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  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    New adult learning center director named

    Stan Ward has been named the Director of the Adult Learning Center for USD 383. Ward will begin his position July 1. Ward currently serves as coordinator for federal/state programs and grants for USD 383. He has held that position since 1996. He has a B.S. in

  • Local |Education | June 22, 2013

    Local gets leadership honor from Lafene

    Jordan Edmunds, junior in dietetic at KSU, Manhattan, received a 2013 Outstanding Student Leadership award from KSU’s Lafene Health Center for her volunteer service and leadership while participating in student organizations sponsored by Lafene. Edmunds is pursuing a degree in dietetics with a minor in

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    Trisha’s hires 4 stylists

    Trisha’s Studio 24 Salon and Day Spa has hired four stylists. Sherri Ann Fabre has been a hair stylist for two-and-a-half years. She specializes in all hair types, color, highlights, color correction, relaxers, perms, manicures, pedicures, shellac and waxing. Education includes Maxtrix, Redkin, OPI and

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    City information systems manager retires

    Information Systems Manager Gregg Gibson retired on Friday after 40 years of service with the City of Manhattan. He began his work with the City of Manhattan on June 4, 1973, as the accounting and data processing supervisor. He was promoted to city clerk in 1979, and in 1985, had

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    GTM promotes 2 to management positions

    GTM Sportswear, a provider in custom-embellished team uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel, has promoted Seth Nieman to the position of eCommerce manager. Nieman will envision, define and oversee the development of GTM’s internet retail site, including feature-functionality, user interface, search engine optimization (SEO), landing

  • Local |Business | June 22, 2013

    Sierra Club names new Kansas chapter development director

    The Sierra Club named Robert Sommer director of development for the Kansas chapter of the Sierra Club. Sommer is known to Sierra Club members in Kansas for his years of work as the chapter’s political chair and as the Konza Group chair. He authored

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    Will softer Theurer sentence stand?

    The controversial decision of a Riley County district judge to forego prison time for a man convicted of killing two people while driving drunk has led some to question the fairness of the departure. Among them are the prosecutors in the case and the victims’

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    Schulz gets $60,000 raise

    Kansas State President Kirk Schulz is getting a $60,000 raise. Pay increases for Schulz and the top administrators at the state’s other five public universities will start July 1 after the Kansas Board of Regents approved them Thursday. Schulz’s salary will be $460,000, a 15 percent increase

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    Minister held on $1M bond

    A Junction City minister accused of the molestation of several underage boys is set to appear in Geary County District Court Tuesday in what should be his final status hearing. Jordan Young, 25, a music minister at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church, faces multiple counts of

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    Bison projected to weigh less due to climate change

    As temperatures go up, bison get smaller Joseph Craine, research assistant professor in the Division of Biology at Kansas State University, examined how climate change during the next 50 years will affect grazing animals such as bison and cattle in the Great Plains. The study, “Long-term

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