Streets, internet sales and social services were high on the city’s list concerns discussed with state legislators this year. City officials met Thursday with local legislators — Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan; and Representatives Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan; Ron Highland, R-51st district; Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan; and
Q: Whatever happened to the case of the veterinary student who hit two people and killed them on K-18?
There’s a new owner at della Voce. Noah Reagan sold the restaurant to former employee Caleb Edwards, who took over on Jan. 1. Edwards, who has worked for Reagan for four years, bought the restaurant with help from backer Ward Morgan. Morgan, owner of CivicPlus,
David Joyce, an independent candidate in the race against U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., for his 1st District seat is considering a run as a Republican. Joyce, a truck driver from Abilene, said he identifies with traditional Republican values and “just wants to get
Firefighters from Riley County responded to Pizza Hut in Ogden, 523 Riley Ave., for a structure fire around 2 p.m. Thursday. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins said no one was injured in the small fire that started in the attic of the newly constructed
U.S. News & World Report recognizes Kansas State University as a great place to earn an online graduate degree in education and engineering, moving both programs up in its rankings released Jan. 8. Kansas State University ranks No. 72 for best online graduate education programs, up 57
A 56-year-old Manhattan man found dead at CiCo Park in an apparent suicide Tuesday has been identified. Riley County police believe Tom Ellis, 721 Osage St., died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A rifle was found at the scene. Ellis’ body was found around noon in
Due to a steep drop in the construction of new apartment complexes, the number of building permits issued in Manhattan in 2013 fell to its lowest level in a decade. At the same time, some large projects meant that the amount of property value constructed was
The USD 383 school board accepted a first reading of a policy revision Wednesday that allows employees with concealed carry permits to keep a firearm in their vehicle. Superintendent Bob Shannon called it a “substantial revision.” “The law does not allow the board to deny an
A Fort Riley soldier died after being struck by a vehicle at the base on Tuesday. Spc. Ryan T. Christensen, 29, of Layton, Utah, was a petroleum supply specialist with the Company A, 101st Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. He
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