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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 05, 2013

    Vehicle break-ins on the rise

    Riley County Police Department Capt. Kurt Moldrup reported Monday that the department was seeing an increase in vehicle burglaries. Moldrup took time during the Riley County Commission meeting to remind the public that many vehicle burglaries can be prevented with one key step. “Lock up

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Auto sales boost sales tax receipts

    Car sales in June revved up July sales tax figures, according to data released Friday by the city of Manhattan. Bernie Hayen, city finance director, said while big box stores had a mix of ups and downs in sales, small businesses and auto dealerships saw

  • Local | August 04, 2013

    Run 6.2 miles, have a pint at Brew 2 Shoe race


    Drenched in sweat, weary and looking exhilarated, about 600 runners crossed the finish line to pizza and beer Saturday at the fifth-annual Brew 2 Shoe Road Race in Manhattan. The race celebrated the fifth anniversary of Manhattan Running Company’s existence in town and Tallgrass Brewing Company’

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Landmark second quarter results

    Landmark Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: LARK), a bank holding company serving 17 communities across Kansas, reported net earnings of $1.4 million ($0.47 per diluted share) for the quarter ended June 30, compared to $1.8 million ($0.62 per diluted share) for the second quarter of 2012. For the six months ended June 30, Landmark reported

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Prindavilles retire from Pawnee

    Fred Prindaville and Pat Prindaville retired from Pawnee Mental Health Services on July 31 after 35 years of service.  They earned their doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Syracuse University in 1977. The Prindavilles joined the agency in 1978 and received their licenses as psychologists in 1979.  They

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Local lawyers build new firm

    Chris Bailey joined Gabrielle Thompson in a new law firm, Thompson & Bailey for the general practice of law. Bailey, a 20-year veteran child support attorney at Social and Rehabilitation Services, is a member of the Kansas Bar Association and has served as president of

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    The Trust Company hires account admin

    Lori Coleman joined The Trust Company as account administrator.  Originally from Washington, Kan., Lori graduated from Brown Mackie School of Business.  Prior to joining The Trust Company, Lori was a court reporter for Riley County District Court.  Lori is a board member

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Pawnee offers new treatment program

    Pawnee Mental Health Services is offering level II intensive outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment in the Manhattan office.  Level II treatment is a structured approach for treating adults who abuse or are dependent on alcohol or other drugs. Level II, intensive outpatient treatment,

  • Local |Business | August 04, 2013

    Business receives e-community funding

    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

  • Local | August 02, 2013

    Wedding of 2 K-State alums to be largest ever for area


    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

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