The U.S. Department of Labor will require GTM Sportswear in Manhattan to pay 133 workers $97,762 in back wages as a result of an investigation by its wage and hour division. The investigation found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime and record-keeping provisions
You may be tempted to break out shorts and T-shirts today, but get ready to put them away again by mid-week. The temperature could approach 70 degrees this afternoon - certainly an anomaly in January, but not unheard of, said state climatologist Mary Knapp. “We’ve
Is traffic backed up on Fort Riley Boulevard? Is there snow on Seth Child Road? Now, drivers can find out without leaving home. As part of the overall network of traffic signals in Manhattan, the city has been installing cameras at various intersections to give
The executive director of Pawnee Mental Health Center told county commissioners Monday that while Gov. Sam Brownback’s decision to retain $12 million in his proposed budget for mental health services represents a positive step, there remains more to be done to improve mental health services
Manhattan Fire Department firefighters responded to significant water damage at Eighteen63, a bar in Aggieville, early Saturday morning after a sprinkler alarm sounded. According to officials, the alarm was activated at approximately 3:40 a.m., because of a broken sprinkler head in the lofts above the
There were several vehicle burglaries reported Friday morning in the northeast part of Manhattan that reportedly occurred overnight between Thursday and Friday. Five vehicle burglaries were reported in the 2900 block of Northwing Drive. Officer Matt Droge said the incidents resulted in a total loss of $726.
The Wildcat March, featuring 30 artistically decorated wildcat sculptures, will start Feb. 14 as part of Kansas State University’s 150th anniversary celebration. The creations will be on display throughout the community and on campus until October. Planning for the nine-month sesquicentennial celebration started two and a
Anticipating growth along the K-18 corridor, planners have put together a document on how and where to develop the area between Manhattan and Ogden. The plan is a joint project among the cities of Manhattan and Ogden, along with Riley County. Eric Cattell, the city’
Throngs of sixth, seventh and eighth graders gathered in Rathbone Hall on Saturday for an annual engineering competition that challenges students’ imaginations and creativity by building model cities that solve current environmental problems. This year, 34 schools participated in the regional Future City Competition at Kansas
Officials at Mercy Regional Health Center are looking to hire a much-needed nurse in the Emergency Department who can assist sexual assault victims following their assault and collect evidence for law enforcement. The position, known as a SANE/SART (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault
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