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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

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

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

McKee to join Army, will not seek re-election to Manhattan City Commission

One of Manhattan’s City Commissioners will be shifting his service from the Little Apple to Fort Benning at the end of his term. Commissioner Jerred McKee announced Thursday on his Facebook page that he will be joining the Army Officer Candidate School in January 2020 and will not be seeking another term in Manhattan’s government. [...]

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By |2019-03-14T12:32:36-05:00March 14th, 2019|Army, City Commission, Fort Benning, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, Riley County|Comments Off on McKee to join Army, will not seek re-election to Manhattan City Commission

Manhattan amends Aggieville zoning, approves public improvements for new development

Eight new public infrastructure projects are on the horizon for the Stonehaven Addition, Unit 2 subdivision. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved petitions for the projects and to create benefit districts to divide up costs for them at its Tuesday meeting. The projects include the extension of Amherst Avenue, a new roundabout at the intersection [...]

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By |2019-03-06T12:17:00-05:00March 6th, 2019|Aggieville, Americare, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, news, radio, Riley County, school bond, Stonehaven Addition, Unit 2, USD 383, zoning|Comments Off on Manhattan amends Aggieville zoning, approves public improvements for new development