PLUM ISLAND, N.Y. — Historians say the Indian tribes who once inhabited Plum Island sold it in 1659 for a coat, a barrel of biscuits and 100 fishhooks. There’s no telling what it will go for this time. As federal government officials prepare to sell this 840
It took about 10 minutes for the floating to actually begin, but that’s just a guess. For about an hour on Wednesday, time — and most of my senses — were suspended as I floated in an oversized bathtub in complete darkness. It took some time to
More than 800 freshman girls have been bopping around K-State’s campus since Sunday, looking to get involved in the university community before classes start next week. Beginning Sunday afternoon with information sessions for parents and family members and ending Friday evening with a bid celebration,
College Republicans across the state have announced their opposition to the death penalty, prompting strong disapproval from some Republican lawmakers. The board of the Kansas Federation of College Republicans, representing campus organizations throughout the state, voted unanimously to pass a resolution calling for repeal of
USD 383 is struggling to make the wheels on the bus go round and round this fall. The school district needs 10 drivers to cover its daily routes, said Doug Messer, director of transportation for USD 383. Officials would prefer 15 to 20 total drivers to cover for field trips
The Riley County Mental Health Task Force will examine how to develop a new behavioral health facility. Local government, law enforcement and mental health officials addressed the area’s handling of mental health on Thursday during the joint Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County meeting.
A former Fort Riley soldier with almost 20 years of service was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for the rape of a girl younger than 14. In Riley County District Court, Judge David Stutzman on Thursday sentenced Timothy Charles Ayers, 42, to 98 months in prison for rape
Fireworks are the suspected culprit in a structure fire that caused more than $80,000 damage at a Manhattan residence Thursday night. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 1831 Fairchild Ave. at 11 p.m., where responders found a one-story detached garage with heavy smoke and fire showing from
K-State President Kirk Schulz told USA Today that recent changes allowing college athletes to have an additional $160 million in benefits will require “a little bit of trust.” Schulz, who also serves as chairman of the NCAA board of governors, was at the center of two
USD 383 Superintendent Bob Shannon will make the district’s case for more state cash Monday in Topeka, but first he needs to demonstrate to state officials how the district has “innovated and used efficiencies” to improve outcomes in district classrooms. The Manhattan-Ogden School District recently
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