Six veteran politicians are joining forces across party lines in an effort to change Gov. Sam Brownback’s course for Kansas. They’ve formed a sort of coalition, Reroute the Roadmap, to address what they see as missteps and misinformation from the Brownback administration. Two
The Manhattan City Commission discussed funding options Tuesday night to help pay for street repairs. Robert Ott, director of public works, said money to hire contractors for street maintenance is $2.9 million short of what’s needed to bring some of Manhattan’s streets to the
Prosecution and defense attorneys for a Manhattan man accused of robbing one person and stealing from two others in separate incidents are preparing for a two-hour preliminary hearing. Jarred Snyder, 30, appeared via video from the Riley County Jail for status hearings in both cases Tuesday
Work by students from Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, for the annual Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition is on display in the Chang Gallery at Seaton Hall through Friday, May 2. The gallery is open from 8 a.m.
A Kansas State University alumnus who has led one of the nation’s largest oil companies and is now involved in energy security efforts will receive an honorary doctorate from Kansas State University. John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former
Like a good neighbor, State Farm was there for Kansas State University’s Powercat Financial Counseling, or PFC, program. The insurance company has awarded the program a 2014 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant for $15,000. The grant is awarded to organizations that foster opportunities in service
A recent late cold snap could mean less fruit this year. “If we had a tree or even some sort of small fruit bush that was in flower, it very likely could have killed the fruit buds,” said Ward Upham, Kansas State University extension agent
TOPEKA — A Manhattan woman has been sentenced to two years of federal probation for her connection to a pill mill that authorities busted in August 2012. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom stated in a news release that Sarah Harding-Huffine, 30, had been sentenced Monday after she pleaded
WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday directed the administrative staff to threaten legal action — if necessary — to get landscaping around the new justice center completed. Heavy rainfall Sunday morning washed mud across sidewalks and into a street east of the new building, where final grading and
Ned Seaton, publisher and editor-in-chief, on Tuesday announced a change in the leadership of The Manhattan Mercury’s newsroom: Steve Cameron is resigning as executive editor, and Megan Moser is taking the position on an interim basis. The changes take effect Thursday. Cameron will continue
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