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Multiple races for municipal, school board positions across Riley, Pottawatomie Counties

The November municipal and boards of education ballots are set as the deadline to file passed at noon, June 3, bringing out multiple last minute filings. For the City of Manhattan, the only incumbent seeking re-election is Commissioner and former Mayor Linda Morse. Current Mayor Mike Dodson and Commissioner Jerred McKee are not seeking re-election. [...]

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By |2019-06-03T18:29:54-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Belvue, City of Manhattan, City of Wamego, Emmett, Havensville, Leonardville, Local News, Louisville, Manhattan, Ogden, Olsburg, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Randolph, Riley, Riley County, St. George, St. Marys, USD 320, USD 321, USD 322, USD 323, USD 378, USD 383, USD 384, Wamego, Westmoreland, Wheaton|Comments Off on Multiple races for municipal, school board positions across Riley, Pottawatomie Counties

Estabrook to remain in Manhattan Commission race

Former USD 383 School Board Member and Manhattan City Commission candidate Aaron Estabrook says he has no plans to withdraw from the election currently. Estabrook was arrested for driving under the influence in mid-April. Estabrook tells KMAN that he’s not been charged with anything in court and whether there will be further legal action at [...]

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By |2019-05-02T19:12:57-05:00May 2nd, 2019|arrest, City of Manhattan, Estabrook, Flint Hills, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, municipal government, news, politics, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, USD 383|Comments Off on Estabrook to remain in Manhattan Commission race

USD 383 sees rise in special needs students

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 Board of Education was presented the special education program annual report during their meeting on Wednesday. Board Member Katrina Lewison asked Executive Director Dr. Deb Howser about the total number of students in the program.   Howser said the report shows an increase of 63 students from last year.  The total number [...]

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By |2019-04-04T22:56:08-05:00April 4th, 2019|Board of Education, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, Newsradio KMAN, USD 383|Comments Off on USD 383 sees rise in special needs students

Dorst named as new Manhattan High School principal

Manhattan High School Assistant Principal Michael Dorst will be taking over as the new MHS principal later this year. The announcement came from USD 383 Superintendent Marvin Wade during last night’s board of education meeting.  Dorst was chosen from a pool of five candidates. Dorst says he was drawn to the position since he has [...]

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By |2019-03-20T23:41:06-05:00March 20th, 2019|Board of Education, Greg Hoyt, Kansas, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan High School, Manhattan-Ogden USD 383, MHS, Michael Dorst, USD 383|Comments Off on Dorst named as new Manhattan High School principal

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 |2019-03-06T12:17:00-06:00March 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

Less flu cases reported in Riley County; Health Department says flu season not over yet

MANHATTAN — Local instances of the flu have decreased in Riley County but cases of flu illness have reached the peak of the season. Those are the latest trends seen by the Riley County Health Department. Administrative Director and local health officer Jennifer Green tells News Radio KMAN what age groups have been hardest hit. [...]

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By |2019-02-14T15:29:06-06:00February 14th, 2019|flu, flu shots, illnesses, influenza, kansas news, Local News, Manhattan Kansas, Riley County, Riley County Health Department, USD 383, vaccines|Comments Off on Less flu cases reported in Riley County; Health Department says flu season not over yet

Fort Riley psychologist files to run for election for board of education

Clinical psychologist, Dr. Jennifer Prewitt filed to run for election for USD 383 Board of Education in November. Prewitt and her family have lived in Manhattan for four years, all of which she has worked as a psychologist for Fort Riley. “I was first inspired to run for the board by another psychologist who is [...]

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By |2017-05-23T09:37:24-05:00May 23rd, 2017|Elections, Fort Riley, Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Psychology, School Board, USD 383|Comments Off on Fort Riley psychologist files to run for election for board of education