City commissioners decided Tuesday to temporarily exempt the Municipal Court, but no other city buildings, from requirements of a new concealed carry law. Commissioners voted 4-1 to send a letter to the Kansas attorney general seeking a six-month exemption for the court building, at 610 Colorado
Jim Riviere has big plans for the future of animal health. Since joining Kansas State University in mid-2012, Riviere has been laying the groundwork necessary for improving the animal health industry. He is the MacDonald chair of veterinary medicine, university distinguished professor of anatomy and
Junction City police arrested an Arizona man Tuesday after they discovered nearly $830,000 in cash in his truck that officials believe were proceeds from drug sales. Officials said the money was divided into boxes placed in the bed of Marshall Dion’s truck. Dion, 78, was arrested
A Marysville man was injured in a single-car accident in Randolph early Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Joseph Sullivan was driving his Pontiac Grand Am at about 1:30 a.m. in the 12,500 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard when he overcorrected and left the road, hitting
An accident on Tuttle Creek Boulevard on Tuesday resulted in at least two fatalities, according to officials. Riley County Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident on the 4600 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard in northeast Manhattan at about 3:50 p.m.
The K-State student convicted of killing two people while driving drunk in May 2012 will not face prison time for involuntary manslaughter if he abides by probationary terms, a district judge ruled Monday. Though Miles Theurer, 24, faced a possible prison sentence of 3 to 14 years for killing
Law Board members gave the go-ahead Monday for the Riley County Police Department to apply for a grant that could arm police officers assigned to school buildings. The grant, administered by the Bureau of Justice Administration under the Justice Assistance Grant Program, would allow three
Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC) is the latest higher education institution to adopt a resolution extending the prohibition of weapons on campus up to four years. The decision came unanimously from the MATC Board of Directors Monday afternoon. Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill into
The appraised value of real estate in Pottawatomie County increased by nearly $67 million in 2013, according to figures certified recently by the appraiser’s office. The total appraised property value for 2013 is $1,653,038,110, Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. That compares to a total of $1,586,132,640 in 2012, an
About two dozen people gathered at the K-State’s Ahearn Natatorium on Tuesday as part of a world-wide effort to break the Guinness world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson. UFM Community Learning Center began hosting the event last year as part of its
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