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Parks crews remove 251,000 pounds of debris from Wildcat Creek log jam

A log jam was recently cleared by Manhattan Parks officials along Wildcat Creek near Pecan Circle, south of K-18. It had formed following the 2018 Labor Day flood when high waters damaged stream banks and toppled trees as tall as 60 feet. In a release from the City of Manhattan, Park Superintendent Casey Smithson said, [...]

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By |2019-12-05T07:22:20-06:00December 5th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Parks crews remove 251,000 pounds of debris from Wildcat Creek log jam

RCPD Report: 12/4/19

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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By |2019-12-04T10:19:29-06:00December 4th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 12/4/19

Manhattan Parks and Rec hopes to begin work on new recreation facilities in 2020

As the Manhattan Parks & Recreation Department looks ahead to 2020, a major focus will be placed on facility improvements, including recreation facilities that will be constructed at the two Manhattan middle schools. Parks and Rec officials are anticipating a fast moving process for the two recreation centers. “The two middle school recreation centers that [...]

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By |2019-12-03T17:58:02-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Parks and Rec hopes to begin work on new recreation facilities in 2020

RCPD Report: 12/3/19

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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By |2019-12-03T13:23:02-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 12/3/19

Manhattan named 2nd most inclusive city in Kansas to LGBT community

Manhattan is one of the most inclusive cities to LGBTQ folks in Kansas, according to the Human Rights Campaign. The HRC annually publishes a municipal equality index (MEI) that rates more than 500 cities on a variety of criteria ranging from non-discrimination protections, policies and services. Manhattan scored 83 out of 100 points, trailing only [...]

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By |2019-11-27T11:15:32-06:00November 27th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan named 2nd most inclusive city in Kansas to LGBT community

RCPD Report 11/27/19

Officers filed a report for criminal use of a financial card on Novemeber 26, 2019 at approximately 10:30 AM. Officers listed a 56-year-old female as the victim when she reported a known female used her financial card without her permission. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $516.00. Police ask that anyone with [...]

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By |2019-11-27T10:49:01-06:00November 27th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 11/27/19

K-State horse judging team claims two world titles

History was made this fall when the Kansas State University horse judging team won two of the most prestigious contests offered for collegiate competitors. Not only did K-State win the American Paint Horse Association title in September, but also took home a victory in the American Quarter Horse Association contest, held in mid-November. It’s the [...]

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By |2019-11-25T14:44:11-06:00November 25th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State horse judging team claims two world titles

Ray and Maxine Coffey host 10th annual blood drive in memory of their son

A two day blood drive will be able to help 765 patients in need of blood over the holiday season. The 10th annual Kevin Coffey Keep the Drive Alive Memorial Blood Drive was held last week collecting 254 pints of blood. The drive was started by Ray and Maxine Coffey in memory of their son [...]

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By |2019-11-25T08:00:34-06:00November 25th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Ray and Maxine Coffey host 10th annual blood drive in memory of their son

Ray and Maxine Coffey host 10th annual blood drive in memory of their son

A two day blood drive will be able to help 765 patients in need of blood over the holiday season. The 10th annual Kevin Coffey Keep the Drive Alive Memorial Blood Drive was held last week collecting 254 pints of blood. The drive was started by Ray and Maxine Coffey in memory of their son [...]

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By |2019-11-25T08:00:34-06:00November 25th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Ray and Maxine Coffey host 10th annual blood drive in memory of their son

Holiday travel could be treacherous for some Kansas travelers

If your plans this week include travel, you may want to pay close attention to the weather forecast. The National Weather Service says a strong winter storm will impact the Central Plains including portions of northwest Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado where upwards of 12 inches of snow is possible. Light snow around 1 inch is [...]

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By |2019-11-25T07:26:46-06:00November 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Holiday travel could be treacherous for some Kansas travelers