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  • USD 383 could get extra $1.6M in state aid

    A new education finance formula would increase the state aid the Manhattan-Ogden school district receives by $1.6 million, according to the Kansas Department of Education’s estimates. The Kansas House is considering a bill on the funding formula, or how the .

  • I WONDER | I haven’t seen any Green Apple bikes, are they still around? Iwonder

    Q: Are the Green Apple Bikes still around? I haven’t seen any lately. A: I’m a very, very specific type of psychic. For example, I rode a Green Apple Bike on Sunday before I received this question because .

  • Pott County seeking early renewal of 1 cent sales tax

    The future of Pottawatomie County’s one-cent sales tax could be decided this November — even though the tax isn’t scheduled to “sunset” for another three years. City officials from around the county Wednesday night endorsed a proposal to put .


    Lorraine Florence Hirsch, 89, of Manhattan, died March 23, 2017, at Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. She was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Page, North Dakota. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Dr. (lower level). Prayer at 9:30a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Children’s services provided. Service and youth at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Sterling Hudgins talks. Visit AgapeFamily. org or .

  • EDITORIAL | Good times roll at county meetings

    We sure hope they keep the good times rollin’, over at the Riley County Commission chambers. Goodness, who knows what we’d do without this sort of entertainment? The most recent: Commissioner Ron Wells joked Thursday that prosecutors ought to .

  • Lewis named to WBCA All-Region team

    Kansas State senior center Breanna Lewis continues to pile up the postseason honors as she was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region 3 team and is a finalist for All-American honors from the WBCA. Lewis is one .

  • Cats head to UT for Big 12 series

    The Kansas State baseball team opens its conference schedule Friday with a three-game set at UFC Disch-Falk Field in Austin, Texas, against Texas. K-State (15-6, 0-0 Big 12) just completed a 13-game homestand with a 10-1 win over Omaha on Tuesday .

  • Bill would add $1.1M to K-State budget

    A budget bill in the Kansas Senate could restore some of the money Gov. Sam Brownback last year cut from K-State’s budget. The bill proposes restoring 1.1 percent of funding to K-State for its 2018 fiscal year budget, which amounts to .

  • Ron Wells jokes about beating suspects with a hose

    Riley County Commissioner Ron Wells on Thursday joked about beating suspected criminals. Barry Wilkerson, county attorney, told commissioners his staff has been spending more time on cases because they now have access to more technology-based evidence such as body-worn camera .

  • Prairie chicken booming, artisan demonstrations and more Planyourweekend

    Your first chance to see the mating ritual of prairie chickens is this weekend. The Flint Hills Discovery Center is hosting greater prairie chicken booming tours for the next four weekends. The experience begins with an early morning light hike .

  • RCPD, fort range contract almost done

    The process to secure access to a shooting range at Fort Riley for the Riley County Police Department is almost complete, county counselor Clancy Holeman told commissioners Thursday. Holeman said both RCPD and Fort Riley will have to comply with .


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