Area Agency on Aging sponsoring ‘new to Medicare’ workshop

If you’re looking to enroll in Medicare for the first time and aren’t sure what to do, the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging is sponsoring a workshop for you. The Answers for Older Kansas “New to Medicare” workshop will be held in the Flint Hills Center at 401 Houston Street on Tuesday, [...]

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Manhattan commissioners agree with Aggieville TIF district boundaries, timeline

Manhattan Commissioners were unanimously supportive of a proposed tax increment finance — or TIF — district in Aggieville after a discussion during their Tuesday work session. Establishing a TIF district would allow the city to capture growth in property valuation — and subsequently, property taxes — over a 20 year period within a set boundary [...]

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Attorney recommends incorporation or annexation for Green Valley

WESTMORELAND — An attorney has recommended that residents in the rapidly-growing Green Valley area of southwestern Pottawatomie County might be best served by forming an incorporated community. At Monday’s meeting of the Pottawatomie County Commission, Jim Kaup, with Kaup Law Office of Topeka presented stage four of the Green Valley Governance Plan with recommendations on [...]

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RCPD Report 1/16/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 200 block of N Iowa in Riley on January 15, 2019, at approximately 9:50 AM.  Officers listed Bruce Reed, 63, and Brady Reed, 22, both of Riley as the victims when they reported an unknown suspect stole their 4-Wheeler. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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Attorney General receives request for aid in Junction City murder prosecutions

JUNCTION CITY — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office may soon be assisting in the Geary County capital murder prosecution involving two Junction City men charged in the killings of a mother and her unborn child. Schmidt’s public information officer C.J. Grover confirmed to KMAN via email that a formal request was received recently from [...]

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Homeless hero who pulled Chiefs player from snow rewarded with thousands in donations

MANHATTAN — A homeless man who had no clue who he was helping when he pulled Kansas City Chiefs guard Jeff Allen’s vehicle from the snow Saturday has gained national attention. Dave Cochran’s story gained traction after Allen reached out on Twitter to find the man who had helped him. For helping Allen make it [...]

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RCPD Report 1/15/19

Officers filed a report for burglary in the 11000 block of Walnut Creek Rd. in Leonardville on January 14, 2019, at approximately 11:40 AM. Officers listed Richard Schurle II, 42, of Leonardville as the victim when an unknown suspect entered his farming shed and took a welder, torch, stereo, and chainsaws. The estimated total loss [...]

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Riley County Commissioner and judges sworn in at meeting

Newly elected Riley County Commissioner John Ford was sworn in to his new position on Monday, along with four county judges. Ford will be taking over the District 1 seat previously held by Ben Wilson for the next four years.  He said he is honored to be on the commission and is looking forward to [...]

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Fort Riley preparing soldiers for work after service, tax preparation

FORT RILEY — Career Skills Coordinator, Kelly Castiano and prior service member of the Army, talks about the Career Skills Program during KMAN’s In Focus Thursday to tell us how Soldiers can get plugged into the program. The Career Skills Program at Fort Riley is a growing program that is available Army-wide and helps Soldiers [...]

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McKee hosts rental safety roundtable with housing advocates, realtors

Manhattan City Commissioner Jerred McKee hosted a roundtable discussion on safe housing in the CivicPlus building Friday, Jan. 11. McKee invited a mix of safe housing and renters’ rights advocates as well as realtors, property owners and managers to discuss the topic in order to bring the issue forward at the next Manhattan City Commission [...]

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