The Riley County Commission completed a budget work session Monday that led to lowering the proposed property tax increase from 3.1 mills to 2.7 mills. But those proposed reductions came at a price: reductions in requested funding for several outside organizations. The net result is a proposed 2014
Two new Kansas State University graduates and one undergraduate student will travel abroad within the next year as part of Fulbright programs. Rob Breeden, junior in biology and premedicine, Overland Park, received a Fulbright Summer Institute scholarship through the U.S.-United Kingdom Fulbright Commission
The USD 383 school board will hear about the effects of sequestration on Title I funds during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The funds have been reduced by $120,795 or 11.03 percent for the 2013-14 school year. Title I funds are given
The Kansas Board of Regents announced Monday that it is partnering in a new KanVet website to serve as a central, comprehensive resource for services the state provides to veterans. KanVet will connect veterans with higher education information and job searching tools designed specifically for
A St Marys man was hospitalized after overturning his car in the 2100 block of Deep Creek Road Monday evening. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Darrin Walter, 19, was driving his 2002 Honda passenger car eastbound on the road when he lost control, rolling over in the north ditch.
Aaron Estabrook, who is to join the Manhattan-Ogden School Board Wednesday night, has announced that he is exploring a run for the U.S. Senate. Estabrook would run as an independent “under the banner of ‘The Moderate Party of Kansas.’” More coming in tonight’s
Kansas State University will start discussions that could lead to an enrollment cap in the fall . If that does occur, KSU President Kirk Schulz said the blame goes to the legislators for not providing enough money for higher education institutions. Kansas State officials estimated an
City sales tax revenues lagged again in June compared to the same month of 2012, the fifth time in six months that has been the case. The city received $834,877 in sales tax revenue this June, about $7,000 less than the $841,600 received during the same month a year
Like all good things, Country Stampede had to come to an end. It did so Sunday with a performance by Miranda Lambert , and a private show for VIP campers by Morgan Frazier. Frazier, who also performed her public show Sunday, is an up and coming
City commissioners are expected Tuesday to initiate an effort to update the city’s comprehensive plan. The update to the 2003 plan is expected to modify the goals, guiding principle and policies governing the growth of the city for the next 25 years. Riley and Pottawatomie county
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