Along with school districts, counties and other state-supported entities, Big Lakes Developmental Center could be affected by legislative budget cuts, which has its administrators concerned that those it helps could lose services. Big Lakes director Lori Feldkamp talked to Riley County commissioners about the
A Manhattan man was arrested on a warrant for a 2014 incident contributing to the death of an unborn child. Ryan Read Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., was arrested on Saturday on a warrant after the Kansas Highway Patrol and Riley County Police Department investigated a May 2014 incident.
ABILENE — Julian Siebert looked down the barrel of an 88-mm artillery gun mounted on a German tank on Christmas Day, 1944. He and the other American soldiers he was with had no choice but to surrender to Germany. They were trapped. The Battle of the Bulge,
TOPEKA — Income tax cuts that are being blamed for a deep state budget deficit were the work of the Legislature and not the governor’s office, Kan. Gov. Sam Brownback told a group of business leaders this week. Speaking at the Greater Topeka Chamber of
The closest analogy might be a stone landing in a pond. Whenever something happens at Fort Riley, ripples move immediately outward through the Flint Hills region — whether it’s a big splash or a tiny little “ker-plunk.” So here’s the current question: Will a
An Ogden farmer and maintenance supervisor filed on Thursday to run for the Ogden City Council. If elected, Brian Still would be serving his third term as a city councilman. He served two terms in the 90s. Still says he’s running because there are
The Flint Hills Christian School junior varsity Scholar Bowl team defeated Rossville in a final match to claim the first place trophy at the 2015 FHCS Scholars Bowl Junior Varsity Invitational on Thursday. Twelve teams participated in the tournament including FHCS, Rossville, Abilene, Cair Paravel (2
Manhattan High School Thespian Troupe #941 was awarded the Gold Honor Troupe Award at the Kansas Thespian Conference in Wichita January 8-10, the highest category. The award was based on the following categories and was presented in a troupe notebook by historian Levi Jones, a senior:
WINFIELD — Southwestern College in Winfield and at Southwestern College Professional Studies announced top scholars with the release of the dean’s honor roll for the fall 2014 semester. Full-time students who earned grade point averages of at least 3.70 (4.0 equals an A) were eligible for the
Clifton Raub is the new owner of Brooks Yamaha Inc. on the east side of Manhattan at 8070 U.S. 24. Monty Peterson sold the business to Raub on Jan. 2. The store, which has been in business since 1973, primarily sells and services powersports and outdoor power equipment.
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