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Man arrested Thursday with stolen gun in Manhattan

An 18 year old was arrested in Manhattan early Thursday morning after being found in possession of a stolen gun. Ryan Tierney was taken into custody in the 1800 block of Anderson Avenue just after 2:30 a.m. He’s charged with a trio of crimes including possession of stolen property, criminal carry of a concealed weapon [...]

By |2022-06-23T11:38:11-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Man arrested Thursday with stolen gun in Manhattan

Woman arrested for theft, obstruction outside Manhattan Taco Bell

Riley County Police arrested a woman in Manhattan Wednesday after she is alleged to have attempted to drive off with a vehicle parked at the west side Taco Bell. 36-year-old Andrea Freeman was taken into custody after 7 p.m. Wednesday outside of the Taco Bell on Westport. She’s been charged with two counts of theft [...]

By |2022-06-23T11:12:05-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Woman arrested for theft, obstruction outside Manhattan Taco Bell

City of Manhattan coordinating week-long storm cleanup

Manhattan’s seen widespread tree damage following a severe storm that gusted the city with 100 mile per hour straight line winds on Saturday, June 11, prompting the city to coordinate a citywide cleanup effort beginning next Tuesday. In a similar fashion to the annual citywide Spring cleanup the City of Manhattan organizes around the beginning [...]

By |2022-06-13T17:34:48-05:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on City of Manhattan coordinating week-long storm cleanup

Week of Juneteenth events begins Monday, culminating in Saturday Celebration

A week of events kicks off Monday, leading up to the Manhattan Juneteenth Celebration running all day this Saturday. The official website can be found here. This marks the 32nd official observance of the holiday in the Little Apple, with just one year off due to COVID since the celebrations began in the area in [...]

By |2022-06-13T10:20:27-05:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Week of Juneteenth events begins Monday, culminating in Saturday Celebration

Marshall introduces bill opening use of COVID relief funds for school security

A bill introduced Thursday aims to open the use of COVID relief money to bolster school security. Called the “Safe Schools Act” and introduced by Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Rep. Mike Garcia (R-CA), the legislation if passed would allow Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief or ESSER funds approved by Congress to provide a [...]

By |2022-06-09T15:31:41-05:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Marshall introduces bill opening use of COVID relief funds for school security

Ogden home total loss following Tuesday fire

An Ogden mobile home is a complete loss following a Tuesday morning structure fire. Multiple firefighters from Riley County Fire District No. 1 and the Manhattan Fire Department were paged out shortly before 6 a.m. to 530 Pine Alley in Ogden. Upon arrival, the unoccupied home was fully engulfed in flames. The City of Ogden [...]

By |2022-06-07T12:10:15-05:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Ogden home total loss following Tuesday fire

Thrive! raising funds through online auction again this year

A local non-profit with a mission to reduce poverty is raising funds through an online auction again this year. Thrive! Flint Hills is now in its 7th year, and works with people through an 18-month personal development program that aims to help people more than just survive, but thrive. Executive Director Jayme Morris-Hardeman says Thrive! [...]

By |2022-06-06T15:16:23-05:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Thrive! raising funds through online auction again this year

NBAF to enter commissioning phase as construction completes

Construction at the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility has now completed. The estimated $1.25 billion project has been in the works for over a decade, with sitework starting in 2010 and construction officially commencing in 2013. Kansas was named as the location for the biosafety level-4 [BSL-4] laboratory in late 2008, which will replace [...]

By |2022-06-03T12:47:30-05:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on NBAF to enter commissioning phase as construction completes

Photo Gallery: Sunset Cemetery Memorial Day Service

The Sunset Cemetery Memorial Day Service opened around 10 a.m. this morning. Following music by the Manhattan Municipal Band, Bob Willette opened with the invocation and attendees were welcomed by Keith Coleman. Harold Randa recited the Gettysburg Address and Angela Coleman read the Address in Flanders Field with the Response delivered by Susan Bergsten. The [...]

By |2022-05-30T12:22:16-05:00May 30th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sunset Cemetery Memorial Day Service

Manhattan Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 31st home

The Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Friday morning in Ogden on its 31st home project, one that boasts the ability to produce as much power as it consumes. Coined Build 31 and located at 201 S. Elm Street across the street from Ogden Elementary, in the spot where a deteriorated structure once stood. [...]

By |2022-05-27T13:21:21-05:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Manhattan Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 31st home
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