With many people opting to celebrate Independence Day at home as area fireworks shows have been canceled, fireworks stands are expecting higher sales this year.
The Pottawatomie County Commission voted Thursday to “opt out” of the governor’s executive order mandating the wearing of masks in public places.
The Kansas Supreme Court on Thursday issued a decision reaffirming the convictions of a Riley County man found guilty of child abuse and first-degree murder.
Ahead of an uncertain semester, K-State marching band director Frank Tracz will take to the road next week to deliver instruments to members who don’t have their own.
Ahead of the Kansas Department of Education’s anticipated guidelines for reopening schools, the Manhattan-Ogden school district is working on the aspects it can address in the meanwhile, administrators told the school board Wednesday.
After K-State announced its 11-step action plan to address racism and discrimination on campus, top university leaders acknowledged that the tension goes back beyond a student tweet that erupted the campus community.
The Riley County Commission will limit public comment time to three minutes per person, and photographers must take photos from their seats during meetings to maintain physical distancing, according to proposed rules announced Thursday.
Several of the new coronavirus cases in Riley County are tied to bars, said Julie Gibbs, director of the Riley County Health Department and local health officer.
An alligator spotted near Wildcat Creek Wednesday evening is not the missing gator from Manhattan Reptile World, officials said.
City administrators on Tuesday presented a plan to close the CiCo and Northview pools in 2021 in order to save costs, but Manhattan city commissioners said keeping the pools open is important to the public.
Riley County has nine new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, increasing the county total to 242 total cases, officials said Wednesday.
In light of the new plan to combat racism on K-State’s campus, a university document shows the limitations of what officials can do regarding free speech.
Law enforcement officials are still investigating the case of a Leonardville man who was struck and killed by a vehicle last month.
K-State officials are enacting an 11-step action plan in response to calls for them to do more on the issues of racism and discrimination on campus, president Richard Myers announced Wednesday.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday will review a request to buy $10,300 in annual workbooks for the district’s math and English language arts students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
K-State administrators will hurry plans to respond to what critics have called incidents of racism and bigotry on campus, president Richard Myers announced in a letter to the university community Monday.
Harry’s, the upscale restaurant inside the historic Wareham Hotel in downtown Manhattan, is closing July 17 as the pandemic has taken its toll on the business, the restaurants’ owners announced Monday.
Fort Riley and 1st Infantry Division service members are no longer allowed in Aggieville and are required to wear face masks on and off the installation until further notice.
Riley County EMS director David Adams on Monday morning acknowledged he could have released information about a COVID-19 outbreak in his department on Friday, but he defended his decision not to reveal news immediately.
The Manhattan City Commission will look at proposed reductions and costs in the city's parks and recreation department to help with the 2021 budget.
An outbreak of coronavirus at Riley County EMS has infected at least six employees, an official confirmed Saturday. And some Manhattan firefighters with whom EMS shares stations are quarantining at a local hotel because of exposure to one of the infected people.
The Kansas State football team is, in essence, on strike. And what the players want, ultimately, is for those with a visible platform at the university to denounce racism repeatedly — and loudly — whenever it arises.
Fort Riley welcomed about 51 soldiers with the 79th Explosive Ordnance Battalion Friday as they relocated to the post for their new headquarters.
Alocal primary care doctor said Thursday that the local swabbing station, respiratory tent and some primary care units are swamped right now following a spike in coronavirus cases.
The city of Manhattan is getting the full picture of the financial effects from the coronavirus outbreak as the city’s April sales were down 11.9% compared to April 2019.
K-State will reopen Hale Library’s second floor on Wednesday for the first time since the building suffered extensive fire, smoke and water damage in May 2018, officials announced Friday.
K-State is reviewing its options in response to what it called “offensive” tweets from a student, university president Richard Myers said Friday morning.
K-State officials will ask students, faculty and staff to voluntarily pledge to a public health campaign this fall, called the “Every Wildcat a Wellcat” health campaign.
Riley County is as far along as most other Kansas counties in the process of assessing the money it will receive from the federal government to help in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
After the Manhattan-Ogden school district switched to continuous learning because of the pandemic, teachers and staff stayed in two-way communication with the vast majority of students, district officials said.
Fort Riley soldiers will not be allowed to visit Aggieville from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. after a recent outbreak in Riley County was linked to the bar district.