The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation is giving donors the chance to make their donations go farther — and giving organizations the ability to gain up to $10,000 for their endowments with Grow Green Match Day. The event, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 22 at Colony
City and county commissioners agreed Thursday that it is time to lay a course of action for intergovernmental cooperation and consolidation. “[W]e never develop a plan,” said Riley County Commissioner Dave Lewis. “We talk and talk and talk, but don’t actually do anything.”
Three Kansas State University students are recognized in the 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship competition. Jenny Barriga, junior in chemistry and biochemistry, Dodge City, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, making her the university’s 69th Goldwater scholar. Kyle Snow, senior in chemical engineering,
Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented an $18 million proposal for raising the height of the levee that protects the downtown area of the city Wednesday, saying it would raise flood protection here to the 300-year level. John Grothaus, chief of planning
The duo accused of setting a deadly February apartment fire here pleaded guilty to arson resulting in death in federal court Wednesday. Officials said the arson/murder was part of a plot to distract police from finding incriminating evidence related to an earlier armed robbery.
No distress call was made prior to the fatal April 7 crash of a private plane headed from Tulsa, Okla., to Manhattan, according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board. Ronald Marshall and Chris Gruber of Manhattan were killed when the plane, a single-engine
More than 300 people gathered Thursday to hear Gen. Don MacWillie speak about the impact of troop reductions on Fort Riley and the message was clear: the fort will not be negatively affected by the Army’s changes. By 2017, the Army will have reduced its forces
The Environmental Protection Agency has stopped monitoring the air quality on the Konza Prairie at the request of Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and the owners of the Konza. John Briggs, director of the Konza Prairie Biological Station, said KDHE officials contacted both KSU
The cost of parking permits could be on the rise for Manhattan High students based on comments during Wednesday’s USD 383 school board meeting. Board members did not make a decision on whether to increase fees for parking permits during a broader discussion on student
Manhattan High School has been named to The Washington Post High School Challenge List for the fifth consecutive year. Only eight Kansas high schools made the list, and MHS is the only one from outside the Kansas City area to do so. “It is an
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