The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday announced a pilot project to help Manhattan property owners manage flood risks. The project is intended to help those in the Big Blue River floodplain use tools such as home elevations, flood-proofing and — possibly — buyouts, according
Many of your favorite products at the grocery store are going to cost more, says Glynn Tonsor, associate professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University. “When consumers walk in the grocery store, they are going to have to continue to juggle what they put
Shooting sports are growing in popularity with Kansas 4-H clubs, and Saturday’s turnout for the Riley/Pottawatomie County 4-H Straight Shooters’ match at Pottorf Hall showed just how popular they’ve become. Nancy Becker, coordinator for the Straight Shooters and event organizer, said the
Cox Cable subscribers in Manhattan and other parts of the state experienced a particular kind of March Madness on Saturday night when a video outage left them without NCAA basketball and other TV programs for several hours. The problem caused a frozen picture on nearly
Four Points by Sheraton is joining Dando Amor for its National Shoes for Love shoe drive. Dando Amor is a non-profit charity dedicated to blessing the lives of children throughout the world. Shoes are being accepted throughout March for all sizes and in any shape.
Yoga For Life announced the addition of Chauntelle Woods as an in-house massage therapist. Chauntelle graduated from Everest College in Washington state in 2008. She specializes in spa modalities and sport massages. With almost seven years of practice in the health and wellness industry, she has
Sunflower Bank has hired Terry Harts to the position of senior vice president and market president regional director of the bank’s central Kansas region, including the Junction City, Manhattan, McPherson and Salina markets. Harts possesses over 30 years experience in the financial industry, most recently
The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson announced that Al Langton Insurance, Inc., in Manhattan has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2014. To qualify as an advantage agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage agents are recognized
The Tower Mental Health Foundation awarded $30,000 to the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas to fund staff training in the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program. Pawnee Mental Health Services received $1,000 of the funding from the state association. Youth Mental Health First Aid
If initial responses are correct, only a few employees will come to Manhattan’s future National Bio and Agro Defense Facility from Plum Island, N.Y., where an aging biosecurity facility will be phased out. NBAF will replace the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, where
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