Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday authorized Leu Lowrey, public works director, to proceed with a plan to sell 117 acres of pasture north of the county landfill. The county purchased the acreage in 1991, in anticipation of one day needing to expand the landfill. Subsequent regulations, however, required
A small transformer caught fire at the Kansas State University dairy unit Saturday morning, causing little damage but leading to a small oil spill. Steve Galitzer, director of environmental health and safety at the university, said the fire, which occurred around 10:30 a.m., was put
K-State students from all majors will compete against their peers for a winning spot in The Next Big Thing. Guitar lessons, a recording studio, furniture design, fitness and a clothing line are some of the business ideas that have made it to the final round.
H.B. “Bebe” Lee, director of athletics at Kansas State University from 1956 to 1968, died Sunday at the age of 96 in Southport, N. C. Following a successful stint as head basketball coach at the University of Colorado, which culminated with a Final Four appearance in 1955, Lee
City officials have hammered out a contract for commissioners to consider Tuesday night that would apply to staffing of the airport control tower for the remainder of the federal fiscal year. The FAA announced last week it would no longer provide funding to staff the
Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo said Monday that nearly 1,400 voters had cast ballots as of Saturday in Riley County, the hotly contested election for three seats on the Manhattan City Commission drawing most of the interest. Vargo said a total of 1,389 voters had already cast
Riley County commissioners heard an outline of plans for the second phase of the Tecumseh-Quivira project Monday. The project, which will begin in fiscal year 2014, is the second phase of a city-funded project to improve drainage in an area that includes the county health department.
A man accused of shooting another man while robbing him and others in an apartment in October pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing Monday. Levertis Horne made that plea to two counts of aggravated robbery with a hand gun, one count of attempted robbery,
An Alma woman has been sentenced to two years federal probation and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for mortgage fraud U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Linda Kay Miller, 51, of Alma, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. In her plea, she admitted fraudulently
Dave Schafer is a locally known conservative and Gary Stith is a locally known liberal. While they disagree on their preferred outcome of Tuesday’s city election, they are in full agreement that the result will be pivotal in determining how the city will operate
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