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McKee to join Army, will not seek re-election to Manhattan City Commission

One of Manhattan’s City Commissioners will be shifting his service from the Little Apple to Fort Benning at the end of his term. Commissioner Jerred McKee announced Thursday on his Facebook page that he will be joining the Army Officer Candidate School in January 2020 and will not be seeking another term in Manhattan’s government. [...]

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City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

How do you like Manhattan? You might get a chance to let city officials know as they roll out the 2019 Community Survey. City administration will be randomly sampling about 5,000 households to receive an invitation to participate in the survey — which will ask residents their thoughts about quality of life in the city [...]

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By |2019-03-12T08:41:54-05:00March 12th, 2019|city, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, Riley County, survey|Comments Off on City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

Manhattan amends Aggieville zoning, approves public improvements for new development

Eight new public infrastructure projects are on the horizon for the Stonehaven Addition, Unit 2 subdivision. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved petitions for the projects and to create benefit districts to divide up costs for them at its Tuesday meeting. The projects include the extension of Amherst Avenue, a new roundabout at the intersection [...]

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By |2019-03-06T12:17:00-05:00March 6th, 2019|Aggieville, Americare, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, news, radio, Riley County, school bond, Stonehaven Addition, Unit 2, USD 383, zoning|Comments Off on Manhattan amends Aggieville zoning, approves public improvements for new development

First United Methodist Pastor not pleased with UMC LGBT vote

“Disappointed.” That’s how Pastor Troy Bowers of Manhattan’s First United Methodist Church describes his feelings following the denomination’s decision to reaffirm bans on clergy presiding over same-gender marriages as well as on the ordination of LGBT clergy. The United Methodist Church’s General Conference met in St. Louis in February and voted 438 to 384 — [...]

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By |2019-03-06T10:08:55-05:00March 6th, 2019|First United Methodist Church, Kansas, KMAN, KS, lgbt, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, religion, Riley County, UMC, United Methodist Church|Comments Off on First United Methodist Pastor not pleased with UMC LGBT vote

Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

Housing policy, fee structures and unattended maintenance issues were among topics discussed at a town hall on housing conditions at Fort Riley on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Leaders of Fort Riley and its housing services were at town hall meetings in Riley’s Conference Center on Feb. 26 and 27, part of an Army-wide effort to review [...]

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By |2019-03-04T00:23:04-05:00March 4th, 2019|1st Infantry Division, Big Red One, Fort Riley, Geary County, housing, Junction City, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, military, news, Ogden, radio, Riley County, town hall, U.S. Army|Comments Off on Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

RCPD Report 2/28/19

Officers filed a report for escape from custody at the Riley County Jail on February 27, 2019, at approximately 7:35 AM. Officers listed the State of Kansas as the victim when a known male suspect did not return to the Riley County Jail. The suspect wa...

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Body camera footage, 911 calls played in Manhattan attempted murder trial opener

The trial for a Manhattan engineer charged with three counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and one count of criminal property damage opened Wednesday afternoon. Mark Harrison, 38, appeared before Judge Grant Bannister represented by attorneys Barry Clark and Jeremy Platt on Feb. 20. The trial is scheduled to run six days. Harrison [...]

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By |2019-02-21T01:01:56-05:00February 21st, 2019|Court, Crime, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, Police, radio, RCPD, Riley County, Riley County Police Department, shooting, Top Story, Trial|Comments Off on Body camera footage, 911 calls played in Manhattan attempted murder trial opener

RCPD Report 2/20/19

Marie Berryman, 40 of Junction City was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on February 19, 2019, at approximately 11:00 AM. Berryman was arrested on a Manhattan Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear. Berryman was issued no bond, causing her to remain confined at the time of this report. David Zieammermann, 20, of Manhattan [...]

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Area political, religious leaders criticize bill defining same-sex marriages as ‘parodies’

A Kansas bill co-sponsored by an area legislator that says homosexuality is intrinsically religious and would ban counties from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples faces hurdles to becoming a law as well as criticism from some area political and religious leaders. The Marriage and Constitution Restoration Act (HB 2320), introduced by Sabetha Rep. Randy [...]

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By |2019-02-16T19:09:08-05:00February 16th, 2019|Alma, HB2320, Kansas, KMAN, laws, legislature, Local News, Manhattan, marriage, news, Pottawatomie County, religion, Riley County, same-sex marriage, Top Story|Comments Off on Area political, religious leaders criticize bill defining same-sex marriages as ‘parodies’

Area political, religious leaders criticize bill defining same-sex marriages as ‘parodies’

A Kansas bill co-sponsored by an area legislator that says homosexuality is intrinsically religious and would ban counties from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples faces hurdles to becoming a law as well as criticism from some area political and religious leaders. The Marriage and Constitution Restoration Act (HB 2320), introduced by Sabetha Rep. Randy [...]

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