The Fort Riley area would suffer a tremendous socioeconomic blow if the Army installation experienced significant soldier and civilian position cuts. That’s the finding of an Army report released Thursday that analyzes the environmental and socioeconomic impact a loss of 16,000 positions at Fort Riley
“And you haven’t seen anything, yet.” That was the recurring phrase late Wednesday afternoon at the already crowded Tuttle Creek State Park campgrounds on the eve of Kicker Country Stampede. Already, the campgrounds were bustling with spirit (and a lot of spirits, as well).
The Kansas State University Foundation on Thursday announced plans to construct an office building at the corner of Kimball and Denison avenues in the coming year. The foundation’s board of directors voted recently to begin development of the first phase of a plan for
The Riley County Commission discussed Thursday how it wants to approach regulating concealed and open carry in its buildings. The meeting was a work session item with no action taking place. Starting Tuesday, the state’s gun law will allow for open carry and transportation
Valley View Memorial Gardens has seen better days. If it wasn’t for the sign just before the entrance, drivers heading east out of Manhattan on Highway 24 might wonder why someone had placed rows of flowers in parts of a tree-lined, sparsely mowed field. Even
The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration held its first official meeting Wednesday. The official formation had been on hold in April when attorneys for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) requested changes to the interlocal agreement between the regional transit
Letting imaginations run wild will be encouraged at Kansas State University’s upcoming Young Writers’ Workshop, where students entering the eighth, ninth or 10th grades will get expert help on commanding language to create original, inventive works of writing. The workshop, hosted by the English
A preliminary hearing in Geary County District Court for a Kansas City man facing murder charges from incidents in Manhattan and Junction City was rescheduled earlier this week to July 9. Anthony Nichols, 33, faces first-degree murder and aggravated robbery charges in connection to the shooting death
It appears the flame on the annual Thunder Over Manhattan fireworks celebration has finally gone out. City Fire Marshal Rick Stillwagon said he hasn’t received an application for the annual fireworks display at CiCo Park. He said the permits are usually due three weeks
City commissioners on Tuesday listened to 2015 budget requests from various services and agencies. Since it was a work session the commission didn’t take action, but commissioners didn’t mention any problems with the requests. The agencies who presented their budget requests included the following: &
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