Livability in Manhattan: Diversity, equity, inclusion committee to create city improvement recommendations
Throughout 2021, the committee aims to meet monthly and recommend improvements to the city.
This decision falls in line with new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Flint Hills Breadbasket continued to participate in their annual Mayor's Holiday Food and Fun Drive this year, with some changes due to COVID-19.
Riley County allocated nearly $15 million among cities, schools and small businesses for COVID-19 relief.
Korrie Kennedy, senior in anthropology and medical laboratory science, and her boyfriend, Brett Moss, former Kansas State student, experienced two bad rental situations in Manhattan.
The majority of the new order is the same as Local Health Order No. 18, except the new mandate requires facial coverings in all public spaces in county limits.
Local health officials hope the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated close contact definition will help alleviate the COVID-19 surge in Riley County.
COVID-19 presented new challenges for people facing food insecurity, but with the help of Cats' Cupboard, peoples' needs are still being met.
Called Fight for the Front Line, the health campaign encourages locals to make choices that support COVID-19 prevention — like proper mask wearing — in order to keep the burden of high rates of spread off health care workers.
With the official count in, Democrat Kathryn Grace Focke is the winner.
The order indicates that the bar must remain closed beginning 10 a.m. Nov. 7 and remain close until they take necessary action to comply with health orders.
After ending election night 10 points behind, Democrat Kathryn Focke overtook Republican John Matta in the race for the County Commission District 3 seat.
The increase, which will take effect at the start of 2023, will cover the parts of Manhattan in Riley and Pottawatomie counties.
All 87 precincts of Clay, Geary and Riley County are reporting.
With over half of Kansas falling within its borders, the "Big First" is one of the largest congressional districts in the United States. On election night, it went to Republican Tracey Mann.
In District 67, Republican Mike Dodson led in unofficial general results for Kansas House of Representatives while District 66 Rep. Sydney Carlin ran unopposed.
Unofficial polling results showed Republican candidates Greg McKinley in District 2 and John Matta in District 3 ahead of their competitors for Riley County Commission, but the District 3 race is far from over.
With years in elected office under their belts, Riley County Treasurer Shilo Heger and Attorney Barry Wilkerson said they're still committed to serving the public.
Manhattan Mayor Usha Reddi and SGA local affairs director Jacob Land emphasized the importance of students completing the U.S. census.
Senate candidate Barbara Bollier said young people can decide the result of the election in her Manhattan "Lawn Chair Chat" on Thursday.