• Commissioners approve building panel bylaws

    Riley County commissioners on Monday took their first action as the Riley County Public Building Commission in approving the panel’s bylaws. The bylaws are similar to ones commissioners described in public forums on the PBC’s creation a few .

  • Pott County building permits climb

    Pottawatomie County issued more than three times the number of building permits in December as it did for the same period in 2013. Gregg Webster, zoning administrator, reported 19 building permits issued in Pott County last month with a total value of $3,429,300. .

  • Cats brace for tough matchup with Bears

    Brittney Griner is gone. Odyssey Sims is gone. So now Baylor can be beaten? Not quite. The fifth-ranked Bears come into Manhattan for tonight’s matchup with Kansas State as still one of the best teams in the country, and .

  • Weber says K-State can right skid

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber isn’t hiding from the fact his team is struggling. But he’s not ready to give up his positive outlook on the rest of the season. The Wildcats are 7-7 now after losing three .

  • Indians to face Seaman tonight

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team finished off December with a 4-0 record and a 99-53 win over rival Junction City to head into the holiday break. It’s back to the grind with tonight’s 6 p.m. tip against .

  • Cameron: Royals gambling on new of f-season acquisitions

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals’ run to the final game of the World Series produced enough electricity to keep Ogden lit up for decades. And guess what? Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in about seven weeks. Can we get .

  • Former KSU coach headed to Sparks

    Brian Agler is very familiar with how talented the Los Angeles Sparks are, having coached against them for so many years. Now he’ll get a chance to lead them. Agler — who was the head women’s coach at Kansas .

  • ‘Unbroken’ proves more numbing than inspiring Christopher.conner

    The film adaptation of the book by Linda Hillenbrand and directed by Angelina Jolie, “Unbroken” follows the story of Louis Zamperini. Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) is the bombardier on a B-24 piloted by Phil (Domhnall Gleeson) in the Pacific during .

  • Heading in the right direction

    We’re delighted to learn that drug and alcohol abuse among middle- and high-school students is on the decline, and we hope the trend continues. We’d also like to believe that substance abuse is declining because more young people .

  • Crises create opportunities

    “You never let a serious crisis go to waste… It’s an opportunity to do things you think you couldn’t do before.” Rahm Emanuel, former Obama chief of staff. In American politics, major policy change comes in two ways. .

  • City weighing designs for downtown, Aggieville garages

    City commissioners at their meeting Tuesday will consider designs for new parking garages downtown and in Aggieville. The city in August entered into a design contract for $53,650 with the firm Bartlett and West to study sites for the potential structures, .

  • Drug contract to save $15,000

    Riley County commissioners agreed Monday to end the county’s agreement with Barry’s Drug Center, which has been the official provider of prescription drug services for inmates in the county jail since 2005. Instead, the county will agree with a .





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