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Residents provide input at Green Valley Governance town hall discussion

Map of area in Green Valley Governance Plan proposal. Photo by Hailey McClellan/KMANMANHATTAN — A big decision looms over residents in and around the Blue Township area. As the area of about 4,000 residents continues to grow, it’s become apparent there is a need for some type of public services in that area, including water [...]

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By |2019-02-06T11:33:57-06:00February 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Residents provide input at Green Valley Governance town hall discussion

Residents provide input toward Plan Pottawatomie 2040

WESTMORELAND — An open house Monday at Westmoreland Elementary School gave community members and interested stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about the Pottawatomie County Comprehensive Plan, also known as Plan Pottawatomie 2040. County officials shared recommendations they’ve created so far, including 12 key initiatives. Meredith Dang, a Senior Associate with planning firm Kendig Keast [...]

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By |2019-02-05T08:23:13-06:00February 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Residents provide input toward Plan Pottawatomie 2040

Community Fair highlights host of area nonprofit agencies

MANHATTAN — An opportunity for the community to interact with several different nonprofits took place as the Manhattan Community Fair returned to the Manhattan Town Center Saturday. One of those was Hope Ranch Inc., a nonprofit organization serving the area with a therapeutic horse riding center. Director of Therapeutic Riding Kassidy Scroggs explained some of [...]

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By |2019-02-04T11:14:58-06:00February 4th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Community Fair highlights host of area nonprofit agencies

Manhattan celebrates Dr. King’s legacy through community celebration

MANHATTAN — The theme for this years  Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration and 2019 Art and Writing Contest was a quote from Dr King himself: “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” Peace Memorial Auditorium served as the backdrop for Saturday’s celebration of Dr. King’s legacy [...]

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By |2019-01-21T06:22:09-06:00January 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan celebrates Dr. King’s legacy through community celebration

Fort Riley unveils newly renovated family entertainment center

FORT RILEY — A ribbon cutting was held Thursday for Fort Riley’s newly renovated SpareTime Interactive Entertainment Center. The entertainment center will give soldiers on base a place to spend their “spare time” but also have interactive activities available to any general member of the public to partake in. Visitors who don’t have a Department [...]

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By |2019-01-18T13:01:50-06:00January 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley unveils newly renovated family entertainment center

Eagle Day opens eyes to unique birds at Tuttle Creek Lake

MANHATTAN — Eagle Day, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake, has been going on for over 20 years. Members of the team from the Milford Nature Center were out Saturday giving a presentation and showing off some of the birds from their rehabilitation center. Director Pat Silovasky says getting to [...]

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By |2019-01-08T05:48:49-06:00January 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Eagle Day opens eyes to unique birds at Tuttle Creek Lake

Chamber renews contracts, looks ahead to 2019

MANHATTAN — Officials with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce continue to look at new ways to market the community to others traveling through Kansas. Lyle Butler, President and CEO of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, was on In Focus recently and provided an update on Marketing Manhattan and some of the recent contract [...]

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By |2018-12-28T12:13:12-06:00December 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Chamber renews contracts, looks ahead to 2019

Animal shelter advises tips on gifting pets during the holidays

MANHATTAN — With the holidays just around the corner, T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter Director Deb Watkins says gifting a pet can be a wonderful thing at Christmas time if it’s well thought through. Watkins says that you have to consider all the factors when looking for a pet during the holidays, sometimes it’s better to wait. [...]

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By |2018-12-24T09:26:50-06:00December 24th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Animal shelter advises tips on gifting pets during the holidays

Oz Museum officials reflect as Wizard of Oz named most influential movie of all-time

WAMEGO — The Wizard of Oz was recently named the most influential movie of all time according to an article by the Telegraph news. It beat out Star Wars, Psycho, and 47,000 other films. The article cited work from researchers at the University of Turin who developed a computer program that measures the success of a [...]

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By |2018-12-06T15:31:23-06:00December 6th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Oz Museum officials reflect as Wizard of Oz named most influential movie of all-time

Bridge failure, road safety plan highlight Pottawatomie County Commission meeting

Pottawatomie County Public Works Director Peter Clark gave an update to the county commission on Monday with two big topics addressed during the meeting. One of those was a recent bridge failure. The bridge will be closed for the next few months while they design and rebuild. The second topic discussed was over a local [...]

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By |2018-11-20T08:42:17-06:00November 20th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Bridge failure, road safety plan highlight Pottawatomie County Commission meeting