Manhattan

Clear the Shelters event places more than 60 pets in new homes

With tails wagging, numerous loving animals got adopted on Saturday. Manhattan residents flocked to the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter, to participate in the national Clear the Shelters event,  the first year that Manhattan has participated since the event started five years ago. The event was a major success, with the shelter adopting our 46 [...]

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By |2019-08-18T14:31:52-05:00August 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Clear the Shelters event places more than 60 pets in new homes

Three minors listed as victims in child sex case involving Manhattan business owner

A status conference is scheduled Tuesday for a 60-year-old Manhattan restaurant owner accused of sex crimes involving three separate victims. Robert Iacobellis was arrested Aug. 2. He faces one count of rape and two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. A complaint filed through Riley County District Court alleges sometime in 2014 Iacobellis [...]

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By |2019-08-16T14:48:46-05:00August 16th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Three minors listed as victims in child sex case involving Manhattan business owner

RCPD Report 8/16/19

Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 500 block of Stone Pointe Dr. in Manhattan on August 15, 2019, at approximately 8:30 AM. Officers listed 29-year-old male as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his 2007 Grey Nissan Altima. The estimated total loss is not listed but is expected [...]

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By |2019-08-16T10:46:56-05:00August 16th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/16/19

Construction begins at Bluemont Hill overlook project

You may notice more activity happening on Bluemont Hill above the iconic MANHATTAN letters. Work began this week on a new ADA accessible platform to enhance safety for those who visit the area for the view of the city. It’s a project funded by the Manhattan Kiwanis Club. The Manhattan Kiwanis Club has maintained the [...]

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By |2019-08-16T07:23:47-05:00August 16th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Construction begins at Bluemont Hill overlook project

Local cops to make morning rooftop stop to raise funds for Special Olympics

If you see cops on the rooftop of Dunkin’ this Friday — don’t worry, it’s for a good cause. Local law enforcement will be staking out the Dunkin’ rooftop for the 2nd time in Manhattan to support Special Olympics Kansas. The Cop on a Rooftop event happens around the country and is a national fundraiser [...]

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By |2019-08-15T20:53:12-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Local cops to make morning rooftop stop to raise funds for Special Olympics

RCPD presents new mental health campaign; exploring new policy to treat drug overdoses

The Riley County Police Department will be starting a new campaign to better help deliver mental health services to the community. RCPD Director Dennis Butler told the Riley County commissioners on Thursday that the One Mind campaign is a pledge to deliver this service for the next one to three years.  The campaign includes reaching [...]

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By |2019-08-15T15:07:35-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD presents new mental health campaign; exploring new policy to treat drug overdoses

Manhattan Public Library celebrates first day of school with free snow cones

The Manhattan Public Library hosted its first ever Check Out and Chill Out event to celebrate the first day of school Wednesday. The event saw kids receiving a free snow cone when they checked out a book. Public Relations and Development Coordinator Maddie Ogle says the event aimed to springboard more people to sign up [...]

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By |2019-08-15T13:43:15-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Public Library celebrates first day of school with free snow cones

RCPD Report 8/15/19

Officers filed a report for aggravated assault and criminal damage to property in the 4200 block of Spook Rock Way in Manhattan on August 14, 2019, at approximately 10:00 AM. Officers listed a 32-year-old male and a 22-year-old male as the victims and a known male as the suspect when it was reported the victims [...]

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By |2019-08-15T11:04:54-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/15/19

Hy-Vee advises some customers to monitor bank statements after data breach

Hy-Vee is investigating after detecting a data breach on some of its payment processing systems, according to a Wednesday release. Company officials believe that the “unauthorized activity” was centered on transactions at some Hy-Vee fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants including Market Grilles. Due to differences in the point-of-sale systems, transactions at normal grocery [...]

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By |2019-08-14T15:48:45-05:00August 14th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Hy-Vee advises some customers to monitor bank statements after data breach

Lindstrom discusses issues with community during Manhattan campaign stop

A Kansas Republican Senatorial candidate and retired Kansas City Chief made a stop by the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce offices to meet with community leaders and residents Wednesday morning. Dave Lindstrom is the board chair of the Kansas Turnpike Authority and owned and operated multiple Burger King locations around the KC area. He says [...]

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By |2019-08-14T12:55:52-05:00August 14th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Lindstrom discusses issues with community during Manhattan campaign stop