A rainy 24th Country Stampede — er, now Heartland Stampede — wrapped up Sunday, but some people in Manhattan are still reeling from the announcement that the country music festival is moving permanently to Topeka.
K-State is facing a 4% budget cut, a university official said at Monday’s intergovernmental meeting, but its main focus for the upcoming year will be recruitment.
After having served the Manhattan and Ogden communities for nearly 20 years through ministry, Diana Chapel is preparing to take some time for herself.
Lightning and thunderstorms on Saturday night forced Country Stampede to cancel a performance by headliner Jason Aldean, capping a muddy first year in Topeka for the event.
Residents got a behind-the-scenes look at local air travel and water service providers Saturday during the Flint Hills Discovery Center’s Secrets of Manhattan bus tour.
“If you take care of the community, the community will take care of you.” That type of philosophy is a guiding principle for two men who have worked together for more than 35 years to serve their community.
The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce found out at the same time everyone else did that Country Stampede, now Heartland Stampede, was leaving for Topeka, Chamber President Jason Smith said.
Despite recent stormy weather, construction at the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) remains on track. With 79 percent of the facility completed, you’ll notice changes at the entrance and will soon see additional site changes as trailers are removed and work continues on the park…
There are three things I remember about Marvin Marsh: His smile, his bearing, and his handshake. I’d rank it as the best handshake ever, and that’s saying something, since Ernie Barrett is in the same town.Mr. Marsh, who died last Thursday, was the longtime principal of Manhattan Junior High…
Officials on Thursday signed an agreement that formally outlines how the departments will transfer ownership and operational responsibility for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility from the Department of Homeland Security to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The city commission’s budgeting process continues with the latest budget proposal calling for a 5.1% increase in the average property owner’s taxes.
K-State, along with all other state schools, will not raise in-state undergraduate tuition rates for the 2019-20 school year, the Kansas Board of Regents decided Wednesday.
Riley County will likely have to pay an additional $803,000 in payroll next year because of an extra pay period, county officials explained to the commission Thursday.
The Riley County Police Department has stopped providing in its daily reports the names of crime victims, even though that information is by law considered a public record.
Instead of a store full of country-clad customers, the country music played to no one in particular Wednesday afternoon at Yee Haw Country Outfitters in downtown Manhattan.
TOPEKA — Country Stampede officials said it was no longer financially feasible to have the festival in Manhattan, which is why they have decided to move it to Topeka permanently.
The city will split $500,000 in new recreation center design costs with USD 383 after the district’s design process found better configuration patterns at the middle school sites.
Manhattan’s Community House — built in 1917 and in need of restoration work — could be on its way to a new heyday as city officials work to finalize a deal with a local developer to sell and renovate the property.
With several commercial properties affected by the flooding last September and more under constant threat of rising waters, Manhattan city administrators want to develop a plan to buy out commercial properties in the community flood plain.
Two motions to seek a $25 million federal BUILD Grant to fund replacement of the Belvue Bridge died for lack of a second Monday before the Pottawatomie County Commission.