The Pottawatomie County Commission on Monday unanimously approved filling the position of “administrative specialist,” but not before the hiring procedure was questioned by the commission chairwoman. Although the position has been advertised and interviews conducted, Dee McKee said the commission had never formally approved the
Q: Who is responsible for repairing or replacing sidewalks, the city or the homeowner? A: You. State statute (K.S.A. 12-1808) makes property owners responsible for the maintenance and repair of the sidewalks adjacent to their properties, despite the fact sidewalks are public property.
K-State has received an almost $1 million grant to help decrease the number of uninsured children. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Monday it had awarded K-State a $990,000 grant to participate in an effort to enroll more eligible children in Medicaid and the Children’
Riley County commissioners Monday voted to change 13 county positions from salaried to hourly because of an update to federal labor regulations that will more than double the minimum pay required for salaried employees later this year. The rule, set to take effect in December, seeks
City commissioners will discuss the Capital Improvement Program during their second budget work session Tuesday. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The commission will discuss the city’s 2017 budget, which, as presented in May, is $147,730,189, a $9.6 million increase over the previous year.
Throughout his life, Woody Shoemaker says his work has always been about serving others. After serving in the Navy SEALs during the Vietnam War and serving in Christian ministry for about 30 years, Shoemaker now lives in Manhattan and owns At Home Assisted Care. The company
As about 3,000 yellow rubber ducks slid down a hill in CiCo Park, area children screamed, hoping one of their adopted ducks would reach the bottom first. The park was filled with children and parents from all over the area for the second annual Little Apple
Along with family and friends, several members of the education community came out Friday to send off the man who has led the local school district for the last decade. About 50 people from Manhattan-Ogden and McPherson school districts and others from around the region came
A vision about six years in the making will soon be completed. Airport officials hope the Manhattan Regional Airport passenger terminal project is completed late fall this year. The project provides a major expansion at a cost of more than $17 million. The 12,500-square-foot terminal building
A little over a year after first hitting the road, Kansas State University’s Shelter Medicine Mobile Surgery Unit has performed thousands of surgeries, helped a dozen animal shelters save on veterinary care costs and has drawn attention to the plight of homeless animals. The
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