WESTMORELAND — The appraised value of property in Pottawatomie County increased by about $1 million in 2014, according to Lois Schlegel, county appraiser. Schlegel gave county commissioners an overview Monday of the appraised values of land and buildings, as well as an update on residential home sales and
Two Kansas State University students were robbed at gunpoint in their home Monday night. At 8:50 p.m., Riley County police responded to the home of Matthew Mckernan, 21, and Joshua Martin, 20, who were reportedly robbed by three men. The two were roommates living at 1520 Jarvis Drive.
The USD 383 school board will discuss the district’s online education future during its winter retreat at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The district’s contract with K12 Inc., the online education provider for the district’s iQ Academy Kansas, expires June 30.
WESTMORELAND — A man accused of shooting at police outside the Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan in December 2013 will have a continued hearing in Pottawatomie County District Court. Dustin Monroe of Wamego was scheduled to appear for a status hearing today, but his attorney, Lora
A man was arrested last week for alleged involvement in a horse theft at the Kansas State University Rodeo. Monte Johnson, 50, Hope, was arrested Saturday on charges of felony theft, battery, battery against a law enforcement officer and obstructing the legal process. K-State Police Capt.
The Riley County Police Department is investigating a series of fires that occurred in the wee hours this morning on Moro Street. At around 2:10 a.m., the RCPD and the Manhattan Fire Department found a vehicle on fire on the 800 block of Moro Street. Around
You won’t see Lauren Meis making a tackle or shooting a basketball. But as a Kansas State featured baton twirler, she needs to maintain the same level of dedication as those athletes who keep the crowd entertained at football and basketball games. Meis, a
The Riley County appraiser has calculated a 3.4 percent increase in residential property value in the county for 2013. County appraiser Greg McHenry told the county commission Monday that the total value of residential properties in Riley County is about $3.2 billion, a 3.4 percent bump in the value
City commissioners will discuss airport improvements during their work session at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The city administration is seeking feedback from commissioners about plans to build a new fixed base operator (FBO) facility on the airport’s east side. A full-service FBO facility houses a
A critical job performance evaluation can have a negative effect on any employee, a Kansas State University researcher has found. By studying how people view positive or negative feedback, Satoris Culbertson, assistant professor of management, has determined that nobody — even people who are motivated to
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