Teachers and the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district are still working on negotiating their contracts for the upcoming year. The Manhattan-Ogden school board held a special meeting Wednesday pertaining to negotiations, however, it was an executive session, which means it was not open to the public
Developers shouldn’t be surprised if a Riley County commissioner rejects invitations to visit their land. County counselor Clancy Holeman advised the commission at its meeting Thursday to turn down invitations to visit sites that could come before commissioners for land use and development consideration.
One book, two book, another book from Dr. Seuss went on sale Tuesday. The manuscript and illustrations for the book, “What Pet Should I Get?” were found hidden in 2013 in the late Theodor Seuss Geisel’s, “Dr. Seuss”, home in La Jolla, California, by his
Even a “perfect storm” can produce a silver lining. Two dramatic acts of nature have pushed the Manhattan region close to reaping a whopping cash benefit that could ease fears of future flooding from Wildcat Creek – not to mention creating infrastructure to make the area
The 1st Infantry Division will welcome a new deputy commanding general and bid farewell to three others during a ceremony in Fort Riley’s Victory Park Thursday. Brig. Gen. John S. Kolasheski will serve as the division’s new deputy commanding general for maneuver. Before
Topeka police said it will take up to a week to positively identify a body found Monday in a Dillons parking lot in Topeka that family members believe to be Bob Griffith, a missing Manhattan man. Lt. Colleen Stuart, of the Topeka Police department, said
A body found in a vehicle in a Dillons parking lot in Topeka was preliminarily identified as that of a missing Manhattan man, according to his family. Though Topeka police have not positively identified the man, family members of Bob Griffith, 54, posted on a Facebook
There has been so much road construction in Manhattan this summer that drivers have essentially seen the city’s entire supply of orange cones. Assistant city manager Kiel Mangus said during an intergovernmental luncheon on Monday that the city didn’t have enough cones a
A Manhattan man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Monday for an April shooting near Aggieville. In Riley County District Court, Chief Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Dontay Tabron, 21, to 89 months in prison for second-degree attempted murder. Tabron had pleaded no contest to
The Pott County Sheriff’s Department budget request for 2016 includes funds for a narcotics detective and a company to manage medical costs for the jail. Sheriff Greg Riat told commissioners Monday he isn’t seeking wage increases for his department, other than the normal 1.6-percent
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