Dam the levee. It needs to be raised. City commissioners plan to hear a presentation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on raising the levee at their regular meeting Tuesday night. When the levee was constructed, it was supposed to hold up to 110,000
A Fort Riley soldier accused of rape today pleaded not guilty to each of the seven sex crime charges lodged against him. Christopher Bates, 31, appeared in Riley County District Court for his arraignment, where the charges against him were read by Judge David Stutzman. Bates
New findings show that many Americans are at risk for high blood pressure because of too much sodium in our diets - and the risk is especially high for children. The study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings show
Joseph E. Sanders, 92, formerly of Centralia, died Friday at his daughter’s home in rural Havensville. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 7, 1921, at Home City, the son of Joseph W. and Arcena Crevier Sanders. During World War II he
LouAnn Livingston, 75, of St. George, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on July 26, 1938, in Manhattan, the daughter of Carl and Waunita (Kientz) Meyer. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen
Mary Jo Tracy, 81, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Sept. 19, 1932, in Topeka. Complete obituary information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
The Riley County Health Department changed its service delivery after a patient flow analysis. The health department has switched many of its services from walk-in only to open access scheduling, a type of scheduling that allows for same day or next day appointments. By
To the Editor: Some of our vaunted solons in Washington are quarreling among themselves about how much yet again to reduce food stamps provided qualified recipients under the Farm Bill. At the same time our solons are quarreling about reform of
To the Editor: I have suspected for a long time that no one ever listens to me! In September, I wrote a letter to the editor concerning the KU professor’s comments on the NRA. It was printed in the Manhattan Mercury and Lawrence Journal-World.
Even before Kansas State took the court against Oklahoma State on Saturday, Wildcats’ coach Bruce Weber wanted his team to begin thinking about another team. (Kansas State guard Will Spradling runs to the bench to celebrate his teammate’s 74-71 upset victory over No. 6 Oklahoma
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