Building codes for the southwestern portion of Pottawatomie County are expected to be in place effective Jan. 1.
The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce found out at the same time everyone else did that Country Stampede, now Heartland Stampede, was leaving for Topeka, Chamber President Jason Smith said.
Riley County will likely have to pay an additional $803,000 in payroll next year because of an extra pay period, county officials explained to the commission Thursday.
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.
TOPEKA — Country Stampede officials said it was no longer financially feasible to have the festival in Manhattan, which is why they have decided to move it to Topeka permanently.
Two motions to seek a $25 million federal BUILD Grant to fund replacement of the Belvue Bridge died for lack of a second Monday before the Pottawatomie County Commission.
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.
The Riley County Commission on Thursday approved buying a replacement ambulance after one of the county’s seven ambulances crashed during a January ice storm.
Pottawatomie County officials were breathing a cautious sigh of relief early this week as lake and river levels, as well as the immediate threat of flooding, began to recede.
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.
A stationary low-pressure system to the south should keep continual heavy rains aimed at Texas and Oklahoma this week while Manhattan dries with seasonal temperatures and southerly winds, said Mary Knapp, K-State climatologist.
Tuttle Creek Lake is finally starting to go down, and that’s brought some relief to emergency workers and residents under an evacuation advisory after a tense week brought the lake to the brink of its capacity.
Continued rain and major flooding in multiple states is straining resources for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, officials said Tuesday during a teleconference.
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.
A Pottawatomie County judge on Thursday ordered a Junction City woman to repay more than $3,800 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after she pleaded guilty in March.