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Manhattan residents to vote on 0.3 percent sales tax on November ballot

Manhattan residents will vote in November whether to increase sales tax by 0.3 percent. The Manhattan City Commission voted unanimously to send the question to the public at its Tuesday meeting. Such an increase would bring Manhattan’s sales tax rate from 8.95 percent to 9.25 percent, sending the city into the top 10 of 25 [...]

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By |2019-06-05T20:26:18-05:00June 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan residents to vote on 0.3 percent sales tax on November ballot

Suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder for shooting near KSU Foundation building

A 23-year-old suspect has been arrested by Kansas State University Police in connection with the shooting incident near the Kansas State University Foundation building in the beginning of May. According to a release by the university, Erin Trent Boykin of Manhattan is charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and criminal [...]

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By |2019-06-05T14:23:34-05:00June 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder for shooting near KSU Foundation building

Multiple races for municipal, school board positions across Riley, Pottawatomie Counties

The November municipal and boards of education ballots are set as the deadline to file passed at noon, June 3, bringing out multiple last minute filings. For the City of Manhattan, the only incumbent seeking re-election is Commissioner and former Mayor Linda Morse. Current Mayor Mike Dodson and Commissioner Jerred McKee are not seeking re-election. [...]

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By |2019-06-03T18:29:54-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Multiple races for municipal, school board positions across Riley, Pottawatomie Counties

One dead, another injured after roll-over accident Friday near Riley

One man died and a woman was seriously injured as the result of a two-vehicle roll-over accident that trapped occupants in their vehicle near Riley Friday afternoon. According to the KHP, just after 1 p.m. Friday a Ford Focus Northbound on Tuttle Creek Boulevard struck a southbound GMC Yukon when the Focus tried to turn [...]

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By |2019-06-02T17:55:26-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on One dead, another injured after roll-over accident Friday near Riley

Evacuation advisories lifted, Tuttle levels falling for now

After a few dry days and increased outflows from Tuttle Creek Dam’s outlet works, the evacuation advisory for portions of the Northview neighborhood have been lifted. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says inflows into the reservoir are less than the current outflow, still 30,000 cfs at this time. The Corps’ 3-day projections show the [...]

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By |2019-06-02T16:28:06-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Evacuation advisories lifted, Tuttle levels falling for now

Update: Water no longer expected to impact roadways, Tuttle elevation stabilized for the time

Update: After the US Army Corps of Engineers increased outflows from the outlet works on Tuttle Creek Reservoir, projections show the lake elevation has stabilized and is even expected to fall slightly by the end of the weekend. As a result, Riley County Emergency Operations Director Pat Collins says water is no longer expected to [...]

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By |2019-05-31T17:29:02-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Water no longer expected to impact roadways, Tuttle elevation stabilized for the time

Limited sandbags available for those in flood-prone areas

Update 10 a.m.: There are no more sandbags available at the USD383 Warehouse at 1112 Hayes Drive. They are still available at the Riley County Shops on Tuttle Creek Blvd. Original: A limited amount of sandbags are available for residences and businesses located in flood-prone areas. 15 sandbags will be handed out per property, and [...]

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By |2019-05-31T09:31:30-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Limited sandbags available for those in flood-prone areas

Gas service being switched back on for Northview residents

Update: According to a Kansas Gas release, the company began working with emergency management officials to determine where it is safe to switch service back on. Technicians started assessing locations and began restoration operations Friday evening where it is determined safe to do so. They continued work through Saturday. Kansas Gas anticipated the process would [...]

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By |2019-06-01T09:29:13-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Gas service being switched back on for Northview residents

Morse seeking re-election to Manhattan Commission

A current Manhattan City Commissioner and former mayor has officially filed to run for re-election. Linda Morse announced her candidacy for the commission Wednesday. Morse is looking to renew her term as she nears the end of a 4-year term she was elected to in 2015.  Morse has served as Mayor of the City of Manhattan [...]

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By |2019-05-31T09:11:31-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Morse seeking re-election to Manhattan Commission