• Board approves 3-story apartment project, residents say structure doesn’t belong in neighborhood

    Residents and planning board officials are still in disagreement over the proposed Islamic Center of Manhattan apartment building. The Manhattan Urban Planning Board on Monday unanimously approved the Noor Residence planned unit development, a proposed apartment building that will replace .

  • Law board approves body cameras for most officers Bodycam.phatch

    Cameras will capture nearly every Riley County police interaction in the near future. The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board on Monday unanimously approved a four-page policy on the use of body-worn cameras for the Riley County Police Department. The .

  • Old Chicago leaving downtown

    Old Chicago will relocate later this year. The restaurant, currently at 100 Manhattan Town Center, will move to the Grand Mere Village area, which is at the corner of Vanesta Drive and Kimball Avenue. General manager Mike Rice said the new .

  • Commissioners balk at proposed use of prime lot in business park

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday deferred action on a site plan for a prospective new business in Green Valley Business Park until it could confer with Pottawatomie County Economic Development. Gregg Webster, zoning administrator, presented a site plan from Robert’.

  • Work stopped at KSU Foundation site for injury investigation

    Steel work at the Kansas State University construction project has stopped as officials investigate a work site injury. A worker was reportedly injured shortly after 10:30 a.m. Monday at the construction site of the K-State Foundation building, 1800 Kimball Ave., according .

  • Residents cite housing, mental health as concerns

    Quality of life issues earned high marks among Pottawatomie County residents, but affordable housing and availability of mental health services were among the concerns of those same residents surveyed a year ago for the Pottawatomie County Community Needs Assessment. The .

  • K-State student from Salina wins Goldwater Scholarship

    Kansas State University student Joshua Nelson, Salina, is the university’s newest Barry M. Goldwater scholar, while Aaron Messerla, Manhattan, is a Goldwater scholar honorable mention. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from .

  • Man shot during attempted robbery still negotiating plea

    Plea negotiations are still in the works for a Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an attempted robbery in November. Tom Addair, the attorney representing 19-year-old Christopher Hudgins who is accused of attempted aggravated robbery, conspiracy and .

  • Let’s not overlook Arbor Day

    The Washington Times doesn’t think much of Earth Day. Maybe the conservative newspaper is correct. Maybe, as it contends in an editorial, Earth Day, which since its inception in 1970 has been commemorated on April 22, “hijacked” the traditional celebration of .

  • Spencers Theatre of Illusion a great family show Christopher.conner1

    The McCain Performance Series continued Sunday afternoon with Spencers Theatre of Illusion. Kevin and Cindy Spencer are the husband and wife duo behind the show, with Kevin being the stage presence while Cindy serves as the assistant onstage and behind .

  • Indians take 2nd at home triangular Scipio 50free.phatch

    In a rare Monday meet, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team took second place in a home triangular with Emporia and Hays at the KSU Natatorium. Because of KSHSAA rules about scheduling events that conflict with other activities, the .

  • Ballet set at McCain

    The Russian National Ballet Theatre will perform “Don Quixote,” the ballet based on Miguel de Cervantes’ epic tale of romance and chivalry at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. The full-length ballet, set in imperial .


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