• Mascot group lays ground rules

    The Manhattan mascot committee started things off with laughter.

  • Road sales tax starts Saturday

    Don’t accuse the cashier of playing an April Fool’s Day joke if your usual purchase costs a bit more on Saturday.

  • Brownback vetoes Medicaid program expansion

    TOPEKA - Kansas’ conservative governor vetoed a bill Thursday that would have extended the state’s health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, setting up a likely showdown with the Legislature.

  • Lawmakers struggle to fund Kansas Water Plan

    The state’s continued budget shortfalls have halted recent efforts to fund the Kansas Water Plan.

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    Luca Innocenti, 13 months, looks at the camera while playing in the children’s library.

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    Baristas serve a line of customers at Bluestem Bistro. The restaurant reopened Saturday after being closed for a few days for renovations, including a new bar area, revamped menu and painted walls


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  • Myers seeking 2025 update

    K-State’s master plan is getting a facelift, and the university wants feedback to help change it.

  • Mealsonwheels1 Manhattan meals program faces potential funding cuts

    John Hanson used to enjoy cooking when he was in better health.

  • ATA Bus requests $75K for fixed-route system

    Flint Hills ATA Bus is requesting $75,000 from the city for its updated fixedroute transit system.

  • Group to mull mascot change

    A Manhattan High School mascot committee will have a fifth item to consider when it begins meeting: whether the school board should remove the Indian mascot.

  • RCPD presents personnel portion of 2018 budget

    The Riley County Police Department proposes an increase of about $400,000, or 1.

  • Police: Weather kept FPD incidents in check

    Maybe it was the weather.

  • Trees Is my neighbor’s tree causing that unpleasant smell?

    Q: My neighbor has a beautiful tree with white flowers on it in his front yard; when walking out to my car last week I noticed an unpleasant odor.

  • Officials want nonconforming issue addressed in UDO project

    Officials hope that the 18-month process to consolidate zoning and subdivision regulations also will bring clarity to the city’s nonconforming structure problem.

  • Pott County split on funding Wamego road project

    Commissioner Dee McKee may hold the deciding vote on whether or not Pottawatomie County helps pay for a portion of a project on Fourth Street (Military Trail Road) in Wamego.

  • Collins: Prepare for more burning

    After significant rainfall over the weekend, the Riley County Public Works Department will begin burning a brush pile at the county’s solid waste facility south of town on Monday.

  • Neighbors7 Firefighter honors 9/11 first responder at work

    We all have reasons for getting out of bed to take on the world.

  • Wells clarifies ‘rubber hose’ comment

    Riley County Commissioner Ron Wells clarified his comments Monday about using a rubber hose to get suspected criminals to admit to crimes.

  • Commission to provide ATA Bus funding feedback

    The Manhattan City Commission will provide feedback Tuesday on a Flint Hills ATA Bus funding request for its proposed fixed-route transit system.

  • Msrodeoksu New Miss Rodeo K-State eager to promote the sport

    The recently crowned Miss Rodeo K-State is eager to share her love of rodeo, which for her started in childhood.

  • EMS considering new department

    In an attempt to collect more money from ambulance bills, avoid a significant increase in management costs and give the county more direct control over the Emergency Medical Services Department (EMS), Riley County leaders are considering moving EMS under the Emergency Management Department.


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