Shoppers who excused themselves from Thanksgiving meals to score early holiday deals in Manhattan were greeted by chilly temperatures and the occasional wait. Lines at Target and Best Buy stretched around each building as hundreds of people stood in line Thursday evening in 35-degree weather.
Riley County only has enough foster homes for about one-third of children who need care. According to St. Francis Community Services,which is contracted by the state to place foster children locally, there are 71 children from Riley County in foster care, and 45 have had to
Q: I’ve seen the initials “JD” on the caps worn by Bill Snyder and some of the assistant football coaches this season. What does that stand for? A: I’m tempted to say: “Jack Daniels,” in the name of the Tennessee whiskey. You probably
Organizers hope a project to renovate the bandstand in Wamego City Park is completed by this spring. The Wamego City Commission recently approved spending up to $45,000 for the project. The Wamego Community Foundation is also taking donations, raising $9,100 so far. The project will stabilize the
A mutual interest in improving animal health and veterinary education is helping the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine bring new global partners together in China. The college’s U.S.-China Center for Animal Health partnered with the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association and
If you’re worried about a data breach when making those holiday purchases, there isn’t much you can do, according to a cybersecurity expert from Kansas State University. “In general, when you’re looking at the compromises we’ve seen recently, they are compromises
The annual Kansas State University Gardens poinsettia sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, will not only brighten homes and dinner tables this holiday season, but also support student worker assistants and other operations at the gardens. The fundraising sale is organized by
A Junction City businessman’s inexperience with the plane he was flying might have been a contributing factor in the crash that killed him and his five family members, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report. Ronald Bramlage, 45, and his family were returning to
Manhattan’s Old Chicago general manager Mike Rice was hard at work in the kitchen by 8 a.m. Thursday morning. He got there two hours earlier. When your restaurant is hosting a free community Thanksgiving dinner planned to feed more than 500 people later in the
A Fort Riley soldier is facing a $5 million bond after being arrested by the Junction City Police Department in connection with distributing child pornography. Staff Sgt. James G. Henning, 40, Junction City, faces charges of sexual exploitation of a child, rape and aggravated sodomy. Henning made
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