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Riley County Health Department urges vaccinations and mosquito protection this summer

MANHATTAN — The state of Kansas was recently put in a moderate risk of West Nile Virus due to rising waters throughout the state. Riley County has been seeing these rising waters due to heavy rainfall last month that affected both Wildcat Creek and Tuttle Creek Lake. All the extra water in the county has [...]

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By |2019-06-14T13:06:22-05:00June 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Health Department urges vaccinations and mosquito protection this summer

Rural railroad safety center coming to K-State

A Rural Railroad Safety Center will soon be established at K-State thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Federal Railroad Administration announced more than $326 million worth of grants for a wide variety of state and local railroad infrastructure projects around the country. K-State will see just over $2.5 million to [...]

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By |2019-06-14T10:19:07-05:00June 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Rural railroad safety center coming to K-State

Cuts to Riley County budget to be made to avoid election

Riley County commissioners are looking to make several cuts to the 2020 budget, so as to not have an election. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison presented revenues to the commissioners Monday since they now know the cost of the mill and mill levy.  Currently, the value of the mill is $657,136 with a mill levy [...]

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By |2019-06-11T11:02:51-05:00June 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Cuts to Riley County budget to be made to avoid election

Riley County Commission signs curfew ordinance

An order of curfew for areas in an evacuation order was signed by the Riley County commission on Thursday. County Counselor Clancy Holeman presented the order to the commission saying it is to be used by emergency services in a time of mandatory evacuation.  The order will be used in accordance with a concurrent local [...]

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By |2019-05-31T09:16:23-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commission signs curfew ordinance

Army Corps of Engineers holds special informational meeting for flood conditions

The Army Corps of Engineers held an information meeting for the public to inform them on the current conditions of Tuttle Creek and the dam. The main purpose of the meeting was to explain the corps’ flood control functions, the operations of the local basin lakes, and why the lakes have so much water in [...]

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By |2019-05-23T00:30:41-05:00May 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Army Corps of Engineers holds special informational meeting for flood conditions

$250,000 increase in cash reserves recommended for Riley County Budget

The Riley County commissioners held their first 2020 budget works session during their meeting Monday. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison went over the five funds directly supported with tax levy dollars.  They are the general, Riley County Police Department, Capital Improvement, Economic Development, and Health Department funds.  All of these accounts had variances of [...]

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By |2019-05-21T10:27:21-05:00May 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on $250,000 increase in cash reserves recommended for Riley County Budget

Snyder encourages graduates to act on their goals for success during commencement speech

Success in their upcoming lives was the focus of Bill Snyder’s commencement address on Saturday. Snyder was the speaker during the College of Architecture, Planning and Design’s 2019 graduation ceremony. He says while everyone on stage has something that makes them unique, they have more in common than they think. “These graduates have a tremendous [...]

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By |2019-05-19T23:24:34-05:00May 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Snyder encourages graduates to act on their goals for success during commencement speech

Plans for new USD 383 elementary school presented to school board

A layout of the new elementary school for Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 was presented to the board of education Wednesday night. Bob Faires with Alloy Architects was joined by Clint Hibbs with BG Consultants to present the plans to the board.  The presentation included the building layout as well as generated pictures of the exterior.  Faires [...]

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By |2019-05-16T16:22:56-05:00May 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Plans for new USD 383 elementary school presented to school board

Bergman Elementary principal to retire at end of school year

MANHATTAN — Frank V. Bergman Elementary School principal Lori Martin has announced she will retire at the end of the school year. Martin announced on the school’s Facebook page Tuesday, that after almost 20 years with the district, she will be leaving once the school year ends. In the post, Martin says she’s excited to [...]

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By |2019-05-09T06:52:56-05:00May 9th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Bergman Elementary principal to retire at end of school year