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Community to commemorate Wamego Honor Flight homecoming

Wamego area students and veterans will embark on their Honor Flight to visit Washington D.C. war memorials, and the community will gather to welcome them Thursday. The Homecoming Ceremony will take place in the Wamego High School gymnasium at 9:30 p.m., but doors open at 8:30 p.m. The celebration will feature a band and the [...]

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By |2019-04-25T09:39:18-05:00April 25th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Community to commemorate Wamego Honor Flight homecoming

Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

City of Manhattan administration will continue working on a potential ballot question to raise the city’s sales tax rate. Manhattan City Commissioners expressed interest in sending the decision to voters in November at their Tuesday work session. They’re looking at a 0.3 percent sales tax increase, which would raise the base rate in Manhattan from [...]

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By |2019-04-24T12:31:25-05:00April 24th, 2019|city, government, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, news, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, sales tax, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

‘Sister’ addition planned for 12b Lofts

12b Lofts Apartments adjacent to the Bluemont Hotel are planning a 33-unit expansion. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously voted Tuesday to amend the site’s zoning and development plan to allow for the expansion. The addition, referred to as the 11b Lofts, would bring the unit total from 37 to 70. Three structures currently stand at [...]

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By |2019-04-19T15:41:47-05:00April 19th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Sister’ addition planned for 12b Lofts

Pawnee breaks ground on crisis stabilization center

MANHATTAN — With a swing of a sledgehammer by Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services Secretary Laura Howard, Pawnee Mental Health ceremonially broke ground — or rather drywall — on its new voluntary Crisis Stabilization Center Thursday. The formation of the center is the result of years of work from stakeholders from across the [...]

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By |2019-04-18T18:18:28-05:00April 18th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Pawnee breaks ground on crisis stabilization center

$53,000 donation made to Riley City Library

RILEY — A local family left a sizable financial gift to the Riley City Library following his passing, according to the Riley Countian Newspaper. Val Burgman gave a $53,000 bequest to the library in honor of his wife, Maxine, when he died in 2018. Maxine is reported to have been a faithful patron of the [...]

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By |2019-04-16T15:34:54-05:00April 16th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on $53,000 donation made to Riley City Library

Wilson, MHS teachers named USD 383 teachers of the year

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 announced its two teachers of the year for 2019-2020 in a Friday release. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School teacher Kelly Carmody and Manhattan High School teacher Noah Busch are the recipients and will be the USD 383 representatives in the Kansas Teacher of the Year program as well. Carmody teaches 6th grade and [...]

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By |2019-04-12T16:17:30-05:00April 12th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Wilson, MHS teachers named USD 383 teachers of the year

Schmidt recognizes Manhattan-based Homestead Ministry

A Manhattan-based organization was honored in Wichita Thursday for its service to victims of sex trafficking. Attorney General Derek Schmidt presented the Outstanding Victim Service Organization Award to the Homestead Ministry at the 22nd Crime Victims’ Rights Conference in Wichita. The conference was hosted by Schmidt and Gov. Laura Kelly and focused on raising awareness [...]

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By |2019-04-12T13:09:55-05:00April 12th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Schmidt recognizes Manhattan-based Homestead Ministry

Riley County Public Works to apply dust control treatment to area roads

Motorists around Riley County are advised to prepare for delays in the coming weeks as Public Works crews apply dust control treatment to roads. They’ll be using liquid treatments beginning on Monday, April 15. They’ll start with Secrest and Messenger Roads. On Wednesday, April 17, they’ll treat Mill Creek and Swede Creek Roads. On Monday, [...]

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By |2019-04-12T11:51:37-05:00April 12th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Public Works to apply dust control treatment to area roads

Second status hearing set for Wamego man accused in Bouck murder

Judge Jeff Elder set another status hearing on April 23 for a Wamego man accused of second degree murder during a Thursday status hearing in Pottawatomie County District Court. 23-year-old Cody Lamia-Beck was arrested in March for the killing of 19-year-old Jacob Bouck, who was found dead on the Kansas River about half a mile [...]

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By |2019-04-11T15:18:03-05:00April 11th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Second status hearing set for Wamego man accused in Bouck murder

Manhattan City Commission planning land acquisition for new joint maintenance facility

MANHATTAN — City officials will attempt to acquire agricultural land near the Wastewater Treatment Plant for a joint maintenance facility. The City Commission gave consensus to pursue the site off of Highway 24 at its Tuesday work session. Commissioner Wynn Butler says they’re not building for buildings’ sake. They’ve run out of room for both [...]

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By |2019-04-10T14:14:07-05:00April 10th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan City Commission planning land acquisition for new joint maintenance facility