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  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Area Builders selects new executive officer

    Brad Hartenstein has been selected as the executive Officer for the Flinthills Area Builders Association. The association provides support to the building industry by promoting leadership, providing education, and improving environmental conditions that impact construction. Hartenstein has been working in equipment rental and sales with

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    St. Paul’s hires interim admin assistant

    The wardens and rector hired Rebecca Brown as interim parish administrative assistant. She is a Kansas State University graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in sociology and criminology. Originally from Wichita, Brown also received her undergraduate degree from K-State.  She and new husband,

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    CivicPlus hires trainer, engineer

    CivicPlus hired Warren D. Grantham as the newest consultant/trainer for the team. Located in Orlando, Fla., he has an extensive background with teaching others. He has recently graduated from Valencia with a technical certificate for computer programming. In his new job, Grantham will be

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    KSU Foundation adds, promotes employees

    The Kansas State University Foundation recently promoted Tresa Weaver to senior vice president for development from her previous role of overseeing campaigns at the foundation. She will work with the leaders of constituent development, corporate relations, annual giving and gift planning to provide comprehensive, integrated

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Cosmetic surgeon opens office

    Triple-board certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. David A. Hendrick, has opened an office in Manhattan at Grand Mere Plaza. He is based out of Salina. Hendrick is currently accepting new patients at the office, Allure Sergical Arts. He specializes in breast surgery, Vasar liposuction, eyelid surgery,

  • Local |Business | December 21, 2013

    Greater Manhattan promotes two

    The executive board of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation has promoted Vern Henricks president and CEO, and promoted Marla Brandon to vice president of finance. Henricks has served as CEO since starting with the Foundation in February. Henricks earned both his bachelor’s and master’

  • Local | December 20, 2013

    Kansas upbringing inspired artist who sculpted Kaw statue


    He rode into town under the cover of darkness, bringing with him a “Peace Offering on the Blue.” Tom Ford, designer of new sculpture gracing the Fourth and Bluemont roundabout that was installed on Thursday, is no stranger to Manhattan — or to Kansas’ western heritage.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 20, 2013

    Regents policy limits social media use

    University faculty and staff members around the state are likely to become wary of social media use. The Kansas Board of Regents unanimously passed a policy Wednesday that gave universities the authority to suspend, dismiss or fire employees — tenured or otherwise — due to improper use

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 20, 2013

    Officials identify soldiers in crash

    The Department of Defense has identified five Fort Riley soldiers killed in the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Afghanistan. The soldiers were members of the 1st Infantry Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade and went down in Now Bahar, Afghanistan Tuesday while there supporting

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Obituaries | December 20, 2013

    CEO and professor Graham dies

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    John R. Graham, a leader in the Manhattan academic and business community, died of cancer Friday at age 68. “He is a very dear friend, and I’m just broken up over it,” said C. Clyde Jones, K-State business college’s first dean. Graham, chairman and

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