• POTT COUNTY: County takes step toward lowering subdivision speed limits

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday authorized Public Works director Peter Clark to draft a resolution lowering speed limits in the county’s 83 residential subdivisions. The move was the first of a two-part proposal by Clark to lower speed limits on certain .

  • Police investigating ‘skimmers’ found at Manhattan gas stations

    Riley County police are investigating the use of so-called “skimmers” at two area gas stations. RCPD spokesman Alexander Robinson said the devices, which read the magnetic strip on a debit or credit card when customers insert their card to pay .

  • USD 383: Board to consider reading grant

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider approving at its next meeting a state grant to initiate the Kansas Reading Roadmap program at Bergman, Northview and Ogden elementary schools. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz .

  • Police seek public’s help in finding burglar

    Police believe one person is responsible for multiple aggravated burglaries near Aggieville in the last month. In each case the burglar entered an occupied home and took items such as game consoles, laptops and cash. The burglar was confronted by .

  • Family planning worth investment

    Riley County Commission Chairman Ron Wells did citizens of this county a service Monday when he admonished his fellow commissioners, Ben Wilson and Marvin Rodriguez, for citing religious and social reasons for their reluctance last Thursday to support the Riley .

  • Church seeks removal of Indian mascots

    The the Editor: The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Manhattan (UUFM) is proud to announce a recently adopted resolution that supports removing Native American mascots from our community schools. As a religious congregation, we feel called to publicly support stances that .

  • Let Kansas students redesign license plates

    To the Editor: I don’t mean to be critical, but recent Kansas license plates have been rather boring. I have a suggestion. Open a statewide student competition to design the next plate. Encourage students to keep it simple using .

  • Dervish plays Irish music at the Wareham downtown

    K-State’s McCain Auditorium series has been using the Wareham downtown as a second house, a smaller auditorium into which it can bring musical acts for 7:00 and then 9:00 shows. The Wareham is where we saw Cyrus Chestnut’s terrific Jazz .

  • No ID yet on body found in burning car

    Associated Press LAWRENCE — Douglas County authorities are still trying to identify a body found in a burning car last week near Clinton Lake. Authorities say deputies were sent to the Rockhaven Campground near the lake last Tuesday on a report .

  • K-State looks to slow Collins in post

    DAYTON, Ohio — Tuesday’s contest between Kansas State and Wake Forest might be decided in the post. Wildcat forward D.J. Johnson has a chore on his hands as he takes on the task of guarding Demon Deacon forward and .

  • K-State to host Drake in NCAA tournament

    As the Kansas State women’s basketball team waited to learn its NCAA tournament destination, it felt a little like last year when the team was unsure of its postseason fate, even though the players knew a berth was almost .

  • Cats familiar with Manning in NCAA role

    DAYTON, Ohio — When Danny Manning led Kansas on a magic run to the 1988 NCAA Championship, Kansas State was on the wrong side of history. Manning led the sixth-seeded Jayhawks to a 71-58 win over the No. 4 seed Wildcats in the .


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