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Moran Speaks on Ag Issues in Manhattan Wheat Tour Stop

Senator Jerry Moran’s Kansas Wheat Tour stopped in Manhattan Thursday afternoon, giving him an opportunity to talk with the Kansas Wheat Commission board. Among the topics Moran addressed was the aftermath of the United States withdrawing its military from Afghanistan. He says there’s likely to be a need Kansas farmers can help ease. With the [...]

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By |2021-09-17T10:36:08-05:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Moran Speaks on Ag Issues in Manhattan Wheat Tour Stop

Manhattan Commission Hears Aggieville Parking Plans

The Manhattan City Commission heard a group of proposals on Tuesday for potential parking fees for both on-street and off-street parking once the new Aggieville garage goes on line. Up for further discussion will be the potential of charging those who park in the garage after 8 p.m. as a way to gain additional revenue, [...]

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By |2021-09-15T12:56:26-05:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Commission Hears Aggieville Parking Plans

Manhattan city officials announce temporary street closures, improvements

Repairs on Fort Riley Boulevard will result in the two inside lanes of the street being closed between 10th Street and Juliette Avenue starting Tuesday. It’s forecast that the repairs could take several weeks as rain might delay work. Also, work on 14th Street and Beach Lane at Anderson Avenue will prompt the closure of [...]

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By |2021-09-14T08:53:52-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan city officials announce temporary street closures, improvements

Rent Backlog Tied to Coronavirus Estimated at $9M for Flint Hills Counties

The coronavirus pandemic and the federal foreclosure moratorium have resulted in what one study says is nine million dollars in outstanding rent being built up in Flint Hills counties. The Manhattan Housing Authority is urging those facing issues tied to rental arrears that the Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance program is sending aid to 500 households [...]

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By |2021-09-14T00:27:27-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Rent Backlog Tied to Coronavirus Estimated at $9M for Flint Hills Counties

Ascension Via Christi Nurses Speak Out on Strain of COVID Work

Hospitals throughout the region continue to deal with the stress being placed on the system because of the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. Ascension Via Christi Critical Care Director Melanie Haestert tells KMAN that strain is taking a toll on nurses and other health care providers. With the ICU at Ascension Via Christi in [...]

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By |2021-09-10T14:00:30-05:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Ascension Via Christi Nurses Speak Out on Strain of COVID Work

Morse Votes Against Early Contract in FUSE Development Process

The Manhattan City Commission Tuesday night signed off on city staff entering into a pre-development contract with a group that has proposed a 40 million dollar mixed use project for Laramie and 12th Street in Aggieville. The approval of entering into that deal, though, drew complaint from Commissioner Linda Morse, who feels the city should [...]

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By |2021-09-10T00:05:36-05:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Morse Votes Against Early Contract in FUSE Development Process

Northview Residents Continue to Push for Kitchen at Eisenhower Rec

The controversy over a lack of a kitchen at the soon to open Eisenhower Recreation Center became part of the discussion over the 2022 Manhattan City Budget. Andrew Elliott used public comment time at the City Commission meeting Tuesday night to express frustration over the status of the Northview area as a “food desert”. Elliott [...]

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By |2021-09-09T12:04:41-05:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Northview Residents Continue to Push for Kitchen at Eisenhower Rec

City Commission Solidifies Close to 3.5 Mill Increase in 2022 Budget

The Manhattan City Commission approved an ordinance on first reading to set the budget for 2022, a budget that will see a 3.499 mill levy increase. Mayor Wynn Butler noted the frustration he’s hearing from property owners as he provided the only “no” vote. Commissioner Aaron Estabrook, though, made clear that he’s concerned with a [...]

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By |2021-09-08T11:45:27-05:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Manhattan|Comments Off on City Commission Solidifies Close to 3.5 Mill Increase in 2022 Budget

Resettlement team aiming to bring Afghan refugees to Manhattan

A number of interested parties in Manhattan are working to put together a plan of action for aiding Afghan refugees who may move to the community. City Commissioner and Army veteran Aaron Estabrook and Army veteran, K-State student and Afghan native Fatima Jaghoori are spearheading the effort, with a meeting earlier this week taking place [...]

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By |2021-09-03T07:22:40-05:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Resettlement team aiming to bring Afghan refugees to Manhattan

State librarian named new director of Manhattan Public Library

The current librarian for the State of Kansas will be taking over as the director of the Manhattan Public Library and the North Central Kansas Library System in time for New Years. Eric Norris will succeed Linda Knupp, who is retiring at the end of the year. He will begin his duties in Manhattan in [...]

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By |2021-09-02T14:09:28-05:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on State librarian named new director of Manhattan Public Library
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