After two trials, a Manhattan man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than six years in prison following a February conviction of charges stemming from an attempted robbery in October of 2012. Levertis Horne, 23, was sentenced by Judge John F. Bosch to 41 months in prison for
The USD 383 school board Wednesday will discuss a Kansas legislative bill that aims to make students more financially literate. Introduced in January, House Bill 2475 initially mandated a personal financial literacy course in grades 11 or 12, but the Committee on Education recommended some amendments. The committee removed
Authorities provided no further information about an arson at Pawnee Mental Health Services on Saturday. At 6:35 a.m. that day, Manhattan Fire Department firefighters found a fire that started inside a wall at Pawnee and extended to some grass nearby. The total estimated loss was $10,000
Ralph Richardson announced his plans Tuesday to step down as dean of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine no later than July 2015. Richardson became the college’s 11th dean in summer 1998 after serving as the head of the clinical sciences department at Purdue
A longtime Aggieville bar owner told the law board Monday he has been harassed by the Riley County Police Department since the board’s March 17 meeting. Rusty Wilson, owner of Kite’s Bar and Grill and Rusty’s, accused the RCPD of selective enforcement aimed
WESTMORELAND — The list of candidates for the executive director’s position of the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation has been pared to 10. Bob Cole, current PCEDC director, told county commissioners Monday the search process for his replacement is progressing on schedule, with a goal of
The law board unanimously approved publication of the 2015 Riley County Police Department budget during its meeting Monday. A public hearing will be held at a later meeting before the final approval. The 2015 proposed budget is $19.383 million, an increase of $969,500 from the 2014 approved budget. A carryover
BLAINE — A pair of communications towers fell Tuesday morning in rural Pottawatomie County, killing two people. Pottawatomie County Emergency Management Director Chris Trudo confirmed at around noon that one person was dead another person had been transported to Onaga Community Hospital in serious condition following
Tallgrass Brewing Company’s proposed expansion will be discussed during the city commission meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Tallgrass is planning a move to the former Western Wireless Call Center at 5960 Technology Circle in Corporate Technology Park, according to a proposal coming to the commission.
The Riley County Commission approved a request from the Riley County Health Department at its regular Monday meeting, allowing an increase in the fee structure for child-care licensing. Breva Spencer, the child-care licensing surveyor for the department, said the new fee plan would be on
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