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.

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.

Riley County commissioner Ron Wells is accusing an organization of being racist after a Facebook comment about him and commission chairman Marvin Rodriguez.

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.

Pottawatomie County officials have set a goal of keeping budgeted expenditures for fiscal year 2021 level with current year spending.

Jason Toll will be the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce’s next executive director, the business association announced Tuesday.

Officials are working on a solution with a pet owner after finding about 30 terrier-mix dogs at a Randolph residence Monday.

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).

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.

Riley County Health Department Director Julie Gibbs said the county is still at 59 cases of the coronavirus as of Thursday morning.