Riley County commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved applying for state grants to help with job retention and senior meal programs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board is considering changes to policies on students’ hairstyles and headwear as part of a discussion Wednesday on how to respect students’ cultural backgrounds.
Fort Riley soldiers this week were among the troops activated to be on standby in Minnesota during protests following the death of George Floyd by police.
Peaceful protests against police brutality continued Wednesday evening in Manhattan’s City Park, with a crowd of a couple hundred people, mostly clad in black and wielding signs demanding change.
A 35-year-old Riley County woman has tested positive for the coronavirus, increasing the county total to 68 cases, officials said Thursday morning.
The Pottawatomie County Commission adopted a resolution Monday seeking a $300,000 grant to aid county businesses impacted by the coronavirus.
Manhattan Town Center will not have to pay one of its four annual rent installments to the city government after its coronavirus-related closure.
Commissioners unanimously approved a $1.59 million construction contract for the Kirkwood Drive extension project, creating a new street connection, bridge and pedestrian path in the area.
K-State will furlough 15 more employees from three departments, bringing the total number of employees who will see furloughs this summer to 422, officials announced Wednesday morning.
Riley County Police Department Director Dennis Butler said at a protest and march Tuesday he would fire or arrest any of the department’s officers if they were proven to have battered a resident.
With their fists and signs held up high, two thousand protesters heard their chants echo down the Bluemont Avenue corridor Tuesday evening.
A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday evening and charged with criminal threat after he allegedly threatened groups of protesters leaving a rally at Triangle Park.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a team led by K-State researchers a $11.3 million grant to establish the Center on Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
Officials said Tuesday that two people are on ventilators at Ascension Via Christi Hospital for coronavirus-related issues.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will review a request to republish the district’s 2019-20 budget and hold a new budget hearing after the district received additional special education funds above the originally published budget.
The Manhattan city government’s human resource director, Tammy Galvan, is serving as the interim finance director following the retirement of former director Bernie Hayen.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether a Riley County police officer battered a Puerto Rican man in the early hours of Monday morning.
A patient at Ascension Via Christi Hospital being treated for the coronavirus is using a ventilator, officials said Monday morning.
After having gone to the National Speech and Debate tournament last year, Sam Delong, Trinity Brockman, Ryan Ward and Tanya Singh had made up their minds: they would qualify to return to the forensics national tournament this year.
Though one string of Aggieville bars is trying to reschedule Fake Patty’s Day to late August, there’s no consensus on the matter, at least as far as the Aggieville Business Association is concerned.
“I cannot see, but I have a vision.” That statement from a blind educator in Ethiopia might introduce a visionary program through which rural Kansans are helping encourage literacy halfway around the globe.
Exactly one year ago, the area was battling rising water at Tuttle Creek Lake, but officials say the lake is much lower than it was last year.
The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency on Friday voted 5-1 to revise the Riley County Police Department 2021 budget by removing raises for employees.
A 25-year-old man has died after what Riley County police called a self-inflicting stabbing inside the Powercat Sports Grill Friday night.
An accident on Friday evening closed traffic in both directions on Tuttle Creek Boulevard, according to a Facebook post from the Riley County Police Department.
The Manhattan Public Library, in conjunction with the Manhattan-Ogden School District, will give away free children’s books Saturday morning at the Downtown Farmers Market.
For many small businesses, the coronavirus has meant turning the lights off and waiting for it to be safe for crowds to return. However, for a few businesses, the stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures have allowed customers to frequent their stores in even greater capacity than normal.
With coronavirus-related restrictions gradually being lifted, local high-profile court cases have hearings scheduled for the summer.