WASHINGTON — The White House says President Donald Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid.
Families and victims of abuse or neglect who seek help usually have a lot of questions.
Area gardeners can continue to use the Collins Lane community garden to grow their plants and vegetables at least for another 10 years.
The Manhattan City Commission will discuss plans for a new stormwater fee structure Tuesday.
From left, Blaine Cash, Usha Redi, Ernest Wilhoite, Lorenzo Whilhoite, Kayla Wilhoite, Izeyah Wilhoit, Knylah Wilhoite, Elijah Wilhoite, Ron DeChant, Cameron Ward and Michael Ide break ground for 1026 Yuma, the first Habitat for Humanity house is Manhattan in nearly 10 years. The ceremony also kicked off Rock the Block Manhattan, in 2017 Habitat for Humanity will team up with Heritage Builders to help repair the exteriors of homes for owners on Yuma and surrounding streets.
Bella is a 2-year-old border collie and loves life on the ranch. Her owner, Dan Schmidt, lets her help with the cattle from time to time, but for the most part she’s there for Dan and his family. Bella enjoys basking in the sun, hanging out with her friend and ranch mate Annie, and trying to make the barn cats her best friends. Email news@themercury to nominate a farm dog.
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K-State President Richard Myers released a letter Monday to make it clear all are welcome to the university after a shooting in Olathe last week.
K-State’s Black Student Union continues to excel.
A fire Saturday caused about $25,000 in damage to a duplex in Ogden.
Dorothy Campbell held seven books under her arm as she browsed through books on a folding table at the Manhattan Public Library on Saturday.
The state budget dominated a meeting between five area legislators and community members Saturday morning at Sunset Zoo in Manhattan.
Franco Ordonez McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The shooting at a bar in a suburb of Kansas City of two Indian immigrants, one of whom died, is likely to become the first test of the Trump administration’s view of what role the federal government should play in crimes against ethnic and racial minorities.
The Washington Post A senior Republican lawmaker on Friday agreed that a special prosecutor should investigate Russia’s alleged interference with the 2016 presidential election.
Associated Press OLATHE — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to “get out of my country,” witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to help.
Associated Press TOPEKA — Kansas has seen its once-conservative Legislature lurch closer to the center with the flowering of a bipartisan coalition bent on erasing much of Republican Gov.
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A project replacing the concrete in the stilling basin at Tuttle Creek Dam, scheduled to begin this summer, will disrupt traffic to Country Stampede in 2018.
The creation of the next Farm Bill got its start Thursday in America’s heartland.
Associated Press SHANGHAI — Democratic senators are protesting the Trump Organization’s acceptance of a valuable trademark from the Chinese government without asking Congress first if doing so is constitutional.
More than 70 Riley County property owners risk losing 250 properties for not paying more than $1 million in property taxes from 2011 and 2012.
Associated Press TOPEKA — Kansas legislators advanced Gov.