Konza Student Table passes 10,000-meals-served threshold

The Konza Student Table has officially served over 10,000 meals to K-State students and their families. The organization began last September as a way to fight hunger among Manhattan’s college-student population. Ericka Bauer, a K-State hospitality management instructor who is in charge of the meals the Konza Student Table provides, credits the success to the [...]

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City of Manhattan resuming Green Valley annexation discussions; study due out mid summer

The City of Manhattan is resuming discussions about possible future annexation of the Green Valley area. City Manager Ron Fehr informed Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday that after putting off a discussion with its consultant last year due to the pandemic, the city has since re-engaged the conversation. “We’ve invested heavily in that particular area from [...]

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USD 475 announces matching grant to construct new Fort Riley elementary school

USD 475 Geary County Schools have announced plans for a new elementary school. The news comes after the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation approved a matching grant Monday to replace Jefferson Elementary on Fort Riley. The project will total $30 million with the office’s grant providing an 80 percent match. The district says the [...]

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Arraignment for Manhattan double murder suspect rescheduled for April 26

A Manhattan man charged in an October double homicide is now set to be arraigned later this month in Riley County District Court. Montrell Vassar will appear at a 10:30 a.m. hearing April 26 in front of Judge John Bosch, after the case was continued Monday morning. Vassar faces two felony counts of first degree [...]

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RCPD Report: 4/12/21

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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Manhattan Polar Plunge raises over $14K for Special Olympics Kansas

The wind was blowing but the sun finally made an appearance Saturday as several came out for the 2021 Polar Plunge at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The sun was no consolation for the nearly 60 plungers, many who arrived in costume, braving a 30-inch tall, 12-foot wide pool with bags of ice in it, provided [...]

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MFD Technical Search and Rescue Team conducts training

The weather was in cooperation Friday as the Manhattan Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Team conducted search and rescue training. On Friday, the MFD Rescue Team underwent training at Washington Marlatt Memorial Park. The team simulated a search and rescue call following a tornado. Canine handler with the MFD, Kody Songs, says they brought together their [...]

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Hospital president urges vaccine holdouts to do their homework, get vaccinated

As efforts to vaccinate more residents continues, local health experts are trying to ease concerns some may have with regard to side effects and potential complications. “A fair number of the folks that we have had who have had some sort of fairly immediate response to the vaccine, a lot of this has been anxiety [...]

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Wamego mask mandate expires Saturday

A citywide mask mandate in Wamego will expire Saturday, after city commissioners there opted not to take action to extend it at their Tuesday meeting. The commission did adopt a resolution recommending a proactive approach by community members to prevent the spread by social distancing and wearing a mask when in large groups. Vaccines remain [...]

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RCPD Report: 4/9/21

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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