Several dozen people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new ATA Bus facility near the county shops north of the city on Marlatt Avenue Monday afternoon. City and county commissioners attended the event, along with several politicians and representatives from the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Sanitarian Scott Schwinn plans to begin an aggressive inspection program this fall of wastewater treatment lagoons in Pottawatomie County. “We’re having lots of issues with lagoons with trees and high weeds in them,” Schwinn told Pott County commissioners Monday. Due to the variety of
The death of an elderly man here Sunday is being investigated as a homicide. Riley County police identified the victim as John Burroughs, 68, of Lot 277 Red Bud Estates. Burroughs’ body was found Sunday afternoon by police responding to a request to check on Burroughs’ welfare.
A 31-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon on I-70 in Riley County after being struck by a vehicle while standing on the shoulder working on a tire. The victim was identified as Samantha A. Coleman, whose home was listed as Abilene. According to the crash report
City commissioners will be asked Tuesday to commit to a $16 million expansion project at the Manhattan Regional Airport terminal. The commitment, which will be sought at a special meeting at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers at City Hall, is in the form of a
Manhattan has been experiencing near-record high temperatures in the last few weeks, which affects people who enjoy the outdoors or make their living there, such as runners and farmers. Temperatures broke 100 this weekend with a high of 101 on Sunday, an unseasonable temperature for September, according
Manhattanites wouldn’t normally be interested in a new cabinet officer in Paraguay. But at least one local family is keyed up about the naming of K-State alum Jorge Gattini as that nation’s minister of agriculture. Gattini, who in 1998 earned a master’s degree
County commissioners Monday authorized the Flint Hills Regional Council to temporarily use a county facility while a flooding problem at its former site is repaired. The council sought temporary use of space at the Riley County Health Department because of a broken pipe at its
RCPD responded to a burglary September 7 in the 2100 block of Patricia Place where a Manhattan man lost a variety of personal items. The victim, Collin Wood, 20, of the same address, reported that someone took his shotgun, ammunition, cash, electronics and an identification card. belonging to
Researchers at Kansas State University pulled more than $151 million into the state through funding on research encompassing all areas of faculty strength — plant and animal health, cybersecurity, cancer and more — setting a funding record. Between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013, the university submitted more than 1,300 proposals. They
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