Members of the USD 383 Budget Advisory Committee said keeping teachers and staff is their top priority amid looming cuts the school district faces for next year. The advisory committee, comprised of 60 members, has met weekly since late January to consider presentations from department supervisors and
The deli, bakery and sushi bar at Fort Riley’s commissary are temporarily closed because of performance issues with Nayyarsons Corporation. Officials with the Defense Commissary Agency recently announced a temporary suspension of services at 22 commissaries in eight states while the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCa)
Riley County police have identified a suspect in the shooting death of 27-year-old Casey Lindley of Ogden. Officers are looking for 26-year-old Tierre Wall of Fort Riley in connection with the shooting on Tuesday, police said in a report Wednesday afternoon. Wall is 5 feet, 3 inches
Economic prognosticator and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes said he sees signs the United States is on the way to financial reformation. Forbes, the chairman and editor of Forbes Media, spoke at McCain Auditorium Monday evening for Kansas State University’s Landon Lecture Series, cracking
Manhattan City Commission candidates suggested Monday the ways Manhattan could survive troop reductions at Fort Riley. The six city commission candidates spoke about that and other topics during a forum Monday hosted by the Riley County Democrats at the Manhattan Public Library Auditorium. U.S.
Potential changes to the state’s school funding formula were a major topic of discussion at the school board candidate forum Monday night. Nick Dyer, the lone challenger running against four incumbent candidates for four seats in the Manhattan-Ogden school board race, expressed cautious optimism
A proposal working its way through the Kansas Legislature could limit the Manhattan-Ogden school board’s ability to increase its taxing authority in the future. “If we don’t have the election, we would be capped at 30 percent for the next two years,” USD 383 business
An Ogden man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday after he was convicted of aggravated battery for a July 2014 incident in which he stabbed another man in the neck. Johnny Cossey, 38, pleaded no contest to the charge in January. As part of his plea
More than 30 shots were fired from two handguns at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday in the parking lot of a Manhattan business rented out for an after-hours party. Riley County police arrived with lights and sirens to Britt’s Garden Acres, 1400 S. Scenic Drive, Capt.
One person was flown to a hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound in Ogden early Tuesday morning. Riley County police responded at 2:10 a.m. to a report of a shooting in the 500 block of Riley Avenue in Ogden. The victim, whom police have not identified,
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