After more than a year of discussion, a new physical fitness test for Riley County police officers is on the horizon. The Riley County Law Board stopped short of approving the new test after a lengthy presentation during Monday’s .
New Manhattan Regional Airport director Jesse Romo couldn’t have come at a busier time. In various stages of development are projects that expand the passenger terminal, create a new fixed-based operator building, relocate the military entrance road and improve .
To the Editor: I learned at an early age that there is no greater motivator than lack of time to finish any task that can’t be put off. You might think — wrongly, of course — that the Kansas Legislature would .
Kansans know little of the people they elect To the Editor: This is in reference to your editorial Sunday, June 14. Quote: “No question the governor and his allies took care of their priorities. Unfortunately, rank-and-file Kansans who form the backbone .
Mosquito season is arriving early, thanks to recent weather patterns, which means it’s time to start prevention measures a little sooner — not only for humans, but also for susceptible pets. “Our weather patterns have been quite abrupt and with .
Fidencio “Phil” Hernandez, 83, of St. George, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born Nov. 16, 1931 to J. Refugio and Maria (Ramirez) Hernandez. He was married to Goldie A. (Butler) Watson July 17, 1980. He was preceded in death .
James “Jim” Hartigan, 67, of Manhattan, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. Jim was born May 29, 1948. He died after a battle with lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna, .
Donna Florence (Skahan) Loeb, 88, of Columbus, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Columbus. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 14, 1927 in Turck, the daughter of Thomas D. and Margaret Helen (Doll) Skahan. She and .
The handwritten notes Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder writes always receive plenty of attention in the region. But now it’s getting a little more national attention. Athlon magazine has a feature on Snyder’s handwritten letters, joining a .
Kansas State’s Akela Jones was named a finalist for the Honda Sports Award for track and field, The Collegiate Women Sports Award office announced Monday. Jones is coming off an impressive performance at last week’s NCAA Division-I Outdoor .
At its June meeting, the KSHSAA Executive Board voted to increase the distance from 4K to 5K in all postseason cross country races, effective this coming school year. Previously, girls ran a 4K while boys ran a 5K at regional .
The Optimist Bullets fastpitch softball team traveled to Beatrice, Neb., to compete in the 16-and-under division of the June Bug Jam last weekend. The team went 3-2 to finish in the middle of the pack for the event. The Bullets .
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