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.

Almost a decade of legal fighting is near the end after the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Kansas Legislature had met the requirements for adequate and equitable school funding.

Riley County officials have identified replacement sites for two radio system tower locations as part of the county’s new seven-tower emergency communications system, according to a report at the county commission meeting Thursday.

Big Red One veterans are invited to the 1st Infantry Division’s 100th-annual reunion in Baltimore, Maryland, Aug. 7 to 11 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.


Despite the odds, the Allied troops who invaded France to take back the area from German military forces on June 6, 1944, displayed courage and determination above all else, said Brigadier Gen. Todd Wasmund, Deputy Commanding General for Support.

Tuttle Creek Lake may be gradually decreasing, but the lake is still a bad rainstorm away from bringing back flooding as a significant concern, officials said Monday.


Tuttle Creek Lake is inches from its capacity, and that’s prompted precautionary measures for potential evacuations.

Fort Riley hosted a three-day safety campaign for military families, retirees and civilians this week.


No injuries were reported after a tornado touched down Tuesday in Geary County, the sheriff’s department said.

The Riley County Commission on Monday heard recommendations on how to use $4.8 million in excess cash balances. Commissioners also heard a recommendation on employee cost-of-living-adjustments.

Pottawatomie County has declared a state of emergency because of flooding and potential flooding in portions of the county.