortfall due to enrollment projections not being reached. Budget director Lew Faust told the school board Wednesday that the district has to find $574,294 in savings within the budget. “Not what you want to have happen, but that’s where we
Things got a little crazy Friday at Bergman Elementary — but for a good cause. The school’s Crazy Socks Day brought out all of the colorful, striped, polka dot and superhero socks imaginable. Friday represented the kickoff of the Socks for Soldiers drive, which the
Manhattan native Bridget Everett never expected to perform at Carnegie Hall. In contrast to the classical acts that tend to grace the venerable Carnegie stage, Everett’s career had always veered toward the low-brow. Her long-running one-woman show at a downtown bar in the Big
Director Shelly Williams told the county commission Thursday that Riley County Community Corrections will be partnering with Pawnee Mental Health Services to provide mental health treatment to some of corrections’ clients. The agreement between the two organizations will provide a full-time care coordinator to offenders
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