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Law Board Approves RCPD Budget Boost for 2022

The Riley County Law Board Monday approved a three-point-five-seven percent increase in the Police Department’s budget for fiscal 2022. The budget of just over 23-million dollars passed on a 5-2 vote, with Riley County Commissioners John Ford and Kathryn Focke voting against it because of the county’s ongoing budget discussions. The board earlier had approved [...]

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STAR Bonds Approved for Proposed Museum of Art and Light

The Manhattan City Commission has an item related to the proposed Museum of Art and Light, and Mayor Wynn Butler tells KMAN that the state’s Secretary of Commerce has signed off on the sales tax revenue bonds necessary for the project. Robert and Tracey DeBruyn have put together the plans for the museum which would be [...]

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By |2021-06-15T10:52:01-05:00June 15th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on STAR Bonds Approved for Proposed Museum of Art and Light

Urgent Call for Blood Donations Goes Out

The American Red Cross and health care facilities have put out the urgent call for blood donations. Ascencsion Via Christi Presdident Bob Copple tells KMAN, the hospital recently had it’s usual re-stocking not take place because of the lack of blood taken in through donations. He adds it’s an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. [...]

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Donation to Establish Business Analysis Center at K-State

A three-million dollar donation from the managing partners of Gates Capital Management will see creation of a financial analysis center in Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration. Alums Jeff Gates and Justin Boisseau made the donation that will result in the center being named after their firm. The center will be housed in the [...]

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Summertime Street Projects Underway in Manhattan

The 2021 street maintenance projects for the City of Manhattan have gotten underway. The City’s annual street maintenance projects started this weekend with asphalt mill and overlay on Marlatt Avenue. This project is taking place between Browning Avenue and Seth Child Road. Several projects starting this week will take place on 8th, 9th, 10th, and [...]

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Ascension Via Christi Eases Some Patient Visitor Guidelines

Ascension Via Christi has updated its visitor guidelines to guard against coronavirus outbreaks developing. President Bob Copple tells KMAN that while the guidelines are changing, there are still some things to be aware of for those visiting the hospital. The hospital will now allow patients in the 3rd floor unit to be able swap out [...]

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By |2021-06-11T10:49:01-05:00June 11th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Ascension Via Christi Eases Some Patient Visitor Guidelines

Former Manhattan Chamber Econ Development Director Elevated With Kansas Dept. of Commerce

Former Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Director Trent Armbrust has been named to lead the newly created Office of Innovation in the Kansas Department of Commerce. Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland made the announcement Wednesday, shifting Armbrust from his previous post of Director of Strategy for Bioscience and Technology in the department. [...]

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By |2021-06-10T11:18:17-05:00June 10th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Former Manhattan Chamber Econ Development Director Elevated With Kansas Dept. of Commerce

Local Communities to Get Additional COVID Aid

Governor Laura Kelly announced Wednesday amounts of additional federal coronavirus funding smaller communities in the state will be receiving. The monies were to be directed to communities under 50-thousand in population. The relief, which comes from The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), supplies $1.9 trillion for economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic. Riley [...]

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By |2021-06-10T10:51:32-05:00June 10th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local Communities to Get Additional COVID Aid

Former Paraprofessional to Face Additional Child Exploitation Charges

The Junction City man arrested late last week on a sexual exploitation of a child charge faces additional charges. Aaron Zachry remains jailed on a bond of 360-thousand dollars after three additional counts of sexual exploitation of a child were put in place against him Wednesday. Riley County Police say the charges were added after [...]

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USD 475 to Replace Equipment, Upgrade Two Playgrounds

Geary County USD 475 plans to replace two of its elementary school playgrounds. Both Sheridan and Eisenhower Elementary School’s playgrounds have been selected for replacement based on the ages of the playgrounds. The project, performed by Noah’s Park and Playground, is planned to begin in late October to early November. The current playgrounds will be [...]

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