Feel free to pop fireworks for America’s birthday or your own if it’s between Wednesday and Saturday.
The Pottawatomie County Commission spent $5,000 Monday in hopes of earning $14,000.
A former Manhattan daycare owner was sentenced on Monday to 36 months probation for aggravated battery and endangering a child. Lesa Heiman, 23, had previously pleaded no contest to the charges.
Russ Briggs claims he can be emotional at times, but this particular moment was so very, very special.
The USD 383 Board of Education will discuss the ramifications of Friday’s court ruling on school finance during its Wednesday meeting.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery never threw a shutout in 168 starts during eight minor league seasons.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Seattle Mariners rookie Mike Montgomery has lost his no-hit bid when Yangervis Solarte doubled for the San Diego Padres with one out in the seventh inning.
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DALLAS (AP) — Wanda Mobley swerved to avoid something in the remote highway, and seconds later was trapped inside her wrecked car in a ravine in North Texas. The 75-year-old widow couldn't walk, yet pulled herself through the broken windshield and survived the next two days by soaking her T-shirt in a nearby pond to get water.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has put on hold a lower court's order for the state to immediately increase aid to public schools by roughly $50 million.
BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — On a twisty, snow-lined hill that the locals call "Devil's Backbone," a 12-ton semi-trailer came loose from its tractor and plowed into an oncoming line of pre-dawn commuters.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher have asked a judge to move their client's trial out of eastern Massachusetts, saying it will be difficult to pick an impartial jury given the large amount of publicity the case has received.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Twenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why.
March 1, 2011: Fontaine Fifth Wheel sends service bulletin to customers telling them that the Ultra LT hitch used on semis may not lock properly and trailers can detach from tractors on the road. The bulletin also is sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
People returned to find their homes reduced to rubble following a destructive wildfire in Washington state, while crews battled blazes in California and Nevada.
A man died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday evening near the intersection of Casement and Barnes roads in Manhattan.
Riley County Police officers investigated a suspicious piece of mail sent to Via Christi Hospital Monday, but ultimately determined it posed no threat.
Grammy-winner Travis Tritt took the Stampede stage Sunday, closing out a festival marked by mild temperatures and very little rain.
TOPEKA — A federal judge on Monday gave a man charged with plotting to bomb an Army installation in support of the Islamic State group more time to review the evidence against him.
The number of medical emergencies at this year’s Country Stampede was down slightly from last year, officials said Monday.
Having worked in restaurants since he was 14 years old, Ian Hulon described his career as more of a love affair with the industry.
The Riley County Health Department Monday announced plans to strengthen its ability to respond in the case of an Ebola outbreak.
A Fort Riley soldier pleaded no contest to raping a child and indecent liberties with a child in a plea agreement reached last week, just before a jury trial scheduled to begin Monday morning in Riley County District Court.
For the first time this year, the monthly sales tax revenue is less than revenue from the same time last year.
The third day of Country Stampede culminated in much-anticipated headline performances by Sara Evans and NBC’s “The Voice” host Blake Shelton.
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