Lidia Ragland hadn’t been at K-State more than a week, and she was already pacing around a basketball court thinking over decisions that would affect her entire college career.

The Riley County Police Department will need a bigger or separate building for operations in the coming years, Director Dennis Butler said Wednesday.

Celebrate of the 500th anniversary of Da Vinci’s legacy and the summer blockbuster exhibit, Dream with Da Vinci, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center with Da Vinci Day on Saturday.

Police are investigating threats made by Manhattan High School West campus students on Snapchat, according to a Riley County Police Department report Thursday.

After nearly two years of work, the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday approved an updated comprehensive plan by a vote of 2-1.

Officials are preparing for the first Riley County Multi-County Legislative Summit, aimed to foster discussions among Kansas county representatives, on Aug. 29.

Manhattan city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the Aggieville redevelopment plan, which includes adding a parking garage, and improvements to Triangle Park, streets, sidewalks, alleys and landscape.

The Riley County Police Department’s 2020 budget will be short by nearly $125,000 because of an error in calculating cost-of-living allowances, Director Dennis Butler revealed Monday at a Riley County Law Enforcement Agency meeting.

Chad Kinsley will succeed Robert Reece as Pottawatomie County administrator, effective Jan. 8.

The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday will hear a preliminary enrollment data report and vote on a key step for construction at the Keith Noll Maintenance Center.

The future of Braum’s opening in west Manhattan is up in the air after the Manhattan Board of Zoning Appeals last week denied 0-5 a signage request from the restaurant. The city is waiting to see what Braum’s next move is.

When on the move, it is always important to find the right pathway. Today we’ll learn about an organization which is helping local communities find the right pathways – in this case, toward healthier living.


As if they were sailing through a sea of gold, the peoples’ heads bobbed up and down in the wavy sunflower field Friday evening at A&H Farm.

Local government representatives from Manhattan and Riley County on Thursday analyzed a proposed noise impact notice policy aimed to alert residents and potential residents near Fort Riley about booming sounds coming from the military base.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office has dismissed an open meetings complaint filed by the Sunshine Coalition for Open Government over the closing of the Kansas Senate gallery and removal of the news media from the chamber during the last day of the 2019 legislative session, Ron Ke…

Gary Fike, county extension director, asked Riley County commissioners on Thursday about partnering to develop a conference focused on rural entrepreneurship. The idea is to improve sustainability and survivability in towns like Riley, Leonardville and Randolph.

Starting Thursday, Riley County police officers will be making a concentrated effort to remove drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs from roads as part of a statewide campaign.

Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday adopted the 2020 budget and settled on a future road project “wish list” to present to the Kansas Department of Transportation.


Brittni Carpenter and her husband, who declined to be named, walk with their three sons, Maverick Carpenter, 6, Granger Carpenter, 3, and Wyatt Carpenter, 1, in front of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School on the first day of school Wednesday.

The Riley County Police Department has joined the international One Mind Campaign to improve police response to people affected by mental disorders.

Riley County Health Department director Jennifer Green said she resigned from her position last week because she and her husband are moving to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Green’s husband, a member of the military, received orders to move there, she said.

Both current Manhattan mayor Michael Dodson and city commissioner Wynn Butler donated funds toward city commission candidate Mark Hatesohl prior to the general election Nov. 5. Butler donated $500, and Dodson donated $200 to Hatesohl.