Q: I’ve heard a hullabaloo about some nudists in Topeka, where public nudity is apparently legal — what about Manhattan? Must I wear clothes whilst in public? A: Ah yes, Steven Herrold, the Topekan who enjoys hiking and biking in the buff, has raised quite
Manhattan residents will soon be able to eat themselves into a food coma and then find a place to sleep it off right next door. Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Mattress Firm are slated to occupy a building under construction at the corner of
New and returning students at Kansas State University now must undergo training to help prevent sexual assaults. “Kansas State University is one of hundreds of institutions nationwide taking a new approach to alcohol and sexual assault prevention,” according to a statement about the university’s
Dino, a recently-retired K9 officer with the Riley County Police Department, has died after experiencing deteriorating health issues because of old age. A German shepherd who spent 11 years serving the community, Dino retired last year to spend time with his handler, Officer Aaron Wright, and
Two people were taken to Via Christi Hospital after a one-vehicle crash Thursday evening south of Manhattan. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Roberto Pedro Carlos Mendiola, 25, Junction City, was driving a 2004 Chevy Silverado northbound on the 2100 block of McDowell Creek Road at 7:40 p.
Bellhops, a tech-enabled moving company that connects college-age workers to moving and lifting jobs through a phone app, will be offering free moving services to senior citizens in the Manhattan area. The complimentary services will be available on National Senior Citizens Day, Aug. 21. Each free
Home sale prices in Riley County are up in 2015. County appraiser Greg McHenry told commissioners Thursday that the median sale price through June was $187,750, an increase of $13,750 — or 7.9 percent — from 2014. The increase last year at this time was just over 1 percent. The average sale price
FORT RILEY — The commander of Fort Riley and the Big Red One handed over the reins Thursday as he leaves for a new position in Washington, D.C. Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II gave command of the 1st Infantry Division to Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby
Local taxes for support for USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden school district are set to rise with just one more approval left. The Manhattan-Ogden school board Wednesday unanimously approved a notice of a hearing at 6:20 p.m. on Aug. 19 for the fiscal year 2016 budget. The fiscal year began
Officials said on Wednesday any buyouts to limit flood damage along Wildcat Creek would be voluntary. Area residents and officials crowded into Manhattan City Hall Wednesday evening to discuss a grant application that, if successful, would provide up to $40 million in federal funding to mitigate
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