Construction at two major city intersections will start Monday. Additional turn lanes will be constructed at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and McCall Road, and at the intersection of U.S. 24 and East Poyntz Avenue. Through traffic will be reduced to one lane at
The Riley County Commission Thursday approved a measure to extend the partnership between the Riley County Health Department and the Konza Prairie Community Health and Dental Center. Konza has had a satellite dental center within the Riley County Health Department since 2007. The extended partnership allows
The remainder of April brings lots of cultural events to the Kansas State University campus. The following events, sponsored by the university’s McCain Performance Series, Mariana Kistler Beach Museum of Art and the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, will take place on campus.
City commissioners and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board support hiring a consultant to develop the department’s strategic plan as a guide for a future bond issue project. No action was taken at the work session Tuesday, but officials provided their thoughts on the
City commissioners now have a plan to maintain the current aspects of City Auditorium (also known as Peace Memorial Auditorium) for consideration. Officials from Bruce McMillan Architects presented this information Tuesday during a work session between city commissioners and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.
As sexual assault and harassment increasingly becomes a topic of discussion within the military, Fort Riley has taken measures to fully address the issue. Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, on Wednesday was given a tour of
Manhattan physician Michael Schuster was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for unlawfully prescribing drugs. Schuster, 54, in January pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Schuster’
The Kansas Department of Education has released projections for money schools could get if legislation passed last weekend becomes law. According to the KSDE’s projections, the Manhattan-Ogden school district would receive $41,000 in new money for its general fund as part of the state’s
The Manhattan-Ogden school district has stopped state testing after two months of technological issues. Children in grades 3 through 11 were taking the Kansas Transitional State Assessments in reading, math and science. The assessments were an online pilot testing program administered through the Center for Educational Testing &
OGDEN — Riley County police arrested the driver of a car that left the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon that resulted in two motorcycle operators suffering substantial injuries. The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m., when Johnny Cossey, 38, of Ogden, was driving north on Walnut
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