Two more candidates filed Thursday for positions on the Randolph City Council. The two are Tamie Redding, and Donna G. Baer. Additionally, David Higgins has filed for position two and Ross Wahl has filed for position 4, both on the USD 378 Board of Education. The filing
Police are investigating at least seven different vehicle break-ins that occurred around the area of the Countryside Estates trailer park in Manhattan. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said the Riley County Police Department began receiving reports of the break-ins Thursday morning. He said the break-ins appear to
More information has been released on the death of a man transported to Mercy Regional Health Center early Thursday morning, including that he appears to have died from an accidental overdose. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Nicholas Gurik, 40, whose last known address was in Wakefield, was
Despite different party affiliations, local legislators united in concern Wednesday about funding for K-123 education. Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed two-year budget, presented to lawmakers Wednesday, calls for the base state aid per pupil to remain at $3,838 in FY 2014 and then increase to $3,852 in FY 2015.
Mayor Loren Pepperd said Thursday that he has decided not to seek a second term on the City Commission. Pepperd, who was elected to a four-year term in 2009, cited the demands of his real estate business measured against the time required to serve on the
Some area merchants have been overcharging customers on sales tax, not realizing that the continuation of the half-cent tax that voters passed in November doesn’t go into effect until April 1, said Riley County Treasurer Eileen King. King said that counties must tell the state
A local labor union apparently called a quiet end to three days of picketing activity in front of a business at the Manhattan Medical Center Thursday morning. The owner of the business isn’t sure why he was targeted in the first place. Since Monday,
Elementary school personnel advocated for more teacher planning time during the USD 383 school board meeting Wednesday. The personnel lobbied the board during what was presented as a public hearing on the question of increasing the amount of time elementary teachers have for professional development, collaboration
Departing from its usual bucolic settings, Symphony in the Flint Hills announced yesterday that this year’s event will take place amid the historic limestone buildings of Fort Riley. The eighth annual concert will be June 15 on Fort Riley’s Main Post, which includes the
Two more candidates filed for office in area races Wednesday. Angie Pfizenmaier filed for Position 4 in the USD 384 Randolph school board race. Jane Dunstan filed for a position on the Randolph City Council.
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