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City officials reflect on economic issues highlighted during annual leaders retreat

Manhattan city officials took part in the annual Flint Hills Leaders Retreat, held in Olathe last weekend. The event featured a variety of speakers touching on key economic issues facing Kansas, including migration to the state and employment growth. The state ranks near the bottom in both categories. Kansas Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Patty [...]

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City officials reflect on economic issues highlighted during annual leaders retreat

Manhattan city officials took part in the annual Flint Hills Leaders Retreat, held in Olathe last weekend. The event featured a variety of speakers touching on key economic issues facing Kansas, including migration to the state and employment growth. The state ranks near the bottom in both categories. Kansas Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Patty [...]

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City officials reflect on economic issues highlighted during annual leaders retreat

Manhattan city officials took part in the annual Flint Hills Leaders Retreat, held in Olathe last weekend. The event featured a variety of speakers touching on key economic issues facing Kansas, including migration to the state and employment growth. The state ranks near the bottom in both categories. Kansas Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Patty [...]

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McCain Auditorium lobby to undergo $6 million renovation

As McCain Auditorium celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, some noticeable changes are on the horizon for the lobby and ticketing area. The building will undergo a $6 million renovation, of which $5.2 million has been raised by 75 donors, with the rest coming from another private source. McCain Executive Director Todd Holmberg spoke Monday [...]

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McCain Auditorium lobby to undergo $6 million renovation

As McCain Auditorium celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, some noticeable changes are on the horizon for the lobby and ticketing area. The building will undergo a $6 million renovation, of which $5.2 million has been raised by 75 donors, with the rest coming from another private source. McCain Executive Director Todd Holmberg spoke Monday [...]

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McCain Auditorium lobby to undergo $6 million renovation

As McCain Auditorium celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, some noticeable changes are on the horizon for the lobby and ticketing area. The building will undergo a $6 million renovation, of which $5.2 million has been raised by 75 donors, with the rest coming from another private source. McCain Executive Director Todd Holmberg spoke Monday [...]

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Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

Wamego will soon be home to a major agricultural chemical and seed company. The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) is planning an official announcement Thursday to welcome Corteva Agriscience to the region. The company will occupy 22,000 square feet of space inside a recently constructed building inside the Wamego Industrial Park on the city’s eastern [...]

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By |2020-01-21T14:06:09-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

An investigation is underway following the burglary of the Manhattan Dairy Queen at 1015 North 3rd Street. Riley County Police say the incident was reported Sunday morning, but likely occurred after the store closed Saturday night. The suspect damaged a window to gain access to the building and left with an unknown amount of money. [...]

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By |2020-01-20T08:52:51-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Riley County Police are investigating after an apparent robbery Thursday night at the Wendy’s restaurant on Anderson Ave. in west Manhattan. The department said in a Facebook post a suspect demanded money from the staff before leaving the scene. They’re currently working on a suspect description and are seeking help from the public. Anyone with [...]

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By |2020-01-18T22:10:21-06:00January 18th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Riley County Police are investigating after an apparent robbery Thursday night at the Wendy’s restaurant on Anderson Ave. in west Manhattan. The department said in a Facebook post a suspect demanded money from the staff before leaving the scene. They’re currently working on a suspect description and are seeking help from the public. Anyone with [...]

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