North Third Street business owners on Tuesday advocated finishing development of their end of the road . Russ Weisbender, owner of Overlay Properties, described businesses on his property in the area as being “slowly strangled out of business” because of limited access to get to them.
Nobody except the family dog was home Tuesday morning when a fire broke out inside a Pierre Street house. At about 9:45 a.m., the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County EMS responded to the residence, 1318 Pierre Street, for a report of a structure fire. When
A man charged with vehicular homicide last year entered a plea of no contest in Riley County District Court Monday afternoon. Daniel Nitchman, 39, was charged in the death of 31-year-old Samantha Coleman of Abilene. Coleman was killed when Nitchman fell asleep at the wheel of
WESTMORELAND — Recycling in Pottawatomie County has come a long way since its unofficial beginning in 1997. Debbie Berges, secretary of the Pottawatomie Recycling Committee, gave county commissioners a brief history of the program Monday during the commission’s weekly meeting. The recycling program was funded for
Manhattan and Riley County leaders discussed progress on the new Kansas Department of Agriculture building and received an update on current legislative issues from Clancy Holeman, county counselor, at the Intergovernmental Luncheon Monday. Greg Lohrentz, chief financial officer for the KSU Foundation, told those in
Hiring an early childhood pre-school director could be in the works for USD 383. The Board of Education will hear about the potential change to its Pre-K Pilot Program at its 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. The position would meet part of the program requirements for
Two celebrities will speak at K-State this week on topics related to discrimination and tolerance. Wade Davis, a former NFL cornerback, will appear on Thursday to talk about LGBT topics and issues in professional sports. The free event will be at 7 p.m. in the
TEMPE, Ariz. – Last year’s Manhattan High student body president died in a bizarre accident early Sunday morning. Naomi McClendon, 18, fell from the 10th-floor balcony of a student housing apartment building near the campus of Arizona State University. “Our hearts are heavy with sadness,” said
The Riley County Commission’s frustration with state lawmakers may have reached a new level of displeasure. After hearing legislative updates from county counselor Clancy Holeman concerning multiple bills – especially Senate Bill 298, which would repeal mortgage fees – commissioners floated the idea of hiring their own
City commissioners will vote on whether to enter a funding agreement with Tallgrass Brewing Company during their meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. During its March 25 meeting, the commission expressed support for Tallgrass’ economic development application, which requests $430,000 from the city. The funding would support the
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