President Kirk Schulz asked the Manhattan City Commission to partner with Kansas State University as the school prepares to make major renovations to the north part of campus over the next few years. The additions and renovations include an expansion to Pat Roberts Hall, renovations
If you’re a fan of the Flint Hills and Kansas in general, well… This is your weekend. Flint Hills Day, a joint effort of the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Flint Hills Discovery Center, will be celebrated Saturday – and offer plenty of
The city exceeded its sales tax revenue projections in April, according to numbers released by city finance director Bernie Hayen. The city collected $806,747 in sales tax during April, an increase of $11,596 from projections and up $27,187 from April 2013. Hayen said grocery stores contributed to the growth,
Six veteran politicians are joining forces across party lines in an effort to change Gov. Sam Brownback’s course for Kansas. They’ve formed a sort of coalition, Reroute the Roadmap, to address what they see as missteps and misinformation from the Brownback administration. Two
The Manhattan City Commission discussed funding options Tuesday night to help pay for street repairs. Robert Ott, director of public works, said money to hire contractors for street maintenance is $2.9 million short of what’s needed to bring some of Manhattan’s streets to the
Prosecution and defense attorneys for a Manhattan man accused of robbing one person and stealing from two others in separate incidents are preparing for a two-hour preliminary hearing. Jarred Snyder, 30, appeared via video from the Riley County Jail for status hearings in both cases Tuesday
Work by students from Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, for the annual Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition is on display in the Chang Gallery at Seaton Hall through Friday, May 2. The gallery is open from 8 a.m.
A Kansas State University alumnus who has led one of the nation’s largest oil companies and is now involved in energy security efforts will receive an honorary doctorate from Kansas State University. John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former
Like a good neighbor, State Farm was there for Kansas State University’s Powercat Financial Counseling, or PFC, program. The insurance company has awarded the program a 2014 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant for $15,000. The grant is awarded to organizations that foster opportunities in service
A recent late cold snap could mean less fruit this year. “If we had a tree or even some sort of small fruit bush that was in flower, it very likely could have killed the fruit buds,” said Ward Upham, Kansas State University extension agent
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