City sales taxes collected in August broke $1 million. “We are really keeping pace with last year’s sales figures, which attest that Manhattan is becoming a regional shopping hub,” ” said city finance director Bernie Hayen. August sales tax receipts were $1,010,865. In 2012, the city collected $905,589. Hayen
Riley County Noxious Weed Director Dennis Peterson was recognized Wednesday as the Kansas County Official of the Year. The award was given to him by the Kansas Association of Counties at its annual conference in Wichita.
Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Garnett Cease, 35, of Louisville, Kansas, on Thursday for possession of narcotics with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cease was arrested after Pottawatomie County deputies responded to a report of an individual in distress. According
The games, egg hunt and leaderboard from the world of Ernest Cline’s novel “Ready Player One” recently came to life for the Kansas State University community, thanks to campuswide collaboration and a group of computing and information sciences students. To coincide with the university’
City commissioners are not happy with how the Convention and Visitors Bureau spent some money generated by the transient guest tax. During Tuesday night’s work session, Mayor John Matta directed the staff to come up with some alternatives to the current way the CVB
State legislators sought answers Tuesday related to K-State’s budget, highlighting an increased focus on higher education. Members of the House Appropriations and Senate Ways and Means committees visited the campus as a part of their biennial bus tour. The tour to various Kansas universities
Political affiliation is thicker than blood. Milton Wolf, a Tea Party candidate running against U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., in the 2014 primary, ripped into President Barack Obama during a Tuesday appearance at K-State. It has been widely publicized that the super-conservative Wolf is Obama’
The College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, at Kansas State University is recognizing five alumni for their success 10 years after their graduation from the university. The honorees are Manjula Boyina and Diwakar Vadapalli, both from Anchorage, Alaska; Elena Vossman Scott, Summit County, Colo.;
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah Highway Patrolman has confirmed that Manhattanite David Welch didn’t die immediately after crashing his van into an 80-foot ravine on September 3. Welch, 54, drove off a desolate portion of Interstate 70 into the ravine a day after leaving his home in
Merry Christmas, Manhattan! A group of business owners have come together to fund placement of a 50-foot holiday tree in Blue Earth Plaza. And yes, that’s a big, big tree. Brad Everett, manager of the Hilton Garden Inn, said Colin Noble came to him
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