Chief Judge Meryl Wilson on Monday afternoon expressed his frustration about the lack of progress on a case in Riley County District Court. “This thing’s got more gray hair than I have,” Wilson said, referring to an attempted aggravated robbery case from November. Tom
Two Manhattan men escaped the swift waters of the Kansas River Saturday night when their canoe overturned near St. George. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office received a report of two people in a canoe, which overturned at about 7:50 p.m. Saturday near the St.
The appraised value of real estate in Pottawatomie County increased by more than $125 million in 2015, Appraiser Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. The total appraised value of real estate this year is $1,874,665,410 — a 7.19-percent increase over the $1,748,909,802 total in 2014, according to figures certified last week
The right genes may help you become an organization’s next president or CEO. But the same genes may also hinder your leadership path, according to Kansas State University psychological sciences research. Wendong Li, assistant professor of psychological sciences in the College of Arts &
The Association of University Technology Managers, known as AUTM, has selected two U.S. universities to host a forum in Kansas City, Missouri, that is expected to bring together more than 20 universities and 30 national companies to discuss early-stage innovation coming out of university research; share
Proud parents and excited students gathered in Bramlage Coliseum for Manhattan High School’s graduation for the class of 2015 on Sunday. The school gave 405 students diplomas. “It’s exciting, but it’s kind of sad, too,” graduate Savannah Roberts said. “It’s kind of leaving
After heavy rains washed away progress on an ongoing drainage project near the Big Blue River, the county must now wait for the water level to drop before it can begin determining a new plan of action. County public works director Leon Hobson told county
The Manhattan City Commission will consider adding a house to the local historic places register during its meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The city received a nomination in February to add the Jesse Ingraham House, 1724 Fairchild Ave., to the
Three Kansas State University engineering students are being recognized for excellence in research as winners of the College of Engineering’s spring 2015 Engineering Undergraduate Research Poster Forum. Seventy-three students participated in the April 30 event, which featured 49 poster presentations from eight different engineering departments. Research topics
Nathan Legleiter always wanted a Kansas State University degree, but he needed a way to complete it while living and working in the Great Bend area. He used a special partnership between Barton Community College and the university to complete his bachelor’s degree in
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