With Christmas inching closer, people can pick out their very own red cedar Christmas tree to decorate for the holiday at the fourth annual Red Cedar Holiday Harvest this weekend.

The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a sign for Scooter’s Coffee shop.

“The belle of the ball.” That phrase may call to mind a pretty girl dancing in a fancy ballroom, but in this case, it refers to a different kind of ball. This belle is the woman who serves as the volunteer caretaker of the world’s largest ball of twine. She’s helping people from around the w…

Commissioners from as far away as Finney County in southwest Kansas traveled to Manhattan to attend the Riley County Legislative Conference on Thursday, when officials discussed losses in state revenue, the dark store theory and county home rule.

Republican precinct officials in Pottawatomie County will meet Tuesday to elect a candidate to fill the unexpired term of Sheriff Greg Riat.

The Pottawatomie County Commission on Monday opened bids for the Limerick Lane extension, one of three major road projects pending along U.S. Highway 24 east of Manhattan.

After a group of K-State students hung banners in the Statehouse in April claiming that blood was on his and other Republican representatives’ hands for not expanding Medicaid in Kansas, House majority leader Dan Hawkins said he’s only “ticked off” that he didn’t get to keep the banner with …


Here’s a hype train you can get on, if only metaphorically: a restored Big Boy steam train will make a Wednesday morning stop in Manhattan as part of Union Pacific’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.


Every day, Alfonso Clavijo walks into the temporary office space for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility on the top floor of the K-State Office Park, and every day, a white board counts down the days to the scheduled commissioning of the facility, which is under construction just a fe…