C. R. “Bud” Crabtree, 86, of Twin Falls, Idaho, formerly of Manhattan, died Thursday, May 8, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bud was born to William Clinton and Corda A. (Logsdon) Crabtree on April 19, 1928, in St. Joseph, Mo.  Bud married .

  • Rock Creek softball defeats Riley County

    The Rock Creek softball team won their regional opener on Monday, beating Riley County 10-0 to advance to play Rossville in Rossville today in the regional semi-finals. With a win, the Mustangs would advance to a regional final, also tonight, .

  • Tours of West Stadium Center available

    The West Stadium Center at Bill Snyder Family Stadium will be available for public tours this summer beginning June 2, K-State officials announced Tuesday. Fans will be able to visit the new 215,000 square-foot facility three days a week during the months .

  • Currie trying to get Romero her release from K-State Leti romero.phatch

    According to the Kansas State student-athlete handbook, the decision of the appeals committee is final. Yet, Wednesday it was learned K-State athletic director John Currie has attempted to reverse the committee’s decision to deny women’s basketball player Leti .

  • Police investigating report of sexual assault in Ogden

    Riley County police on Tuesday afternoon were investigating a complaint of sexual assault in Ogden between two people who know each other. According to a report from public information officer Matthew Droge, no arrests had been made as of about 3 .

  • RCPD says it won’t change alcohol policy

    The Riley County Police Department’s policy on how it handles alcohol violation citations isn’t going to change, officials said Monday. During a Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meeting, RCPD Assistant Director John Doehling said the department reviewed .

  • Aggieville signs could go digital

    Manhattan could soon see more digital signs in Aggieville and at churches and schools if the city approves changes to local regulations. The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board received an update Monday on the ongoing sign regulation changes. Senior planner .

  • Report: Plane broke apart in mid-air in 2012 crash

    LAKE WALES, Fla. — A National Transportation Safety Board report details how a small plane carrying a Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children plunged to the ground after parts of both wings and the horizontal stabilizer broke off in .

  • Board to consider mill levy increase

    The USD 383 Board of Education members will consider raising the local mill levy to help fund its capital outlay budget, potentially raising property taxes. The discussion will happen at the board’s Wednesday meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Currently, the .

  • RCPD forms special reaction team to address violations at Pillsbury

    Visitors to the Pillsbury Crossing Wildlife Area may have noticed an increased Riley County police presence in recent weeks. On Monday, RCPD Patrol Division Capt. Kurt Moldrup told the Riley County police board that the department recently has had a “.

  • Burn season unusually busy in Pott County

    This spring was an expensive and time-consuming burn season in Pottawatomie County. There were 837 controlled pasture fires during the April burn season and 69 of those (more than eight percent) got out of control, requiring a response from between three and .

  • Officials expect another surge in construction

    Pottawatomie County officials are anticipating another surge in new housing construction this year. Appraiser Lois Schlegel, in her monthly update to county commissioners Monday, reported 87 property sales in the county during April — considerably higher than the 60 sales during the same .


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