• Can RCPD discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender ID?

    Q: The Manhattan City Commission excluded the Riley County Police Department from its ordinance that offers protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Does that mean the RCPD can discriminate against those groups? A: While it wouldn’.

  • Fort Riley announces upcoming gate changes

    Several changes are scheduled to occur soon at some of Fort Riley’s gates. On Sept. 26, 12th Street Gate will have only a commercial vehicles lane. While personally owned vehicles will still be allowed access, there will no longer be .

  • Estabrook to appear on ballot in state race

    Manhattan-Ogden school board member Aaron Estabrook will run as an independent for the State Board of Education after a successful petition. Estabrook, a Manhattan resident, will face off against Deena L. Horst, a Republican from Salina, in November for her 6.

  • City must do more to keep business climate healthy

    To the Editor: Hastings is going out of business, and over the next few weeks its Manhattan store will be picked clean as bored cashiers wait to lose their jobs. Does the city plan to fill the space after the .

  • Christians should reach out to those our society rejects

    To the Editor: Given the current political climate and a public discourse dominated by fear and anger, it is time for those of us who claim to follow Christ to be reminded again of our calling.  Back in February .

  • Does Rodriguez have an encore?

    It’s amazing how much legislation one individual can influence simply by winning an election without having served a moment on the board to which he was elected. Consider Marvin Rodriguez, who despite not being particularly well known, defeated Riley .


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Drive (lower level). Prayer at 9:30 a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Children’s services provided. Special Hear and Be Healed Seminar from 9 a.m. .


    Kap Chun Eitemiller, 92, Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Korea. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan..

  • Public building board nixed

    The Riley County Commission voted Thursday to abolish the Public Building Commission, which the commission created in 2014. The purpose of the building commission was to give commissioners more authority to borrow money without needing public approval to issue general obligation .

  • K-State Marching Band concert, Brew at the Zoo and more

    K-State students are coming back, and the sounds of more than 400 musical instruments fill the air around Memorial Stadium as the Kansas State University Marching Band camp begins. The band hosts its first concert with the annual KSUMB Night in .

  • County rejects KSU appraisal request

    Riley County commissioners rejected a request on Thursday from K-State officials to move ahead with an appraisal of three properties on Claflin Road that the university hopes to purchase in the future. After reaching a consensus earlier this month to .

  • USD 383 enrollment up slightly in preliminary count

    The Manhattan-Ogden school district has about 30 more students this year. Eric Reid, assistant superintendent, reported the preliminary enrollment for the school district’s K-12 schools to the school board Wednesday night. He said the official count will not be published .


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