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Manhattan not expecting to see return on Tallgrass eco-devo investments

Manhattan Deputy City Manager Jason Hilgers expects the city won’t see any more return on $317,000 of investments it made in the Tallgrass Brewing Company. He presented the annual economic development report at the city commission work session Tuesday. Tallgrass suspended operations last August after negotiations with new investors languished. Recapitalization efforts seem to have failed for the time being [...]

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By | 2019-02-13T10:10:37-06:00 February 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan not expecting to see return on Tallgrass eco-devo investments

City of Manhattan seeks designs for new flag

Manhattan area vexillologists have an opportunity to show off their skills in a new city contest announced Monday, Feb. 11. Manhattan is seeking designs for a new flag and will accept submissions through Friday, March 29. Submissions will be reviewed and narrowed down to one or two options by the Arts and Humanities Advisory Board, [...]

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By | 2019-02-11T21:00:38-06:00 February 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on City of Manhattan seeks designs for new flag

Farmers face uncertainty as congress discusses USMCA

The President of the United States and his counterparts from continental neighbors signed a trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Act back in November. The provisions included in it would require that 75 percent of an automobile’s parts be made in North America to avoid customs charges, up from 62.5 percent, as [...]

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By | 2019-02-08T15:30:53-06:00 February 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Farmers face uncertainty as congress discusses USMCA

Ulta Beauty in Manhattan mall robbed Wednesday

A beauty store in the Manhattan Town Center was robbed in the early evening of Wednesday, Feb. 6, according to the Riley County police activity report. Ulta Beauty and 24-year-old Kendall Dollevoet of Ogden are listed as the victims in the RCPD report. Police were called just after 7 p.m. Wednesday when it was reported [...]

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By | 2019-02-07T10:47:51-06:00 February 7th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Ulta Beauty in Manhattan mall robbed Wednesday

Riley informing residents of water testing lapse, says there’s no immediate risk

The City of Riley says that there is no immediate risk to residents after they did not take a required water sample in the first quarter of 2018. City officials began informing residents Wednesday, Feb. 6, that they did not perform one test last year to monitor for the disinfection by-products of Atrazine as required [...]

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By | 2019-02-06T16:31:48-06:00 February 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley informing residents of water testing lapse, says there’s no immediate risk

Manhattan to reconsider SENRC design, sets Aggieville TIF district boundary

The City of Manhattan will take another look at the design of the planned Southeast Neighborhood Recreation Center at Douglass Park. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously voted to amend the design contract with Bruce McMillan AIA Architects at its Tuesday meeting. The city’s original plan was for a $4 million facility that would utilise $750,000 [...]

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By | 2019-02-06T12:19:58-06:00 February 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan to reconsider SENRC design, sets Aggieville TIF district boundary

Observers encouraged to further work, beliefs of MLK at KSU ceremony

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Kansas State University on Jan. 19, 1968 where he spoke to a crowd of 7,000 at Ahearn Field House about racial inequality in the United States and advocating non-violent actions to bring about change. Many from K-State and the community came out to keep his memory alive at a [...]

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By | 2019-02-01T23:59:38-06:00 February 1st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Observers encouraged to further work, beliefs of MLK at KSU ceremony

Community Fair returns to Manhattan mall Saturday

Manhattan area residents will get a chance to see what local non-profit organizations offer to the community Saturday, Feb. 2. The 2019 Community Fair, hosted by the Manhattan Town Center, will feature organizations representing low income residents, families, military personnel and children. Also present will be healthcare, education and recreation groups. They’ll have booth locations [...]

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By | 2019-01-31T13:53:15-06:00 January 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Community Fair returns to Manhattan mall Saturday

Manhattan approves Conference Center expansion, real estate deal with MAHP

The City of Manhattan could be seeing 36 new affordable senior-living duplexes in the future. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved a real estate deal to sell 19 lots of Lee Mill Village to the Manhattan Area Housing Project. The MAHP would use the land — which the city has struggled to sell — to [...]

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By | 2019-01-30T13:10:40-06:00 January 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan approves Conference Center expansion, real estate deal with MAHP

Police searching for suspect who robbed Manhattan Dairy Queen Wednesday

Riley County Police are actively investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning. RCPD received a call of a robbery at the Dairy Queen on N 3rd Street at approximately 9:50 a.m., according to a release by the department. Officers are still on scene. The suspect is described as being a male of unknown race, [...]

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By | 2019-01-30T10:31:07-06:00 January 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Police searching for suspect who robbed Manhattan Dairy Queen Wednesday