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Former Northview paraeducator’s arraignment now set for July

With the prosecution anticipating additional charges will be filed, an arraignment for a former Northview Elementary paraprofessional was scheduled for July. Aaron Zachry on Monday appeared via video in Riley County District Court represented by attorney Cole Hawver, facing nearly three dozen counts including sexual exploitation of a child. Scheduled for arraignment, that’s been postponed [...]

By |2022-05-23T16:00:46-05:00May 23rd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Former Northview paraeducator’s arraignment now set for July

Pfizer boosters now authorized for 5 to 11 year olds

Riley County Health officials are encouraging parents to get their children up-to-date with recommended vaccines and boosters, with FDA and CDC guidance rolling out in the past week authorizing the use of a single Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine booster dose for kids ages 5 through 11. Children in that age range are now eligible to receive [...]

By |2022-05-20T13:56:50-05:00May 20th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pfizer boosters now authorized for 5 to 11 year olds

Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates 10 year anniversary Thursday

The Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrated 10 years in Manhattan Thursday with cake, giveaways, traditional Flint Hills music by Derrick Doty and Melissa Atchison, and the ever-popular balloon drop made popular at its family-friendly New Years Eve events. The FHDC was a product of the City of Manhattan’s South End Redevelopment beginning in 2007. The [...]

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By |2022-04-14T19:40:41-05:00April 14th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates 10 year anniversary Thursday

Local Indigenous history commemorated with Linear Trailhead marker

On its 110th anniversary Saturday, the Polly Ogden Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution unveiled a new historic marker on Linear Trail to recognize the contributions and history of the Indigenous peoples of Manhattan and the Flint Hills. The Polly Ogden Chapter is Manhattan’s local National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) [...]

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By |2022-04-11T09:34:27-05:00April 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local Indigenous history commemorated with Linear Trailhead marker

Manhattan overturns Historic Resources Board on proposed Art and Light Museum

The City of Manhattan looks to April 19 to finalize amended redevelopment plans for the city’s Downtown STAR bond district to account for a private Art and Light Museum proposed to be built at the corner of Pierre and 3rd Street. Manhattan City Commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved the amended redevelopment plan on first reading as [...]

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By |2022-04-11T09:35:04-05:00April 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan overturns Historic Resources Board on proposed Art and Light Museum

State legislators make Saturday Manhattan visit for League of Women Voters forum

After a late night in Topeka Friday, most of Manhattan’s State legislative delegation stopped by the Manhattan Public Library Saturday afternoon for the League of Women Voters mid-term legislative forum. Sen. Tom Hawk as well as Reps. Sydney Carlin, Mike Dodson and Ron Highland were in attendance for the event, also sponsored by the American [...]

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By |2022-04-03T14:02:33-05:00April 3rd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on State legislators make Saturday Manhattan visit for League of Women Voters forum

Local social media, marketing expert to present at Kansas Minority Business Summit

A local entrepreneur will be speaking at the 2022 Kansas Minority Business (KMB) Summit in April. Sheila Ellis-Glasper is the founder of SEG Media Collective, a marketing agency based in Manhattan that provides a host of services from social media strategizing and management to IT consulting and brand design. Ellis-Glasper is also the founder and [...]

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By |2022-03-29T13:25:49-05:00March 29th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local social media, marketing expert to present at Kansas Minority Business Summit

Man in custody following Sunday shooting that injured two

Two people were injured in Manhattan after shots were fired in a Sunday morning domestic altercation, according to Riley County police. 37-year-old Ryan Powell was arrested after the incident on two counts of aggravated battery and assault, as well as three counts of aggravated endangerment of a child. Powell is accused of firing shots Sunday [...]

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By |2022-03-28T10:43:03-05:00March 28th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Man in custody following Sunday shooting that injured two

Photos: Indian culture celebrated in Sanskriti event at K-State

K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall was host Saturday to Sanskriti, an event celebration Indian culture with an assortment of performances. The annual outing is organized by the Indian Students Association at Kansas State, featuring diverse art, music and dance from across the 28 States and 8 territories of India. Performances included classical dance by the [...]

By |2022-03-27T15:10:49-05:00March 27th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Photos: Indian culture celebrated in Sanskriti event at K-State

Polar Plunge returns to Tuttle Creek, raises $16K for Special Olympics Kansas

Eighty-five people participated in Manhattan’s Polar Plunge Saturday, raising about $16,000 for Special Olympics Kansas. The fundraiser returned to Tuttle Creek State Park for the 2022 observance, having previously shifted to Bill Snyder Family Stadium in 2021. Manhattan is one of 11 Kansas cities participating in the event, a key fundraiser to support the local [...]

By |2022-03-27T13:52:05-05:00March 27th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Polar Plunge returns to Tuttle Creek, raises $16K for Special Olympics Kansas
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