Riley County commissioners honored retiring county treasurer Eileen King Monday morning by presenting her with a plaque honoring her 30 years of service in the public sector. King, who announced her retirement in June, will be replaced by Shilo Heger, who .
Even in retirement, Tom Lehmann isn’t about to relinquish his title of “The Dough Doctor.” After about 50 years, the 70-year-old Manhattan-area resident is stepping down from his bakery assistance director position at Manhattan-based AIB International, where he became known .
The second Everybody Counts event for people and families in need will happen Saturday. Organizers are describing the event as a community celebration with a cookout and children’s activities, including a bouncy house. But it also serves as a .
Two street construction projects should be completed Friday as crews begin work on a slate of new projects. Construction at the 17th Street and Laramie Street intersection, and work on Poyntz Avenue and U.S. Highway 24 outside the entrance to .
JUNCTION CITY — An arraignment hearing for a Kansas City man facing murder charges in both Geary and Riley counties was continued on Monday when his attorney indicated they’re seeking to have an aggravated robbery charge dismissed in the Geary .
Riley County District Judge John Bosch on Monday assigned a new attorney to defend Jerred Snyder, the Manhattan man accused of kidnapping and robbing a man in one case and pawning stolen items in another. Bosch appointed Jillian Waesche to .
Although tentative agreements in Washington, D.C., often don’t amount to much, there’s reason for optimism that one worked out over the weekend between key House and Senate leaders might hold up. Perhaps the primary reason is that .
As of this morning, the Israeli bombardment and invasion of Gaza have killed an more than 1,000 Palestinians, wounded more than 4,000 and dislocated at least 100,000 residents fleeing Israeli troops and bombs. The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice condemns Israel’s .
After 14 years in the program and 10 years as head coach, Scott Mall has resigned as head coach of the Manhattan High softball team. Mall decided to step down in order to give another coach the chance to guide the team. .
“And So It Goes” is a modest little movie. It stars actors whose big box-office days are behind them, tells a familiar story intended to soothe older patrons, and doesn’t seem to have spent much money on sets, costumes, .
Robert L. “Bob” Funk, 87, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Asbury Park in Newton. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 21, 1926, in Newton to Theo and Lydia (Hiebert) Funk. He lived in Hillsboro, where his father owned .
Paul Lyndon Branson II, 47, St. Joseph, Mo., formerly of Manhattan, died suddenly Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his parents’ home. According to a family member, Mr. Branson died after suffering either a pulmonary embolism or a heart attack. Efforts to revive him .
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