The USD 383 school board decided Wednesday to end the district’s contract with its virtual school provider. The board voted unanimously to stop using K12 Inc. for iQ Academy Kansas – the district’s online education program for students in grades 7 through 12 – when the contract expires
FORT RILEY — An old tradition is being revived at this famous post. The fort’s commanders are re-emphasizing the sound and meaning of bugle-call reveille and retreat with new practices that began Monday. The daily routines will affect both soldiers and civilians at the beginning
Get your cookies here! St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2900 Kimball Ave., will hold its annual Cookie Carousel Saturday morning in the church parish center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Like previous years, the Cookie Carousel will feature more than 1,000 pounds of cookies of more than 100 varieties.
The Riley County appraiser’s office is finishing its final review for 2014 property values. County appraiser Greg McHenry said the office should be deciding on values next week. “We’re at the point now where we’re going to be choosing actual values,” McHenry said.
Riley County police are investigating the disappearance of two men who went missing in 1981 and asking citizens for any tips or information they might have. The investigation is part of a routine check on the case and is not the result of new information, said
The Riley County Courthouse was threatened with a bomb around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said no bomb was found on the premises and police do not know who made the threat. Some residents might have received an IRIS emergency alert
A 63-year-old Manhattan man was killed Wednesday in an explosion at a Junction City rock quarry. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office reported that Stephen Hetzler of Manhattan working at Bayer Rock Quarry on Old Highway 6 west of Junction City. He was using explosives to
The Kansas Farm Bureau has softened its stance on corporate farms — but not without a fight. The disagreement and ultimate decision occurred during the business session that wrapped up the Farm Bureau annual meeting Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn. The bureau changed its policy
Here was a smoldering blaze that Manhattan firefighters simply couldn’t put out. One after another, city commissioners explained Tuesday night that a cost of living increase must apply across the board — and that firefighters would have to be treated the same as the rest
Another Dara’s has dumped its pumps — this time in Aggieville. Ross McKinney, general manager of Dara’s Fast Lane at 1102 Laramie St., said the location closed on Monday because the lease was up. McKinney said the yearly lease actually expired in September, but the
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