Want to adopt a cat in the month of October? If your little feline happens to be black, you’re out of luck until November. Persistent rumors that black cats can be subjected to rituals that involve torture and sacrifice have forced humane shelter personnel
Zoning Administrator Gregg Webster expressed frustration with the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday for entertaining possible exceptions to county zoning regulations. Webster admonished commissioners for indicating they might allow an individual to build a home on a parcel of land which had been subdivided at least
Members of the all-Republican Kansas Congressional delegation used press releases to blame Democrats for the government shutdown. Disagreements over the Affordable Care Act caused Congress to allow the country’s funding to expire without approving a funding bill. The Republican-controlled House wants to delay implementation
Hiring a teacher for a student coming from a psychiatric facility will require action by the USD 383 school board Wednesday night. The board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Robinson Education Center. The student in question spent time in the Intensive Behavioral Supports
The Capitol Federal Foundation, Topeka, has made a $1 million gift to support the new building for the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University. The proposed new building plan has 140,000 square feet of space featuring tiered classrooms, a large showcase lecture hall, computer labs,
While Salina police were searching for him in connection with injuries to his girlfriend’s son that led to the boy’s death, Antonio Brown of Salina was ordering pizza, according to a Salina Journal report. Brown, 29, is facing a child abuse and first-degree murder
City commissioners plan to consider raising municipal court costs during their meeting Tuesday. The session begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall. City Manager Ron Fehr said the proposed $10 fee is to pay for a software upgrade and maintenance contract. Commissioners will consider approving the
Retired Air Force General Richard Myers is scheduled to speak at Kansas State University on Thursday. Myers, former chairman Join Chiefs of Staff and K-State alum, is to give a presentation, “A National Perspective on Transitioning and Reintegration of Our Military and Families,” at 4 p.
Two officers from the Riley County Police Department were forced to round up an escaped bull Monday morning outside Manhattan. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said police received the call at 8 a.m. to capture the animal in the 4800 block of McDowell Creek Road.
If you have a few spare minutes on a Friday morning in October, the Riley County Health Department will give you a flu shot. The health department is sponsoring Flu Shot Friday, a clinic designed to get people to receive their vaccine and avoid waiting
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