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  • Hotel set to open Wednesday ahead of K-State-Auburn game Bluemont roof.phatch

    As K-State prepares for its Thursday football game against Auburn, the Bluemont Hotel is getting ready for its noon opening the day before. The hotel, embracing its location next to Kansas State and Aggieville, has plenty of purple as well .

  • Board approves medical building

    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board on Monday approved the preliminary plans for the Mercy Regional Health Center medical office building. The building was a part of a rezoning proposal for the 21-acre Mercy campus. The structure would be built .

  • RCPD to test cameras

    Riley County police will soon begin testing a new batch of officer-worn cameras. The cameras will be used in the second phase of the Riley County Police Department’s project to test whether it wants to fully implement body-worn cameras .

  • Board to discuss separating middle school football

    School district administrators are considering separating seventh- and eighth-grade football, which have been combined since 2011. The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss it at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. According to agenda information, the reason for the proposal is to .

  • Game traffic may affect local school bus routes

    Manhattan USD 383 bus routes around Bill Snyder Family Stadium could be delayed on Thursday by as much as 45 minutes because of Kansas State University’s 6:30 p.m. game against Auburn University. According to a report from USD 383 director of communications .

  • Residential construction continues upward trend

    New residential construction continues unabated in Pottawatomie County, as evidenced by figures reported to the county commission Monday by Appraiser Lois Schlegel. Of the 76 property sales in August, 35 were vacant lots, according to Schlegel, an indication of continued brisk residential .

  • Schoen: Review shows mother’s complaints don’t align with facts

    The Riley County Law Enforcement Board is prepared to put to bed a woman’s complaints about police treatment of her son during a shooting investigation. On Monday, Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen reviewed with the board the .

  • Firefighters say stove caused Ogden house fire

    Firefighters believe an unattended stove is to blame for a house fire outside Ogden Monday night. Riley County and Manhattan firefighters responded to the house, 2438 Woodside Lane, at about 12:10 a.m. Riley County Fire Chief Pat Collins said the fire .

  • ‘We don’t anoint people’

    Bernie Sanders, the independent U.S. senator from Vermont, doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in Honolulu of becoming president. Or of winning the Democratic nomination, for that matter, especially if Hillary Clinton, a former senator and secretary of .

  • Scottish vote could affect U.S.

    Whether the question is posed in a commissioned survey or asked casually on the street, most answers are similar. The saddest of them sounds roughly like this… Q: “What do you think of Scotland’s vote on independence this week?” .

  • Vet warns about eggs from backyard chickens

    Whether raising chickens in your backyard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist says what you don’t know about your chickens could hurt you or others. Ronette Gehring, associate professor of veterinary .

  • Tickets still available to see stars at McCain

    Tickets are still available to see two of television’s brightest comedy stars, K-State alumnus and two-time Emmy winner Eric Stonestreet and five-time Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson, at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “An Evening with Eric Stonestreet .







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