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USD 383 continuing to review COVID mitigation plan ahead of return to school

No changes have been made to the draft COVID reopening plan for Manhattan-Ogden Schools. Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade informed the board Wednesday that they still plan on opening the schools without mask or vaccination requirements. COVID positive rates have continued to rise in the county over the past couple of months. Wade said the administration [...]

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By |2021-07-22T15:12:20-05:00July 22nd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 continuing to review COVID mitigation plan ahead of return to school

Kimball Avenue construction will have an affect on Riley County Fair parking

With the Riley County Fair in full swing starting this week, county extension is asking fair goers to be conscious of parking. Extension Agent Megan Dougherty says they will be rerouting traffic due to the ongoing construction on Kimball Avenue. The north parking lot off of Kimball will be open only to rodeo contestants, 4-H [...]

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By |2021-07-20T21:30:18-05:00July 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kimball Avenue construction will have an affect on Riley County Fair parking

Riley County commission objects church historic status 2-1; looks for alternate procurement methods

Riley County commissioners have objected the historical status of the First Christian Church property. The vote was made 2-1, with Commissioner Kathryn Focke voting against. A hearing from the National Register of Historic Places is set to take place on August 7th. If the property is deemed historical, then the commission would need permission for [...]

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By |2021-07-16T14:19:03-05:00July 16th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission objects church historic status 2-1; looks for alternate procurement methods

Riley County commission delays First Christian Church demolition bidding

Demolition of the former First Christian Church property has been delayed due to possible historic status. The county recently received a letter from the Kansas Historical Society of an inquiry into the historic status of the building. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says a hearing is set for August 7. Holeman says if the site is [...]

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By |2021-07-09T11:30:29-05:00July 9th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission delays First Christian Church demolition bidding

Riley County commission reviews draft sales tax presentation

Riley County commissioners reviewed a draft presentation for the proposed 0.2 sales tax Thursday. The presentation served as an informational tool regarding what the tax would cover.  Included in the presentation was current projects using the current sales tax, what will be included in future projects, and why to use sales tax. The sales tax [...]

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By |2021-07-09T11:27:16-05:00July 9th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission reviews draft sales tax presentation

USD 383 planning return to in-person school for the fall

USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden Schools are planning to start the new school year on site and with no mask requirements. Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade discussed the district’s draft plan with the school board Wednesday night. He says the response plan could also be used for any potential pandemics in the future. Students and staff who are [...]

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By |2021-07-08T14:58:40-05:00July 8th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 planning return to in-person school for the fall

Pottawatomie Co. authorities investigating thefts

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office has responded to two reports of theft over the past two weeks. On June 22, a reported theft took place in the 3500 block of Dempsey Road in rural Manhattan. Sometime between 5pm the 22nd and early morning hours of June 23rd, a Honda generator was removed from a pickup [...]

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By |2021-07-06T14:13:55-05:00July 6th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie Co. authorities investigating thefts

Tensions were high as public was asked to leave USD 383 school board meeting

Tensions rose between the public during Wednesday’s Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board meeting. Members of the public continued to show their support and opposition to training due to Critical Race Theory. 10 people spoke during public comment, but the room was filled with those on both sides of the issue. Kim Zito was the last [...]

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By |2021-07-01T06:00:20-05:00July 1st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Tensions were high as public was asked to leave USD 383 school board meeting

Riley County commission tours courthouse exterior in need of repairs

Additional work to the exterior of the Riley County courthouse is needed. Recently, a contractor cleaned the exterior walls of the Court House, Carnegie Building and County Office Building.  During cleaning of the Courthouse, areas were found which will require more extensive repair or stone replacement. County commissioners toured the exterior of the building along with [...]

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By |2021-06-28T12:44:18-05:00June 28th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission tours courthouse exterior in need of repairs

Ft Riley welcomes new senior leadership with Victory with Honors ceremony

Fort Riley welcomed new senior staff to the 1st Infantry Division on Friday with a Victory with Honors ceremony. 1st Infantry Division Commanding General D.A. Sims welcomed Colonel Geoffrey Norman and Colonel Paul Krattiger to their new positions. Norman took over as the Deputy Commanding Officer of the Big Red One and Krattiger, who has [...]

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By |2021-06-28T11:26:34-05:00June 28th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Ft Riley welcomes new senior leadership with Victory with Honors ceremony
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