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Riley County commission approves COVID alternate care site

Riley County commissioners have approved a master lease for a COVID alternate care site. The $21,000 lease agreement is between Riley County and New Hope Church (located at 1300 Fremont), includes a sublease with the Manhattan Retirement Foundation for six months. Commissioner John Ford favored having the site after recent conversations with local leaders.  He [...]

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By |2020-12-10T23:14:24-06:00December 10th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission approves COVID alternate care site

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office investigating two vehicle related incidents

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to two vehicle related incidents. The Sheriff’s Office responded to the 9700 block of Lavender Lane, in Manhattan on November 27th for a vehicle burglary. Several items were removed from the vehicle including the victim’s debit card. The stolen debit card was used at the Short Stop gas station on South Port [...]

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By |2020-12-07T11:03:47-06:00December 7th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office investigating two vehicle related incidents

Manhattan City commission approves water utility increases

The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved increases to water utility rates Tuesday. The rates for water and wastewater will increase 3%, along with a 3% increase and fixed $1.66 surcharge per equivalent unit for stormwater. This surcharge increase will help to pay for the levee project, which should cover around 70% of the costs.  The [...]

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By |2020-12-02T17:08:07-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan City commission approves water utility increases

Downtown Manhattan businesses urging customers to shop small this weekend

Manhattan businesses are encouraging residents to shop locally this weekend, with a focus on Small Business Saturday. Downtown Manhattan Executive Director Gina Scroggs says Small Business Saturday is a reminder to people about the impact small businesses have on a local economy. “In an attempt to educate our community about why it’s so important to [...]

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By |2020-11-27T07:27:41-06:00November 27th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Downtown Manhattan businesses urging customers to shop small this weekend

Manhattan Mayor urges county commission to implement county mask mandate

The City of Manhattan’s mayor requested the Riley County commission follow the governor’s mask order during their meeting Thursday. During public comment, Mayor Usha Reddi spoke to the commission about implementing a county wide mask mandate.  She says while there was push back from the city’s mandate, overall it has been a success. “It’s worked really [...]

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By |2020-11-20T10:25:40-06:00November 20th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Mayor urges county commission to implement county mask mandate

Santa Claus IS coming to town in Manhattan

Don’t worry children of Manhattan , Santa Claus IS coming to town. Santa Claus will be visiting the Manhattan Town Center to meet with children and families.  Visits with Santa are scheduled to begin Nov. 27 and will continue through Christmas Eve (Dec. 24th). Reservations are strongly encouraged with walk-up visits available as space allows [...]

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By |2020-11-18T12:30:30-06:00November 18th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Santa Claus IS coming to town in Manhattan

Focke declared winner of Riley County commission District 3 seat

After two weeks of ballot counting and an election canvas, a winner has finally been announced for the Riley County commission District 3 seat. Kathryn Focke has won the seat over Candidate John Matta after a race that was too close to call for the past two weeks. The final results from Monday’s election canvas [...]

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By |2020-11-16T19:54:32-06:00November 16th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Focke declared winner of Riley County commission District 3 seat

Focke now leads Matta by 47 votes in commission District 3 seat

The latest unofficial results for the commission district 3 race has a difference of 47 votes. Speaking to the Riley County commission, County Clerk Rich Vargo presented the latest unofficial results for the race.  Candidate Kathryn Focke now leads the race with 4,764 votes, with Candidate John Matta so far receiving 4,717 votes. Vargo says [...]

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By |2020-11-13T09:13:48-06:00November 13th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Focke now leads Matta by 47 votes in commission District 3 seat

Riley County reports 13th COVID death; 114 new positive cases

The Riley County health department has reported the county’s 13th COVID related death since the beginning of the pandemic. A 63 year-old Riley County resident died Wednesday morning after testing positive for coronavirus on Nov 2. He lived at Via Christi Village and passed away at Ascension Via Christi hospital. Riley County has 114 new [...]

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By |2020-11-11T12:29:22-06:00November 11th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 13th COVID death; 114 new positive cases

Riley County distributes $7 million in CARES Act funding

Riley County has distributed $7 million in CARES act funding throughout the county. Speaking to the Riley County commission Thursday, Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison wanted to update the commission and the public on how much money was going out to keep up with transparency. $591,000 is going to towards the small business and [...]

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By |2020-11-06T09:47:05-06:00November 6th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County distributes $7 million in CARES Act funding
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