Officials did not report any injuries after a semi truck transporting bleach products caught fire on I-70 near Manhattan Saturday night.
A patient at Ascension Via Christi Hospital being treated for the coronavirus is using a ventilator, officials said Monday morning.
“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.
Local officials are ending their live press conferences on the coronavirus in part because of the decline in new cases.
The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley conducted a virtual Memorial Day observance Monday from the post cemetery. The public was able to watch the ceremony on multiple social media pages.
So far, Riley County’s gradual reopening following weeks of closures and sheltering in place hasn’t caused any spike in new coronavirus cases.
STRONG CITY — Bernadette Hagadorn and her daughter Jenny were passing through Kansas on their way down to Oklahoma, but with so much shut down, they figured they might as well make the most of their road trip. They stopped by Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.
From pitches to plants. From hardballs to hibiscus. From the strike zone to the root zone. Those phrases are a way of describing the transition made by a Major League Baseball player who, with his daughter, has developed one of the leading plant nurseries in the nation.
Editor’s note: 2020 is the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. This is one of a series of articles about area women who made important contributions to their communities.
A couple of Manhattan Area Recovery Task Force members said they don’t like that Riley County is continuing with a mandated closing time for restaurants.
Local representatives are disappointed after the Kansas Legislature passed a bill that restricts Gov. Laura Kelly’s powers during the coronavirus outbreak.
Three men face federal misdemeanor charges after allegedly violating wildlife protection laws by hunting whitetail deer in off-limit areas on Fort Riley.
Riley County Health Department Director Julie Gibbs said Kansas and Riley County are both seeing a downward trend of confirmed coronavirus cases.
Residents will not be required to wear face masks in public during the coronavirus outbreak after Manhattan city commissioners Tuesday rejected a proposed face covering ordinance and resolution.
Nelson’s Landing, a landmark small town restaurant linked to local football icon Jordy Nelson, is permanently closed after 13 years in business, owners announced Sunday.
Riley County commissioners Monday loosened out-of-state and in-state travel guidelines for county employees, repealing their previous orders. The county will now follow travel guidelines from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE).
In Gov. Laura Kelly’s newly-introduced phase 1.5 for reopening Kansas, bars and nightclubs will remain closed, which concerns Dennis Cook, executive director of the Aggieville Business Association.
Riley County government plans to reopen its offices Monday, depending on Gov. Laura Kelly’s decision on moving the state into phase two of reopening Kansas.
Mayor Usha Reddi announced Thursday that she is suspending her U.S. Senate campaign to replace the retiring Pat Roberts because she wants to focus on pandemic-recovery efforts.
Law enforcement officers on Tuesday identified the armed suspect who died after a seven-hour standoff as Damien Paul St. Julien, 39, of Junction City.
Because the city government is anticipating substantially lower revenues, Manhattan city commissioners said they want to err on the side of caution as they develop the 2021 budget.