Those interested in checking out some of Fort Riley’s historical homes are in luck this Saturday. The Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley will be holding their 35th annual tour of homes from noon to 4 p.m. The tour is self-guided. Participants start at the Custer House and can follow the route by following [...]
Riley County EMS will be out on the town on Saturday looking to “Fill the Ambulance” with food donations to help out those in need. They’ll be at the Dillons supermarket at Westloop Plaza starting at 9 a.m. for the first day of their 4th annual food drive. The event is held in partnership with [...]
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Commissioners were largely favorable of fee increases for Parks and Recreation programs and services provided by city cemeteries during the Manhattan City Commission’s work session Tuesday. City staff said that due to increases in expenses they recommend an increase of $5 per recreation program in 2019. They also recommend an increase in waterpark admission fees [...]
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Disc golf enthusiasts and residents near Warner Park came out in force to speak their mind on the Warner Memorial Park Master Plan at Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission work session. Warner Memorial Park is an 89-acre park that was acquired by the city in 1957 through donations by Kern Warner as well as purchases made [...]
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Employee accidents at K-State will no longer be reported on paper forms. Human Capital Services unveiled a new electronic incident report site on November 19th for employees to report accidents or injuries that occurred while working at the university. K-State hopes the new process will “provide a better user experience for the employee, department and [...]
Kansas State University’s Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy in collaboration with the Communication Studies department will be holding a pair of community discussions on immigration this Tuesday and Wednesday. The talks will be non-partisan group discussions on multiple topics under the umbrella of immigration based on a format created by the National Issues Forums [...]
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A man was shot in what is believed to be an attempted aggravated robbery in Manhattan Thursday night, according to a release by the Riley County Police Department. Police say they received a call reporting a shooting in the 700 block of Allen Road at approximately 10:10 p.m. On-scene, they found an 18-year-old man with [...]
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Those who own electric vehicles in Manhattan soon will be able to recharge away from home. During Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission meeting, a proposal by Westar was approved paving the way for two new user-paid electric vehicle recharging stations to be installed. The two stations will be located in the Flint Hills Discovery Center parking [...]
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The City of Manhattan is looking to grow by just more than 28 acres. The city commission unanimously voted to take the first step toward annexing a plot of land at the intersection of Scenic and Anderson into the city at their Tuesday meeting. The owner, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, requested the annexation to be [...]
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The City of Manhattan will be running on wind power starting in 2021. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved a participation service agreement with Westar energy to utilize power from a new wind energy plant that will be constructed in Northeast Kansas by the end of 2020. Under the agreement, the city will power its [...]
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