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Svaty announces USD 383 board member as running mate for governor

Democratic candidate for Kansas governor Josh Svaty announced his choice of Katrina Lewison of Manhattan as his running mate for Lt. Governor Wednesday morning. Lewison, born and raised in Hutchinson and Buhler, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the 101st Airborne Division as a Black Hawk [...]

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By | 2018-05-16T12:19:24-05:00 May 16th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Svaty announces USD 383 board member as running mate for governor

Law board approves RCPD budget increase for publishing

The Riley County Police Department will again see a hike in its budget for 2019. The Riley County Law Board voted 4-2 during a special meeting Friday afternoon to up spending for the RCPD by $907,703 for next year — a raise of 4.385 percent compared to 2018. The RCPD proposed a budget of $21.6 [...]

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By | 2018-05-11T16:16:42-05:00 May 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Law board approves RCPD budget increase for publishing

Update: Pedestrian killed on HWY 24 identified

Updated: Monday, 10:29 a.m. Authorities have released more information regarding a fatality accident early Friday morning on Highway 24 in Manhattan, where a homeless man was killed crossing the highway in the area near Academy Sports at 401 E. Poyntz Ave. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the deceased as 56-year-old George Lott of Springfield, Missouri. [...]

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By | 2018-05-14T10:20:58-05:00 May 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Pedestrian killed on HWY 24 identified

Despite some budget restoration from Topeka, K-State still eyeing $15M in cuts

Kansas State University announced Thursday it’s still preparing for budget cuts totaling $15 million, according to a statement by the university’s Division of Communications and Marketing via K-State Today. K-State cited decreases in enrollment as a factor. “Similar to most institutions across the nation, our reliance on tuition revenue to finance our operations has increased during [...]

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By | 2018-05-10T12:48:22-05:00 May 10th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Despite some budget restoration from Topeka, K-State still eyeing $15M in cuts

Study: Hunger in Riley, Geary counties higher than national average

The national anti-hunger nonprofit, Feeding America, announced new data this week that reveals food insecurity exists in every county in Harvesters’ service area including Riley County where the food insecurity rate of 17.9 percent is higher than the national average (12.3 percent) and remains higher than pre-recession numbers. It said Pottawatomie County’s rate was 10.9 [...]

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By | 2018-05-03T13:14:19-05:00 May 3rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Study: Hunger in Riley, Geary counties higher than national average

Manhattan Chamber President Lyle Butler announces retirement

Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Lyle Butler has announced his retirement from the position, effective Feb. 28, 2019, according to a press release from the chamber. Butler has directed the Manhattan area business organization for more than 18 years, extending to his overall 28-year chamber executive career. “Serving as President and CEO [...]

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By | 2018-05-02T14:33:49-05:00 May 2nd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Chamber President Lyle Butler announces retirement

Early morning garage fire temporarily closes West Anderson near Keats

Riley County fire crews were busy with an early morning blaze near Keats Monday just before 5 a.m., according to a press release from Riley County Fire Chief Pat Collins. Volunteers from Keats, Riley, Randolph, Konza Valley and Hunters Island stations were called for a structure fire. It was reported that a detached garage was [...]

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By | 2018-04-30T12:52:34-05:00 April 30th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Early morning garage fire temporarily closes West Anderson near Keats

JCFD crews kept busy over the weekend, Monday morning

Emergency crews were busy in Junction City Monday morning and over the weekend, according to a press release from the Junction City Fire Department. Monday morning just after 6:32 a.m., the JCFD responded to 1310 Overbrook Dr. Upon arrival crews found a wood frame bi level with nothing showing. The occupant had extinguished the fire upon arrival [...]

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By | 2018-04-23T11:06:43-05:00 April 23rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on JCFD crews kept busy over the weekend, Monday morning

City, Kiwanis Club hope to make Bluemont Hill overlook more accessible

The Manhattan Kiwanis Club is raising money to enhance ways visitors can view the east side of the Little Apple from Bluemont Hill. Dubbed the Bluemont Hill Overlook Project, the Kiwanis Club is partnering with the City of Manhattan and its Parks and Recreation Department to construct an ADA accessible platform above the letters on [...]

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By | 2018-04-18T13:34:54-05:00 April 18th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on City, Kiwanis Club hope to make Bluemont Hill overlook more accessible

VIDEO: MFD responds to apartment fire at Garden Way, saves two dogs

The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 1010 Garden Way for a report of a structure fire just before 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to a press release from MFD. Upon arrival, crews found a three-story apartment building with smoke showing from Apartment A. The fire was quickly contained in less than 10 minutes. There [...]

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By | 2018-04-18T12:21:50-05:00 April 18th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on VIDEO: MFD responds to apartment fire at Garden Way, saves two dogs