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WTC announces $50 million fiber broadband expansion to all of Manhattan

Fiber broadband is coming to Manhattan. WTC announced Wednesday a $50 million fiber network expansion, bringing broadband to all parts of the city within the next 36 months. CEO Jeff Wick says the project is being 100% privately funded. The announcement preceded the company’s Business After Hours, hosted by the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce. [...]

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By |2024-02-21T20:34:15-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on WTC announces $50 million fiber broadband expansion to all of Manhattan

Authorities searching for missing Washington County man

Authorities are searching for a Washington County man, missing since Saturday. According to the Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Ben Berger was last seen leaving the Marysville Walmart Saturday afternoon heading eastbound on US Highway 36 in a red Nissan Xterra. He has not been in contact with family or friends. Berger is a white male, about [...]

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By |2024-02-21T11:17:55-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Authorities searching for missing Washington County man

Law Board praises RCPD Fake Patty’s Day public messaging

With Fake Patty’s Day just around the corner, local leaders are pushing a message of safety and encouraging those who partake in the annual unofficial drinking holiday to be mindful of city code. Over the past week, RCPD has put out a series of messages via social media reminding the public of city codes related to [...]

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By |2024-02-21T07:37:03-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Law Board praises RCPD Fake Patty’s Day public messaging

USD 378 superintendent fired after board says contract violated state statute

Six weeks after the Riley County USD 378 school board suspended its superintendent, the board moved Tuesday to fire Cliff Williams on a 4-2 vote.  Board President Samantha Brown says a majority of the board felt Williams’ contract exceeded Kansas statute 72-1134 which states “a school board shall appoint a superintendent for a term of [...]

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By |2024-02-21T07:13:18-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on USD 378 superintendent fired after board says contract violated state statute

USD 378 superintendent fired after board says contract violated state statute

Six weeks after the Riley County USD 378 school board suspended its superintendent, the board moved Tuesday to fire Cliff Williams on a 4-2 vote.  Board President Samantha Brown says a majority of the board felt Williams’ contract exceeded Kansas statute 72-1134 which states “a school board shall appoint a superintendent for a term of [...]

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By |2024-02-21T07:13:18-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on USD 378 superintendent fired after board says contract violated state statute

Officials confirm shooting at Fort Riley soldier’s home

Fort Riley officials say a soldier was shot in his home on post Monday. The incident was reported on the 1st Infantry Division Facebook page Tuesday evening. They say a suspect was apprehended shortly after the incident and there was no threat to the greater Fort Riley community. Names of those involved were not provided. [...]

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By |2024-02-21T07:07:42-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Officials confirm shooting at Fort Riley soldier’s home

Officials confirm shooting at Fort Riley soldier’s home

Fort Riley officials say a soldier was shot in his home on post Monday. The incident was reported on the 1st Infantry Division Facebook page Tuesday evening. They say a suspect was apprehended shortly after the incident and there was no threat to the greater Fort Riley community. Names of those involved were not provided. [...]

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By |2024-02-21T07:07:42-06:00February 21st, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Officials confirm shooting at Fort Riley soldier’s home

Douglass Center statues unveiled as Manhattan celebrates Yuma Street’s rich black history

Statues showcasing the rich history of the Douglass Community Center and the Douglass Center Annex in Manhattan were officially unveiled to the public Tuesday morning. “Today we celebrate black history on Yuma Street. That is monumental today in the city of Manhattan,” said Dave Baker, former Douglass Center Director. Four years ago, Baker approached city [...]

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By |2024-02-20T12:57:11-06:00February 20th, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Douglass Center statues unveiled as Manhattan celebrates Yuma Street’s rich black history

Portion of Houston Street to temporarily go dark, ahead of planned infrastructure improvements

Lighting may become a challenge over the next few days in Downtown Manhattan as a road construction project gets underway there next week. City officials say Evergy on Monday began removing light poles in a section of Houston Street between 3rd and 4th Street. This is being done in conjunction with Houston Street infrastructure improvements [...]

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By |2024-02-19T12:45:08-06:00February 19th, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Portion of Houston Street to temporarily go dark, ahead of planned infrastructure improvements

Special USD 378 board meeting planned Tuesday amid ongoing superintendent suspension

Another special school board meeting is scheduled Tuesday night for Riley County USD 378 schools. (See agenda below) Meetings have become a weekly norm lately in Riley County Schools, as the board, which has been tight lipped regarding the future of suspended Superintendent Cliff Williams, plans to enter an executive session to discuss contracts and [...]

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By |2024-02-19T12:02:11-06:00February 19th, 2024|Local News|Comments Off on Special USD 378 board meeting planned Tuesday amid ongoing superintendent suspension
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