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Konza Student Table passes 10,000-meals-served threshold

The Konza Student Table has officially served over 10,000 meals to K-State students and their families. The organization began last September as a way to fight hunger among Manhattan’s college-student population. Ericka Bauer, a K-State hospitality management instructor who is in charge of the meals the Konza Student Table provides, credits the success to the [...]

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By |2021-04-12T17:03:56-05:00April 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Konza Student Table passes 10,000-meals-served threshold

Riley County, City of Manhattan could receive roughly $14 million each from stimulus bill

Unlike the CARES Act, the American Rescue Plan Act, the most recent pandemic-related stimulus bill, will bring funds directly to local governments. Here is Manhattan assistant city manager Dennis Marstall on how much money Manhattan and Riley County can expect to receive. “We don’t have the final numbers now, but roughly $14 million will come [...]

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By |2021-04-08T19:00:58-05:00April 8th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County, City of Manhattan could receive roughly $14 million each from stimulus bill

Riley County to host two vaccine clinics in south Manhattan

The Riley County Health Department is putting on two COVID-19 vaccine clinics over the next few days. RCHD official Jenny Yuen says the first will take place at the Douglass Center at 900 Yuma St. this Friday from 3 to 5 p.m.. “We are trying to vaccinate those that live around that area – those [...]

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By |2021-04-08T13:39:17-05:00April 8th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County to host two vaccine clinics in south Manhattan

Riley County confirms 27 new positive COVID-19 cases, 22 recoveries

Riley County has confirmed 27 new positive COVID-19 cases and 22 additional recoveries since last Wednesday. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 28. Ascension Via Christi is currently caring for one person under investigation in the Intensive Care Unit. The percent positive rate for the week of March 28 was 1.1 [...]

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By |2021-04-07T13:42:13-05:00April 7th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County confirms 27 new positive COVID-19 cases, 22 recoveries

St. Marys teen dead following Pottawatomie County car crash

One person is dead following a car crash between Belvue and Wamego on Highway 24 Wednesday morning. The accident was reported at about 6:15 near Camp Creek Road. According the Kansas Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Phillip Harrison of St. Marys was driving west on Highway 24 in a Toyota Camry when his passenger-side tires left the [...]

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By |2021-04-07T13:17:42-05:00April 7th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on St. Marys teen dead following Pottawatomie County car crash

City approves Parks and Rec program fee increases, sets facility rental costs

Parks and Rec fees The Manhattan City Commission approved Parks and Recreation program fee increases in a 3-2 vote Tuesday. Fees will now be the cost of the activity plus 10 percent for certain youth, senior and adult special population programs and the cost of the activity plus 20 percent for certain adult programs. Commissioner Mark Hatesohl, [...]

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By |2021-04-07T11:23:16-05:00April 7th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on City approves Parks and Rec program fee increases, sets facility rental costs

Sunday brush fire burns around 200 acres, triggers evacuation

Around 200 acres burned in northern Riley County during a brush fire Sunday following the rekindling of a controlled burn. The fire, which took place in the 8500 block of Condray Rd,, forced the evacuation of one family, but no structures were damaged. While most local fires involve grass and brush, this one involved several [...]

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By |2021-04-05T17:27:38-05:00April 5th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Sunday brush fire burns around 200 acres, triggers evacuation

City to close intersection at 14th St. and Laramie St. for utility work

The intersection at 14th St. and Laramie St. will be closed for a few weeks starting next Wednesday, April 7. Ken Hays, Public Works project coordinator, says the upcoming closure is due to utility work associated with the ongoing parking garage and street-work projects in Aggieville. “The closure will hopefully not be anymore than about [...]

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By |2021-04-01T18:30:38-05:00April 1st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on City to close intersection at 14th St. and Laramie St. for utility work

Riley County confirms six new positive COVID-19 cases, 10 additional recoveries

Riley County has confirmed six new positive coronavirus cases and 10 additional recoveries since Monday. This brings the total number of active cases to 23. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is not currently caring for any COVID-19 positive patients. The percent positive rate for the week of March 21 was 1.1 percent, or 18 positive cases [...]

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By |2021-03-31T11:20:50-05:00March 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County confirms six new positive COVID-19 cases, 10 additional recoveries

GMCF celebrates 7th annual Community Foundation Awards

The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation celebrated the seventh annual Community Foundation Awards Monday, this time in a virtual format. Despite the awards ceremony being canceled last year due to the pandemic, the show went on as local businesses, organizations and people were recognized through a video created by 502 strategic marketing agency for their efforts [...]

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By |2021-03-30T14:08:34-05:00March 30th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on GMCF celebrates 7th annual Community Foundation Awards
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