City officials announced the appointment of a new Flint Hills Discovery Center director on Monday afternoon. Fred Goss was selected from an initial pool of 45 applicants following a national search and was chosen from four finalists who went through an extensive interview and selection process
Increased flood protection for portions of the Manhattan area could be an expensive proposition. That was the conclusion of a report heard Monday by Pottawatomie County commissioners concerning the idea of raising and possibly extending the levee that protects the city’s east side. In
Police released the name of a 15-year-old Manhattan boy taken into the custody of the Geary County Juvenile Detention Center after Riley County police detained him March 19 for several drug charges and battery against a law enforcement officer. Desmond Williams was detained in the 700 block
Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday authorized Leu Lowrey, public works director, to proceed with a plan to sell 117 acres of pasture north of the county landfill. The county purchased the acreage in 1991, in anticipation of one day needing to expand the landfill. Subsequent regulations, however, required
A small transformer caught fire at the Kansas State University dairy unit Saturday morning, causing little damage but leading to a small oil spill. Steve Galitzer, director of environmental health and safety at the university, said the fire, which occurred around 10:30 a.m., was put
K-State students from all majors will compete against their peers for a winning spot in The Next Big Thing. Guitar lessons, a recording studio, furniture design, fitness and a clothing line are some of the business ideas that have made it to the final round.
LaVon Blevins, 89, died Monday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan.
H.B. “Bebe” Lee, director of athletics at Kansas State University from 1956 to 1968, died Sunday at the age of 96 in Southport, N. C. Following a successful stint as head basketball coach at the University of Colorado, which culminated with a Final Four appearance in 1955, Lee
Five numbers of the best players in Kansas State women’s basketball history hang in the rafters of Bramlage Coliseum and none of those players ever accomplished what Brittany Chambers is doing right now for the Wildcats. The senior guard is playing some of the
Kansas State senior Rodney McGruder added to his list of postseason accomplishments on Monday when he was selected as an honorable mention All-American by The Associated Press. The All-America honor is the first of McGruder’s career, while he is the first Wildcat to earn
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