Manhattan reached a record high in sales tax collection in 2014, according to the city’s December sales tax report. In 2014, the city collected $10.72 million in sales taxes, besting the previous record high of $10.54 million set in 2012 by 1.7 percent. It was .
Close one Sears, and another shall take its place. Sears Hometown Store, which sells appliances, tools and seasonal items, will open early next year at 8055 E. U.S. 24, next to Feldkamp’s Furniture. Rusty Goodmiller, manager of the local store, .
SAN ANTONIO — Alamo Bowl players got some love from beluga whales during a visit to Sea World on Tuesday morning. Despite temperatures of about 44 degrees, a group of players from the K-State and UCLA football teams donned wetsuits and got .
Facilities and money occupied a brief morning session of the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday. Following a 30-minute executive session to discuss the acquisition of property, the commission approved two motions: to direct Administrator Robert Reece and Counselor John Watt to .
Glen R. Hawkins of Riley filed on Monday for an open seat on the USD 378 school board. Hawkins, a retireed U.S. Army officer, previously ran for the Kansas House of Representatives for the 64th District. He and Kathy Martin .
Three of four Manhattan men facing kidnapping and robbery charges in an apparent drug deal gone bad were arraigned Monday afternoon in Riley County court. Though he remained silent, Kaywaun Washington, 25, pleaded not guilty to his two charges of aggravated .
If you lost a loved one in a commercial plane crash this year, airline safety statistics are little more than numbers. For what it’s worth, this has been both a deadlier and a safer year than most others. The .
The Obama administration is on a crusade against our state’s energy policies — and Kansas is fighting back. When the administration announced earlier this year that it would force us to slash our greenhouse gas emissions, our state quickly sued .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From his perspective on the San Diego Chargers’ sideline, Reggie Walker could only marvel at Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker Justin Houston. During San Diego’s season-ending 19-7 setback to the Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, Houston .
With the release of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” Peter Jackson wraps up nearly two decades of bringing J.R.R. Tolkein’s “Middle Earth” to the big screen. While really the end of the relatively thin .
Denise Burgess, 42, of Council Grove, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. A cause of death was not provided. The family provided the following information. Denise was born July 30, 1972, in Council Grove to Larry and Mary Dains. She married Vince Burgess on Aug. 20, 1999, .
Darrell Chester Deibler, 83, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on March 22, 1931, in rural Manhattan, the son of William Chester Deibler and Georgia (Kramer) Deibler.&.
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