Emotions ran high during the debate over what to do with the Peace Memorial Auditorium at Tuesday night’s city commission meeting. Following more than three hours of discussion, commissioners eventually voted 3-2 against moving forward with a plan to remove the stage and build
A Riley County High School teacher was reinstated to his classroom position Tuesday night. In a unanimous vote, the Riley County USD 378 Board of Education lifted a suspension imposed against Mark Laurie, a business and computers teacher at the high school. Around 300 people came to
This month the studios aren’t going to add many titles to the list of good movies available on DVD. In fact, they are releasing fewer recent films on home viewing media during September than during any month I can remember in the last twenty
When rock band Foreigner takes the McCain stage this weekend, it will be joined by the Manhattan High School Choir. Foreigner plays at 7:30 pm Sunday. The band has a longstanding partnership with the Grammy Foundation to support its mission of maintaining and restoring music education
The local Salvation Army thrift store is being relocated this fall while renovations are completed on the existing facility. Lt. Kirsten Aho, corps officer for Manhattan, said the thrift shop will operate out of 418 Houston, Suite 4, while its facilities at 310 Poyntz are rehabilitated. The 310 Poyntz
Winifred Pauline (Van Gundy) Reed, 95, died at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan, Sunday, September 1, 2013.
Michael Oberhelman, 47, of Kansas City, died Sunday, at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Some people probably think Diana Nyad’s quest to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage was nutty, or narcissistic, and that the 64-year-old endurance swimmer ought to instead be doing 64-year-old-type things. Count us among her admirers, and among those who think
To the Editor: This Thursday, there is a public hearing before the Urban Area Planning Board to discuss the rezoning of 3615 Hudson Ave, now home to the Body First health club.
To the Editor: It has taken me a while to put my thoughts concerning our downtown Poyntz Avenue in writing.
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