• EMS considering new department

    In an attempt to collect more money from ambulance bills, avoid a significant increase in management costs and give the county more direct control over the Emergency Medical Services Department (EMS), Riley County leaders are considering moving EMS under the Emergency Management Department.

  • City to begin regulation consolidation project

    The city is beginning an 18-month process to consolidate its zoning and subdivision regulations into a single document.

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    A construction worker climbs a ladder at the site of a future Radina’s Coffeehouse and Roastery in the K-State Student Union on Thursday afternoon. The coffee shop is part of the third and final phase of a $25 million union renovation. The project is expected to be completed by the fall 2017 semester.


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    Editor’s note: The following is the first in a series of monthly columns from Marty Vanier, director of partnership development for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility, updating the community on the lab’s progress.

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    In the seven years Tess Purvis has been training dogs, she has learned an important lesson.

  • USD 383 could get extra $1.6M in state aid

    A new education finance formula would increase the state aid the Manhattan-Ogden school district receives by $1.

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    Q: Are the Green Apple Bikes still around? I haven’t seen any lately.

  • Pott County seeking early renewal of 1 cent sales tax

    The future of Pottawatomie County’s one-cent sales tax could be decided this November — even though the tax isn’t scheduled to “sunset” for another three years.

  • Bill would add $1.1M to K-State budget

    A budget bill in the Kansas Senate could restore some of the money Gov.

  • Ron Wells jokes about beating suspects with a hose

    Riley County Commissioner Ron Wells on Thursday joked about beating suspected criminals.

  • Planyourweekend Prairie chicken booming, artisan demonstrations and more

    Your first chance to see the mating ritual of prairie chickens is this weekend.

  • RCPD, fort range contract almost done

    The process to secure access to a shooting range at Fort Riley for the Riley County Police Department is almost complete, county counselor Clancy Holeman told commissioners Thursday.

  • City approves eco-devo loan

    The Manhattan City Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to the K-State Foundation’s economic development application.

  • Anderson Travel and Leisure calls KSU prettiest campus in state

    For its limestone buildings and copious green space, K-State was named the “most beautiful college” in Kansas by a national travel magazine.

  • Daycare to take over Rambler’s building

    The Manhattan City Commission unanimously passed a plan Tuesday for a daycare to take over the old Rambler’s Steak House and Saloon building.

  • 2 house fires, gas leak keep MFD crews busy Monday

    Two house fires and a gas leak kept the Manhattan Fire Department busy on Monday.

  • Manhattan tax rate in middle of pack

    Manhattan ranks in the middle among the 25 “first class” cities in Kansas in combined city, county and school district property taxes levied.

  • Steak KSU study counters common beliefs about marbling in steaks

    Staff and wire reports A K-State study has found the marbling texture of steak makes no difference to consumers.


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