Manhattan

RCPD Report 4/25/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 700 block of N Manhattan Ave in Manhattan on April 24, 2019, at approximately 12:20 PM. Officers listed Computer Hospital of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown male suspect took a Mac Book Pro. The estimated total loss associated with this case is [...]

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By |2019-04-25T09:49:17-05:00April 25th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 4/25/19

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

Bammes hired as Lee Elementary principal

MANHATTAN — A familiar face will lead Lee Elementary School as its next principal. Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 announced Tuesday that current Lee assistant principal Erica Bammes is taking the job, replacing Mindy Sanders, who is leaving the district for a principal job in the Abilene School District. Bammes has been at Lee Elementary since 2017. [...]

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By |2019-04-24T11:44:18-05:00April 24th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Bammes hired as Lee Elementary principal

RCPD Report 4/24/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 3000 block of State St in Manhattan on April 23, 2019, at approximately 6:05 AM. Officers listed Rebecca Benfield, 29 of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took her 2017 Subaru Impreza and cash. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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By |2019-04-24T09:27:21-05:00April 24th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 4/24/19

County commission approves letter to be sent to state

The Riley County commissioners approved a letter to be sent to the state in regards to Senate Bill 190 on Monday. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says the county specifically has an issue with Section 3 Three of the bill.  This would cancel the Local Ad Valorem Funds (LAVRF) and County City Revenue Sharing (CCRS) statutes [...]

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By |2019-04-23T11:14:32-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Clancy Holeman, John Ford, KS, Local Ad Valorem Fund, Local News, Manhattan, Marvin Rodriguez, Pawnee Mental Health Services, Riley County, Riley County Commission, Ron Wells, Senate Bill 190|Comments Off on County commission approves letter to be sent to state

RCPD Report 4/23/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 900 block of Moro in Manhattan on April 22, 2019, at approximately 12:30 PM. Officers listed Dakota Allen, 23 of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took his 2006 Suzuki motorcycle. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,500.00. [...]

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By |2019-04-23T09:52:55-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 4/23/19

Grow Green Match Day surpasses $500,000 in 24-hours of giving

MANHATTAN — Officials with the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation are celebrating after another whirlwind 24 hours of giving during Grow Green Match Day. This year’s unofficial total raised was $517,424.76 from more than 2,600 donations. GMCF Vice President, Marketing and Programs Elaine Dhuyvetter says Match Day has come a long way since its humble beginnings, [...]

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By |2019-04-23T08:19:37-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Grow Green Match Day surpasses $500,000 in 24-hours of giving

New Chamber President praising community progress one month into new position

MANHATTAN — Warmer weather means a boom of activity, both outdoors and around town. There are several new businesses in the Manhattan area that the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce recently recognized during KMAN’s In Focus. Chamber President and CEO Jason Smith says many businesses around town are undergoing renovations, expansions or transitions in ownership. [...]

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By |2019-04-22T12:55:00-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on New Chamber President praising community progress one month into new position

RCPD Report 4/22/19

Officers filed a report for forgery and theft in the 100 block of Erpelding in Leonardville on April 19, 2019, at approximately 1:00 PM. Officers listed Riley State Bank of Leonardville, Landmark National Bank and Briggs Auto both of Manhattan as the victims when it was reported a known male suspect used checks to obtain [...]

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By |2019-04-22T10:56:05-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 4/22/19

GMCF hosting seventh annual Grow Green Match Day

MANHATTAN — A day of giving is taking place Monday as the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation holds its seventh annual Grow Green Match Day fundraiser The donations made through the foundation to 57 participating nonprofit endowed funds will receive a 50% match that can be used for their most crucial needs.The fundraiser runs from 7 [...]

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By |2019-04-22T08:22:15-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on GMCF hosting seventh annual Grow Green Match Day