Manhattan Fire Department officials reported no injuries after a fire in a duplex at 928 Thurston St. Friday afternoon.

Tracy Britt Cool, a Manhattan native and one of Warren Buffett’s key lieutenants in recent years, is leaving Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to create a mini Berkshire of her own.

Enrollment in the Manhattan-Ogden school district is up 83 students this year, although K-6 enrollment has decreased.


The external and internal damage observed during the autopsy of a 12-week-old boy was caused by at least three separate blunt-force impacts, a forensic pathologist said Friday at the Riley County Courthouse.

Manhattan Parks and Recreation is seeking feedback from the public after finishing the second phase of the Parks 4 People Road Demonstration on Wednesday at City Park.

A Thursday article on A8 listed the incorrect time for the Art & Architecture Open House on Sunday. The event is 3-5 p.m.

Riley County police believe a mother was taking advantage of safe haven laws after a baby was found abandoned in northern Manhattan Wednesday evening.

Her 12-week-old son was healthy just hours before she left him in the care of a friend, a mother testified at the Riley County Courthouse Thursday. But upon her return, she made a 911 call saying he appeared to have bruises and trouble breathing.


Changes to construction plans for Manhattan High School’s west campus will add 25 classrooms, but current cost estimates exceed the construction budget by about $2.8 million, the design team said Wednesday.

The Riley County fair’s 4-H entries were down 5.5% this year compared to 2018, Extension director Gary Fike said Tuesday at the Riley County Commission meeting, and open-class entries were down 17%.

The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday reviewed capital improvement projects and adopted a resolution enacting building codes within the Blue Township Sewer District.

People won’t be allowed to ride electric scooters on sidewalks in Aggieville and downtown, according to an ordinance passed Tuesday by Manhattan city commissioners.

Manhattan fashionistas rejoice: H&M is opening its doors Oct. 3 at Manhattan Town Center.

When Adrianne Meyer and her boyfriend, Frederick Ustoltseff, were stranded at Manhattan Regional Airport last December, they found themselves with a dilemma.

Troopers arrested a Manhattan man on driving under the influence and other charges after he fled the scene of a three-vehicle crash on Kansas Highway 18 near Ogden on Sunday.

The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board on Monday approved a policy that outlines when and how police officers can use drones in investigations.

The Manhattan-Ogden school board will get a look at the changes to the construction plans for Manhattan High West Campus at its meeting Wednesday.

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Assistant Riley County Attorney Kendra Lewison is the 21st Judicial District’s next district judge, Gov. Laura Kelly’s office confirmed Monday.

A story in Sunday’s edition about Dennis Cook’s idea for putting a “roof” over parts of Aggieville contained a mistake.