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Dorst named as new Manhattan High School principal

Manhattan High School Assistant Principal Michael Dorst will be taking over as the new MHS principal later this year. The announcement came from USD 383 Superintendent Marvin Wade during last night’s board of education meeting.  Dorst was chosen from a pool of five candidates. Dorst says he was drawn to the position since he has [...]

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By |2019-03-20T23:41:06-05:00March 20th, 2019|Board of Education, Greg Hoyt, Kansas, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan High School, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, MHS, Michael Dorst, USD 383|Comments Off on Dorst named as new Manhattan High School principal

“BlacKkKlansman” co-writer to attend annual K-State symposium

The K-State Center for Engagement and Community Development and the Mariana Kistler Beach Museum will be holding their “Art of Democracy” Symposium all day Thursday. This event is part of the Center for Engagement and Community Development’s annual engagement symposiums. The event is held every year on campus to highlight work being done at the [...]

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By |2019-03-17T16:57:07-05:00March 17th, 2019|BlacKkKlansman, K-State, K-State Activity, Kansas, Kansas State University, Kevin Willmott, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on “BlacKkKlansman” co-writer to attend annual K-State symposium

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

City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

How do you like Manhattan? You might get a chance to let city officials know as they roll out the 2019 Community Survey. City administration will be randomly sampling about 5,000 households to receive an invitation to participate in the survey — which will ask residents their thoughts about quality of life in the city [...]

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By |2019-03-12T08:41:54-05:00March 12th, 2019|city, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, Riley County, survey|Comments Off on City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

Retrial set for Manhattan man charged with attempted murder

MANHATTAN — A retrial is now set for a Manhattan man accused of trying to intentionally shoot at authorities last year during a standoff. Mark Harrison is charged with one count of attempted capital murder. During a February trial, a Riley County jury couldn’t reach a unanimous decision on an attempted murder charge for wounding [...]

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By |2019-03-12T07:49:24-05:00March 12th, 2019|attempted murder, Crime, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan Kansas, retrial, Riley County District Court, Riley County Police Department, standoff|Comments Off on Retrial set for Manhattan man charged with attempted murder

Four months after reopen, Manhattan Towers still has vacancy

MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Housing Authority continues to seek interested parties for the Apartment Towers at 300 North 5th Street. The complex, which features one bedroom and studio apartments reopened in November after undergoing major renovations to remove mold and replace windows in the facility. Improvements were made to plumbing and to the heating, ventilation and [...]

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By |2019-03-11T15:42:53-05:00March 11th, 2019|Afforable housing, City of Manhattan Kansas, income based, Kansas, Local News, Low income housing, Manhattan, manhattan housing authority, Manhattan Kansas, Manhattan Towers|Comments Off on Four months after reopen, Manhattan Towers still has vacancy

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

First United Methodist Pastor not pleased with UMC LGBT vote

“Disappointed.” That’s how Pastor Troy Bowers of Manhattan’s First United Methodist Church describes his feelings following the denomination’s decision to reaffirm bans on clergy presiding over same-gender marriages as well as on the ordination of LGBT clergy. The United Methodist Church’s General Conference met in St. Louis in February and voted 438 to 384 — [...]

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By |2019-03-06T10:08:55-05:00March 6th, 2019|First United Methodist Church, Kansas, KMAN, KS, lgbt, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, religion, Riley County, UMC, United Methodist Church|Comments Off on First United Methodist Pastor not pleased with UMC LGBT vote

Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

Housing policy, fee structures and unattended maintenance issues were among topics discussed at a town hall on housing conditions at Fort Riley on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Leaders of Fort Riley and its housing services were at town hall meetings in Riley’s Conference Center on Feb. 26 and 27, part of an Army-wide effort to review [...]

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By |2019-03-04T00:23:04-05:00March 4th, 2019|1st Infantry Division, Big Red One, Fort Riley, Geary County, housing, Junction City, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, military, news, Ogden, radio, Riley County, town hall, U.S. Army|Comments Off on Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

RCPD Report 2/28/19

Officers filed a report for escape from custody at the Riley County Jail on February 27, 2019, at approximately 7:35 AM. Officers listed the State of Kansas as the victim when a known male suspect did not return to the Riley County Jail. The suspect wa...

By |2019-02-28T11:33:28-05:00February 28th, 2019|arrest, Crime, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, Police, radio, RCPD, report, Riley County, Riley County Police Department|Comments Off on RCPD Report 2/28/19