Teenagers from across Kansas are occupying Kansas State University for the annual 4-H Discovery Days this week. Discovery Days organizer Sarah Keatley said there are 640 participants this year, including 76 adult supervisors. The 4-Hers arrived Tuesday and had a full week of fun ahead of
After a year of debate, advocates received word Tuesday the stage at City Auditorium, also known as Peace Memorial Auditorium, will stay. City commissioners didn’t vote on the issue, but the majority gave verbal support to fixing the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system in
It’s the golden anniversary for a Marysville company with global reach. Landoll Corporation, a manufacturing company headquartered in Marysville, is celebrating 50 years in business. It is involved in the farm, trailer, material handling and military original equipment manufacturing industries. Company founder Don Landoll said
Commissioners unanimously approved the 2015 City/University Fund projects Tuesday. The fund — which gets revenue from sales tax and franchise fees generated on campus — was established in an agreement between the city and Kansas State when the city annexed the university in 1994. The $618,000 proposal includes the
Authorities in Port St. Joe, Fla., last month arrested a man for suspicion of murdering his mother, a former Kansas State University professor. Gulf County Sheriff Mike Harrison on May 23 announced Jarrod Slick, 23, was arrested in connection to the death of his mother, Renee Coffey, 51,
Riley County Treasurer Eileen King announced Monday that she will retire from office effective Aug. 1. King, who has been in the position for 29 years, had considered not running when she was up for election in 2012, but because of the office’s difficult transition to a
Kansas State University’s Chimes Junior Honorary has announced its new members for the 2014-2015 school year. The honorary’s threefold purpose is to promote scholarship, leadership and service. New members are selected based on contributions of service and leadership to their fellow university students.
FRANKFORT — The Monday morning calm was disrupted by a deafening snap and the thuds of train cars crashing to the ground when a Union Pacific Railroad train derailed near the Kansas Highway 9 crossing. The incident occurred at about 9 a.m., according to Union Pacific officials.
The filing deadline for party-affiliated candidates passed Monday without any opponents for the area incumbents in the Kansas House who chose to run. Ron Highland, R-Wamego, Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan, and Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan, are running unopposed in the 51st, 66th and 67th District races, respectively.
The USD 383 Board of Education will discuss its online education program, the purchase of iPads at Marlatt Elementary School and a number of maintenance projects at its 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. Manhattan Virtual Academy was approved by the board in March after the school district
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