RILEY — After two failed bond issues in the past decade, the Riley County school board said it’s trying a more communicative approach in educating residents about a 20-year, $15 million bond issue on the November ballot.

The Riley County Police Department plans to install a 25-yard and 50-yard shooting range for officers at its new facility near Tabor Valley and Zeandale roads.

WAMEGO — Though finding your way home may involve a long journey accompanied by an oddball team of a little black dog, a tin man, a scarecrow and a cowardly lion, Wamego visitors will have no trouble spotting and traversing the famous yellow brick road in downtown.

Would you like corn flakes for breakfast? Cows would like corn flakes for breakfast, too. Today we’ll learn about an innovative Kansas farm family that is utilizing a steam flaking technology to improve feed quality for their livestock operation and others around Kansas.

Former U.S. Army helicopter pilot Katrina Lewison expressed frustration Thursday with difficulty faced by civilians trying to break through the military’s firewall to sound the alarm about a family member who may be suicidal.

Who is the only native Kansan ever to be elected President or Vice President? (If you guessed Dwight D. Eisenhower, you would be wrong. Although Eisenhower claimed Abilene, Kansas as his home, he was born during his family’s brief stay in Texas.) Who is the first Native American Indian ever …

Riley County commissioners planned to hold three executive sessions Thursday afternoon for interviews with applicants for the Riley County Health Department Director position, said Clancy Holeman, county counselor and director of administrative services.

Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday weighed options for financing new scales for the county landfill’s transfer station.

In the future, potential homebuyers near Fort Riley will receive a heads up about potential booms and other noises emitted from the military base.

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.

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

“Kansas: The Mushroom State.” No, mushrooms have not surpassed wheat or sunflowers as a leading product in Kansas. In fact, today we’ll meet the only certified and inspected mushroom grower in the state. He and his family are growing and marketing mushrooms and honey as healthy, tasty foods.…

Riley County commissioners on Thursday signed a local emergency disaster declaration to cover storm damage in the area over the last 30 days.

Manhattan public works employees are replacing the cover on a salt facility that holds approximately 60% of the city’s salt quantity following thunderstorms Sunday night.

Medical expenses for Riley County Jail inmates have gone up 1,667.36% compared to this time last year in large part because of care for one inmate.


Farmers who have been financially harmed by President Donald Trump’s trade war with China are a “hiccup” in the America’s path to long-term financial success, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday.

Although the Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it would allow increased releases beyond what’s authorized in its operating manual from Kansas River Basin reservoirs on Wednesday, Tuttle Creek is actually stepping down its release rates.

Let’s go to the ore mines in Nevada. Huge trucks are carrying heavy loads of minerals from the mines. When those trucks get stuck, they use a high capacity tow rope made by a company in rural Kansas. Today we’ll learn about the remarkable ruralpreneur whose company is producing and marketing…