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City commission discusses airport parking fees, federal grant

Parking lot improvements at the Manhattan Regional Airport was the central point of discussion at the Manhattan City Commission meeting Tuesday. Airport Director Jesse Romo said they are about 60 percent done with the design process and that they currently plan to take bids on the construction in November. Romo said that the Airport Advisory [...]

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By | 2018-08-15T11:57:54-05:00 August 15th, 2018|FAA, Fly MHK, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan regional airport|Comments Off on City commission discusses airport parking fees, federal grant

JC man arrested in connection to 2017 murder

The Riley County Police Department made an arrest related to a 2017 homicide on Saturday. Officials wrote in a release that 32-year-old Steven Meredith of Junction City was arrested in connection with the October 2017 death of 48-year-old Carrie Jones of Junction City. Meredith was arrested on a warrant of “first degree murder” issued by [...]

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By | 2018-08-12T12:40:29-05:00 August 12th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on JC man arrested in connection to 2017 murder

Multiple county road projects to run through Thursday, August 16

Riley County Public Works announced road projects on mulitple roads in the county. Officials said in a release that they would be starting fog seal projects on various roads Thursday, August 9. Roads being fog sealed include Mound Ridge Road, Lakeside Drive, Hi-View Drive, Winkler Mills Road, Lasita Road, LK&W Road, Stagg Hill Road, Skyway [...]

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By | 2018-08-09T12:48:47-05:00 August 9th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Multiple county road projects to run through Thursday, August 16

City votes to rezone future site of Marriott Courtyard Hotel

The Manhattan City Commission voted unanimously to rezone a lot on the North edge of Aggiveville at 12th Street and Bluemont Avenue at their meeting in City Hall Tuesday. The lot is the future location of a Marriott Courtyard Hotel and is changing from the Aggieville Business District to a Commercial Planned Unit Development. City [...]

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By | 2018-08-08T13:11:15-05:00 August 8th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City votes to rezone future site of Marriott Courtyard Hotel

City Commission approves 2019 budget and 2019-2023 CIP

In a 3 to 2 vote, the Manhattan City Commission approved a first reading of their 2019 budget and the 2019 to 2023 Capital Improvements Program at their meeting in City Hall Tuesday. They also approved an amendment of the 2018 budget necessary as a result of revenue shortfalls and some additional costs that ran [...]

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By | 2018-08-08T12:35:32-05:00 August 8th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City Commission approves 2019 budget and 2019-2023 CIP

Wamego convenience store robbed late Friday night

The Shot Stop in Wamego was robbed late Friday night, according to the Wamego Police Department. Officials said the convenience store on Highway 24 was robbed by two male suspects at approximately 11:50 p.m. The armed suspects then fled and were seen heading South from the store on foot. WPD told KMAN that the incident [...]

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By | 2018-08-04T12:21:22-05:00 August 4th, 2018|Kansas, Local News, Short Stop, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego convenience store robbed late Friday night

Current St. Thomas More pastor memorializes Father Loren Werth

The founding pastor of the St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Manhattan died of natural causes Monday at the age of 87. The Rev. Loren Werth first came to Manhattan in 1981 after being assigned to found the parish by the Salina Diocese. When Werth first arrived in Manhattan, he had no building to hold [...]

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By | 2018-08-02T14:01:26-05:00 August 2nd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Current St. Thomas More pastor memorializes Father Loren Werth

Green resident drowned in Fancy Creek

A resident of Green drowned in western Riley County in an apparent accident last week, according to Riley County officials. Officials said that Brandon Wohler drowned in Fancy Creek on either Thursday, July 27th or early on Friday, July 28th. County officials said the incident is still under investigation and autopsy result are pending. They [...]

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By | 2018-07-31T12:07:54-05:00 July 31st, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Green resident drowned in Fancy Creek

Long-time Manhattan priest dies

The Manhattan community has lost a priest who was beloved to many. St. Thomas More Catholic Church posted on Facebook Monday that Father Loren Werth has died. The St. Thomas More Facebook page wrote “we know he is now rejoicing with our Lord. May he and all the faithfully departed rest in peace.” The post [...]

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By | 2018-07-30T17:20:28-05:00 July 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Long-time Manhattan priest dies

Middle lane of Bluemont at 3rd Street to close for utilities work on Thursday

The City of Manhattan is warning residents to anticipate delays on Bluemont Avenue as a result of utilities work starting Thursday, August 2. The center lane of Bluemont at 3rd Street near the roundabout will be closed for the work. Crews will be cutting through the street to replace water valves. The work begins Thursday [...]

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By | 2018-07-30T10:26:21-05:00 July 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Middle lane of Bluemont at 3rd Street to close for utilities work on Thursday