A law professor at Washburn University Tuesday defended the section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that was recently ruled unconstitutional. Reggie Robinson of Washburn University School of Law spoke at the Alumni Center as part of K-State’s Dorothy L. Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series.
Investigators have ruled an August 22 house fire to be an arson. Manhattan Fire Department fire marshal Rick Stillwagon said Tuesday the fire that day at a single family unit at 721 Osage St. started on the front porch and primarily damaged it along with the house’
When it comes to teaching chemistry, Topeka High School’s Anton Ahrens has the formula for success. The chemistry department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University is recognizing Ahrens with the 2013-2014 Phyllis Johnson Patrick Outstanding High School Chemistry Teaching
The Kansas Court of Appeals heard four cases at the K-State Student Union on Tuesday, as a celebration of Constitution Day and to promote understanding of the legal system. Constitution Day is a federal observance that recognizes the signing of the U.S. Constitution on
An employee survey seems to show that the Riley County Police Department is good place to work. Members of the Riley County Law Board were briefed Monday about the Employee Engagement Survey presented by Ted Davis of Grace Strategic Services, Inc. The survey indicated that
Q: What are they putting in out there next to Tractor Supply Co. on U.S. Highway 24?
A company with experience in applying concrete polymer overlays will send a representative to see whether the Belvue Bridge is a candidate for the remedy, Pottawatomie County commissioners learned Monday. Bob Awerkamp, owner of The Onyx Collection at Belvue, said Truesdell Corporation, Tempe, Ariz., has
Property sales in Pottawatomie County took a breather in August, but are still on track to top total sales for 2012. “I feel we will probably bypass last year’s sales appraiser Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. “I’m pretty confident that will happen.” There
The USD 383 school board will spend most of its time discussing Kansas Association of School Boards issues during its meeting Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The meeting starts with a 5:45 p.m. work session about the KASB preliminary legislative positions. The board will select
A judge has upheld the 2010 dismissal of a Riley County Police Department officer who was involved in a car chase here. Judge William B. Elliott issued the order on Friday, finding for the department and the Riley County Law Board in an appeal filed by
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