Advance tickets for the 8th annual Symphony in the Flint Hills event go on sale Monday, March 4 at 10 a.m. Manhattan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau officials confirm the advanced tickets will go on sale at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 S. 3rd Street. Only 250 advanced tickets will be available, with up to […]
Sens. Roberts, Moran, Blunt and McCaskill Introduce Resolution On Importance of Biosecurity and Agro-Defense WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) today introduced a resolution to recognize the importance of biosecurity and agro-defense to America’s national and economic security. “This resolution will remind my colleagues […]
This is the 100th anniversary year for the hospital in Junction City. Hospital Public Relations spokesperson Cyndy Platt said September 9, 1913 was the first day the Junction City Hospital came into existence. Today it is called Geary Community Hospital. A tentative kickoff event to the Centennial celebration is scheduled April 5 at the hospital. […]
The City of Manhattan is looking at options to either rebuild a new office for the Parks and Recreation Department or renovate current city buildings. During the City Commission’s work session Tuesday evening the commission saw plans for both scenarios by Bruce McMillan Architects. Assistant City Manager Jason Hilgers discussed the plans that would involve […]
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Two Kansas State University students accused of setting a deadly fire have made their first court appearances. Twenty-year-old Patrick Scahill and 19-year-old Virginia Griese are both held on $1 million bond on charges of first-degree felony and murder and aggravated arson. They charges stem from a Feb. 7 fire at an […]
This Friday, March 1 is the day automatic cuts in federal spending are scheduled unless a deal is reached between President Obama and Congress averting them. But the Executive Director for the Governor’s Military Council John Armbrust does not expect to see immediate changes if the sequestration cuts occur. He believes March 27 is more […]
A traffic stop near I-70 on the southwest side of Junction City resulted in the arrest of two people and the seizure of approximately 18 pounds of marijuana. Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf reported a deputy stopped a 2006 Lincoln Navigator. for the alleged failure to stop at a stop sign and expired registration. The […]
Riley County police are reporting they responded to an aggravated assault incident Friday night in Manhattan. Police said Caleb Nelson, 20, of Wamego was arrested on suspicion of assault and minor in consumption of alcohol after authorities responded to an altercation where Nelson allegedly threatened Terrance Bise, 45, of Manhattan with an iron pipe. There […]
A release from Fort Riley includes the announcement that all college classes scheduled Monday evening at Fort Riley have been canceled due to expected inclement weather.
Due to the expected inclement weather, Fort Riley will operate on a 2-hour delay for Tuesday. Officials on post said physical training has also been cancelled. Soldiers and government workers are instructed to contact their supervisors for further guidance.