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Kansas Farm Bureaus hears from Gov. Kelly during annual meeting

The Kansas Farm Bureau hosted its annual meeting Sunday, with Gov. Laura Kelly as the key guest speaker. During her speech, Kelly says strengthening rural communities in Kansas has been a critical mission for her administration. She recognizes agriculture is widely tied to the state’s past and future, economically and culturally. Kelly says farmers and [...]

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By |2021-12-05T23:46:48-06:00December 5th, 2021|Categories: Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Farm Bureaus hears from Gov. Kelly during annual meeting

Riley County commission discusses county priorities for 2022 legislative session

Riley County commissioners met with area lawmakers to discuss the county’s priorities for the 2022 legislative session. One of the main topics of discussion was the impact of state actions on county dollars. Treasurer Shilo Heger presented the impacts based on dollar loss and mill levies from her office’s point of view. The numbers presented [...]

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By |2021-12-05T23:09:52-06:00December 5th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commission discusses county priorities for 2022 legislative session

ESOL program and Virtual Academy provide annual reports to USD 383 board

Annual reports were heard Wednesday during the USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden School Board meeting from the English Speakers of Other Languages program and Manhattan Virtual Academy. District ESOL Coordinator Emily Cherms says something they have been working on is a program called bilingual book bags. She says the bags include native language books and bilingual dictionaries. [...]

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By |2021-12-03T08:56:08-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on ESOL program and Virtual Academy provide annual reports to USD 383 board

K-State Department of Ag surpasses $2 million to create Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

The K-State Department of Agricultural Economics has surpassed its 2 million dollar fundraising goal for the Barry Flinchbaugh Chair in Agricultural Economics. This chair will help contribute to food and agricultural policy across the state and nation in honor of the late Flinchbaugh, who according to current department head Allen Featherstone, dreamed of endowing a chair to build [...]

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By |2021-11-30T08:48:33-06:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Department of Ag surpasses $2 million to create Barry Flinchbaugh Chair

Water levels remain normal at Tuttle Creek Lake; construction on dam continues

Tuttle Creek Lake levels are right where they need to be for this time of year. Tuttle Creek Operations Project Manager Brian McNulty says the rain during this season has led to some rising in levels. Initially the lake rose about three feet, then more later on in the season. When the winter months start [...]

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By |2021-11-26T09:00:38-06:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Water levels remain normal at Tuttle Creek Lake; construction on dam continues

Riley County commission votes to not create federal vaccine mandate policy

Riley County commissioners voted 2-1 Monday to not create a policy for federal vaccine mandates for county employees. The areas of concern were going to be for the heath and EMS departments, due to each receiving federal funding from Medicare and/or Medicaid. This new mandate would affect facilities covered by these entities and non-compliance could [...]

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By |2021-11-23T11:49:18-06:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commission votes to not create federal vaccine mandate policy

USD 383 to continue masking at elementary and middle schools through December

Masks will continue to be optional at Manhattan High School, but required in all lower level buildings in USD 383. The school board approved continuing the pandemic response plan as is Wednesday in a 5-2 vote. Some of the discussion revolved around opening up optional masking at the middle school level. But since vaccines just [...]

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By |2021-11-18T15:01:18-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 to continue masking at elementary and middle schools through December

Current USD 383 board votes to have new board revisit MHS mascot discussion in 2022

No action was taken following a lengthy discussion Wednesday by the school board regarding the future of the Indian mascot at Manhattan High School. The board gave a 4-3 consensus to move forward with the discussion once the new board convenes in January. Board Vice President Kristin Brighton says the main reason she brought the [...]

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By |2021-11-18T08:25:33-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Current USD 383 board votes to have new board revisit MHS mascot discussion in 2022

Riley County commission holds election canvass; final results now official

Riley County commissioners held an election canvass during their meeting Monday. The purpose of the canvass is to review the provisional ballots from the general election with the commission.  County Clerk Rich Vargo says the provisional ballots are the only ballots left to count. There were 142 provisional ballots, with 102 recommended to be considered [...]

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By |2021-11-16T11:06:48-06:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commission holds election canvass; final results now official

MFD responds to two small house fires Monday afternoon

Manhattan Fire Department responded to two small house fires on Monday. MFD responded to the 2900 block of Hickory lane around 2:45 pm for a report of a mower on fire spreading to the house. Upon arrival, crews found the mower on fire under a deck. The fire was contained within 10 minutes and smoke [...]

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By |2021-11-15T17:37:34-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on MFD responds to two small house fires Monday afternoon
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