Monday Dec 16
Private firm to open new Fort Riley...
Army and developers are preparing to open the doors of a new hotel at Fort Riley, part of a military program to improve on-post lodging for soldiers and families.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Great Bend Tribune
BCC Fort Riley students graduate
Barton Community College graduated 125 students through its Fort Riley campus Thursday afternoon, Dec. 12, many of whom were active duty military or soldiers' immediate family.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Black Hawk Pilot Returns Home Early For Anniversary
An early return home from deployment has given a Manhattan couple a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.
Bring On The Cats
K-State Slate: 12.13.13
Zimm's an All-American, and he might be ready for Michigan. Also, we got a new 'croot, and the indoor track season starts this weekend.
My grocery bill will skyrocket if military stores close
Brooke Goldberg, wife of an Air Force pilot, is among thousands of military families hoping the Pentagon doesn't close the commissaries.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Manhattan man sentenced in April shooting
A Manhattan man convicted of murder was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Organization to honor fallen at Fort Riley
A national organization is coming to Fort Riley to lay a wreath at the post cemetery to honor fallen soldiers.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Trees For Troops
Fort Riley's Trees for Troops program helped make Christmas brighter and greener for over 100 active-duty soldiers and their families, Saturday morning.
The Garden City Telegram
Willa June Powell
Willa June Powell, 89, died Dec. 5, 2013, at her home in El Dorado. She was born Nov. 15, 1924, to Ernest and Mahalia Eunice Pittman Porter in Garden City.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fort Riley Hosts 30th Annual Tour Of Homes
Hundreds of families gathered on post for the annual Christkindl Market at Riley's Conference Center where parents and their children had the opportunity to meet Santa, pet a reindeer, and browse through dozens of holiday vendors.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Fort Riley Ushers In The Holiday Season
Soldiers, their families and the Fort Riley community gathered on a chilly Thursday evening to celebrate the start of the holiday season with the annual Fort Riley Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Area Law Enforcement News
Alto Johns, 42, was taken into custody at approximately 3:45 PM for a failure to appear warrant with the original offense of possession of certain hallucinogenic drugs.
The Wichita Eagle
I think it's about time the city started fining homeowners and lawn services for leaving leaves and lawn clippings in the streets and gutters.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ft. Riley Reestablishes Traditions
Fort Riley will reestablish the time-honored military traditions of Reveille and Retreat.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The American Scholar
The After War
Nothing is quite so invisible as the last war. Already the war in Iraq, despite its length and expense, has been thoroughly scrubbed from our national conversation.
Kan. Statehouse To Mark Hanukkah
Wednesday evening's event will feature the lighting of the menorah by Brownback, Lt.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Fitch Rates Manhattan, KS Ultgo Bonds 'Aa+'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following city of Manhattan, Kansas bonds: -- $6,590,000 unlimited tax general obligation bonds, series 2013-A.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
'Big Red One' Soldiers, Families share Thanksgiving meals at Fort Riley
Infantry Division Soldiers across Fort Riley celebrated Thanksgiving at three dining facilities, each location vying to send Soldiers, Family members and civilians home having eaten their best meal of the year.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Fort Riley to light holiday tree Dec. 5
The annual Holiday Tree-Lighting ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 outside of Garrison Headquarters, Building 500, located off of Huebner Road on Main Post.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
An $88,000 Piano for an Army Chapel? What Military Cutbacks?
Sebastian Sprenger at Inside Defense reports that the Department of Defense has just spent $88,000 for a Steinway piano for a chapel at Fort Riley, Kansas, writing: "That's some church piano.