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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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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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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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 [...]
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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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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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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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 [...]