An apparent tornado hit south-central Wamego shortly after 2:30 p.
Riley County prosecutors won’t seek the death penalty for an Ogden man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and their 1-year-old child.
Wamego officials said residents dodged a bullet Thursday afternoon when a tornado touched down in the city but caused minimal damage.
Former K-State President Jon Wefald speaks in superlatives. The Manhattan Rotary Club, whose luncheon he spoke at Thursday, isn’t merely good. It’s “the best Rotary Club in the state of Kansas.”
Almost 50 years after he dropped out of high school, Manhattan resident Leon Havens finally received his diploma.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some education funding changes made by the Republican-dominated Legislature.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Alhaji Kamara scored late in D.C. United's rain-soaked 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on Friday night.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to prevent the state's public schools from reopening for the new academic year if lawmakers don't act by June 30.
CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — Severe weather spawning numerous tornadoes roiled large stretches of Kansas for a second day Thursday, prompting residents to anxiously watch the skies but causing only scattered damage in rural areas and no injuries or deaths.
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JEROME, Ariz. (AP) — A man trapped in his crashed vehicle on a central Arizona mountain for three days might never have been rescued if not for a couple taking sightseeing photos, authorities said Saturday.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia's National Park Service says a portion of the Petersburg National Battlefield has been declared a crime scene after looting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier.
HOUSTON (AP) — The bodies of two missing motorists were found Saturday in Texas, raising the death toll to four from flooding in the state after torrential rain inundated rivers and waterways, authorities said.
HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Residents of a Kentucky county are rallying and working frantically to repair and replace a Memorial Day cross display that was damaged by a driver accused of plowing through the crosses.
The Rock Creek USD 323 school board interviewed another superintendent candidate on Friday. Kevin Logan, principal of USD 405’s Lyons Middle School since 2008, is the third and final candidate to replace Superintendent Darrell Stufflebeam.
Riley County officials have set a tentative date for the county’s upcoming tax foreclosure sale later this year. Barring any changes, the auction will take place Sept. 27.
Riley County officials have chosen a new director for the county’s health department. Jennifer Green, currently a student at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Public Health, will assume the position in August.
The Rock Creek USD 323 school board interviewed another superintendent candidate on Thursday. Jean Rush, superintendent of USD 363 Holcomb since 2011, is the second of three candidates to replace Superintendent Darrell Stufflebeam.
Manhattan received 7 percent more in sales tax revenue this May than it did in May 2015.
Riley County will combine its zoning and subdivision regulations into one comprehensive code. The county has hired a community development consulting company called LSL Planning based in Northglenn, Colorado, to oversee the process.
The Manhattan City Commission wants to lower the preliminary 2017 mill levy. The commission had its first work session Tuesday for the 2017 budget development process.
The children of Manhattan can be whatever they want as long as they reach out and use the resources at their disposal, Joe Hall told students at Frank Bergman Elementary during their final day of the 2015-16 school year.
The Rock Creek USD 323 school board interviewed the first of three candidates for the district’s superintendent position on Wednesday.
Two retired U.S. Army officers who were commissioned through Kansas State University’s Army ROTC program will be inducted into the national Army ROTC Hall of Fame on June 10.
USD 378 officials are working with police to investigate a report of inappropriate contact between a school employee and a student.
To address state cuts to higher education, K-State is proposing tuition rates for the 2016-17 school year that are higher than the increase it announced last week.
Pool season starts Saturday, but access to all of the city’s pools will be delayed. City Park Pool and Northview Pool will open Saturday, but city officials haven’t determined an opening date for CiCo Pool.
Tempers flared at Monday’s Pottawatomie County Commission meeting when the chairwoman suggested a fellow commissioner proposed a “quick fix” road solution to bolster his re-election chances.
Katherine Ankerson, professor and head of the interior architecture and product design department in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, has accepted the position as dean of the College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska.
Three motorcyclists were hospitalized after a multi-motorcycle wreck on I-70, north of Alma, on Monday.
Riley County Planning and Development officials will rewrite the county’s zoning and subdivision guidelines in coming months.
Nathan McClendon apologized to his classmates because he does not believe any of them are special.
The Manhattan City Commission will have its first budget work session Tuesday.
The DVD rental store’s last day will be May 31. It will stop renting on Wednesday and remain open after that to sell the rest of its DVDs and furnishings.
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