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Frigid strong wind no contest for 2022 Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade in Manhattan

Friday evening brought bitter cold wind to Manhattan, but hundreds turned out anyway for the 21st Annual Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade. The route started at 3rd and Poyntz, turned onto 11th, then ended on Fremont at City Park. The nearly 70 entries decorated their vehicles and walking members in lights. USD 383 was [...]

By |2022-12-04T22:00:39-06:00December 4th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Frigid strong wind no contest for 2022 Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade in Manhattan

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office investigating theft of trailer

Authorities in Pottawatomie County are investigating a past theft of a trailer. According to Sheriff Shane Jager, a report came in Monday to the 200 block of Noble Street in Belvue. The trailer was reportedly stolen around 4:45 a.m. Sunday and was towed away with what is believed to be a white 2011 to 2014 [...]

By |2022-12-02T12:42:01-06:00December 2nd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office investigating theft of trailer

Pott. County recommends planning commissioner resign or be removed amid absences

The Pottawatomie County Commission has recommended a member of the Planning Commission resign or be forcibly removed from the board due to attendance issues. “It’s time for him to either retire or leave or be removed and it’s not a negotiation,” said Commissioner Greg Riat at Monday’s meeting. The commission didn’t specify by name which [...]

By |2022-12-01T14:38:34-06:00December 1st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County recommends planning commissioner resign or be removed amid absences

51-year old Manhattan man scammed by fake Metallica Youtube account

Officers filed a report for theft by deception in the 3800 block of Marlatt Ave. in Manhattan on November 30, 2022, around 2:00 p.m. A 51-year-old man was listed as the victim when he reported he was scammed by a fake Metallica YouTube channel into transferring approximately $25,500 of Bitcoin to an unknown suspect. Anyone with [...]

By |2022-12-01T09:26:00-06:00December 1st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on 51-year old Manhattan man scammed by fake Metallica Youtube account

St. Thomas More Ladies to host 32nd annual Cookie Carousel

Cookies will be on full display Saturday out at St. Thomas More Church’s Parish Center for the 32nd annual Cookie Carousel. The annual event is a fundraiser put on by the Thomas More Ladies, with this year’s beneficiaries being Sunflower Children’s Collective, Catholic Charities and Life Choice Ministries. Several tables will be filled with holiday [...]

By |2022-12-01T07:16:07-06:00December 1st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on St. Thomas More Ladies to host 32nd annual Cookie Carousel

February preliminary hearing scheduled for truck driver accused in August fatal crash near Wamego

A status conference was held this week for a Lecompton man accused of involuntary manslaughter for his role in an August crash that killed a father and son near Wamego and injured three others. Mark Stanwix appeared in Pottawatomie County District Court Tuesday. Judge Erich Campbell scheduled a 9 a.m. preliminary hearing on Friday, Feb. [...]

By |2022-12-01T07:13:29-06:00December 1st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on February preliminary hearing scheduled for truck driver accused in August fatal crash near Wamego

One injured after car overturns in yard on Kimball Ave.

One person was taken to the hospital Tuesday night following a crash in the 2600 block of Kimball Ave. According to RCPD, officers were dispatched around 11:30 p.m. for a westbound vehicle that had left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned in the front yard of a house. Police say 19-year-old Alexander Arwine, of [...]

By |2022-12-01T06:17:34-06:00December 1st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on One injured after car overturns in yard on Kimball Ave.

K-State College of Agriculture nearing deadline for massive 75 million dollar fundraising effort

Nearly a week remains in a massive fundraising effort undertaken by Kansas State University for a planned infrastructure overhaul within the College of Agriculture. Fundraising for a 3 to 1 match from the state of Kansas began in mid-July, with K-State being tasked with raising $75 million in private donations to qualify for a state [...]

By |2022-11-30T08:11:44-06:00November 30th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State College of Agriculture nearing deadline for massive 75 million dollar fundraising effort

RCPD: No serious injuries reported after morning crash sends one vehicle onto its side

No serious injuries were reported following a two vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Tuttle Creek Blvd and Walters Drive. According to RCPD, officers were called out to the scene just after 7:30 a.m. and found a Dodge Journey SUV had flipped onto its side and had at least one person entrapped. The vehicle had been [...]

By |2022-11-29T14:47:45-06:00November 29th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD: No serious injuries reported after morning crash sends one vehicle onto its side

Manhattan Red Cedar Holiday Harvest to return to Roger Schultz Park December 3

Manhattan’s annual Red Cedar Holiday Harvest returns this Saturday at Roger Schultz Community Park. The event is free, giving families an opportunity to chop down their own tree for their holiday decor. The event also has a two-fold purpose of helping cull the population of Red Cedars — an invasive species that grow throughout the [...]

By |2022-11-29T11:33:37-06:00November 29th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Red Cedar Holiday Harvest to return to Roger Schultz Park December 3
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