Riley County Public Works is advising of a road closure on Wednesday, December 19. A structure replacement project is scheduled for that day Southeast of Randolph. As a result, Main Road will be closed to through traffic from Ramp Road to Cove Overlook Drive. The work is expected to be completed by the end of [...]
Fort Riley will be hosting Wreaths Across America for the 12th time this Saturday, December 15. The ceremony is held in conjunction with the Fourth District, State of Kansas, Veterans of Foreign Wars and VFW Auxiliary and will take place at the post cemetery at 11 a.m. Beginning with the efforts of Morrill Worcester of [...]
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The 1st Infantry Division Band will be spreading cheer this weekend with some free holiday concerts. The concerts will be at C.L. Hoover Opera House in Junction City on Friday and Saturday, with start times for both nights set for 7:30 p.m. The shows have been an annual occurrence since the Big Red One Band [...]
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If you’re looking to increase your hunting success, there’s a workshop this weekend for you. Flint Hills Wildlife Control and Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism are collaborating for a predator calling and trapping workshop on Saturday. Officials from those organizations will be at the Tuttle Creek State Park Office from 1 to 3:30 [...]
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The Manhattan City Commission was not in complete consensus over a potential 2 percent fee to be charged on developers to create new benefit districts at their Tuesday work session. In benefit districts, the city finances infrastructure improvements — which includes upgrades to streets as well as water and sewer lines — for developers, which [...]
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Ugly is A-Okay at Blue Moose Bar and Grill on Wednesday. Little Apple Pride will be hosting an “ugly” sweater fundraiser for the holidays at the restaurant that night. A portion of purchases made between 5 and 10 p.m. will be donated to Little Apple Pride if you mention the fundraiser to your server. From [...]
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The Manhattan Town Center is hosting a pair of holiday-themed events this weekend. On Saturday, there will be two performances as part of the Holiday Music Festival which features various local artists. The Geary County Children’s Choir will perform at 1 p.m and the Manhattan Tuba Christmas, featuring 55 tubas, will be perform at 3 p.m. All performances will [...]
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The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved phase 2 of the Aggieville Infrastructure Report at their meeting Tuesday. The plan lays out possible features for the business district’s future, incorporating community input that came in the form of surveys as well as focus groups. It included multiple options, ranging from various street and parking designs down [...]
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Water, sewer and stormwater service rates are set to rise come the new year.The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved the increases at their Tuesday meeting. City staff recommended the increases to rates for water and wastewater services in order to keep pace with “community growth and to ensure adequate funding of various projects for the [...]
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The Flint Hills Discovery Center Horizon Ranch Immersive Experience Theater will be getting some improvements thanks to Marty Vanier. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved the purchase of 4 new projectors using funds donated by Marty Vanier and her late husband, Bob Krause. The projectors cost $417,950 and will replace older, obsolete models. Discovery Center Director Susan [...]
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