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Mall to host holiday tubas, Santa visits this weekend

The Manhattan Town Center is hosting a pair of holiday-themed events this weekend.  On Saturday, there will be two performances as part of the Holiday Music Festival which features various local artists. The Geary County Children’s Choir will perform at 1 p.m and the Manhattan Tuba Christmas, featuring 55 tubas, will be perform at 3 p.m. All performances will [...]

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By |2018-12-07T11:39:59-06:00December 7th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Mall to host holiday tubas, Santa visits this weekend

Commission approves vision for Aggieville infrastructure

The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved phase 2 of the Aggieville Infrastructure Report at their meeting Tuesday. The plan lays out possible features for the business district’s future, incorporating community input that came in the form of surveys as well as focus groups. It included multiple options, ranging from various street and parking designs down [...]

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By |2018-12-05T16:12:30-06:00December 5th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Commission approves vision for Aggieville infrastructure

City approved water, sewer, stormwater rate increases

Water, sewer and stormwater service rates are set to rise come the new year.The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved the increases at their Tuesday meeting. City staff recommended the increases to rates for water and wastewater services in order to keep pace with “community growth and to ensure adequate funding of various projects for the [...]

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By |2018-12-05T12:28:25-06:00December 5th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on City approved water, sewer, stormwater rate increases

Donation allows for theater upgrades at Discovery Center

The Flint Hills Discovery Center Horizon Ranch Immersive Experience Theater will be getting some improvements thanks to Marty Vanier. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved the purchase of 4 new projectors using funds donated by Marty Vanier and her late husband, Bob Krause. The projectors cost $417,950 and will replace older, obsolete models. Discovery Center Director Susan [...]

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By |2018-12-05T10:28:00-06:00December 5th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Donation allows for theater upgrades at Discovery Center

K-State PD collecting toys for tots

Kansas State Police Department officers are once again collecting toys for children in need this holiday season. K-State PD has teamed up with the US Marine Corps and Texas Roadhouse for its second Toys for Tots drive. New and unwrapped toys can be brought to the west lobby of Edwards Hall on the KSU campus [...]

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By |2018-12-03T12:15:08-06:00December 3rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on K-State PD collecting toys for tots

Psi Chi selling hot chocolate to benefit CASA

If you’re looking to warm up on the K-State campus today, the Psi Chi fraternity is selling hot chocolate Monday, Dec. 3, and Tuesday, Dec. 4. The sale is a fundraiser benefiting the national CASA for Children organization, which supports abused and neglected children going through the court system. Cups of cocoa will be available [...]

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By |2018-12-03T11:51:52-06:00December 3rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Psi Chi selling hot chocolate to benefit CASA

Riley County officials talked dark stores, healthcare funding with state representatives

Riley County government officials met with state legislators representing the area on Thursday to discuss the county’s policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session set to start on January 14. 51st House district Representative Ron Highland (R), 64th House district Representative Susie Swanson (R), 66th House district Representative Sydney Carlin (D) and 67th House district [...]

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By |2018-11-30T12:55:22-06:00November 30th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County officials talked dark stores, healthcare funding with state representatives

Riley County officials talked dark stores, healthcare funding with state representatives

Riley County government officials met with state legislators representing the area on Thursday to discuss the county’s policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session set to start on January 14. 51st House district Representative Ron Highland (R), 64th House district Representative Susie Swanson (R), 66th House district Representative Sydney Carlin (D) and 67th House district [...]

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Holiday concert, Luminary Walk among weekend activities

This weekend in the Manhattan area features a multitude of events in addition to the Festival of Lights Christmas Carnival,  Fill the Ambulance and the 35th annual Fort Riley Tour of Homes. Other festivities include the Holiday Luminary Walk at Sunset Zoo. The event will be both Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, from [...]

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By |2018-11-29T21:07:20-06:00November 29th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Holiday concert, Luminary Walk among weekend activities

Christmas Carnival to have virtual reality sleighs, horse-drawn carriages

The festivities at Blue Earth Plaza continue this weekend after the holiday season in Manhattan was kicked off with the lighting of the Festival of Lights tree. Saturday, December 1, the Festival of Lights 6th Christmas Carnival officially opens. Organized by Whoville, Inc., the festivities include train as well as horse-drawn carriage rides, a virtual [...]

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By |2018-11-29T10:39:33-06:00November 29th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Christmas Carnival to have virtual reality sleighs, horse-drawn carriages