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Manhattan looking at regulation rather than exclusive service to address Aggieville alleys

Manhattan City Commissioners are interested in further exploration of options to address waste in and tidy up Aggieville’s alleys, though talk of exclusive service contracts in the district drew concern. City officials discussed strategies to clean up and consolidate trash and grease repositories in the business district at their Tuesday work session, part of an [...]

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By |2021-11-26T13:21:56-06:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan looking at regulation rather than exclusive service to address Aggieville alleys

COVID percent positive rate drops, vaccine booster clinic planned in early December

Novel coronavirus recoveries have outpaced new cases in Riley County since last week’s report. 54 new COVID-19 cases were reported by the Riley County Health Department Wednesday, with 98 recoveries being reported as well since November 18. As of Wednesday, seven patients were under care at Ascension Via Christi Hospital — one of whom is [...]

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By |2021-11-24T14:22:42-06:00November 24th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on COVID percent positive rate drops, vaccine booster clinic planned in early December

Riley County considering appeal of BOTA Home Depot decision

The Kansas Board of Tax Appeals in November rejected a Riley County request for reconsideration of a ruling that would refund more than $88,000 to Home Depot. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says Riley County is evaluating its next steps regarding a possible new appeal in court, but if things remain as is then the sum [...]

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By |2021-11-22T21:29:27-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on Riley County considering appeal of BOTA Home Depot decision

RCPD investigating after vehicle causes $5k in damages at Anneberg Park

Riley County police are investigating after a vehicle caused thousands of dollars in damages at Anneberg Park in Manhattan. An unknown person or persons are reported to have driven a vehicle onto a soccer field at the park and intentionally spun their tires. The tires caused visible turf damage and those responsible also struck and [...]

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By |2021-11-22T14:27:29-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating after vehicle causes $5k in damages at Anneberg Park

Chamber eyeing Aggieville as location for startup business space

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce is exploring how to create incubator space in Aggieville for startup businesses. The concept is part of an effort to invigorate the Manhattan area’s entrepreneurial environment and boost economic growth locally and regionally. Chamber President and CEO Jason Smith says these plans stem from the work of Region Reimagined, [...]

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By |2021-11-19T14:32:21-06:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Chamber eyeing Aggieville as location for startup business space

Manhattan seeking additional evidence before ruling on Wurst Home demolition

The fate of a home and garage in the Pierre-Houston Street Historical District remains undecided after a tabled vote by the Manhattan City Commission Tuesday. The Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan hopes to acquire the Wurst Home, located at 212 S. 5th Street and adjacent to B&GC property. Their proposed plan to demolish the 1927 [...]

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By |2021-11-18T17:55:03-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan seeking additional evidence before ruling on Wurst Home demolition

Manhattan approves first reading of unified zoning, subdivision regulations

Manhattan Tuesday narrowly approved new development codes attempting to modernize and unify the city’s zoning and subdivision regulations, leaving some residents concerned. The Manhattan Development Code, once referred to as the Unified Development Ordinance, has been in the works for five years and includes numerous amendments that city planners say reflect modern conditions in the [...]

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By |2021-11-18T17:31:30-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan approves first reading of unified zoning, subdivision regulations

RCPD to re-prioritize unused personnel funds, honors presented to officer,dispatcher

The Riley County Police Department is looking at using unspent personnel funds in the budget for multiple end-of-year expenses. As of the most recent payroll period, RCPD reported 18 unfilled positions which explains the left-over dollars. Currently, the department is down four police officers, 12 corrections workers, as well as a communications and civilian employee [...]

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By |2021-11-15T16:36:14-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD to re-prioritize unused personnel funds, honors presented to officer,dispatcher

Military vehicles, veterans services featured at inaugural VetFest

The inaugural VetFest in Manhattan followed the 2021 Veterans Day Parade on Thursday. The event kicked off as the parade was wrapping up, and numerous strolled over to Manhattan City Park to participate before filtering back to City Hall for the Ceremony of Honor. While the first time it’s been a part of Manhattan’s Veterans [...]

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By |2021-11-12T14:16:52-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Military vehicles, veterans services featured at inaugural VetFest

Kelly confident in bipartisan support for state food sales tax elimination

Gov. Laura Kelly Tuesday expressed optimism about the prospects of a proposed elimination of the state’s sales tax on food following a tour of the Kansas Department of Agriculture Laboratory in Manhattan. “I don’t have any doubt we’ll get bipartisan movement on it,” Kelly said in an interview with Manhattan-based reporters. “There are a lot [...]

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By |2021-11-09T20:12:18-06:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Kelly confident in bipartisan support for state food sales tax elimination
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