Riley County authorities continue to search for a Manhattan man involved in a hit and run crash that seriously injured a woman. According to a social media post from the Riley County Police Department Monday, 23-year-old Hassan Rueda, who goes by the name Jonathan, remains at large following the Nov. 30 crash that injured 61-year-old [...]
(Video: courtesy Kansas City, Missouri Police Department) MANHATTAN — As people are ordering their Christmas presents online, “porch pirates” might be waiting for them as well. Porch pirates are people who steal packages from porches around the holiday season. In the above video a man is seen trying to steal a package from a South [...]
MANHATTAN — Pancakes were grilled up Saturday as the Manhattan Kiwanis Club held its biggest major fundraiser of the year. Pottorf Hall at Cico Park was filled with the smells of flapjacks, eggs and sausage as Kiwanians put on their 68th annual event in Manhattan. Preparation got underway Friday evening as more than 50 volunteers [...]
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The Manhattan Town Center is hosting a pair of holiday-themed events this weekend. On Saturday, there will be two performances as part of the Holiday Music Festival which features various local artists. The Geary County Children’s Choir will perform at 1 p.m and the Manhattan Tuba Christmas, featuring 55 tubas, will be perform at 3 p.m. All performances will [...]
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Officers filed a report for identity theft, forgery and theft by deception in Manhattan on December 6, 2018 at approximately 2:30 PM. Officers listed Diane Daniel, 68, of Manhattan, Clifford Jett, 88, of Manhattan and Commerce Bank as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect fraudulently opened a bank account using the victim’s [...]
MANHATTAN — Results of a recent 2018 Labor Force Analysis for the Greater Manhattan/Pottawatomie County area shows some intriguing signs about where the economy is trending. The Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation recently teamed up with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce to form the Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership. The two entities interviewed 45 area human resource [...]
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Fredrick Swinson, 31, of Junction City, was arrested while in the 200 block of North 5th St. in Manhattan on December 5, 2018, at approximately 11:30 PM. Swinson was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Swinson was issued a total bond of $10,000.00. Swinson was not confined at the [...]
The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved phase 2 of the Aggieville Infrastructure Report at their meeting Tuesday. The plan lays out possible features for the business district’s future, incorporating community input that came in the form of surveys as well as focus groups. It included multiple options, ranging from various street and parking designs down [...]
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Water, sewer and stormwater service rates are set to rise come the new year.The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved the increases at their Tuesday meeting. City staff recommended the increases to rates for water and wastewater services in order to keep pace with “community growth and to ensure adequate funding of various projects for the [...]
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The Flint Hills Discovery Center Horizon Ranch Immersive Experience Theater will be getting some improvements thanks to Marty Vanier. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved the purchase of 4 new projectors using funds donated by Marty Vanier and her late husband, Bob Krause. The projectors cost $417,950 and will replace older, obsolete models. Discovery Center Director Susan [...]
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