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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

Manhattan seeking additional evidence before ruling on Wurst Home demolition

The fate of a home and garage in the Pierre-Houston Street Historical District remains undecided after a tabled vote by the Manhattan City Commission Tuesday. The Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan hopes to acquire the Wurst Home, located at 212 S. 5th Street and adjacent to B&GC property. Their proposed plan to demolish the 1927 [...]

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By |2021-11-18T17:55:03-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan seeking additional evidence before ruling on Wurst Home demolition

Manhattan approves first reading of unified zoning, subdivision regulations

Manhattan Tuesday narrowly approved new development codes attempting to modernize and unify the city’s zoning and subdivision regulations, leaving some residents concerned. The Manhattan Development Code, once referred to as the Unified Development Ordinance, has been in the works for five years and includes numerous amendments that city planners say reflect modern conditions in the [...]

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By |2021-11-18T17:31:30-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan approves first reading of unified zoning, subdivision regulations

USD 383 to continue masking at elementary and middle schools through December

Masks will continue to be optional at Manhattan High School, but required in all lower level buildings in USD 383. The school board approved continuing the pandemic response plan as is Wednesday in a 5-2 vote. Some of the discussion revolved around opening up optional masking at the middle school level. But since vaccines just [...]

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By |2021-11-18T15:01:18-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 to continue masking at elementary and middle schools through December

Current USD 383 board votes to have new board revisit MHS mascot discussion in 2022

No action was taken following a lengthy discussion Wednesday by the school board regarding the future of the Indian mascot at Manhattan High School. The board gave a 4-3 consensus to move forward with the discussion once the new board convenes in January. Board Vice President Kristin Brighton says the main reason she brought the [...]

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By |2021-11-18T08:25:33-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Current USD 383 board votes to have new board revisit MHS mascot discussion in 2022

RCPD says National Police Association letters are a scam

The Riley County Police Department says a new scam hitting Manhattan mailboxes asks for donations to the National Police Association. RCPD says the “association” has generated letters in the area with claims they “give law enforcement the crime prevention tools they need.” In reality, RCPD says the money they raise doesn’t actually go to police [...]

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By |2021-11-17T12:52:11-06:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD says National Police Association letters are a scam

RCPD investigating aggravated robbery at Dillons Westloop

Riley County Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at the Dillon’s Westloop store in Manhattan. According to RCPD’s activity report, two suspects allegedly under rung their items at the self-checkout Tuesday afternoon and left the store. The loss associated is unknown. A 28-year-old male, working security approached one of the suspects, a 59-year-old male, who [...]

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By |2021-11-17T11:00:41-06:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD investigating aggravated robbery at Dillons Westloop

Pott. County Judge sets potential waiver of preliminary hearing for ex Manhattan Parks employee

A former Manhattan Parks & Recreation employee charged with sex crimes was in Pottawatomie County District Court Tuesday. Zach Bayless appeared in court for a status hearing. Pottawatomie County Attorney Sherri Schuck tells KMAN that Judge Erich Campbell set a potential waiver of preliminary hearing and arraignment for Dec. 16 at 1:30 p.m. It’s possible [...]

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By |2021-11-17T06:59:06-06:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Pott. County Judge sets potential waiver of preliminary hearing for ex Manhattan Parks employee

Fairy Godmothers host annual lingerie benefit

Donations of lingerie and other clothing items specifically for women and girls were on display Tuesday over the lunch hour at the Manhattan Arts Center. The center hosted the 14th annual Lingerie Alight event for the Fairy Godmothers group, a local chapter of over 100 Manhattan area women helping women. Board member Cheryl Grice says [...]

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By |2021-11-16T13:55:18-06:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Fairy Godmothers host annual lingerie benefit
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