Despite a recent outbreak of COVID-19 cases, the Rock Creek school district is continuing to make mask-wearing optional across its buildings.
Erin Dietrich said she and her husband, Chris Rea, have experienced plenty of what she calls “divine appointments” in the past four months.
Noting the Big Red One Year of Honor celebration, Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday declared that the Year of Honor be recognized throughout the state.
A K-State doctoral student held a door open and resisted when law enforcment officers tried to prevent him from letting in rioters during the U.S. Capitol breach on Jan. 6, an FBI agent says.
An 85-year-old Riley County man died Jan. 8 after testing positive for the coronavirus on Dec. 28, the Riley County Health Department announced Friday.
U.S. senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall and others condemned the acts of rioting on Capitol Hill as Congress met Wednesday to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Area legislators are joining in the push to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the state reaches a “tipping point” in the pandemic.
Like he has done so many times in the past, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, joined an agricultural policy class at Kansas State University, surprising students.
K-State President Richard Myers and Manhattan mayor Usha Reddi want Riley County to go along with Gov. Laura Kelly’s mask mandate.
A 63-year-old Riley County man who lived at Via Christi Village died Wednesday morning after testing positive for the coronavirus Nov. 2.
Riley County on Friday afternoon confirmed 86 new cases of the coronavirus since Wednesday and announced two new outbreaks at a fraternity and assisted living facility.
Members of the K-State cross country and track and field teams associated with a coronavirus outbreak attended a Halloween party last weekend, according to local health officials.
Kathryn Focke polled ahead of opponent John Matta by a single vote in a race for a seat on the Riley County Commission, according to updated vote figures released Wednesday.
Incumbent Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan, appears to have narrowly secured his re-election to the Kansas Senate District 22 seat Tuesday night by 332 votes.
Republican John Matta led by only 10 votes in the Riley County Commission District 3 race as of Tuesday night with all county precincts reporting.
Longtime agriculture advocate and beloved Kansas State University professor Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh has died at age 78.
An 88-year-old Riley County woman has died after testing positive for the coronavirus, Riley County Health Department Director Julie Gibbs announced Monday morning, part of a second outbreak of cases at Leonardville Nursing Home, where the woman lived.
Riley County on Friday confirmed 37 new cases of the coronavirus since Wednesday, the same number of cases recorded from Monday to Wednesday.
Manhattan city commissioner Aaron Estabrook, who tested positive for the coronavirus last week, said Sunday he is “doing a little better.”
The risk of transmission of the coronavirus and flu increases as colder weather arrives and drives people indoors more, said Julie Gibbs, director of the Riley County Health Department.
Officials on Friday declared a second wedding in Riley County an outbreak and confirmed 27 new coronavirus cases since Wednesday.
Despite the citywide face covering ordinance, people do not necessarily have to wear masks while in a polling place in Manhattan this year because federal law does not require masks to vote.
The Riley County Health Department confirmed Wednesday that another person tied to the Homestead Assisted Living Facility coronavirus outbreak has died.
Even as Riley County experiences a decline in coronavirus cases, it hasn’t triggered a reconsideration of local health regulations on bars and restaurants.
Although Riley County, Geary County and western Pottawatomie County have seen a reduction in new coronavirus cases, the eastern part of Pottawatomie County as well as other parts of Kansas are experiencing the reverse.
Local officials are saying there are some misconceptions about “testing out of quarantine,” which could affect infection rates. They are urging people to finish the mandatory 14-day quarantine if they are notified as a close contact of someone with a positive case.
Climate change is at the root of this year’s extreme weather events, from the wild swings between flooding and drought in Kansas to larger hurricanes and some of the worst wildfires the West has seen.