Riley County Law Board members reviewed 2012 crime data Tuesday indicating a slight increase in crime incidents during the year. The reports indicate that there was 3 percent increase in crime county-wide from 2011 to 2012, with a 1.6 percent increase in person crimes and a 3.2 percent increase in non-person
As the forecasted snow storm approaches, Kansas State University officials announced Wednesday that they have cancelled Thusday classes in anticipation of weather problems. The university was the largest of several area entities to have cancelled activities or closed for the day. Go to http://www.
New York Times technology writer David Pogue will deliver the keynote speech at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, in Forum Hall at Kansas State University’s student union as part of the inaugural Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference. Pogue is a Scientific American columnist, correspondent
Because of an anticipated major winter storm, Kansas State University will close the Manhattan and Salina campuses Thursday, Feb.21.
Sen. Jerry Moran said Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a contract to do the $40 million utility work for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility. The Topeka Capital-Journal said Moran told them the award would bring an end to the long delays in
The fate of the Belvue Bridge won’t be decided before spring. Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee County commissioners have decided to wait for further testing before reaching a decision on repairing or replacing the deteriorating structure, which connects the two counties southeast of Belvue. Core tests
Local Rotary clubs are inviting the public to give peace a chance at a forum on Saturday. The event is a response to a challenge by Rotary International’s president to spread world peace. The peace forum is intended to give attendees guidance on how
Now is the time to take care of errands and buy supplies, says state climatologist Mary Knapp. That’s because heavy snow is expected Wednesday night and Thursday, with accumulation of as much as 12 inches. “People should look for their winter weather plans to prepare,
The Board of Directors of the Kansas Arts Foundation has announced the first three recipients of its recently implemented art grants program. The winners are: The Community Chamber Orchestra, Morganville, $2,000; The Wichita Children’s Theater, $2,500; and The Western Music Association, Kansas Chapter and its 2013
The high school schedule and elementary planning time will be discussed by the USD 383 school board during its 5:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The discussion, which is to begin at 6:30 p.m., will consider the benefits and challenges of implementing proposed
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