The Riley County Commission Monday discussed potential locations for a new Riley County Emergency Medical Services office. EMS is in the process of replacing its main station on Claflin and is looking at alternate locations. Officials have considered moving the services into Manhattan Fire Department
K-State’s football season impacted Manhattan city revenues for September. Finance director Bernie Hayen said that although sales in the city were about the same as last year, two revenue sources seen in last year’s count did not turn up this year. “First, there
It’s still reasonable for Yolanda Broyles-González, the new American Ethnic Studies director, to think of her time at Kansas State University in weeks. Broyles-González, hired by K-State this summer, is the first full-time director in the department’s history. “I relish the
Classified employees at K-State voted to leave the state civil service system. In a 770 to 432 vote, classified employees chose to be employed directly by K-State as university support staff. Around 7.5 percent of the K-State’s approximately 16,000 classified employees voted Tuesday through Friday. This change provides
K-State veterinarians helped a Salina zoo with an especially large patient earlier this month. Rolling Hills Zoo called in the extra help to treat Milton, a two-ton, 34-year-old white rhinoceros, according to a report from the zoo. He was immobilized so the specialists could biopsy
Police are searching for a person who reportedly shot a man at a Junction City club early Saturday morning. Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said an officer made a routine traffic stop at 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of west 11
All lanes, ramps and bridges on K-18 are open after work finished Friday. The ramps from eastbound K-18 to Davis Drive and Davis Drive to eastbound K-18 opened to unrestricted traffic in Manhattan. The new bridge over K-18 connecting Miller Parkway to Davis Drive also
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a skid loader and trailer. The victim reported that a 2005 Caterpillar 248B skid loader and a 2006 Redi Haul 18 foot bumper pull trailer had been stolen sometime between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. Nov. 17.
Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas is sponsoring the Adopt a Family for Christmas program in Geary and Riley counties. Last year, 30 Geary and Riley county area families were helped through the Adopt a Family for Christmas program. The program relies on donors to make Christmas
Funds from the City of Manhattan’s Housing Rehabilitation Program are currently available to assist low- and moderate-income homeowners to make emergency and accessibility repairs. Only homeowners in the city limits of Manhattan are eligible. Each homeowner can qualify for up to $5,000 to repair plumbing,
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