City commissioners on Tuesday approved the construction of a sewer line for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) during their legislative meeting. Commissioner Karen McCulloh said during the meeting that the $300,000 project would be funded by money already set aside by the city.
Tough and tougher. That would seem to be the direction building restrictions in the city’s floodplain are headed — if discussion at Tuesday night’s city commission meeting was any indication. City planner Chad Bunger suggested that new regulations should be put in place, and
A Dara’s Fast Lane clerk’s vehicle was stolen this morning after the convenience store was robbed by a gunman. According to a press release from the RCPD, a man entered the store at 1816 Claflin Road with a weapon at 2:45 a.m. and demanded
Seven officers and two good Samaritans received awards for meritorious service at the Riley County law board meeting Monday. Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen presented civilians Richard Paynter and Drew Riffel the Life Saving Award for their service in an apartment building arson
Staff reports Ready, set, skate. The Manhattan Department of Parks and Recreation announced the ice rink is now open at Wefald Pavilion at City Park. The cost to skate is $3 per person. Skate rental is also $3 per person. Those who want to watch but not
Elizabeth Ann Reed, 71, of Riley, died Wednesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Additional obituary information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
Sometimes even a fairly routine movie will have substantial features of interest. Here’s one about the new movie sequel “Best Man Holiday”: how was writer and director Malcolm D. Lee able to bring back the original cast fourteen years after the release of “The
Americans who thought the decade-plus US commitment to Afghanistan would be coming to an end next year are in for a surprise. In the works is an agreement that would ensure a U.S. troop presence of 7,000 to 15,000 troops — down from the approximately 50,000 now — in
To the Editor: On behalf of the 2013 Manhattan High School cross country boys and girls team, I would like to thank all those who supported our efforts throughout the years and who shared the celebration after our boys won the 6A state championship. The successes
The continuing federal budget battle is hurting biomedical research. If Congress does not stop sequestration, in 2014 alone, Kansas stands to lose $21.5 million in research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means fewer jobs, fewer research discoveries and fewer patients treated with the
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