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RCPD presents new mental health campaign; exploring new policy to treat drug overdoses

The Riley County Police Department will be starting a new campaign to better help deliver mental health services to the community. RCPD Director Dennis Butler told the Riley County commissioners on Thursday that the One Mind campaign is a pledge to deliver this service for the next one to three years.  The campaign includes reaching [...]

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By |2019-08-15T15:07:35-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD presents new mental health campaign; exploring new policy to treat drug overdoses

Manhattan Public Library celebrates first day of school with free snow cones

The Manhattan Public Library hosted its first ever Check Out and Chill Out event to celebrate the first day of school Wednesday. The event saw kids receiving a free snow cone when they checked out a book. Public Relations and Development Coordinator Maddie Ogle says the event aimed to springboard more people to sign up [...]

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By |2019-08-15T13:43:15-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Public Library celebrates first day of school with free snow cones

Riley County begins search for new health department director following Green’s resignation

During the Riley County commission meeting last Thursday, Riley County Health Department Director Jennifer put in her resignation as director. The commissioners on Monday discussed who would be on the committee to find Green’s replacement. They were told a member of an outside entity to the county would like to have a say in who [...]

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By |2019-08-12T15:42:07-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County begins search for new health department director following Green’s resignation

Update: MFD determines Saturday garage fire to be accident

Update, Monday 8/12: Officials have determined the cause of the fire to be accidental. Investigators report that a hot motorcycle was left too close to combustible materials, which then ignited. Original: The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a garage fire early Saturday morning. At 2:47 a.m., the MFD was dispatched to 126 Kopp Drive. According [...]

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By |2019-08-12T08:04:20-05:00August 10th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Update: MFD determines Saturday garage fire to be accident

USD 383 school board adopts 2019-20 budget

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 board of education adopted its 2019-2020 budget Wednesday. Before the board made their decision, a public hearing was held to hear comments from the public.  However, there was no public in attendance. The overall budget includes a mill levy of  62.12 mills; a 5.33 increase from last year. The increase is [...]

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By |2019-08-08T12:11:46-05:00August 8th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 school board adopts 2019-20 budget

From the Principal’s Office: Northview Elementary 2019-20 preview

Today we visit Northview Elementary as we continue our preview of the upcoming school year in Manhattan/Ogden Schools with our KMAN news series “From the Principal’s Office.” A Northview Elementary veteran will once again be leading school as its principal for the upcoming school year. Principal Cleion Morton will be starting her sixth year with [...]

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By |2019-08-08T07:20:35-05:00August 8th, 2019|KMAN series, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on From the Principal’s Office: Northview Elementary 2019-20 preview

Manhattan CVB celebrating airport anniversary, new visitors guide launch

Fly MHK is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary in 2019, and will have some special events to celebrate. Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Karen Hibbard was on KMAN’s In Focus Aug. 2. She says the airport is a great asset to the community. Since the airport has director flights to Chicago, Hibbard says one of [...]

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By |2019-08-06T15:56:33-05:00August 6th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan CVB celebrating airport anniversary, new visitors guide launch

County commissioners review 20 year mill levy history

Riley County commissioners reviewed the county’s mill levy history dating back to 1998 at their meeting Thursday. The report not only included the mill levies from 1998 to 2019, but the factors that went into those levies as well.  This was presented by Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison.  She says the two highest valuation [...]

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By |2019-08-02T10:41:23-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on County commissioners review 20 year mill levy history

RCPD Director reflects on Aggieville safety, policy on releasing victim identification

The Riley County Police Department is making sure those in Aggieville are staying safe with numerous reports of fights recently in the area. RCPD Director Dennis Butler says he recently went down to Aggieville in civilian clothing to observe the patrons and officers. “I wanted to have a firsthand perspective and watch my officers interact [...]

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By |2019-07-31T10:15:48-05:00July 31st, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Director reflects on Aggieville safety, policy on releasing victim identification

Riley County commissioners approve 2020 budget 2-1

The Riley County commissioners approved to accept the 2020 budget on Monday. The budget was approved for publication on July 11th for the minimum 14 day period. The 2020 budget was accepted with a mill levy of 43.065 mills, which is a 2.148 mill increase over last year’s. Before opening the floor to public comment, [...]

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By |2019-07-29T22:13:15-05:00July 29th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners approve 2020 budget 2-1