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RCPD arrests man on aggravated sodomy, rape charges

MANHATTAN — A Riley County man is being held on half a million dollar bond in Riley County jail on rape charges, according to the daily police report. 50-year-old Thomas Ray Adams was arrested in the noon hour of May 7 in the 6000 block of Tuttle Terrace, outside of city limits. He’s charged with [...]

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By |2019-05-08T12:12:22-05:00May 8th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD arrests man on aggravated sodomy, rape charges

Community talks housing values, affordability solutions at public forum

A few dozen residents met Saturday at Kansas State University to discuss three potential ways to improve housing affordability in the greater Manhattan area. The community forum is the second of its kind in two years, part of the Community Solutions to Affordable Housing project. The three solutions that were discussed were identified as goals [...]

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By |2019-05-05T22:22:44-05:00May 5th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Community talks housing values, affordability solutions at public forum

Estabrook to remain in Manhattan Commission race

Former USD 383 School Board Member and Manhattan City Commission candidate Aaron Estabrook says he has no plans to withdraw from the election currently. Estabrook was arrested for driving under the influence in mid-April. Estabrook tells KMAN that he’s not been charged with anything in court and whether there will be further legal action at [...]

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By |2019-05-02T19:12:57-05:00May 2nd, 2019|arrest, City of Manhattan, Estabrook, Flint Hills, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, municipal government, news, politics, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, USD 383|Comments Off on Estabrook to remain in Manhattan Commission race

Multiple candidates join Riley County city government, school board races

Multiple residents have filed to run for city government or school board positions since early April. The deadline to file state-wide is June 3 at noon. In the City of Manhattan, Maximus employee Kaleb James joined former Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 School Board member Aaron Estabrook in filing to run for city commission. Three seats will [...]

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By |2019-05-02T16:11:47-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Multiple candidates join Riley County city government, school board races

Multiple municipal government, school board seats in Pott. County up for election

Multiple seats on municipal government and school boards in Pottawatomie County are up for grabs this upcoming election. The deadline to file to run across the state is June 3 at noon. City governments One seat on the Wamego City Commission will be on the ballot in November. The position 5 seat that’s up for [...]

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By |2019-05-02T12:11:23-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Top Story|Comments Off on Multiple municipal government, school board seats in Pott. County up for election

Veteran, JCHS grad files to run for Manhattan City Commission

A U.S. Army veteran and Junction City High School graduate is the latest candidate to file to run for Manhattan City Commission. This is 29-year-old Kaleb James’ third time running for the city commission. He first came to the region in his youth as his father was stationed at Fort Riley. After serving in the [...]

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By |2019-04-27T12:13:42-05:00April 27th, 2019|2019, Army, City Commission, City of Manhattan, election, government, Junction City, Junction City High School, Kaleb James, Kansas, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, MAXIMUS, news, politics, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Veteran, JCHS grad files to run for Manhattan City Commission

Soldiers assess prototype of V.R. training system for group, vehicle missions

With the help of technological advancements by commercial gaming companies, the military’s virtual reality training programs are getting realer than ever. U.S. Army soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division as well as visitors from the 4th Infantry Division and the U.S. Marines have been testing and assessing a prototype training system for realism and functionality [...]

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By |2019-04-26T19:24:02-05:00April 26th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Soldiers assess prototype of V.R. training system for group, vehicle missions

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