• MHS alumna graduates from Berkeley Law School

    Carrie C. Hall received her Juris Doctor from Berkeley Law School in California. Hall is a 2005 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 2009 graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago. In September, she will begin a position with the Alameda County .

  • USD 383 educators recognized for tech use

    Discovery Education has named Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 educators STAR Discovery Educators for their commitment to harnessing digital learning to inspire students’ curiosity and prepare them for future careers. STAR Discovery Educators are members of the Discovery Educator Network (DEN), .

  • Japan opens a new era for military

    While attention has been focused on Ukraine, Iraq and the Middle East, something has occurred on the other side of the world that carries just as much risk for our security: The New York Times put it well with its .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, July 14, 2014 9:00 – JJC 9:00 Ayers, Shannon Status (14 CR 255 Dom Batt, DWS) JJC III 9:00 Batson, Joseph Motion for Parole (13 TR 2331 DUI #3) BRW III 9:00 Black, Benita SENTENCING (14 CR 172 Making False Info) BRW III 9:00 Brannon, Dawn Status (13 CR 324 Checks, if not paid) BRW III 9:00 .

  • Take a lesson from Texas

    We’d like to advise the leaders of the Kansas system of higher education: Don’t mess with Texas. University of Texas President Bill Powers was kicked out of office Thursday in a complicated political wrestling match with Gov. Rick .

  • Understanding Ukraine’s conflict

    The root cause of Ukraine’s recent regime change is a result of a geopolitical battle fought between the European Union and Russia. The internal conflict in Ukraine is a consequence of chronic corruption, impoverishment and an ethnic division that .

  • Manhattan Public Libary expansion ahead of schedule Libraryrenovations.phatch

    Construction at the Manhattan Public Library is halfway complete as of this week, and officials expect work to be finished in December. “We’re really happy to see it moving forward, and it’s very exciting seeing it getting toward .

  • Armbrust: Response key in Fort reductions

    Cuts are once again looming over Fort Riley. However, Governor’s Military Council executive director John Armbrust on Friday said action the community takes now could help determine the impact of the pending reductions. The Army has opened a 60-day .

  • USD 383 teachers get a raise

    Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 reached a tentative agreement on Thursday with local representatives of the teachers’ union, the National Education Association. The contract was agreed upon after five months of discussion about the 2014-15 school year. Some of the agreement’s highlights .

  • Pott County officials warn of ‘grandparents’ scam

    Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat on Thursday issued a warning to residents about a phone scam targeting grandparents that has already cost victims thousands of dollars. At least two Pottawatomie County residents have become victims of the scam, which, in .

  • Stampede to be featured on CMT show Saturday

    This year’s Kicker Country Stampede will be featured at 10 a.m. Saturday on CMT. The annual country music festival, which took place in June at Tuttle Creek State Park near Manhattan, will appear on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown. CMT .

  • Commissioners approve sewer upgrade for University Park

    Riley County commissioners voted Thursday to proceed on a $4.2 million overhaul of the sewer system in University Park. All three commissioners agreed to the motion. County engineer Leon Hobson has said the current sewer system — which was built in 1962 — is .


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