Following a brief thaw earlier in the week with record high temperatures, Manhattan froze over again Wednesday, with 3 inches of snow that caused several districts to call off school. The snowfall equated to 32 hundredths of an inch of much-needed moisture, said state climatologist Mary Knapp.
Gov. Sam Brownback called innovation and job creation the keys to keeping Kansans in Kansas at the unveiling of the new sublimation center at GTM Sportswear here Tuesday. Brownback said more towns across Kansas need entrepreneurs such as Dave Dreiling, CEO and owner of GTM.
Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz, who has served on the NCAA Board of Directors since July, has been unanimously appointed to the NCAA Executive Committee, President Mark Emmert has announced. The Executive Committee is the highest governance body in the NCAA and is composed
Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, told a Landon Lecture audience at Forum Hall Tuesday morning that Israel is this nation’s “ultimate ally.” Oren, an American-born Israeli historian and author, said he thought he knew about the relationship when he became
“All rise!” That familiar courtroom phrase may have become unnecessary in Pottawatomie County since the contract for the new justice center doesn’t include seating for the two courtrooms. District Judge Jeff Elder discussed the issue Monday with county commissioners, who authorized the judge to
Rural Westmoreland residents believe safety is worth added expense. About 10 residents appealed to Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday to take measures to avoid long detours when the Wilson Creek Bridge on Westmoreland Rd. is replaced this spring. Those options, however, would be expensive, and could boost
Area officials were inspired to further discussions and to increase information-sharing during the monthly intergovernmental luncheon on Monday. “This organization needs to be used more for regional growth and regional planning,” said Mayor Loren Pepperd. “It’s got to communicate more on what each individual
Monday’s high temperature was a balmy 75 degrees - a new record in Manhattan for the day and for the month. According to information from the K-State Weather Data Library, the previous record high was 70 degrees in 1911. The previous record high for the month was 74
Bergman Elementary students were evacuated Tuesday morning when smoke from a burnt-out HVAC unit motor set off the alarm, said Principal Lori Martin. A problem with the motor caused the school’s library to fill with smoke and set off the fire alarm, but there
Registration is now open for the 2013 Biking Across Kansas (BAK) bicycle tour across the State of Kansas. The 39th year of the largest bicycling event in Kansas history-a 507-mile ride across the State- begins on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Biking Across Kansas is an eight-day tour originating
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