Two major road construction projects got the go-ahead from the Pottawatomie County Commission on Monday.
Drivers’ license services in the Riley County Office Building are suspended until at least Oct. 2 after an employee in the Riley County treasurer’s office tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend.
Local officials are saying there are some misconceptions about “testing out of quarantine,” which could affect infection rates. They are urging people to finish the mandatory 14-day quarantine if they are notified as a close contact of someone with a positive case.
The Manhattan Fire Department is now eligible to receive reimbursement support from coronavirus funding issued by the federal government.
A crowd gathered in Washington, D.C. Thursday evening to honor and dedicate a long-awaited memorial to America’s 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower, an Abilene native who also served as supreme commander of Allied Forces during World War II.
The former supervisor of the Wamego sewer plant faces federal charges for allegedly dumping untreated sewage into the Kansas River, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Wednesday.
A Riley County health official confirmed Wednesday that three active coronavirus cases and one recovered case are tied to the Riley County office building in downtown Manhattan.
The Pottawatomie County Commission on Monday endorsed an estimated $1.5 million in expenditures from its share of federal funds allocated through the CARES Act.
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More coronavirus respiratory clinics and swabbing stations are coming to Manhattan. Riley County commissioners Thursday approved lease agreements for outpatient respiratory clinics and swabbing stations to help the county respond to the coronavirus outbreak. Clinics offer things like breathi…
Riley County health officials said they may not release coronavirus data Friday, officials said. Officials likely will release the latest data on Monday.
A man who was shot by an officer after a domestic disturbance in Junction City Wednesday is in fair condition, a Kansas Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman said.
Participants in the Bill Snyder Highway half marathon and 5K races had the option of running during the official race Monday or “virtually” this year because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Riley County has two new coronavirus outbreaks in the Sigma Kappa and Gamma Phi Beta sororities at Kansas State University, officials said Tuesday afternoon. Sigma Kappa has six cases, and Gamma Phi Beta has five cases.
Riley County Health Department emergency preparedness coordinator Andrew Adams is leaving his job at the health department for a new one in Atlanta.
Riley County on Friday confirmed 129 new coronavirus cases since Wednesday. This is the second-largest increase in cases since the pandemic began in March.
After having its shelter contract with the Wamego city government terminated, the Purple Power Animal Welfare Society hopes to open a new shelter in the area in 2021.
Companies submitted bids more than 20% higher than the engineer’s estimate for improvements to the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Green Valley Road.
Four new coronavirus outbreaks in Manhattan are tied to K-State: the football team, two fraternities and one sorority, officials said Monday. That brings the current number of outbreaks in Riley County to 10.
Riley County confirmed 112 new coronavirus cases Monday, the second-largest increase in cases since the pandemic began in March. The 112 confirmed between last Friday and Monday is second only to the 136 confirmed last Friday. Numbers have surged since the return of college students to town.
According to a recent community-wide survey, Riley Countians reported a high quality of life in the area, but they also noted a lack of affordable housing, living wage jobs and accessible and affordable mental health services as ongoing issues.
Homeowners will have a slight property tax decrease — about half a percent — as local entities kept 2021 tax rates flat or lower than 2020 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Riley County will spend $22,753 using federal relief money to buy and install ultraviolet lights in ambulances that officials say kill 99.9% of the coronavirus in two minutes.
Although Riley County is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases, local health officials are not considering shutdown or stay-at-home orders.
The Pottawatomie County Commission has one hurdle to clear before opening bids for long-awaited improvements to the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Green Valley Road east of Manhattan.