• Gov. doesn’t want to raise per-student aid

    TOPEKA — Education is in line to receive funding increases but not at the desired levels for educators. Gov. Sam Brownback released his proposed adjustments to the fiscal years 2014 and 2015 budget Thursday. The plan remains the same for K-12 funding with .

  • County approves siren for University Park

    The Riley County Commission on Thursday approved the purchase of a tornado siren to replace the existing siren in University Park. Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said he also hopes to replace sirens in Keats and Leonardville in the near .

  • K-State buys Lafene building from Mercy

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Board of Regents gave approval on Wednesday for the purchase of the old Memorial Hospital building, part of which is leased by Lafene Health Center, K-State’s student health clinic. The purchase of the property at 1105 Sunset .

  • 1 dead in accident Logging (1).phatch

    A person died Thursday morning after an accident at a job site in Manhattan. Riley County police, emergency services and the Manhattan Fire Department responded to a call at 10:18 a.m. Thursday that a person had been injured in or .

  • Design earns $5,000 scholarship for K-State architecture student

    Sara Todavchick’s work in her fall comprehensive architecture studio is earning more than a grade. The fourth-year architecture student at Kansas State University is receiving a $5,000 scholarship as the winner of a College of Architecture, Planning & Design competition .

  • USD 475, Fort Riley moving ahead with plans for new school on post

    FORT RILEY — Geary County Unified School District 475 and Fort Riley are moving forward with the construction of a replacement elementary school on post. The organizations are figuring out the next steps for the project, currently scheduled to begin construction in .

  • K-State research helping fight deadly strain of influenza

    The novel avian H7N9 influenza virus has caused more than 130 human infections with 43 deaths in China. New research, conducted under the supervision of Kansas State University’s Juergen Richt, is showing promise in helping to fight this deadly virus. “.


    Genevieve L. “Genny” Matthews, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Great Bend. She was the daughter of Fred and Ruby (Parker) McClure.&.

  • Governor doesn’t waver on his vision

    Gov. Sam Brownback touched on a lot of topics Wednesday during his State of the State Address before a joint session of the Kansas Legislature. Perhaps of particular interest in Manhattan was his assertion that “Our universities are critical.” He .

  • Patterson works to keep team focused on improving Debyelling.phatch

    Deb Patterson is just trying to focus on today and then move on to tomorrow. It’s really just one step at a time for the Kansas State women’s basketball coach, as she prepares her team for another big-time .

  • ’64 K-State basketball team a winner and a savior

    Oh what a game. A marvelous effort that not only produced a victory on the basketball court but also very well may have saved Kansas State’s status as a major university in the state and nation. In 1964! Hyperbole? No .

  • Hands-on exhibit shows principles at work on gridiron Peripheralvision.phatch

    For those who need a football fix during this off-season lull, the Flint Hills Discovery Center has just what the doctor ordered. Or maybe that should be “what the coach ordered.” In the spirit of the center’s mission, “Football” .


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