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USD 383 Board approves energy agreement with Westar

MANHATTAN — The agreement would include an effort for the district to save on energy costs by joining a future wind farm built by Westar at Soldier Creek and tapping into their electricity grid. Board Member Katrina Lewison initially was hesitant, stating she wanted the school board to come back to this agreement since it [...]

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By |2018-11-29T11:13:10-06:00November 29th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 Board approves energy agreement with Westar

Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season in Manhattan

Manhattan’s Blue Earth Plaza was a festive scene Friday night. That was the sound of the crowd demanding the Grinch restore the lights at the Blue Earth Plaza for the Festival of Lights. The lights were restored and the Christmas tree was lit.  KMAN spoke with Manhattan City Mayor Mike Dodson after the lighting to [...]

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By |2018-11-26T14:53:02-06:00November 26th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season in Manhattan

K-State Police investigating racist robocalls

K-State Police is advising students and faculty on campus about recent robo phone calls. According to a press release, on Sunday, November 11, K-State phone numbers started receiving robocalls with derogatory racially or ethnically based messages. Many of the calls were left on voicemail. K-State Police and Telecom have been made aware of the calls and have determined [...]

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By |2018-11-13T12:55:17-06:00November 13th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Police investigating racist robocalls

UFM celebrates 50th anniversary in style

A blast from the past took place at the Flint Hills Discovery Center with the Celebration 68 for the UFM Community Learning Center. Discovery Center Curator of Education Stephen Bridenstine spoke with KMAN about the partnered event. Along with the dance lessons, Bridenstine says those who came out participated in macrame lessons and enjoyed authentic 1960’s [...]

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By |2018-11-05T07:18:00-06:00November 5th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on UFM celebrates 50th anniversary in style

RCEMS clarifies guidelines for Blue Township ambulance response

A proposed memorandum of understanding for the Riley County EMS and Pottawatomie County EMS was presented to the Riley County commissioners on Thursday. RCEMS Director David Adams presented the memo, which would help clarify the how the RCEMS and PCEMS would respond to the Blue Township area. “This [memorandum]essentially states that if PCEMS provides full time [...]

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By |2018-09-28T10:19:34-05:00September 28th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on RCEMS clarifies guidelines for Blue Township ambulance response

Head-on collision shuts down lanes on Seth Child

A head-on collision was reported at the 300 block of Seth Child Road at approximately 10:45 am. According to dispatch, there was a vehicle tipped over and smoking as a result of the crash with a person still inside. The southbound inside lane of Seth Child was been blocked off by Riley County Police and [...]

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By |2018-09-26T12:51:45-05:00September 26th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Head-on collision shuts down lanes on Seth Child

SBA offers disaster assistance for those affected by flood

The US Small Business Administration will offer low-interest federal disaster loans to businesses and residents affected by the Labor Day flooding after declaring a disaster in the state. The S.B.A. made the declaration in response to a request they received from Governor Jeff Colyer. Their loans are available to businesses as well as homeowners and renters whose property [...]

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By |2018-09-19T10:13:10-05:00September 19th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on SBA offers disaster assistance for those affected by flood

Complaints result in public health order after speedy reopening for Genesis

Riley County commissioners approved a public health nuisance complaint order against Genesis Health Club in Manhattan Monday morning. Riley County Health Department Jennifer Green was present at the commission meeting to present the order.  According to Green, they had received several health complaints from people leaving the gym following the flooding event last Monday.  She [...]

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By |2018-09-10T14:08:53-05:00September 10th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Complaints result in public health order after speedy reopening for Genesis

RCPD Report 8/23/18

Officers filed a report for rape in Manhattan on August 22, 2018. Officers listed a 20 year old female as the victim. Officers listed an 18 year old male and a 22 year male known to the victim as the suspects. Due to the nature of the crime reported, no additional information will be released. [...]

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By |2018-08-23T10:18:36-05:00August 23rd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/23/18

City of Riley officials criticize county ambulance services

Riley County commissioners heard from representatives from the City of Riley on the issue of ambulance services to the northern portion of the county Monday. Riley City Commissioner Greg McKinley and Mayor Tim Sharp were both present at the meeting. McKinley responded to a monthly call for services report from EMS Director David Adams earlier [...]

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By |2018-08-21T13:09:45-05:00August 21st, 2018|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on City of Riley officials criticize county ambulance services