SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah Highway Patrolman has confirmed that Manhattanite David Welch didn’t die immediately after crashing his van into an 80-foot ravine on September 3. Welch, 54, drove off a desolate portion of Interstate 70 into the ravine a day after leaving his home in
Merry Christmas, Manhattan! A group of business owners have come together to fund placement of a 50-foot holiday tree in Blue Earth Plaza. And yes, that’s a big, big tree. Brad Everett, manager of the Hilton Garden Inn, said Colin Noble came to him
A Manhattan man accused of murder pleaded no contest to his charges on Friday. Matthew Wilson, 43, entered the plea to first-degree murder, two charges of attempted first-degree murder and two charges of aggravated battery for crimes that occurred April 7 at an apartment at 900 Garden Way.
A Wabaunsee County woman pleaded guilty to federal charges of embezzling from the Bio-Security Research Institute at Kansas State University, US Attorney Barry Grissom said Monday. A former K-State employee, Linda Kay Miller, 51, of Alma pleaded guilty to three counts of interstate transportation of fraudulently
Pottawatomie County is close to filing a petition for a 2013 tax foreclosure sale, County Counselor John Watt told commissioners Monday. Watt said he was picking up the final group of title searches that morning, documenting owners of property with delinquent taxes. When the process began
The expansion of the Manhattan Regional Airport will begin soon. Airport director Peter VanKuren said a groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 9 Friday morning, and construction should begin immediately. According to the designs, construction on the first phase of the expansion should be completed by Aug. 1, 2014.
Riley County police arrested four men Sunday and Monday in connection with multiple vehicular burglaries. While investigating reports of the burglaries, police arrested Cole Smykle, 21, of Fort Riley and Raymond Burrus, 20, of Junction City for burglary and interference with law enforcement Sunday at 4:30 a.m.
A celebration of the 100th anniversary of an official partnership between the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be held in Manhattan Wednesday night. Guests can view a multimedia presentation, “A Century of Honor” – sponsored by the
Do black cats, bats and witches have you on the run not just at Halloween but year-round? Do you always avoid walking under ladders and stepping on sidewalk cracks? These behaviors can all be linked to a strong belief that has been embedded in human
The Riley County Health Department will no longer offer safety net primary care services – beginning this Friday. Department director Brenda Nickel told the county commission that the Primary Care Clinic has been unable to secure a full-time provider for medical and prescribing services since February.
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