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  • Local |Government, Politics | August 18, 2013

    High or low, budgets often miss the mark by 20% or more


    The city is finalizing a proposed 2014 budget that allows it to spend up to $128 million in 2014. But don’t expect it to actually do so. Bernie Hayen, the city’s director of finance, said when the books are eventually closed on that 2014 budget, actual spending

  • Local | August 18, 2013

    Road work means change of venue for Band Day, Power Play

    Two upcoming events that have traditionally taken place on Poyntz Avenue have been forced to move this year because of road construction downtown. Band Day and Purple Power Play on Poyntz will both be forced to change venue this year. Kansas State University and high

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 18, 2013

    Fort Riley man arrested on sex charges

    A Fort Riley soldier was arrested Friday on multiple charges related to sexual acts with a minor, according to a press release from the Junction City Police Department. Ivan O. Sherren, 37, was arrested on charges of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, sodomy, and electronic

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Trisha’s hires two stylists

    Trisha’s Studio 24 hired a new stylist, Amy Havenstein, to its team. She is from the Manhattan area and is excited to start in our salon. Havenstein specializes in color, highlighting, waxing, cutting and facials. To set up an appointment, call (785) 537-2726 . Trisha’s Studio 24

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Hartland Hearing hires two new coordinator

    Hartland Hearing Care Center recently hired Chris Hartwick and Lannie Lyman as patient care coordinators. Their jobs will entail providing excellent customer service care to every patient, preventative maintenance and basic repairs on hearing aids, one-on-one checkups and front office management. Chris Hartwick will be

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    New officers graduate

    Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter congratulated 52 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) Friday, May 24. The new officers were members of the 223rd basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Engrain promotes Manhattanite

    Engrain, a local enzyme technology development company, has promoted its logistics specialist, Taylor McFall, to sales manager of global accounts. With the promotion, McFall will be traveling from Manhattan to Nairobi, Kenya’s capitol city. There, McFall will be responsible for logistics development, distribution, and

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Kansas CUA creates think tank

    It’s not surprising that the Kansas Credit Union Association’s Innovation Lab Think Tank team imagined using technology to better serve their members. After all, more and more organizations are turning to technological advances to increase efficiencies, provide more conveniences and grow end-user satisfaction.&

  • Local |Business | August 18, 2013

    Boys & Girls Club receives grant

    Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan received a technology grant from Cox Communications. This $11,000 grant will be used to purchase upgrades to the Cox Communications Technology Lab which will supplement learning and tutoring at the club. The technology will be used year-round for academic activities

  • Local |Education | August 16, 2013

    Principals at MHS, Eisenhower, adjusting to their new jobs


    Eisenhower Middle School Principal Tracy Newell plans to put up a saying in his office that applies to the way he approaches student learning. “‘When you go fishing, you don’t use bait that you like, you use bait that the fish like,’” he said.

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