Friday, October 9, 2015


  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 08, 2015

    County funds up $3.5M from 2014

    Budget numbers are looking good in Riley County so far this year, according to reports from the treasurer’s office, board of health and budget and planning committee.

  • Local |Business | October 08, 2015

    Bridge pier put to use after years of waiting

    After nearly two decades of informally greeting visitors with nothing, a bridge pier within the next few weeks officially will greet motorists entering Manhattan on Highway 177.

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | October 08, 2015

    Majority of board members voice frustrations at meeting

    What appeared beforehand to be a fairly routine meeting didn’t reach the Pledge of Allegiance before a majority of USD 383 board members spoke out against the Kansas Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 08, 2015

    Alcohol, prescription pills caused man’s July death

    Griffith, the former chief financial officer at GTM, had disappeared July 20. The autopsy report cites the combined effects of ethanol, hydrocodone, hydromorphone and diphenhydramine as the cause of Griffith’s death, which the report concluded was a suicide.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 08, 2015

    Fort Riley soldier killed in crash

    A Fort Riley soldier was killed early Thursday morning in a crash on U.S. Highway 77 that closed the road for several hours.

State & Region

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 08, 2015

    KSU child development center receives five-year accreditation

    The nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals has once again recognized Kansas State University’s Center for Child Development with its prestigious accreditation.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Agriculture | October 08, 2015

    Researchers uncover new genetic markers for wheat improvement

    Kansas State University wheat scientists have completed the first study of a chromosome in a tertiary gene pool and have called it a breakthrough in exploring wheat wild relatives for future crop improvement.

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 08, 2015

    K-State Theatre opens season with ‘Eurydice’

    K-State Theatre opens season with love story ‘Eurydice’ based on Greek mythology Kansas State University’s K-State Theatre will open the 2015-2016 season with Sarah Ruhl’s “Eurydice,” based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2015

    Ex-city attorney Bill Raymond facing child porn charges

    Bill Raymond, the former city attorney for Manhattan, has been indicted on federal charges of distributing child pornography.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2015

    Officials ID body as wife of soldier

    Officials have identified the body found Sept. 22 on Fort Riley as a soldier’s wife who was first reported missing Aug. 21.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | October 07, 2015

    Regents study opening universities to guns

    As the nation mourns those killed in last week’s mass shooting at an Oregon community college, Kansas universities are preparing to implement a law that will allow most people to carry concealed firearms without a permit on campus.

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 07, 2015

    K-State students seeking rental inspection program

    Renewed talk of a rental inspection program came Tuesday from K-State students during the Manhattan City Commission meeting.

  • Local |Business | October 07, 2015

    CVB hoping survey reveals why visitors come to city

    The Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau is conducting a survey to better understand the needs of visitors.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | October 07, 2015

    In speech, Frank blasts responses of left, right to Great Recession

    Thomas Frank on Tuesday said liberals and conservatives have done little to prevent a future economic crisis in the wake of the Great Recession.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 07, 2015

    RCPD seeking info about accident resulting in death of 6-year-old

    Police are seeking assistance from people who may have witnessed a wreck that killed a 6-year-old girl on Monday.

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