The city will begin development of an exterior rental inspection program for future consideration.
After years of planning, the city of Alma will likely be home to a Dollar General store by early 2017. The city, which lost its grocery store in 2013, has been looking to encourage economic growth in recent years.
Maggie Anderson purposefully deprived herself and her family of the high quality of life they’d reached to focus on supporting the African American community, she said.
Riley County commissioner Bob Boyd has announced his decision to run for re-election this year.
The Manhattan Public Library announced Monday a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com). The free service provides more than 300,000 eBooks, audiobooks, music albums, movies, television shows and comics.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kindred Wesemann made 6 of 8 from 3-point range, 8 of 10 free throws and finished with 26 points and five assists to help the Kansas State women beat No. 21 Oklahoma 87-71 Tuesday night.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Perry Ellis had 21 points, Landen Lucas pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds and No. 6 Kansas beat No. 10 West Virginia 75-65 on Tuesday night to forge a three-way tie atop the Big 12.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the "Atkins Diabetes Revolution."
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic, Clyde called three other companies, which denied him, too.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Al Freeman scored 21 points, Taurean Prince had 18 and No. 21 Baylor beat cold-shooting Kansas State 82-72 on Wednesday night to remain a game back of the leaders in the Big 12 race.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator and yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that was gaining momentum when he abruptly retired two years ago.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
Here is timeline of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon:
MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus with 19 high school students aboard and a car have collided in Riverside County, sending four people to the hospital.
Bayer Construction, Manhattan, was the apparent low bidder on a project to improve Excel Road east of Manhattan, as well as the intersection of Excel Road and U.S. Highway 24.
A musician, a playwright and a longtime U.S. military serviceman will be officially inducted into Manhattan High School’s Wall of Fame on Friday.
Riley County register of deeds Debbie Regester has announced that she will run for re-election this year.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board has no plans to consider a call to change the Manhattan High School mascot.
In the Harry Potter series, owls deliver important mail to wizards. In the real world, Cherra Bliss saw a Harry Potter banquet flyer meant for everyone at K-State.
Riley County commissioners Monday disagreed over the principle of instituting a tax lid.
Manhattan might be predominantly a Chiefs town, but at least one Manhattan business and its employees were rooting pretty hard for the rival Denver Broncos in Sunday night’s Super Bowl.
City administrators are looking for the Manhattan City Commission to indicate a preferred rental housing registration and inspection option.
The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced the winners of a contest for ideas that support the National Bio- and Agro Defense Facility in Manhattan.
Former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker is the 2016 recipient of the “Friend of the Flint Hills” award. The Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation has given the award to an individual, nongovernmental organization or public institution each spring since 2012.
Two Manhattan residents were taken to different hospitals after a head-on accident in the 6300 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard at 6:15 p.m. Sunday.
WICHITA — While two universities in Kansas provide online lists of registered sex offenders enrolled or employed on campus, most require that the basic information be provided directly by campus police.
Jeff Gill wants to grow Tallgrass Brewing Company into largest independent brewery in the Midwest. Before that can happen, though, he has to be able to sell more than 30,000 barrels of beer each year — the legal limit Tallgrass can currently produce under its microbrewery license.
Education was on the minds of many attendees at a legislative coffee Saturday at Sunset Zoo. It represented the most frequent topic asked of state legislators from the area during the forum, which allowed the audience to submit questions.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series following Alex Grieves and Bruce Figger through their clinical year at K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
A bill that would protect underage drinkers from criminal charges if they call for medical help will go to the governor. The Kansas House passed the bill 92-27 on Friday. It was passed by the Kansas Senate last year.
What is the magazine of the year? In 2014, it was KANSAS! Magazine, which is celebrating seventy years of publication.
AIB International announced leadership changes Thursday to its global positions.
The HUD competition was an attempt to disburse $1 billion left over from Hurricane Sandy relief in 2012.
Marinello School of Beauty will close all of its campuses Friday, including its Manhattan school on Poyntz Avenue.
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