The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Washburn Rural, defeating the Junior Blues 72-40 Tuesday night on its home court. The Indians led 34-16 at halftime and piled it on in the fourth .
Not much went right on offense or defense for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team Tuesday night, as the Indians lost their second league game of the season to Washburn Rural, 65-45. Up until late in the fourth quarter, well .
Mayor Wynn Butler filed for re-election on Monday for the Manhattan City Commission. Butler said his primary issues are the same as they were four years ago: taxes, infrastructure and growth. He said progress has been made, saying that city .
RILEY — USD 378 Superintendent Brad Starnes’ resignation will stand after a long and unusual special meeting of the district’s school board Monday night. Starnes submitted his resignation, effective June 30, to the board last week, saying that the trust that had .
Q: What’s the deal with Riley County’s borders? Why do I drive from Wabaunsee County into Riley approaching Manhattan westbound on I-70, but suddenly I’m in Geary County until I turn onto K-177 – and then it’s .
Westar Energy hopes to identify by early February its “preferred route” for new transmission lines from Jeffrey Energy Center to its substation east of Manhattan. Until a siting study is completed, however, Westar officials won’t know which route — including .
A Manhattan daycare operator is scheduled to stand trial in April for allegedly causing physical harm to an infant in her care. A jury trial for Lesa Heiman, former operator of Aunt Lesa’s Daycare, 525 Northfield Road, was set in .
In the Blue Valley school board’s first election filing, an incumbent signed up on Monday to run for one of four open seats. James Peter of Randolph, who served a term on the board already, filed to run in .
The Riley County Health Department will close its facilities each quarter for staff training after approval on Monday from the county commission. Starting this year, in-service, training and professional development activities will happen for three hours in March, June, September .
Four elected officials, a former candidate and a current candidate filed their campaign finance reports to meet the Jan. 10 deadline. Jolene Keck, Riley County elections supervisor, said these reports are for people with cash still in their accounts or new .
A Kansas State University student with a love for elephants will live a dream later this year. Rebecca Roeder won the opportunity to spend two weeks in Thailand as a wildlife volunteer providing direct care for Asian elephants. She said .
After struggling to a 1-3 record out of the gate this season, the Washburn Rural girls’ basketball team has rebounded with back-to-back wins against Hayden and Seaman. The same Seaman team that delivered Manhattan its only loss of the season. .
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