• Alumni Association honors multicultural, international students for achievements

    The K-State Alumni Association recognized eight recent Kansas State University graduates for outstanding achievements and leadership within the multicultural and international communities at the university. The honors include four graduates who earned the Multicultural Leadership Award. Those awards went to .

  • New Freedom Act fine ... for now

    The federal government last week decided to quit snooping quite as much on Americans’ phone calls. In passing the so-called Freedom Act, Congress ended the wholesale collection of phone records under the previous law, called the Patriot Act. If you .

  • K-State sends furlough notices

    Kansas State University is getting closer to possible employee furloughs if the Legislature doesn’t pass a budget by midnight Saturday. “We are currently notifying people now,” said Jeff Morris, K-State’s vice president for communications and marketing. He said .

  • Crews deal with fallen trees, power outages after storm Storm7.phatch

    Emergency officials have concerns about potential Wildcat Creek flooding after a storm that lasted from Thursday evening into early Friday morning. After last night’s rainfall, Wildcat Creek at Scenic Drive went from 3.11 feet at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to 10.48 feet .

  • ATF officials make arrests at Midwest Wholesale

    A section of Fort Riley Boulevard was briefly closed during the Friday morning rush hour while Riley County and federal law enforcement officers executed arrest and search warrants at Mike Ryan’s Midwest Wholesale, an automobile wholesaler, at 524 Fort Riley .

  • What’s happening on Memorial Stadium’s east side? Wonder1

    I have run stairs at K-State’s Memorial Stadium in the past for exercise, and last year they filled in nearly all the seating on the west side for landscaping. Now it looks like they’re starting to do something .

  • Department heads request more money

    Riley County commissioners continued the early stages of the budget process on Thursday, when several department heads and outside agencies presented their budget requests for the 2016 fiscal year. Requests will continue next week, with budget work sessions to follow. Public .

  • Store in ghost town to reopen as gallery

    The Volland Store near Alma is set to celebrate its reinvention on Sunday. The space, formerly a general store, will reopen as a venue for meetings, reunions, weddings, art exhibits and more. It will host a grand opening from noon .

  • Two schools closed

    Two Manhattan elementary schools were closed Friday after power problems related to thunderstorms during the night. USD 383 director of communications and safety Michele Jones said Bergman Elementary lost power and Lee Elementary had an air conditioning problem related to the .

  • City officials plan no cleanup after storm

    City manager Ron Fehr said on Friday that Manhattan isn’t planning a citywide cleanup effort following Thursday night’s storms that downed trees and knocked out power. Forestry and public works crews will continue to remove tree branches and .

  • Melgares in running for national award

    Manhattan High head cross country coach Susan Melgares is a decorated distance coach in the state of Kansas, but now she’s taking her act national. The longtime coach of the Indians was nominated this spring for the Brooks Running .

  • Regional kids draw attention to Midwest

    Every now and then, flyover country has its moment. There have been a couple of them recently, and we’d like to make note. These aren’t particular to Manhattan or even just Kansas, but we still can’t help .


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