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Riley County, Manhattan representatives talk RCPD operations funding split

Representatives from Manhattan and Riley County will pull together more data before continuing a discussion on whether or not to alter the funding split for Riley County Police operations. The topic was on the agenda for the joint meeting in Manhattan City Hall Thursday between the City of Manhattan as well as Riley and Pottawatomie [...]

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By |2019-05-18T16:48:06-05:00May 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County, Manhattan representatives talk RCPD operations funding split

Congressman Marshall meets with constituents and critics at Manhattan town hall

MANHATTAN — Congressman Roger Marshall was back in Manhattan Saturday, hosting a town hall discussion with about two dozen constituents at the Sunset Zoo’s Nature Exploration Place. Most in the audience were vocal opponents of the Republican Congressman. Marshall was asked about a number of topics including how Congress can lower the cost of prescription [...]

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By |2019-05-18T13:08:40-05:00May 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Congressman Marshall meets with constituents and critics at Manhattan town hall

Hale Library renovations taking shape one year after devastating fire

MANHATTAN — One year after fire damaged Kansas State University’s Hale Library, progress is coming along with the first floor scheduled to reopen in the fall. K-State officials gave tours of the building Friday which continues to undergo renovations, especially noticeable on the building’s first three floors. An estimated 85 percent of the building was [...]

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By |2019-05-17T15:18:40-05:00May 17th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Hale Library renovations taking shape one year after devastating fire

JC woman must repay money acquired via Medicaid fraud

A Junction City woman will have to repay thousands of dollars obtained through Medicaid fraud. 50-year-old Terry Sherrick pleaded guilty Wednesday, May 15, to three charges in Pottawatomie County District Court — making a false claim to the Medicaid program, unlawful acts concerning computers as well as theft. She has been ordered to repay more [...]

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By |2019-05-17T15:01:23-05:00May 17th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on JC woman must repay money acquired via Medicaid fraud

RCPD Report 5/17/19

Officers filed a report for sexual battery in Manhattan on May 16, 2019. Officers listed an 18-year-old female and an unknown male as the suspect. Due to the nature of the crime reported no additional information will be released. Officers filed a report for theft in the 800 block of Moro St. in Manhattan on [...]

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By |2019-05-17T11:16:15-05:00May 17th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 5/17/19

K-State proposes 3.1 percent tuition increase to Regents

TOPEKA — Kansas State University this week announced it is seeking a 3.1 percent increase to tuition next year for its Manhattan, Polytechnic, Global and Olathe campuses. K-State was among four Kansas major public universities seeking increases, despite a recent increase in state funding for higher education approved by the Legislature. (See a full PDF [...]

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By |2019-05-17T07:24:32-05:00May 17th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State proposes 3.1 percent tuition increase to Regents

Plans for new USD 383 elementary school presented to school board

A layout of the new elementary school for Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 was presented to the board of education Wednesday night. Bob Faires with Alloy Architects was joined by Clint Hibbs with BG Consultants to present the plans to the board.  The presentation included the building layout as well as generated pictures of the exterior.  Faires [...]

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By |2019-05-16T16:22:56-05:00May 16th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Plans for new USD 383 elementary school presented to school board

Judge Wilson on upcoming retirement: “It’s finally about time”

MANHATTAN — Riley County Chief Judge Meryl Wilson announced recently his intention to retire after more than two decades on the bench in 21st District. After 45 years of law practice, including two decades serving Riley and Clay counties and the past seven as Chief Judge, Wilson said the time was right for him to [...]

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By |2019-05-16T15:32:12-05:00May 16th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Judge Wilson on upcoming retirement: “It’s finally about time”

K-State, Manhattan High graduations set for this weekend

            MANHATTAN — Celebrations abound this weekend with commencement activities at Kansas State University and at Manhattan High School. The Class of 2019 at K-State is the 152nd to graduate with more than 3,250 students candidates for degrees. Manhattan High School’s graduation is taking place at 2 p.m. Sunday in [...]

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By |2019-05-16T15:14:02-05:00May 16th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State, Manhattan High graduations set for this weekend

USD 383 summer meal program to begin June 3

MANHATTAN — Classes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district may be wrapping up by the end of May, but opportunities for kids to get meals will continue into the summer. The USD 383 summer meal project offers free meals to those aged 1 through 18 starting June 3. Board of Education Member Leah Fliter spoke about [...]

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By |2019-05-16T14:41:03-05:00May 16th, 2019|education, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan Kansas, Manhattan-Ogden USD383, School Lunch, Summer meals|Comments Off on USD 383 summer meal program to begin June 3