There was little love for Topeka during Thursday morning’s Riley County Commission meeting. Debbie Regester, the county register of deeds, expressed her disapproval of Kansas Senate bill 298, which she reported had passed that chamber on Wednesday. It now moves to the House of Representatives.
A former Kansas State University employee can move forward with a racial discrimination lawsuit against the university, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week. Edwin Asebedo, a Hispanic man, alleged that his supervisor and former co-workers in KSU’s Central Mail Services Department
Apparently U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp has decided on the old axiom that all publicity is good publicity. The 1st District congressman got hooked earlier this week, when he announced a lottery to give away NCAA tournament basketball tickets — to a winner who had qualified
Laurie Gregory of Wichita was the lucky winner of four tickets to the NCAA tournament this weekend in St. Louis, courtesy of a drawing from U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp’s office. According to a press release from Huelskamp’s office, Gregory is a Shockers
Business Insider magazine has named Kite’s Bar and Grill as one of the 31 best college bars in the United States. Rusty Wilson, owner of Kite’s, said this is the most prestigious award the bar has won, although Kite’s previously has received recognition
A Manhattan temporary resident accused of helping kill 68-year-old John Burroughs Jr. in September 2013 pleaded no contest on Wednesday. James McKenith, 33, was found guilty by Judge Meryl Wilson of first-degree murder after his plea in Riley County District Court. McKenith, along with his mother, Christina
SALINA — The building known only as Residence Hall for the last 20 years at Kansas State University Salina now has a proper name: Schilling Hall. The change comes after several students expressed their confusion over the literally named Residence Hall, saying an actual name would make
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., had a last-minute change of heart Tuesday regarding a ticket lottery that brought up concerns about its legality. An email sent by Huelskamp’s campaign on Monday announced a drawing to win four tickets for the NCAA men’s
WESTMORELAND — A partner in REES Development took issue with statements by Pottawatomie County officials a newspaper article last week regarding proposed improvements to Excel Road north of U.S. Highway 24 east of Manhattan. In a March 13 letter to county commissioners, Robert Riat of rural Wamego
Sen. Tom Hawk said Tuesday morning he did not support the Kansas Senate bill that aims to make the Riley County Police Department director’s job an elected position — but he did say he believed the bill should be debated. Hawk, a Manhattan Democrat who
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