An off-the-beaten path exploratory journey led a group of 13 Americans to the Kanza Indians at Blue Earth Village near Manhattan in 1819, but there are few signs of the village left today.
JUNCTION CITY — Three hours of the Heartland Cinderella Pageant and heels isn’t the best combination.
Since 2010, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has seen more than $1 billion in budgeted money siphoned off by the Legislature to cover budget shortfalls.
The latest addition to Manhattan’s downtown eateries is almost ready. The Tallgrass Taphouse will open to the public on June 15, officially putting the local craft beer brewery in the restaurant business.
An 18-year-old Junction City woman died on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in Manhattan according to Riley County police.
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A small bird that's typically found hundreds of miles away in Mexico and South America apparently made its way to western Kansas, watchers say, giving the Sunflower State a couple of possible firsts in the birding world.
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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.
In an eventful week in Latin America, Mexico City residents got to see a "sun halo," a weather phenomenon caused by ice crystals in the upper atmosphere, while in western Mexico at least 43 people died in what authorities described as a three-hour gun battle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen at a ranch.
Today is Monday, May 25, the 145th day of 2015. There are 220 days left in the year. This is the Memorial Day observance.
Riley County police reported Friday afternoon a local teen reported missing in March was arrested on Thursday, along with another teen.
HOBBS, New Mexico — A large apartment complex is being built. The roof is being installed by a crew from a company in rural Kansas.
Two Kansas State University honor societies, Blue Key and Mortar Board, recognized outstanding outgoing members with scholarships on April 12.
Eight graduating Kansas State University students have been recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding achievements during their college careers.
Amanda Dendurent, Lenexa, formerly of Wamego, was among graduate students receiving advanced degrees Saturday, May 16, at Emporia State University.
Robert Brehmer, a Manhattan Area Technical College Air Conditioning and Refrigeration student, placed 1st in the State HVAC SkillsUSA competition.
Flint Hills Christian School hosted its Secondary Honors Night May 7 at Living Word Church.
Jessica Crespino, a sophomore at Flint Hills Christian School, placed second in copy editing for 1A/2A schools in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest held May 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
Anthony Middle School was recognized for the Centennial Middle School League school service award for community involvement recently.
Manhattan High School seniors received numerous accolades this year.
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