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  • Local |Business | October 27, 2013

    ESB Financial promotes employee

    Tori Nuzum was promoted to financial service provider at ESB Financial in Manhattan.  Nuzum served the bank as a CSR for the past year and will expand upon her customer service duties; in addition to taking on numerous lending and relationship growing functions. 

  • Local |Business | October 27, 2013

    CivicPlus hires consultant

    CivicPlus added Conor Milne to the community engagement team as a consultant. Milne is a recent graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in leadership studies. He has worked with campus as a president of the Residence

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    150th celebration closes with party, time capsule


    The only way to end a nine-month party is with another party. K-State held the grand finale of its sesquicentennial Thursday on the front lawn of Anderson Hall. The 150th anniversary celebration began in February. As the university moves past 150 years, K-State President Kirk Schulz

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 25, 2013

    Drone unit returns to Fort Riley

    Redeployment 7.phatch

    FORT RILEY — Staff Sgt David Weidemann held his daughter, 14-month-old Elsie, for the first time in nine months Thursday. “I watched her grow up through pictures and Skype,” he said. “I’m excited to see my daughter walk for the first time.” Weidemann is a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 25, 2013

    RCPD recognized for ‘hot spot’ technique

    The Riley County Police Department received an international award this week for its research on hot-spot policing. RCPD employees received the bronze award for “Initiative: Laser Point” at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia, where RCPD employees spent Oct. 19 through Oct. 23

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | October 25, 2013

    Student, faculty member involved in altercation

    The Manhattan High School principal sent a notice to parents Thursday about an incident between a student and an employee. Principal Greg Hoyt told parents via email that an altercation occurred at MHS East Campus in the school’s restroom Wednesday. Officer Matthew Droge of

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Arts and Sciences honors three with alumni awards

    Three distinguished alumni of Kansas State University’s College of Arts and Sciences received alumni awards from the college at a ceremony Thursday. Evan Stewart, a 1965 graduate in mathematics, and Steve Physioc, 1977 graduate of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, received

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Men’s choir marks 125 years this weekend

    The oldest student organization at K-State is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend. The Men’s Choir, previously known as the KSU Men’s Glee Club, was founded in 1888. A 125th Anniversary Alumni Choir and the precent K-State Men’s Choir will perform at 3 p.

  • Local |Business | October 24, 2013

    Allegiant labor woe to reach Manhattan?

    Manhattan-area travelers may be caught in the middle of an argument. The question is whether a labor dispute could postpone or disrupt service at Manhattan Regional Airport in early November. The Transport Workers Union has been running ads and making claims about the contract signed

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 24, 2013

    Gov. wants 50-year water plan


    Governor Sam Brownback opened the annual Governor’s Water Conference on the future of water in Kansas with a call to action. Brownback was speaking Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan. “We are at a pivotal moment in our state,” he

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