The Riley County Commission on Monday tabled discussion on whether to continue allowing county employees who work in law enforcement and emergency medical care to work additionally in other counties, whether in a full time or part time capacity, during the coronavirus pandemic.
One semester, as K-State entomology students were getting ready for their class, they discovered that right in front of them, their professor Jeremy Marshall had turned into a giant bug.
The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice is continuing its calls for the Riley County commission to begin offering online streams of its meetings, and for chairman Marvin Rodriguez to resign following comments the group is calling racist, grossly incorrect and insensitive.
The Riley County Health Department was informed Sunday evening of another positive coronavirus test, which brings the county’s number of known cases to 14.
Coronavirus is now spreading throughout the community, local officials have confirmed, as one of the most recent cases involved a person who contracted it here.
It took a while for Manhattan High School senior Will Bannister to fully process what the cancellation of in-person classes for the rest of the school year would mean for him.
Miriam Chamberlain was starting to get better from her battle with COVID-19, but then she fell into what her doctors called a relapse of her symptoms.
Riley County has two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 11, but there is still no evidence of community spread, officials announced Saturday.
The Riley County Police Department arrested a Manhattan man late Friday afternoon after several people reported that a shot was fired in Aggieville.
O’Malley’s Inc. denied nearly all allegations in a lawsuit against it for allegedly failing to protect its bar patrons from sexual assault. A former K-State student reported to police she was raped at O’Malley’s Alley in 2018 and sued the bar for negligence.
American Airlines has suspended all flights at the Manhattan Regional Airport to and from Chicago until May 1, the airport announced Thursday evening.
Riley County Police Department Assistant Director Kurt Moldrup said RCPD's follow-up with asking businesses to close because of Gov. Laura Kelly's stay-at-home order went successfully.
The Manhattan-Ogden school district on Wednesday launched its continuous learning webpage, which will act as a hub for learning materials as the district works to continue educating students.
Although K-State is allowing this spring’s graduates to walk at December’s commencement ceremonies, veterinary students won’t have that same opportunity, as the College of Veterinary Medicine doesn’t have a fall commencement.
Riley County commissioners on Thursday approved a measure that would punish any county employees who travel out-of-state for a “non-essential activity” during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Wednesday was the first day of the Manhattan-Ogden school district’s continuous learning plan, and district administrators say rollout of that plan has been largely successful.
The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday passed an emergency resolution on how its meetings would proceed, but two commissioners expressed their dissatisfaction with the resolution’s removal of open public comment at the first meeting of each month.
Alison and Nat Bjerke-Harvey started preparing for the anticipated social distancing measures brought by COVID-19 around St. Patrick’s Day. It didn’t make the reality of when those measures were implemented any easier.
Local businesses will soon be able to apply for no-interest loans up to $20,000 after the Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a $500,000 loan request from the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce to help struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Students at K-State will have the option to move to a more forgiving grading system, university administrators announced at a virtual student town hall Tuesday afternoon.
Aggieville businesses laid off about 880 part-time and full-time employees because of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dennis Cook, president of the Aggieville Business Association.
Meadowlark Hills, the largest retirement community in the Manhattan area, established a checkpoint station Wednesday to start screening all traffic coming into its campus.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will meet Wednesday to discuss contracting for a $389,000 fiber internet build-out to Oliver Brown Elementary School and the district’s new warehouse property in east Manhattan.
A 57-year-old man in Riley County has tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total of positive cases for area residents to four.
The Riley County transfer station is closing to the public starting Thursday, but private and commercial trash haulers with charge accounts at the station are allowed to access the facility.
Little Apple Brewing Company on Sunday announced it would be closing indefinitely amid struggles to keep up with restrictions on hospitality and restaurant businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
In hard times, emotional health can get ignored. Chris Bowman wants to remind people to care for their minds, too.
The Pawnee Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Center has changed the landscape for emergency rooms, law enforcement and those who need help with its 24-hour access for 10 counties it serves since its fall opening.