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Boy Scouts to hold conference in Manhattan Saturday

The 25th Annual Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Council, Konza District Merit Badge Conference and Target First Class Program will be hosted at Kansas State University on Saturday, according to a press release from the organization. This year is the silver anniversary of the K-State Merit Badge Conference. There will be record attendance of over [...]

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By | 2018-04-27T13:24:40-05:00 April 27th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Boy Scouts to hold conference in Manhattan Saturday

Jury finds Blaha guilty in hit-and-run case

A man was found guilty Thursday of aggravated battery and failure to stop at the scene of an accident that severely injured a Manhattan woman a year ago. The Manhattan Mercury reports 22-year-old Nicolas Blaha of Platte City, Missouri was convicted for hitting Amber Wilhelm,with his truck just before 2 a.m. on April 14, 2017, [...]

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By | 2018-04-27T11:46:52-05:00 April 27th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Jury finds Blaha guilty in hit-and-run case

City Park concepts to be discussed at commission work session

The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department will be sharing thoughts and ideas for the updated Master Plan for City Park. A presentation of updated plans will be shared with the city commission and the community beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night inside Manhattan’s City Hall. The planning process is currently re-engaging with the community to [...]

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By | 2018-04-24T11:18:41-05:00 April 24th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on City Park concepts to be discussed at commission work session

City Park concepts to be discussed at commission work session

The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department will be sharing thoughts and ideas for the updated Master Plan for City Park. A presentation of updated plans will be shared with the city commission and the community beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night inside Manhattan’s City Hall. The planning process is currently re-engaging with the community to [...]

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Seaton Publishing signs contract to buy JC, Wamego papers

The Manhattan Mercury’s owner is buying four other regional newspapers. Seaton Publishing Company of Manhattan has signed a contract to buy the Junction City Daily Union, effective May 1, according to the Mercury. The 103-year-old company is taking over the Daily Union in a deal that also involves two other four-generation newspaper families. The deal [...]

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By | 2018-04-24T10:45:14-05:00 April 24th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Seaton Publishing signs contract to buy JC, Wamego papers

Seaton Publishing signs contract to buy JC, Wamego papers

The Manhattan Mercury’s owner is buying four other regional newspapers. Seaton Publishing Company of Manhattan has signed a contract to buy the Junction City Daily Union, effective May 1, according to the Mercury. The 103-year-old company is taking over the Daily Union in a deal that also involves two other four-generation newspaper families. The deal [...]

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Semi avoids school bus, overturns Monday afternoon

Officers responded to the report of an injury crash near the intersection of Tuttle Creek Blvd and Walters in Manhattan Monday afternoon at 3 p.m., according to the Riley County Police Department. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2015 school bus driven by 36-year-old Laura Kumle of Manhattan was westbound on Walters Drive. KHP says [...]

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By | 2018-04-17T12:45:25-05:00 April 17th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Semi avoids school bus, overturns Monday afternoon

Semi avoids school bus, overturns Monday afternoon

Officers responded to the report of an injury crash near the intersection of Tuttle Creek Blvd and Walters in Manhattan Monday afternoon at 3 p.m., according to the Riley County Police Department. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2015 school bus driven by 36-year-old Laura Kumle of Manhattan was westbound on Walters Drive. KHP says [...]

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USD 383 to start phone, online surveys this weekend

Beginning this weekend, phones will be ringing across the Manhattan-Ogden School District, as a comprehensive survey of patron opinion will begin. According to a press release from the district Friday, USD 383 officials said the survey of 400 households will provide insight into what residents think about the district’s strengths, challenges, and priorities. The survey, [...]

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By | 2018-04-13T11:50:33-05:00 April 13th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 to start phone, online surveys this weekend

Ogden Elementary principal selected to Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame

The principal of Ogden Elementary School has been inducted in the the Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame, according to a press release from USD 383 Wednesday. Jim Armendariz  will receive the honor in Dodge City on June 2. He is the 15th teacher from the district to be inducted. Armendariz received his degree in elementary [...]

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By | 2018-04-11T14:41:08-05:00 April 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Ogden Elementary principal selected to Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame