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  • Local |Business | February 08, 2014

    RE/MAX Manhattan adds to team

    RE/MAX Manhattan added Mary Scharfe as a realtor. She is a Kansas State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in finance. She worked in the banking and mortgage brokerage fields in the Kansas City area. She returned to Manhattan to be near family

  • Local |Business | February 08, 2014

    Children’s yoga studio to open

    When a child does a down dog, is it called a chihuahua? Manhattan is about to find out. Orange Sky Yoga is opening a children’s yoga studio on Monday, called Under the Orange Sky. This will be Manhattan’s first fully dedicated children’s

  • Local |Business | February 08, 2014

    CivicPlus adds team members

    CivicPlus hired Steven Turner to the team. He will be responsible for any IT issues that CivicPlus encounters. Turner has more than 20 years in the Army and he has 10 years of experience in IT, where he operated Cisco routers, switches, servers and active directories. As

  • Local |Business | February 08, 2014

    Landmark declares cash dividend of 19 cents per share

    Landmark Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: LARK), a bank holding company serving 23 communities across Kansas, reported net earnings of $521,000 ($0.17 per diluted share) for the quarter ended Dec. 31 compared to $1.6 million ($0.52 per diluted share) for the fourth quarter of 2012. For 2013, Landmark reported net earnings of $4.7 million ($1.49 per diluted

  • Local |Education | February 07, 2014

    Shannon: 1 snow day left

    Superintendent Bob Shannon gave a snow day update during the USD 383 school board meeting Thursday. The meeting had been postponed from its usual Wednesday time due to weather conditions. Typically, the district’s calendar provides only three built-in snow days for all schools. USD 383 has

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 07, 2014

    Expert: Russia moving toward 1st use of nukes

    Russia is moving toward the use of nuclear weapons in an increasingly unstable area of the world, according to an expert on Russia from the University of Kansas. Jake Kipp, an adjunct professor at KU, said Thursday that Russian conventional forces are weak, while that

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 07, 2014

    2 involved in Ray’s robbery

    Riley County police have released a few details about an armed robbery at Ray’s Apple Market on Wednesday night. Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department released a statement saying that at 9:05 p.m., two people, one brandishing a handgun, robbed the

  • I Wonder |Local |Government & Politics | February 07, 2014

    Can you explain this ‘2-tier’ voting system?


    Q: I’ve read some about the “two-tier” voting system in Kansas that Kris Kobach is preparing, but I don’t really get it. Could you explain it? I understand that there are a bunch of people who have registered to vote but might not

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 07, 2014

    Students awarded scholarships

    Kansas State University has awarded Kassebaum Scholarships to five Kansas high school seniors. The scholarship competition was Jan. 27. The university received 189 applications, and a selection committee chose 12 student finalists to interview for the scholarship. Of those interviewed, five students were chosen to receive a $5,000 scholarship.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 07, 2014

    ‘Taste of Costa Rica’ at K-State

    Allan Ortiz, a Costa Rican chef and culinary educator, will demonstrate how to prepare Hearts of Palm Ceviche Accompanied with Avocado and Pineapple, Coconut Rice and Beans with Curry Fish and other specialties from the Central American country at Kansas State University’s 10th annual

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