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USD 383 enrollment up over 2020 count, but falls short of 2019 numbers

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383’s unofficial enrollment numbers are better than expected considering last year’s 300 student decrease from the year before. Assistant Superintendent Eric Reid says last year’s drop hurt the district’s five year average. Funding tied to enrollment will be something the district will have to watch in the near future. Reid says the district [...]

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By |2021-09-23T15:03:07-05:00September 23rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 enrollment up over 2020 count, but falls short of 2019 numbers

One additional COVID death in Riley County; 116 new positive cases

Riley County is reporting one more COVID related death, bringing the county’s total to 58. One Riley County resident has passed away after testing positive for COVID-19. A 28 year old unvaccinated male tested positive for COVID-19 on August 13th and died on September 14th at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Riley County [...]

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By |2021-09-23T14:25:25-05:00September 23rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on One additional COVID death in Riley County; 116 new positive cases

Riley County finalizes 2022 budget

Riley County commissioners formally approved the county’s 2022 budget on Monday. The 2022 mill levy is 42.285 mills, which is a flat levy from the 2021 adopted budget. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison says the budget has four funds within the county that have ad-valorem taxes. Commission Chair John Ford says staff did a [...]

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By |2021-09-21T06:29:10-05:00September 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County finalizes 2022 budget

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony held in City Park for 20th anniversary

Twenty years ago this past weekend, America changed forever following the September 11 attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. and a fourth hijacked plane that crashed in Pennsylvania. The Flint Hills Volunteer Center hosted a 9/11 Day of Remembrance Ceremony at City Park Friday night to honor those lives lost in the attack and [...]

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By |2021-09-12T20:22:18-05:00September 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony held in City Park for 20th anniversary

MFD responds to vehicle fire at A&M Auto Repair

A total of seven vehicles sustained damage from an early Tuesday morning fire at an east Manhattan auto repair shop. Shortly after 4 a.m. the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 130 Sarber Lane (Dillon’s) for the report of the smell of smoke and then redirected to A&M Auto Repair at 6th and Fair Lane [...]

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By |2021-09-07T12:12:43-05:00September 7th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on MFD responds to vehicle fire at A&M Auto Repair

Riley County approves 2022 budget, opts out of vaccine incentive program for employees

Riley County commissioners have approved the 2022 budget for publication, with a lower revenue neutral rate than previously approved. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison presented the final summary to the commission Thursday morning. The proposed fiscal 2022 budget totals $49.7 million, roughly $8.2 million more than the 2021 budget. It includes more than $487,000 [...]

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By |2021-09-03T14:47:11-05:00September 3rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County approves 2022 budget, opts out of vaccine incentive program for employees

Riley County approves 2022 budget, opts out of vaccine incentive program for employees

Riley County commissioners have approved the 2022 budget for publication, with a lower revenue neutral rate than previously approved. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison presented the final summary to the commission Thursday morning. The proposed fiscal 2022 budget totals $49.7 million, roughly $8.2 million more than the 2021 budget. It includes more than $487,000 [...]

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By |2021-09-03T14:47:11-05:00September 3rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County approves 2022 budget, opts out of vaccine incentive program for employees

White Canyon residents request Riley County’s help for benefit district

White Canyon residents met with Riley County commissioners Monday to discuss road improvements in the area. Residents are requesting to set up a benefit district for the county to improve Baldwin Park Road, with the residents sharing the costs of maintenance.  Resident Dana Nayduch says part of the road before the area is a county [...]

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By |2021-08-31T11:10:08-05:00August 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on White Canyon residents request Riley County’s help for benefit district

Riley County commission cancels asbestos removal of First Christian Church 2-1

Riley County commissioners voted 2-1 to cancel the asbestos removal for the First Christian Church building. Commission Chair John Ford brought up the idea during Monday’s meeting, citing the unknown future of the property due to its historical designation. Ford also is troubled with the having to ask permission for any improvement or demolition projects [...]

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By |2021-08-31T10:57:04-05:00August 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission cancels asbestos removal of First Christian Church 2-1

Riley County commission honors RCPD; retiring assistant public works director

Riley County commissioners presented a plaque to the Riley County Police Department to commemorate the new firing range. Commission Chair John Ford presented the plaque to Director Dennis Butler, Captain Josh Kyle, and Captain Kurt Moldrup for their hard work getting the range completed. Butler thanked Ford, county staff, the current commission, and former commissioners [...]

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By |2021-08-31T10:52:01-05:00August 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission honors RCPD; retiring assistant public works director
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