Wednesday, July 27, 2016


  • Local |Government & Politics | July 26, 2016

    Citing caseload, county attorney’s budget request up 18%

    Expenditures by the county attorney’s office will increase by about 18 percent if Pottawatomie County commissioners ultimately approve the 2017 budget request proposed Monday.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 26, 2016

    Swanson has big cash lead on Martin

    Rep. Susie Swanson, R-Clay Center, raised more than seven times the amount of her opponent, Kathy Martin, ahead of their 64th District Republican primary.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 25, 2016

    Big 1st race a dead heat

    Roger Marshall and U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp are deadlocked in the race for the “Big First” congressional district two weeks ahead of the Republican primary, according to a new poll.

  • Local |Neighbors | July 25, 2016

    Manhattan man to toss first pitch at NBC World Series

    The home office of Harry Manges, a retired K-State agricultural engineering professor, has many items that show his life’s work.

  • Local |Business | July 24, 2016

    Manhattan institution says goodbye to customers, community

    While the heavy rain darkened the sky and flooded the streets of Manhattan on July 13, an Aggieville institution was selling to customers one last time.

State & Region
  • July 26, 2016 | State Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish

    SEATTLE (AP) — University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fish.

  • July 26, 2016 | State 47 people arrested at Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police say more than 40 people were arrested at two Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey over the weekend on a variety of charges including assaulting police and selling items without a permit.

  • July 26, 2016 | State Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms.

  • July 26, 2016 | State Powerball Jackpot-Top 10 largest US Jackpots

    The Powerball drawing on Wednesday will give lottery players a shot at a jackpot of $422 million, which would rank as the nation's 11th largest lottery payout. Here's a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots and the winners' home states:

  • July 26, 2016 | State Coast Guard: 46 people rescued from sinking boat off Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said.

Local News
  • Local |Kansas State University | July 24, 2016

    K-State’s Wefald Hall on target for completion as fall semester nears

    K-State’s newest residence hall is on track to be finished before students move in next month, even if it doesn’t look like it from the outside.

  • Local |Public Health |Kansas State University | July 23, 2016

    Climate, landscape changes may lead to rabid skunks

    While striped skunks already have a nose-worthy reputation for being avoided, new research at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine finds they carry a serious health threat for humans and animals: rabies.

  • Local |Business | July 23, 2016

    Midway lures fairgoers with rides, promise of prizes

    As much as people might have tried, it was hard to resist the carnival games Friday night at the Riley County Fair.

  • Local |Business | July 23, 2016

    Grocery store emphasizes homegrown products

    “Homegrown.” It’s nice to enjoy homegrown products fresh from the garden, for example.  Today we’ll learn about a store that is providing lots of good products in a rural community.

  • Local |Business | July 23, 2016

    Advanced Property promotes employee

    Advanced Property Management promoted Karl Kramer to chief operating officer.

  • Local | July 22, 2016

    Pieces of history draw tourists to small Paxico

    When Steve Hund started his business in the early ’70s, Paxico’s downtown was almost entirely abandoned. Roughly 40 years later, the store is one of seven antique shops that together have turned Paxico into a tourist destination.

  • Local |Business | July 22, 2016

    As $15.5 million renovation nears completion, Via Christi offers a first look

    Via Christi officials on Thursday blessed new and improved parts of the hospital.

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 22, 2016

    John Armbrust honored at Fort Riley ceremony

    The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters team welcomed three new leaders and bid farewell to the executive director of the Governor’s Military Council during a Victory with Honors ceremony Thursday afternoon.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 22, 2016

    Pinkall to help create opening ceremony at Rio Olympics

    K-State’s Bryan Pinkall has that Olympic touch. The assistant professor of music is for a second time lending his talents to the staging of an Olympic opening ceremony.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 21, 2016

    Board mulling flat mill levy

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board could get more money without raising the mill levy to help shore up the district’s contingency funds.

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2016

    4-Hers aim for high marks at fair’s food exhibition

    Finding the recipe for success is no small task. For Riley County 4-Hers participating in this year’s food and nutrition exhibition Wednesday afternoon at the annual Riley County Fair.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 21, 2016

    District chooses 5 planning proposals

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday whittled down the number of long-range planning proposals it is considering from eight to five.

  • Local |Public Health |Kansas State University | July 21, 2016

    K-State pushes forward on Zika virus amid reports of domestic case

    K-State is pushing forward with Zika virus research as the United States deals with what could be its first homegrown case.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 20, 2016

    City OKs LGBT protection ordinance

    The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is on track to receive discrimination protections beginning this fall.

  • Local |Business | July 20, 2016

    Cross-country race makes midway pit stop in Manhattan

    A caravan of 19 solar-powered cars made a pit stop in Manhattan on Wednesday to soak up some rays.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 20, 2016

    Panel approves 3 judge candidates

    A nominating commission has submitted the names of three candidates for 21st Judicial District court judge to Gov. Sam Brownback, the Office of Judicial Administration announced Tuesday.

  • Local | July 20, 2016

    Heat index expected to hit 109 degrees this weekend

    A combination of hot days and steamy nights will produce a heat wave over the central plains region this week.

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 20, 2016

    Commission approves Phase II of parks study

    The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved Tuesday moving forward with Phase II of the Parks and Recreation Facility Feasibility Study.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | July 19, 2016

    Preliminary hearing set for local developer

    A preliminary hearing was set for a Manhattan developer facing four counts of unlawful sexual relations with a Riley County High School student.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | July 19, 2016

    Officers discuss non-lethal training

    The Riley County Police Department responded to 57,000 calls for service in 2015, with 75 cases resulting in use of force, Lt. Greg Steere told the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board on Monday.

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