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Storm spotter training planned in Riley County next week

TOPEKA — Kansas weather can be unpredictable. That’s why each year the National Weather Service stresses the importance of having its trained weather spotters to aid them in severe weather events. National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Chad Omitt will be in Manhattan next week leading a storm spotter training event for Riley County. Omitt [...]

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By |2019-03-14T07:28:32-05:00March 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Storm spotter training planned in Riley County next week

Manhattan residents take the plunge for Special Olympics

MANHATTAN — Dozens braved the frigid temperatures Saturday for the 15th annual Manhattan Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Kansas. The event held at Manhattan City Park was presented by the Riley County and Junction City Police Departments. Participants raise money and take turns jumping into a pool of ice-cold water in the middle of [...]

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By |2019-02-25T08:55:44-05:00February 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan residents take the plunge for Special Olympics

Manhattan residents take the plunge for Special Olympics

MANHATTAN — Dozens braved the frigid temperatures Saturday for the 15th annual Manhattan Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Kansas. The event held at Manhattan City Park was presented by the Riley County and Junction City Police Departments. Participants raise money and take turns jumping into a pool of ice-cold water in the middle of [...]

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By |2019-02-25T08:55:44-05:00February 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan residents take the plunge for Special Olympics

Residents provide input at Green Valley Governance town hall discussion

Map of area in Green Valley Governance Plan proposal. Photo by Hailey McClellan/KMANMANHATTAN — A big decision looms over residents in and around the Blue Township area. As the area of about 4,000 residents continues to grow, it’s become apparent there is a need for some type of public services in that area, including water [...]

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By |2019-02-06T11:33:57-05:00February 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Residents provide input at Green Valley Governance town hall discussion

Residents provide input toward Plan Pottawatomie 2040

WESTMORELAND — An open house Monday at Westmoreland Elementary School gave community members and interested stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about the Pottawatomie County Comprehensive Plan, also known as Plan Pottawatomie 2040. County officials shared recommendations they’ve created so far, including 12 key initiatives. Meredith Dang, a Senior Associate with planning firm Kendig Keast [...]

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By |2019-02-05T08:23:13-05:00February 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Residents provide input toward Plan Pottawatomie 2040

Community Fair highlights host of area nonprofit agencies

MANHATTAN — An opportunity for the community to interact with several different nonprofits took place as the Manhattan Community Fair returned to the Manhattan Town Center Saturday. One of those was Hope Ranch Inc., a nonprofit organization serving the area with a therapeutic horse riding center. Director of Therapeutic Riding Kassidy Scroggs explained some of [...]

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By |2019-02-04T11:14:58-05:00February 4th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Community Fair highlights host of area nonprofit agencies

Manhattan celebrates Dr. King’s legacy through community celebration

MANHATTAN — The theme for this years  Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration and 2019 Art and Writing Contest was a quote from Dr King himself: “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” Peace Memorial Auditorium served as the backdrop for Saturday’s celebration of Dr. King’s legacy [...]

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By |2019-01-21T06:22:09-05:00January 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan celebrates Dr. King’s legacy through community celebration

Fort Riley unveils newly renovated family entertainment center

FORT RILEY — A ribbon cutting was held Thursday for Fort Riley’s newly renovated SpareTime Interactive Entertainment Center. The entertainment center will give soldiers on base a place to spend their “spare time” but also have interactive activities available to any general member of the public to partake in. Visitors who don’t have a Department [...]

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By |2019-01-18T13:01:50-05:00January 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley unveils newly renovated family entertainment center

Eagle Day opens eyes to unique birds at Tuttle Creek Lake

MANHATTAN — Eagle Day, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake, has been going on for over 20 years. Members of the team from the Milford Nature Center were out Saturday giving a presentation and showing off some of the birds from their rehabilitation center. Director Pat Silovasky says getting to [...]

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By |2019-01-08T05:48:49-05:00January 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Eagle Day opens eyes to unique birds at Tuttle Creek Lake

Chamber renews contracts, looks ahead to 2019

MANHATTAN — Officials with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce continue to look at new ways to market the community to others traveling through Kansas. Lyle Butler, President and CEO of the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, was on In Focus recently and provided an update on Marketing Manhattan and some of the recent contract [...]

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By |2018-12-28T12:13:12-05:00December 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Chamber renews contracts, looks ahead to 2019