USD 383 board members Wednesday approved a $94 million 2014 budget on a split vote. The budget, which contains a 52.464 mill levy, was one of three considered during Wednesday’s meeting. The vote was 4-3 with opponents expressing concern that it reduced the district’s reserve fund too
A member of the community made a case for creation of a Public Building Commission during Thursday’s meeting of the Riley County Commission. Ed Krieger, who identified himself as a retiree, told commissioners the county has much more infrastructure than most people think. He
It was a doleful tune that seventh graders and their parents sang for USD 383 board members Wednesday night. In brief, there is no room for them in the middle school choir program. Several students and parents told the board that rising demand among eighth graders
Several events this weekend are for kids or feature area youth. On Friday morning, don’t miss the timeless tale about a mischievous flying boy and his band of Lost Boys that never grow up with Disney’s “Peter Pan,” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.
Witness testimony continued Thursday in a trial for a Manhattan man accused of armed robbery in an October 5, 2012, home invasion. Levertis Horne, 22, was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of attempted robbery, one count of aggravated battery and one count of aggravated
Paul and Sandra Edgerley, Brookline, Massachusetts, gave a $10 million gift to support the new building for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The proposed building plan has 140,000 square feet of space featuring tiered classrooms, a large showcase lecture hall, computer labs, a
Peter Dorhout, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Kansas State University, has been selected as a 2013 American Chemical Society fellow and will be recognized at the society’s upcoming fall national meeting in Indianapolis. “This is an honor
Nearly 200 researchers, students, ranchers and conservationists will gather in Manhattan Aug. 12-14 for the biennial America’s Grasslands Conference. The event will focus on the status, threats and opportunities facing America’s declining grasslands. It is the first time for Kansas State University to host
Wanda Booz Williamson, 96, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills - Bramlage House. She was born Oct. 1, 1916, at Glen Elder. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Gene Henry, 75, of Randolph died Wednesday at Autumn Hills in Riley. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
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