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Riley County commission to review Local Health Order No. 16

Local Health Order No. 16 will be reviewed by the Riley County commission on Monday. The request was made originally by the executive director of the Aggieville Business Association last week.  During Thursday’s meeting, Attorney Jeremy Platt and Aggieville Board President Ryan Bramhall asked the commission to rescind the order saying it targeted Aggieville businesses. Platt says the order is [...]

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By |2020-08-07T14:03:57-05:00August 7th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission to review Local Health Order No. 16

USD 383 to start school year in hybrid learning model

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 will start the school year with their hybrid model of learning. The announcement was made during the school board meeting where Final Draft 2 of the plan was presented.  Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade says the plan will allow for students to be spread out and lessen the number of people in each [...]

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By |2020-08-06T13:25:13-05:00August 6th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 to start school year in hybrid learning model

Riley County commission to continue half cent sales tax in the future

Riley County commissioners will not put a half cent sales tax continuation on this year’s ballot, but will before 2023. County Clerk Rich Vargo says a Manhattan City commission agenda states the new citywide half cent sales will replace the county’s, which is not correct. County department heads were confused and brought this to the [...]

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By |2020-08-04T14:17:50-05:00August 4th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission to continue half cent sales tax in the future

Aggieville director calls on Riley County Commission to rescind latest local health order

The Aggieville Business Association is requesting the Riley County commission rescind Local Health Order No. 16. ABA Director Dennis Cook spoke to the commission Thursday, saying the order is an overreach and targeting Aggieville businesses. “It’s restricting enough to fail businesses and undermine our local economy. I understand there’s been a lot of pressure through [...]

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By |2020-07-31T07:29:33-05:00July 31st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Aggieville director calls on Riley County Commission to rescind latest local health order

Local Health Order No. 16 to go into affect July 30

Riley County Health Department has issued the latest local health order. Local Health Order No. 16 will go into affect Thursday at 12:01 am and does not have an expiration date.  Instead, it will remain in place until the data indicates that a change is needed. The new order will allow mass gatherings of greater [...]

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By |2020-07-28T23:41:09-05:00July 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local Health Order No. 16 to go into affect July 30

Riley County commission approves 2021 budget

Riley County commissioners approved the 2021 budget during their meeting Monday. The commission held a public hearing for the budget, however no one from the public made any comments.  Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison says the proposed 2021 mil levy is 42.285, which  is a 0.776 mill decrease from last year.  The regular county [...]

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By |2020-07-27T11:41:59-05:00July 27th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission approves 2021 budget

USD 383 pushes 2020-21 school year start date back two weeks

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board voted to push back the school start date to Aug 26. The vote came during a special meeting due to the state school board’s rejection of the governor’s school delay order. The original calendar approved by the board in March had a start date of Aug 12. Superintendent Dr. [...]

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By |2020-07-24T16:59:10-05:00July 24th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 pushes 2020-21 school year start date back two weeks

Matta identifies three key platform areas in quest for seat on Riley County Commission

This is a continuing series of related to local candidates ahead of the Aug. 4 primary. A former Manhattan mayor and city commissioner is hoping to win a seat on the Riley County Commission. Republican John Matta is challenging incumbent Republican Ron Wells in the primary for District 3. Matta previously served on the Manhattan [...]

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By |2020-07-22T11:38:24-05:00July 22nd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Matta identifies three key platform areas in quest for seat on Riley County Commission

Riley City Council member running for Riley County commission seat

A member of the Riley City Council is running for the District 2 seat of the Riley County commission. Council Member Greg McKinley is taking on incumbent commissioner Marvin Rodriguez and Candidate Phil Mattox in the upcoming primary. Candidate Fanny Fang is running unopposed in the democratic primary. McKinley has been serving on the Riley [...]

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By |2020-07-21T13:19:24-05:00July 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley City Council member running for Riley County commission seat

Riley City Council member running for Riley County commission seat

A member of the Riley City Council is running for the District 2 seat of the Riley County commission. Council Member Greg McKinley is taking on incumbent commissioner Marvin Rodriguez and Candidate Phil Mattox in the upcoming primary. Candidate Fanny Fang is running unopposed in the democratic primary. McKinley has been serving on the Riley [...]

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By |2020-07-21T13:19:24-05:00July 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley City Council member running for Riley County commission seat