The Big Lakes Developmental Center plans to move two of its clients into a new group home Tuesday, and the facility has space for two more.
The number of Kansas residents enrolled at K-State hit a 31-year low last fall, and despite the university’s efforts to reverse a five-year downturn in overall enrollment, the skid in Sunflower State students at the university is only expected to worsen, a Mercury analysis of enrollment and …
WABAUNSEE — A few miles south of Wamego and east of a bend in the Kansas River, there’s a hill that overhangs and looms over the rest of the rolling prairie.
WAMEGO — The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) officially announced the opening of the Corteva Agriscience Wamego research and development center on Thursday.
Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers said he thinks Kansas State University fared well in the governor’s proposed 2021 budget, which shows a 0.2% state general fund increase for the university compared to fiscal year 2020.
The Riley County Commission on Thursday approved moving a customer service representative position from the motor vehicle fund to the treasurer’s general fund budget.
“I’d like a non-smoking room for one night, please – with plenty of prairie hay in it.” That probably doesn’t sound like a typical request at your local lodging establishment. It demonstrates the unique needs of someone traveling with horses.
Corteva Agriscience will open in a 22,000-square-foot location at the Wamego Industrial Park, the Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership will announce Thursday.
OLATHE — Although the Sunflower State is ranked 11th in the country when it comes to producing graduates at all higher education levels, Kansas is ranked at 43rd for employment growth and 44th in migration to the state.
OLATHE — Following a busy 2018 with several deployments and redeployments, Maj. Gen. John Kolasheski, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, said it will slow down this year.
Let’s go to the 2019 National Restaurant Association Expo in Chicago. Food suppliers are displaying products from across the nation. Only one of these suppliers is a producer of a healthy, fermented drink called kombucha that promotes health in a person’s gut. This remarkable business is own…
One Manhattan representative is dismayed after finding out the amount of funding Kansas State University will receive in fiscal year 2021.
TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s proposed budget will allot Kansas State University a total of $111.1 million from the state’s general fund for fiscal year 2021.
Gov. Laura Kelly unveiled her budget for the state Thursday morning, and it includes $54 million in restored funding to a program meant to lower local property taxes.
Riley County lost out on $661,000 in tax revenue in 2019 mortgage registration fees after the Kansas legislature voted in 2014 to begin a five-year phase out of fees, said Debbie Regester, the county’s register of deeds.
American Legion Post 45 in Junction City is asking the public to attend a funeral next week for Sgt. David Loften, a Vietnam veteran who died earlier this month with no apparent surviving family.
Following Gov. Laura Kelly and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning’s announcement Thursday about bipartisan Medicaid expansion plans in 2020, some area representatives are rejoicing, while one is not.
“School days, school days, dear old golden rule days.” That nostalgic song describes good memories which many people have from their school times of yesteryear. One author has captured the history of many schools from the past across the state of Kansas. It’s today’s Kansas Profile.
The Riley County Commission issued its approval for the Notice of Potential Noise Impacts (NOPNI), a document that informs homebuyers near Fort Riley about booms and other sounds emitted from the military base.
Creating an equitable formula for funding the Riley County Police Department should precede any move to annex the Green Valley area, Pottawatomie County Commission Chairman Travis Altenhofen said Monday.
Former Herington police officer William Darling has identified himself as the man behind the fake expletive on a coffee receipts from McDonald’s in Junction City.
Come back to Kansas. That phrase might sound like a state tourism advertisement, but it would also describe the journey of college football players who grew up in the Sunflower State, moved away, and found an opportunity to come back home. Today we’ll learn about one such player.
Some of Kansas’ congressional leaders are praising President Donald Trump and his efforts after an airstrike by the U.S. killed Iran General Qassem Soleimani.
JUNCTION CITY — A Kansas police officer has resigned after he admitted to making up a story that a McDonald’s employee wrote an expletive and the word “pig” on a coffee cup, the police chief announced Monday.
TOPEKA — Personal income growth in Kansas is below the national average, due in large part to troubles in the agriculture industry, which makes up about 40% percent of the state’s economy.
Drop seed. That’s what I do to plant my garden, right? When we put those words together, that is also the name of a beautiful grassy plant called prairie dropseed. Now it is the name of an innovative Kansas business. Today we’ll learn about a Kansas technology company which is designing soft…
With the Kansas aviation industry hurt by the grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX, Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) said Friday he wants to carve out new work for the sector apart from Boeing.
It may not feel like it now, but the unseasonably warm Christmas temperatures this year were a matter of record — depending on where you were, at least.