A rainy 24th Country Stampede — er, now Heartland Stampede — wrapped up Sunday, but some people in Manhattan are still reeling from the announcement that the country music festival is moving permanently to Topeka.

K-State is facing a 4% budget cut, a university official said at Monday’s intergovernmental meeting, but its main focus for the upcoming year will be recruitment.

Riley County commissioners on Monday contemplated a 2020 budget proposal that increases taxes for the average homeowner by 5.75%.

Despite recent stormy weather, construction at the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) remains on track. With 79 percent of the facility completed, you’ll notice changes at the entrance and will soon see additional site changes as trailers are removed and work continues on the park…

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There are three things I remember about Marvin Marsh: His smile, his bearing, and his handshake. I’d rank it as the best handshake ever, and that’s saying something, since Ernie Barrett is in the same town.Mr. Marsh, who died last Thursday, was the longtime principal of Manhattan Junior High…

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Fort Riley bid farewell to its current division artillery brigade commander and welcomed its new leader in a ceremony Friday at King Field House.

Officials on Thursday signed an agreement that formally outlines how the departments will transfer ownership and operational responsibility for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility from the Department of Homeland Security to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

K-State, along with all other state schools, will not raise in-state undergraduate tuition rates for the 2019-20 school year, the Kansas Board of Regents decided Wednesday.

The Riley County Police Department has stopped providing in its daily reports the names of crime victims, even though that information is by law considered a public record.

With several commercial properties affected by the flooding last September and more under constant threat of rising waters, Manhattan city administrators want to develop a plan to buy out commercial properties in the community flood plain.

The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency on Monday approved the Riley County Police Department’s $22.1 million budget for 2020.

Three people were injured Monday in a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and Allen Road.


Thirty years after Manhattan’s Juneteenth celebration began in her backyard in 1989, Diana Caldwell said the event started as an opportunity to share an important cultural and historical event.

Officials on Saturday announced that this year’s Symphony in the Flint Hills is canceled following storm damage to the event site Saturday.

Yak, yak, yak. That might be a teenager’s description of the sound of some long-winded grownup – such as me. But yaks are actually a type of cattle. These animals originated in the Himalayas thousands of years ago. Now they are being raised and marketed by an innovative couple in rural Kansa…

WESTMORELAND — Cody Lamia-Beck, Wamego, on Friday pleaded no contest and was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Jacob Bouck, also of Wamego.