City commissioners said they are fine with the current level at which the city subsidizes its pools despite declining revenues. They also did not suggest a rate increase. The Manhattan City Commission held a work session on Tuesday to discuss the aquatic facilities year-end report.
The city’s 2014 sales tax receipts continue to outperform budget expectations through October. The city had $1,049,448 in sales tax receipts this month, according to the October sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. The report represents sales from September. The city’s sales tax
The Riley County District Court set a jury trial on Monday for a man accused of supplying heroin to a Kansas State University student who died of a heroin overdose last year. Gregory Haug Jr.‘s trial is set for March 9. Haug, 21, of Olathe faces
A status hearing for two men facing kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges was set for a continuance on Tuesday. Ortegas Tune, 26, and Kaywaun Washington, 25, both of Manhattan, are set to have status hearings at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The two were arrested earlier this month
A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday in a case connected with a May shooting at the Hop-N-Skip convenience store, 2233 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Daeshawn Bryant was sentenced to 60 days in jail and probation for 18 months with an underlying sentence of 25 months with the Kansas Department of
“The Book of Life” begins with a group of detention students arriving at the museum. Apparently on an unsupervised field trip, the guide’s joy at delivering the final tour of the day turns to despair when he sees the students arrive. The intimidated tour
Margaret M. (Peg) Kelley, 95, longtime Manhattan resident, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. The family provided the following information. Margaret was born on Sept. 30, 1919, on a farm in Sandy Hook, near St. Marys. She was the third of six children of Francis and
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Your magic carpet ride is over, Royals fans. It hardly every seemed possible but, yes, you’ve actually reached that spot on the treasure map marked with an X. You’re here, but you’re not alone — and NOW you actually have
Jane Stanley, 94, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on March 22, 1920, in Wakefield, the daughter of Alan Llewelyn and Ruth (Cornell) Eustace. Jane graduated from high school in Lawrence. She served from June 17, 1943 to
Ernest Wayne Bratton, 74, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Nov. 7, 1939. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
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