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Riley informing residents of water testing lapse, says there’s no immediate risk

The City of Riley says that there is no immediate risk to residents after they did not take a required water sample in the first quarter of 2018. City officials began informing residents Wednesday, Feb. 6, that they did not perform one test last year to monitor for the disinfection by-products of Atrazine as required [...]

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By |2019-02-06T16:31:48-06:00February 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley informing residents of water testing lapse, says there’s no immediate risk

Manhattan to reconsider SENRC design, sets Aggieville TIF district boundary

The City of Manhattan will take another look at the design of the planned Southeast Neighborhood Recreation Center at Douglass Park. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously voted to amend the design contract with Bruce McMillan AIA Architects at its Tuesday meeting. The city’s original plan was for a $4 million facility that would utilise $750,000 [...]

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By |2019-02-06T12:19:58-06:00February 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan to reconsider SENRC design, sets Aggieville TIF district boundary

Observers encouraged to further work, beliefs of MLK at KSU ceremony

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Kansas State University on Jan. 19, 1968 where he spoke to a crowd of 7,000 at Ahearn Field House about racial inequality in the United States and advocating non-violent actions to bring about change. Many from K-State and the community came out to keep his memory alive at a [...]

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By |2019-02-01T23:59:38-06:00February 1st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Observers encouraged to further work, beliefs of MLK at KSU ceremony

Community Fair returns to Manhattan mall Saturday

Manhattan area residents will get a chance to see what local non-profit organizations offer to the community Saturday, Feb. 2. The 2019 Community Fair, hosted by the Manhattan Town Center, will feature organizations representing low income residents, families, military personnel and children. Also present will be healthcare, education and recreation groups. They’ll have booth locations [...]

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By |2019-01-31T13:53:15-06:00January 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Community Fair returns to Manhattan mall Saturday

Manhattan approves Conference Center expansion, real estate deal with MAHP

The City of Manhattan could be seeing 36 new affordable senior-living duplexes in the future. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved a real estate deal to sell 19 lots of Lee Mill Village to the Manhattan Area Housing Project. The MAHP would use the land — which the city has struggled to sell — to [...]

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By |2019-01-30T13:10:40-06:00January 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan approves Conference Center expansion, real estate deal with MAHP

Police searching for suspect who robbed Manhattan Dairy Queen Wednesday

Riley County Police are actively investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning. RCPD received a call of a robbery at the Dairy Queen on N 3rd Street at approximately 9:50 a.m., according to a release by the department. Officers are still on scene. The suspect is described as being a male of unknown race, [...]

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By |2019-01-30T10:31:07-06:00January 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Police searching for suspect who robbed Manhattan Dairy Queen Wednesday

Pott County Commission discuss 2019 goals, approves Whispering Meadows utility projects

The Pottawatomie County Commission discussed their goals for the year 2019 at their Monday meeting. Commission Chair Travis Altenhofen asked fellow commissioners to lay out their short and long-term priorities. Altenhofen’s included transferring management of the Olsburg fire station — completed in 2018 — over to the city of Olsburg. He wants to get that [...]

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By |2019-01-29T11:54:49-06:00January 29th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pott County Commission discuss 2019 goals, approves Whispering Meadows utility projects

Discovery Center to celebrate Kansas Day, open new exhibits

The Flint Hills Discovery Center will be unveiling a couple new exhibits this weekend as well as celebrating Kansas. The Framed: Step Into Art and Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites exhibits will open on Saturday, Jan. 26 and running through May 12. Framed is an interactive exhibit that allows guests to experience what it [...]

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By |2019-01-25T10:26:54-06:00January 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Discovery Center to celebrate Kansas Day, open new exhibits

KSU to hold weekend concert band clinic

It’s going to be a musical weekend around the Kansas State campus. The K-State Concert Band Clinic, now in its 26th year, brings in more than 700 Midwest students to participate in workshops with nationally acclaimed guest clinicians. The clinic starts Friday, Jan. 25, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 27.  The event will include seven large [...]

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By |2019-01-25T09:54:04-06:00January 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on KSU to hold weekend concert band clinic

Globetrotter meets, helps residents with ball tricks during visit to Manhattan

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Bramlage Coliseum on February 11th, but one team member stopped by Manhattan early on Thursday. Julian Zeus McClurkin stopped by Champion Teamwear in part to commemorate their uniform deal with the Globetrotters, but also to preview the upcoming match. Tickets went on sale Wednesday — they can be purchased online with the [...]

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By |2019-01-24T20:02:32-06:00January 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Globetrotter meets, helps residents with ball tricks during visit to Manhattan