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K-State PD collecting toys for tots

Kansas State Police Department officers are once again collecting toys for children in need this holiday season. K-State PD has teamed up with the US Marine Corps and Texas Roadhouse for its second Toys for Tots drive. New and unwrapped toys can be brought to the west lobby of Edwards Hall on the KSU campus [...]

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By | 2018-12-03T12:15:08-06:00 December 3rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on K-State PD collecting toys for tots

Psi Chi selling hot chocolate to benefit CASA

If you’re looking to warm up on the K-State campus today, the Psi Chi fraternity is selling hot chocolate Monday, Dec. 3, and Tuesday, Dec. 4. The sale is a fundraiser benefiting the national CASA for Children organization, which supports abused and neglected children going through the court system. Cups of cocoa will be available [...]

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By | 2018-12-03T11:51:52-06:00 December 3rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Psi Chi selling hot chocolate to benefit CASA

Riley County officials talked dark stores, healthcare funding with state representatives

Riley County government officials met with state legislators representing the area on Thursday to discuss the county’s policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session set to start on January 14. 51st House district Representative Ron Highland (R), 64th House district Representative Susie Swanson (R), 66th House district Representative Sydney Carlin (D) and 67th House district [...]

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By | 2018-11-30T12:55:22-06:00 November 30th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County officials talked dark stores, healthcare funding with state representatives

Holiday concert, Luminary Walk among weekend activities

This weekend in the Manhattan area features a multitude of events in addition to the Festival of Lights Christmas Carnival,  Fill the Ambulance and the 35th annual Fort Riley Tour of Homes. Other festivities include the Holiday Luminary Walk at Sunset Zoo. The event will be both Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2, from [...]

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By | 2018-11-29T21:07:20-06:00 November 29th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Holiday concert, Luminary Walk among weekend activities

Christmas Carnival to have virtual reality sleighs, horse-drawn carriages

The festivities at Blue Earth Plaza continue this weekend after the holiday season in Manhattan was kicked off with the lighting of the Festival of Lights tree. Saturday, December 1, the Festival of Lights 6th Christmas Carnival officially opens. Organized by Whoville, Inc., the festivities include train as well as horse-drawn carriage rides, a virtual [...]

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By | 2018-11-29T10:39:33-06:00 November 29th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Christmas Carnival to have virtual reality sleighs, horse-drawn carriages

Tour of homes at Fort Riley set for Saturday

Those interested in checking out some of Fort Riley’s historical homes are in luck this Saturday. The Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley will be holding their 35th annual tour of homes from noon to 4 p.m. The tour is self-guided. Participants start at the Custer House and can follow the route by following [...]

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By | 2018-11-28T15:40:49-06:00 November 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Tour of homes at Fort Riley set for Saturday

Riley County first responders to “stuff the ambulance” for needy families

Riley County EMS will be out on the town on Saturday looking to “Fill the Ambulance” with food donations to help out those in need. They’ll be at the Dillons supermarket at Westloop Plaza starting at 9 a.m. for the first day of their 4th annual food drive. The event is held in partnership with [...]

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By | 2018-11-28T14:56:11-06:00 November 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County first responders to “stuff the ambulance” for needy families

City eyeing increases for recreation program, cemetery fees

Commissioners were largely favorable of fee increases for Parks and Recreation programs and services provided by city cemeteries during the Manhattan City Commission’s work session Tuesday. City staff said that due to increases in expenses they recommend an increase of $5 per recreation program in 2019. They also recommend an increase in waterpark admission fees [...]

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By | 2018-11-28T14:41:11-06:00 November 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on City eyeing increases for recreation program, cemetery fees

Residents sound off on disc golf expansion at Warner Park

Disc golf enthusiasts and residents near Warner Park came out in force to speak their mind on the Warner Memorial Park Master Plan at Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission work session. Warner Memorial Park is an 89-acre park that was acquired by the city in 1957 through donations by Kern Warner as well as purchases made [...]

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By | 2018-11-28T12:59:16-06:00 November 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Residents sound off on disc golf expansion at Warner Park

Electronic accident report system unveiled at KSU

Employee accidents at K-State will no longer be reported on paper forms. Human Capital Services unveiled a new electronic incident report site on November 19th for employees to report accidents or injuries that occurred while working at the university. K-State hopes the new process will “provide a better user experience for the employee, department and [...]

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By | 2018-11-27T11:26:23-06:00 November 27th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Electronic accident report system unveiled at KSU