PHOENIX — A new invention is being highlighted at a national meeting. This invention, called a Chem-Blade, was selected as part of a national contest for agricultural entrepreneurs. The invention was created by an entrepreneur in rural Kansas. Ethan Eck is the founder and owner of
Manhattan High School students exceeded state and national averages for the ACT test. High school seniors take the ACT, a college-readiness benchmark test that scores the subjects of English, math, reading and science on a 36-point scale. Manhattan High’s 323 students had a composite score
Q: If someone has a “No. 2” accident in a city pool and it has to be closed, is there a penalty or fine for the perpetrator? A: It can certainly be a bit frustrating when your plans are interrupted by fecal matters, as has happened
Fort Riley soldiers are helping fight the massive wildfire raging across northeastern Washington — the largest forest fire the state has ever seen. Following the deaths of three firefighters last week, soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion are providing around-the-clock
With about a handful of people behind him, Josh Schwartz’s odds of winning a car were pretty high at Bishop Stadium on Thursday. The Manhattan High senior stepped up to the 2001 red Pontiac Grand Am, slid into the driver’s seat and turned his
A federal jury on Thursday convicted a Junction City man of stealing his father’s identity to apply for a VA home loan. Matthew Williams, 47, was convicted on one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. According to a release from
The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago. Raising about $11,000, the first-year’s race featured 125 participants. Since, it has grown to one of the biggest road races in
Women are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the sixth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Avenue in Manhattan.
Riley County commissioners voted Thursday to provide county funds to strengthen the Wildcat Creek Resiliency Fund grant application. The county will contribute $4,000 to a $10,000 tab for assistance from a lobbying firm. The Flint Hills Regional Council will provide another $1,000, and the city of Manhattan has
RILEY — The campaign for a $40 million federal grant to mitigate flooding along Wildcat Creek hit a few bumps Wednesday night. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is applying for the grant on behalf of Riley County and Manhattan. On Wednesday representatives from the state and county
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