For the second Manhattan-Ogden school board meeting in a row, a Manhattan resident spoke Wednesday in favor of changing the high school’s Indians moniker.
Canceling the last day of the school year is a good way to show appreciation to the Manhattan-Ogden teachers, USD 383 Superintendent Bob Shannon told school board members as they considered beginning summer break a day early.
Say the word “immigration” these days and you might trigger a political argument. But for Vi Tran it’s not an abstract policy question, it’s reality.
The heads of the state’s two largest universities are seeking help from alumni in their efforts to convince Gov. Sam Brownback to veto a budget provision that they say unfairly penalizes their schools.
Riley County school district voters overwhelmingly rejected the measure 803-468. About 45.5 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the election with 63.2 percent voting no.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR has decided that unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway won't be an elimination race in next year's championship Chase, instead taking the pivotal stop to Kansas Speedway.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will be a busy man this weekend at Kansas Speedway.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jurors have gone home without reaching a verdict in the trial of a Kansas anti-abortion activist accused of sending a letter suggesting someone might place an explosive under the car of a doctor training to perform abortions.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas child welfare officials.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 29-year-old Topeka man plans to plead guilty to a criminal charge that he helped another man who plotted last year to bomb the Fort Riley military base to aid the Islamic State group.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two Atlanta police vehicles crashed while officers were responding to the same call.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A "Santeria" shrine was discovered in the Florida jail cell of a man accused of killing his wife and her two young children.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are confirming that six people killed in a house fire in New York were all members of the same family.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Nevada company says it will try to purchase an unfinished nuclear power plant in northern Alabama.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Potatoes are everywhere on a North Carolina road, but these spuds aren't loaded or mashed and ready to eat.
The Manhattan City Commission approved Tuesday adding $700,000 in city/university fund projects to the 2017 budget.
A judge will soon decide what evidence can be presented to jurors in the case of a Riley man accused of second-degree murder.
The Manhattan Regional Airport expansion is slated for a late fall completion, said airport director Jesse Romo.
Aaron Estabrook, who currently serves as the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school board vice president, announced late Tuesday night he plans to run for the Sixth District seat on the Kansas Board of Education as an independent candidate.
Judge David Stutzman is retiring effective June 4, nearly 20 years after he was appointed to Riley County District Court.
The City Commission held a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to discuss Bruce McMillan Architects’ work on a feasibility study for parks and recreation improvements.
The rain damaged a bridge needed to cross a creek on the hiking path, said Ashley Thackrah, assistant environmental educator at the trail. The trail will be closed until the bridge and trails are repaired.
Students and teachers of the Manhattan-Ogden school district could get an early start to summer break this year.
Q: Where do things stand with the sinkhole by the tubes at Tuttle Creek? The engineers said they would fix it last October during the quinquennial inspection of the stilling basin.
Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís will give a Landon Lecture at 5:30 p.m. May 19 in Forum Hall in Kansas State University’s Student Union.
Recent rains settled the dust in Pottawatomie County, but commissioners still addressed the topic of dust control at their weekly meeting Monday.
The chance for voters to decide Riley County School District’s $22.5 million bond proposal is coming to a close.
As the Army continues to expand its drone technology, the 1st Infantry Division’s commander said Fort Riley is functioning as a sort of laboratory for new warfare techniques.
K-State football coach Bill Snyder will share his wisdom with departing K-State veterinary students as one of the many commencement speakers for the university’s spring graduations.
The Manhattan City Commission will consider Tuesday the 2017 city/university fund project recommendations. The projects selected are supposed to provide benefit to both the city and K-State.
Drunk sex is not rape. So went the claim, more or less, of the defense attorney during closing arguments in a recent rape trial in Riley County District Court.
Forty strands of lights, an endless amount of ribbon and about 500 cookies. That’s just a portion of what Adelaide Bliss said it takes to put together the Manhattan High School Prom.
Rep. Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan has worked for the past two sessions on making it a criminal act to publish nude or sexually explicit photos or videos of an ex-spouse or significant other without consent.
The Manhattan City Commission will once again attempt to provide feedback Monday on Parks and Recreation facility recommendations.
Where is the longest sculpted brick mural in the United States? Would you believe, in Cloud County, Kansas? Today we’ll learn about this remarkable rural tourism attraction.
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