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City and county officials discuss challenges of SB 13 and creating revenue-neutral rate budgets

Officials from the City of Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County sat down Thursday to discuss budgetary challenges amid the newly adopted Senate Bill 13. The legislation, passed this spring, is intended to increase transparency in property tax collections in the state. It requires all taxing entities to create budgets at a revenue-neutral rate (RNR), [...]

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By |2021-06-18T15:24:18-05:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on City and county officials discuss challenges of SB 13 and creating revenue-neutral rate budgets

Pott. County woman injured in crash near Hiawatha

A Pottawatomie County woman sustained a serious injury Thursday after rolling her pickup near Hiawatha. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 41-year-old Sarah Hoskins of Emmett was on the eastbound off ramp, shortly before 1:30 p.m. on US 36 near the US 73 junction, when her truck went off the roadway onto the shoulder. The truck [...]

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By |2021-06-18T08:14:53-05:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pott. County woman injured in crash near Hiawatha

Local Communities to Get Additional COVID Aid

Governor Laura Kelly announced Wednesday amounts of additional federal coronavirus funding smaller communities in the state will be receiving. The monies were to be directed to communities under 50-thousand in population. The relief, which comes from The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), supplies $1.9 trillion for economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic. Riley [...]

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By |2021-06-10T10:51:32-05:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Local Communities to Get Additional COVID Aid

Pott. County discusses upcoming Fleet Maintenance Facility open house, potential hit to budget

Public Works Fleet Maintenance Facility open house Pottawatomie County is preparing for the upcoming Public Works Fleet Maintenance Facility open house. Public Works engineering aide Janell Ralph says crews are still moving into the building. The open house will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Pottawatomie County entered into an agreement with Schultz Construction of Manhattan [...]

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By |2021-06-09T15:19:30-05:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on Pott. County discusses upcoming Fleet Maintenance Facility open house, potential hit to budget

Formal charges filed against former Manhattan Parks & Rec employee

Formal charges have been filed in Pottawatomie County against a former Manhattan Parks & Recreation Department employee accused of sex crimes. Zach Bayless faces two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. A criminal complaint provided by County Attorney Sherri Schuck, alleges that sometime between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4, Bayless feloniously promoted a performance [...]

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By |2021-06-04T13:35:38-05:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Formal charges filed against former Manhattan Parks & Rec employee

Widow of Manhattan man killed in 2018 Jeffrey Energy Center incident awarded $222 million

A Texas jury has awarded $222 million to the widow of a man who was killed in a June 2018 accident at Evergy’s Jeffrey Energy Center power plant near St. Marys. The jury found Texas-based subcontractor Team Industrial Services 90 percent responsible for the death of Jesse Henson, of Manhattan. Henson and a co-worker, Damien [...]

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By |2021-06-03T08:43:00-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Widow of Manhattan man killed in 2018 Jeffrey Energy Center incident awarded $222 million

Nine candidates file for seat on Manhattan City Commission; 10 for USD 383 board

The filing deadline for Manhattan city and USD 383 school board election candidates came and went Tuesday. All told, 10 local residents have filed for three seats on the school board and nine residents for three seats on the city commission. That means there will be a primary election August 3 to narrow the field [...]

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By |2021-06-01T14:45:46-05:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Nine candidates file for seat on Manhattan City Commission; 10 for USD 383 board

Formal charges pending against former Parks & Rec employee charged with child sexual exploitation

Formal charges are pending against a former Manhattan Parks & Recreation employee arrested last week in Pottawatomie County on charges of sexual exploitation of a child. Zachariah Bayless turned himself in to the Pottawatomie County Jail in Westmoreland May 21. Sheriff Shane Jager says the alleged crimes occurred between December 2020 and May 2021. Pottawatomie [...]

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By |2021-05-27T14:58:03-05:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Formal charges pending against former Parks & Rec employee charged with child sexual exploitation

Pottawatomie County to seek proposals for potential Emmett Fire Station remodel

Pottawatomie County officials took the first step Monday toward a possible remodel or replacement of the Emmett Fire Station. Fire Chief Jared Barnes presented a scope of work needing to be done on the building which is pretty extensive. He says a building inspector has determined that the bones of the building are still workable [...]

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By |2021-05-24T15:05:59-05:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County to seek proposals for potential Emmett Fire Station remodel

Manhattan man arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of a child

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Manhattan man Friday on charges of sexual exploitation of a child under the age of 18. Zachariah Bayless, 31, of rural Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, turned himself into the Pottawatomie County Jail in Westmoreland. Officials suspect the crimes occurred between December 2020 and May 2021. Bond has been set [...]

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By |2021-05-21T15:53:34-05:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Manhattan man arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of a child
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