In Manhattan, the traditional post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza was perhaps this year better described as black ice Friday.
The NWS forecast calls for daytime ice accumulation Friday of less than 0.1 inches. There is a chance of snow and sleet before 4 a.m. Saturday, with a low of about 25 degrees.
As Thanksgiving seasons go, Jennifer Jordan is likely to rank this one pretty far up the list. The Flint Hills Regional Council announced last week that Jordan had been hired as the organization’s regional planning manager.
According to a 2015 United Nations report, more than 6 million people living in Colombia have fled their homes because of violence. The country is second only to Syria in the number of internally displaced persons it contains. When K-State graduate Jessica Muñoz came across that statistic, she decided to combine her passions in an effort to help.
Manhattan’s sales tax revenue increased more than 11 percent in November from the same time last year.
TRIBUNE, Kan. (AP) — Only 1,200 people live in Kansas' smallest county, where using irrigation to quench thirsty crops is no longer an option for many because the water source underneath this flat, arid prairie is nearly exhausted due to decades of overuse.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo has been cleared to play for the fifth-ranked Jayhawks beginning next week, ending a laborious months-long investigation by the NCAA into the five-star prospect's education and background.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is the latest recipient of a prize named after the man he defeated in the 1996 election.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials have sharply criticized the NCAA over its handling of five-star prospect Cheick Diallo, who remains ineligible to participate in games for the Jayhawks after several months of investigations.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 23 points and No. 9 Wichita State bounced back from its first November loss since 2011 to beat Emporia State 76-54 on Saturday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A tournament victory for the Syracuse basketball team turned into a win-win for two of its fans: They got engaged at the big game.
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Police entered the headquarters of Kosovo's main opposition party Saturday and arrested dozens of people, including one of its leaders who was wanted for the violent actions he has used to disrupt the country's Parliament.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):
BOSTON (AP) — A man has come forward saying Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor assaulted him during a fight in Boston that was recorded on cellphone video and posted online, police said.
For a trip to the North Pole, there's no finer way to travel than on board The Polar Express.
The College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, at Kansas State University is recognizing four alumni for their success 10 years after their graduation from the university and APDesign programs.
If your aunt forgot to bring ice for the family Thanksgiving, Mother Nature has it covered.
Thanksgiving on Fort Riley is a whole lot more than your average turkey dinner. In addition to an exhaustive menu, Wednesday afternoon’s event was a mix of history, fun and of course giving thanks.
Riley County Police arrested Codey Thomas Lindquist for aggravated indecent liberties with a child, criminal sodomy, indecent solicitation of a child and electronic solicitation of a child.
When it comes to rehabbing wild birds, there are two types of patients: the pelicans and the eagles. Milford Nature Center in Junction City is currently home to both.
Several information requests from the state agencies are taking Manhattan-Ogden school district employees away from their regular jobs, and another could result in removing board members from their positions entirely.
Malik and Hakim, a pair of 8-year-old Malayan tigers, arrived at the zoo from Cincinnati earlier this month. The brothers are currently behind the scenes as they complete the standard quarantine process.
A group that helped save the stage at City (Peace Memorial) Auditorium is gearing up to start a fundraising campaign for improvements.
If they’re not too stuffed from Thanksgiving dinner, local shoppers will have the opportunity to gobble up some deals before the day is over.
Albert Dwayne Banks, 33, whom officials said was one of the leaders of the trafficking organization, was sentenced to life. He was convicted in June by a federal jury on seven counts of distributing crack cocaine or conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Martye Madabuti Madkins, III, 34, Junction City, was sentenced to 262 months in prison.
City administrators on Tuesday presented drafts related to the city’s benefit district policy.
Area officials discussed a program Monday during an intergovernmental luncheon that could increase safety for students who walk or bike to school.
Jordan Thomas, an Atchison senior studying anthropology, was awarded one of 40 Marshall scholarships, which provides full funding for one or two years of study in the United Kingdom. Thomas also was a Rhodes scholarship candidate.
Green Valley Business Park in Blue Township is full. The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday approved a site plan for N Zone Sportswear — a screen-printing and embroidering business — for Lot 36, the last available lot in the business park.
A motion to proceed with a contract to design a hard-surface extension of Green Valley Road north to Junietta died for lack of a second at Monday’s meeting of the Pottawatomie County Commission.
Lyle Butler, president and CEO of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, said Monday at an intergovernmental luncheon that the retreat will be Jan. 22 and 23 instead of the weekend prior to Martin Luther King Day.
LAWRENCE — The superintendent of Lawrence public schools has announced his resignation. Wamego native Rick Doll, Lawrence’s superintendent of public schools since 2009, announced his resignation Monday.
The unemployment rate in Manhattan is down to its lowest point since 2000, according to the Kansas Department of Labor’s October statistics.
The state of Kansas actually contains twice as many cattle as people. For ranchers, that’s a lot of mouths to feed. K-State senior Drew Wills and his team of three other students are looking to start a business that will make feeding routines easier and more efficient.
The Manhattan City Commission will discuss Tuesday the next steps in improving City Auditorium, also called Peace Memorial Auditorium.
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