• Body First hires yoga instructor

    Yoga instructor Laura Rose joined the Body First Wellness and Recreation Center staff on April 15. Rose completed the YogaWorks 200-hour Foundational Teacher Training in January. Alexandria Crow led the training sessions at Orange Sky Yoga in Manhattan. Her training included .

  • Lockett drafted by Seahawks in 3rd round

    Tyler Lockett is headed to Seattle. Kansas State’s record-breaking wide receiver and return specialist was drafted Friday night in the third round of the NFL Draft — 69th overall — by the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle traded up with Washington to grab .

  • City asks RCPD to cover shortfall

    Manhattan city manager Ron Fehr on Thursday lobbied the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board for help covering a $500,000 shortfall because of delinquent property taxes. Fehr asked the law board to approve using a portion of RCPD’s $668,000 emergency reserve .

  • Sampler founder’s passion drives festival’s growth

    The Kansas Sampler Festival began as a book signing. Marci Penner and her father, Mil, had just published “Kansas Weekend Guide” and hosted about 1,000 people on their family farm near Inman in 1990. Last year, more than 11,000 people filled Wamego’s .

  • Military expert: Russia has will to use nuclear weapons

    A military expert says Russia has demonstrated a willingness to use nuclear weapons and also “hasn’t finished the job” in its invasion of Ukraine. Roger N. McDermott, a senior international fellow in the foreign military studies office at Fort .

  • USD 383’s reserve fund down $1.27M since 2010

    USD 383’s contingency reserve fund has declined by more than $1 million since 2010. The fund, designed for emergencies and unforeseen circumstances, is down $1,272,348 since that time and now sits at $1,339,635 after the school district transferred $250,000 from it this year into its .

  • April sales tax report shows robust growth

    April sales tax revenue increased nearly five percent from the same time last year. The city received $845,877 in sales tax revenue, according to the April sales tax report, which reflects the previous month’s sales. This is an increase of 4.85 .

  • ATA Bus offering free shuttle to Wamego

    A taste of some of the best things Kansas has to offer is only a shuttle ride away. ATA Bus is running a free shuttle service between Manhattan and Wamego for the Kansas Sampler Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The .

  • Bauman: Goofy Brown a good fit for Wildcats Brady047color.phatch

    Just before visiting with the media Thursday afternoon, Max Brown looked over to his teammate, Alex Bee, for approval and asked, “Accent?” Brown, a towering center fielder for Kansas State at 6-foot-6, then asked Bee another question. “Australian?” he inquired. .

  • MHS’ Epperson signs with Independence

    Through all his knee injuries and rehabilitation, Manhattan High baseball player AJ Epperson knew he wanted to keep playing as long as he possibly could. With his decision to play college baseball at Independence Community College next fall, he has .

  • Rock Creek, Riley County split softball series

    Rock Creek and Riley County split a Mid-East League softball doubleheader on Tuesday, with the Mustangs winning the first game 11-1 before the Falcons won Game 2, 5-2. Rock Creek jumped out to an early lead in the opener, scoring 10 runs .

  • Close email loophole in open records law

    When the Kansas budget director circulates details about budget proposals from his office email account, that information is subject to the Kansas Open Records Act. But if the budget director were to send those emails from a private email account, .


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