Some Pottawatomie County employees to receive $600 premium payments; all to receive boosted COLA for ’22

Pottawatomie County employees who worked everyday when the COVID-19 pandemic began through the first week of May 2020, will receive a one-time $600 check. The funds were unanimously approved by the commission Monday, [...]

By |2021-11-30T13:15:02-06:00November 30th, 2021|Local News|Comments Off on Some Pottawatomie County employees to receive $600 premium payments; all to receive boosted COLA for ’22

K-State Department of Ag surpasses $2 million to create Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

The late Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh (K-State Marketing and Media Relations courtesy photo) The K-State Department of Agricultural Economics has surpassed its 2 million dollar fundraising goal for the Barry Flinchbaugh Chair in Agricultural Economics. This chair [...]

By |2021-11-30T08:48:33-06:00November 30th, 2021|Local News|Comments Off on K-State Department of Ag surpasses $2 million to create Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

Manhattan looking at regulation rather than exclusive service to address Aggieville alleys

Manhattan City Commissioners are interested in further exploration of options to address waste in and tidy up Aggieville’s alleys, though talk of exclusive service contracts in the district drew concern. City officials discussed [...]

By |2021-11-26T13:21:56-06:00November 26th, 2021|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan looking at regulation rather than exclusive service to address Aggieville alleys

Agriculture seeing the impacts of inflation

If inflation at the grocery store makes you cringe, farmers trying to purchase fertilizer and herbicides can more than relate. Greg McClure, Riley County K-State Ag Extension Agent, says anhydrous ammonia prices are [...]

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Stay local with Shop Small Saturday

Local businesses are encouraging the public to think of them this holiday season. Saturday marks the annual Shop Small Saturday, a focus on the businesses and entrepreneurs viewed largely as the backbone of [...]

By |2021-11-25T12:00:24-06:00November 25th, 2021|Local News|Comments Off on Stay local with Shop Small Saturday
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