• City sales tax receipts up nearly 9% in October

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue increased 8.

  • 1 injured in accident that briefly closed K-177

    A Maple Hill man was injured in a Wednesday morning accident that closed Kansas Highway 177 for several hours south of Manhattan, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

  • City weighs $50M corridor

    The city will work to develop a funding strategy and construction phasing for an estimated $50 million of work to improve K-State’s “north campus corridor.

  • K-State cleaning up spill at BRI

    The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a chemical spill at K-State’s Biosecurity Research Institute at Pat Roberts Hall on Tuesday.

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  • Open for business Atrium

    K-State business administration building ready for students

  • Taste of summer Watermelon1.mercury

    Enjoying the summer sun and the farmers market Saturday morning, area kids cooled down with some juicy watermelon and some light-hearted competition.


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  • MHS drug search turns up ‘positive indicants’

    Along with Riley County police, Manhattan High School officials conducted a search for drugs on the school’s campus Tuesday morning.

  • Horst wants to address public ed funding, fill vacancies

    State education board member Deena Horst wants to focus on kindergarten readiness, addressing public education funding and filling teacher vacancies.

  • Capture3 Reid estimates mascot change could cost $318K

    Changing Manhattan High School’s mascot could cost USD 383 more than $300,000, according to a district official.

  • KSU to study nuclear safety

    K-State has received more than $1 million of grant funding to research safety in nuclear reactors.

  • Why is the old Kmart becoming Plaza de Maria?

    Q: Why is the new shopping center replacing the old Kmart called Plaza de Maria? A: It’s named in honor of a woman very important to the owner.

  • County plan calls for lower speeds

    The Pottawatomie County Commission is expected to green-light a proposal to reduce speed limits on most county roads next week.

  • Ex-soldier pleads guilty to role in JC woman’s 2014 death

    A former Fort Riley soldier pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.

  • Pott County runoff infrastructure could cost millions

    The Pottawatomie County Commission got its first glimpse Monday at a Stormwater Management Program (SMP) for the rapidly developing southwestern portion of the county.

  • Student costs outpace inflation

    The price of being a K-State student continues to rise faster than the rate of inflation, according to a study by the university’s Economics Club.

  • Gym owner helps people find confidence with boxing

    Lorissa Belcher knows how to roll with the punches.

  • Officials to update commission on north campus corridor

    The Manhattan City Commission will receive a north campus corridor update Tuesday from Kansas State University officials.

  • Groups embrace KSU homecoming theme at parade

    The nostalgia of Kansas State University fans was on full display at the annual Homecoming parade Friday evening.

  • Mullin: Search down to 15

    A new leader for K-State could emerge in the next couple of weeks.

  • Chamber backs street tax

    The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce has officially endorsed the street maintenance sales tax on the Nov.

  • Official: Waste violations indicative of wider problem

    K-State researchers don’t always take hazardous waste as seriously as they should, and they’re not alone.


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