City commissioners now have a plan to maintain the current aspects of City Auditorium (also known as Peace Memorial Auditorium) for consideration. Officials from Bruce McMillan Architects presented this information Tuesday during a work session between city commissioners and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.
As sexual assault and harassment increasingly becomes a topic of discussion within the military, Fort Riley has taken measures to fully address the issue. Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, on Wednesday was given a tour of
Manhattan physician Michael Schuster was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for unlawfully prescribing drugs. Schuster, 54, in January pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Schuster’
The Kansas Department of Education has released projections for money schools could get if legislation passed last weekend becomes law. According to the KSDE’s projections, the Manhattan-Ogden school district would receive $41,000 in new money for its general fund as part of the state’s
The Manhattan-Ogden school district has stopped state testing after two months of technological issues. Children in grades 3 through 11 were taking the Kansas Transitional State Assessments in reading, math and science. The assessments were an online pilot testing program administered through the Center for Educational Testing &
OGDEN — Riley County police arrested the driver of a car that left the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon that resulted in two motorcycle operators suffering substantial injuries. The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m., when Johnny Cossey, 38, of Ogden, was driving north on Walnut
A new study finds that when it comes to making healthy food choices at restaurants, location plays as much of a role in calories as what you eat. Katie Heinrich, a Kansas State University assistant professor of kinesiology, is part of a recently published study
There have been some minor changes in the language of proposed Kansas Senate Bill 231, but not enough to calm the nerves of Riley County appraiser Greg McHenry. The legislation, which is also known as the “COTA to BOTA” bill, would change the entire process of
WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County commissioners gave their unanimous approval Monday to a revised agreement with developers for improvements to Excel Road north of U.S. Highway 24 in Blue Township. The agreement, which still awaits approval of the developers — MCM Properties and REES Development — spells out cost
Flint Hills farmers and ranchers have been busy with pasture burning over the past few weeks. Of course, that’s not something terribly uncommon in the region at this time of year. But there are a few things that make this year’s “burn season”
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.
You can download and print: