Riley County Commissioners approved $1 million in projects for 2013 out of the Capital Improvement Fund on Thursday at a special session. Budget and finance officer Johnette Shepek heard justifications from Public Works Director Leon Hobson, members of Riley County’s IT department and Noxious Weed Director
Kansas House Minority Leader Paul Davis called an income tax law that went into effect this year the “Workers Pay, Bosses Don’t” tax law during a visit to Manhattan on Thursday. Davis visited with residents at Kite’s Bar and Grill Thursday night in
The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has indefinitely suspended the medical license of the Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill following his arrest. The decision to suspend Michael Schuster’s license came Thursday, along with a public censure of the 53-year-old doctor.
Riley County officers arrested a Wichita man early Friday morning for criminal trespass, interference with law enforcement and battery of a corrections officer. Chad Meyer, 32, was first arrested outside of Kite’s Bar and Grill in Aggieville after 1 a.m. for criminal trespass after he
Toxicology reports for a driver killed in an accident on US Highway 24 in March indicate the man had been driving under the influence of controlled substances. Michael Ippert, 28, Manhattan, died on March 13 after being ejected from his 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe after he drove the vehicle off
A couple is in custody for allegedly stealing seven guns from a soldier’s apartment earlier in April. Ashley Newbrough, 20, and Todd Newbrough, 20, both of 2418 Charolais Lane, were arrested Thursday, Officer Matthew Droge said, as the result of an investigation into a burglary reported on
Officers arrested a Cedar Point man Thursday for aggravated assault and domestic battery after allegedly threatening a woman at knifepoint. Joshua Mitchell, 28, was arrested after police were called to a residence in the northeast part of Manhattan by a 40-year-old woman who reported that Mitchell
The Junction City Police Department is warning citizens of a recent rash of residential burglaries in the northeast area of Junction City. Lt. Jeff Childs said the areas include the 200 block of West Home Street and the 400 block of West 18th Street. Childs said a
The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill is being held without bond pending a detention hearing next Tuesday when the judge will determine whether he is a flight-risk. If so, Michael Schuster could be kept in custody until his trial. Schuster, 53, made his
Staff reports An alumnus and former CEO devoted to increasing educational opportunities, student success and philanthropic ventures will receive an honorary doctorate from Kansas State University. Warren Staley, Edina, Minn., will be recognized with the honorary degree at the Graduate School’s commencement ceremony, which
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