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Riley County considering appeal of BOTA Home Depot decision

The Kansas Board of Tax Appeals in November rejected a Riley County request for reconsideration of a ruling that would refund more than $88,000 to Home Depot. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says Riley County is evaluating its next steps regarding a possible new appeal in court, but if things remain as is then the sum [...]

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By |2021-11-22T21:29:27-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on Riley County considering appeal of BOTA Home Depot decision

RCPD investigating after vehicle causes $5k in damages at Anneberg Park

Riley County police are investigating after a vehicle caused thousands of dollars in damages at Anneberg Park in Manhattan. An unknown person or persons are reported to have driven a vehicle onto a soccer field at the park and intentionally spun their tires. The tires caused visible turf damage and those responsible also struck and [...]

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By |2021-11-22T14:27:29-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating after vehicle causes $5k in damages at Anneberg Park

Motorcyclist sustains serious injuries in early Sunday crash in west Manhattan

A Manhattan man was seriously injured in an early Sunday morning motorcycle wreck in the 4200 block of Anderson Ave. near Scenic Drive. According to the Riley County Police Department, officers found a Harley Davidson driven by 38-year-old Isaac Espurvoa had hit the median of Anderson Ave. while traveling westbound shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. [...]

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By |2021-11-22T14:19:44-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Motorcyclist sustains serious injuries in early Sunday crash in west Manhattan

455 K-State employees file for exemptions from vaccine requirement

The deadline for Kansas State University employees to file an exemption to the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate has passed. Roughly 5% of the more than 9,000 university employees requested exemptions by Friday, according to K-State spokesperson Michelle Geering. She tells KMAN that 455 employees filed requests, either due to religious or medical reasons. The university [...]

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By |2021-11-22T13:57:18-06:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on 455 K-State employees file for exemptions from vaccine requirement

Two hospitalized following Manhattan house fire Saturday

Firefighters were kept busy Saturday after a pair of house fires were reported in Manhattan. Just after 5:30 p.m. the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 2025 Tecumseh Road for a single-story house showing fire from the rear. Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire, completed a search and had control of the fire [...]

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By |2021-11-21T11:32:21-06:00November 21st, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Two hospitalized following Manhattan house fire Saturday

USD 384 wraps up first week under mask policy; superintendent urges safety over holiday break

RANDOLPH, Kan. — Masks are required in USD 384 Blue Valley Schools, at least for the foreseeable future. Superintendent John Cox tells KMAN the district had been operating as mask optional before an uptick in new cases after Halloween. He says the board called an emergency meeting last Saturday. “We decided it was time to [...]

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By |2021-11-19T15:07:00-06:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on USD 384 wraps up first week under mask policy; superintendent urges safety over holiday break

Chamber eyeing Aggieville as location for startup business space

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce is exploring how to create incubator space in Aggieville for startup businesses. The concept is part of an effort to invigorate the Manhattan area’s entrepreneurial environment and boost economic growth locally and regionally. Chamber President and CEO Jason Smith says these plans stem from the work of Region Reimagined, [...]

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By |2021-11-19T14:32:21-06:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Chamber eyeing Aggieville as location for startup business space

Community turns out for annual Kevin Coffey Memorial Blood Drive

Ray and Maxine Coffey hosted the 12th annual blood drive in memory of their late son Kevin. The Kevin Coffey Keep the Drive Alive Memorial Blood Drive has collected more than 3,800 pints of blood in the 12 years it’s been carried out. Maxine says it’s a wonderful tribute from the community. As many people [...]

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By |2021-11-19T08:26:17-06:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Community turns out for annual Kevin Coffey Memorial Blood Drive

Community turns out for annual Kevin Coffey Memorial Blood Drive

Ray and Maxine Coffey hosted the 12th annual blood drive in memory of their late son Kevin. The Kevin Coffey Keep the Drive Alive Memorial Blood Drive has collected more than 3,800 pints of blood in the 12 years it’s been carried out. Maxine says it’s a wonderful tribute from the community. As many people [...]

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By |2021-11-19T08:26:17-06:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Community turns out for annual Kevin Coffey Memorial Blood Drive

RCPD searching for Manhattan man who failed to show up to trial

Riley County Police are asking the public’s help tracking down a Manhattan man with an active warrant. John Galloway is wanted for failure to appear for a trial surrounding aggravated burglaries in December 2019 and January 2020 as well as an attempted aggravated burglary and separate theft, both from January 2020. The trial was slated [...]

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By |2021-11-19T06:26:00-06:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD searching for Manhattan man who failed to show up to trial
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