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Pott County Commission discuss 2019 goals, approves Whispering Meadows utility projects

The Pottawatomie County Commission discussed their goals for the year 2019 at their Monday meeting. Commission Chair Travis Altenhofen asked fellow commissioners to lay out their short and long-term priorities. Altenhofen’s included transferring management of the Olsburg fire station — completed in 2018 — over to the city of Olsburg. He wants to get that [...]

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By | 2019-01-29T11:54:49-06:00 January 29th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pott County Commission discuss 2019 goals, approves Whispering Meadows utility projects

Pott County Commission discuss 2019 goals, approves Whispering Meadows utility projects

The Pottawatomie County Commission discussed their goals for the year 2019 at their Monday meeting. Commission Chair Travis Altenhofen asked fellow commissioners to lay out their short and long-term priorities. Altenhofen’s included transferring management of the Olsburg fire station — completed in 2018 — over to the city of Olsburg. He wants to get that [...]

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By | 2019-01-29T11:54:49-06:00 January 29th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pott County Commission discuss 2019 goals, approves Whispering Meadows utility projects

Discovery Center to celebrate Kansas Day, open new exhibits

The Flint Hills Discovery Center will be unveiling a couple new exhibits this weekend as well as celebrating Kansas. The Framed: Step Into Art and Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites exhibits will open on Saturday, Jan. 26 and running through May 12. Framed is an interactive exhibit that allows guests to experience what it [...]

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By | 2019-01-25T10:26:54-06:00 January 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Discovery Center to celebrate Kansas Day, open new exhibits

KSU to hold weekend concert band clinic

It’s going to be a musical weekend around the Kansas State campus. The K-State Concert Band Clinic, now in its 26th year, brings in more than 700 Midwest students to participate in workshops with nationally acclaimed guest clinicians. The clinic starts Friday, Jan. 25, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 27.  The event will include seven large [...]

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By | 2019-01-25T09:54:04-06:00 January 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on KSU to hold weekend concert band clinic

Globetrotter meets, helps residents with ball tricks during visit to Manhattan

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Bramlage Coliseum on February 11th, but one team member stopped by Manhattan early on Thursday. Julian Zeus McClurkin stopped by Champion Teamwear in part to commemorate their uniform deal with the Globetrotters, but also to preview the upcoming match. Tickets went on sale Wednesday — they can be purchased online with the [...]

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By | 2019-01-24T20:02:32-06:00 January 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Globetrotter meets, helps residents with ball tricks during visit to Manhattan

Free tax preparation help available to area residents starting Jan. 30

Area residents who earn $54,000 or less can receive free income tax preparation assistance. Coordinated by the Riley County K-State Research and Extension, the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will open a site at the Manhattan Public Library. They’ll provide services six days a week, starting January 30 and running through February 16. [...]

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By | 2019-01-24T11:16:44-06:00 January 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Free tax preparation help available to area residents starting Jan. 30

Ft Riley Public Health Department first military org. to earn national public health accreditation

After six years of work, Fort Riley’s Public Health Department achieved something Cpt. Joshua Mosier called “historic.” The Public Health Department at Fort Riley is the first military organization to both seek and receive national certification by the Public Health Accreditation Board. A ceremony announcing the news was held in Irwin Army Community Hospital Wednesday — [...]

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By | 2019-01-23T17:37:23-06:00 January 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Ft Riley Public Health Department first military org. to earn national public health accreditation

Globetrotter Zeus to make an appearance Thursday, game tickets go on sale

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Bramlage Coliseum in February, but one team member will be in Manhattan Thursday. Zeus will visit the Champion Teamwear office along with Manhattan Mayor Mike Dodson from 2 to 3 p.m. They’re located on 520 McCall Road. His appearance is a precursor to the Globetrotters game that will take [...]

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By | 2019-01-23T15:28:22-06:00 January 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Globetrotter Zeus to make an appearance Thursday, game tickets go on sale

Manhattan High grad graduates from Air Force basic training

A 2019 Manhattan High graduate graduated from U.S. Air Force basic training. According to Joint Hometown News Service, Airman Brent P. Wade completed an eight-week training program including instruction in military discipline and studies, the Air Force’s core values as well as basic warfare principles and skills. Wade was trained at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, [...]

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By | 2019-01-23T14:25:50-06:00 January 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan High grad graduates from Air Force basic training

RCPD helping file reports for non-injury accidents from Tuesday

Motorists were asked not to report non-injury accidents Tuesday after Riley County Police and Geary County Sheriff’s entered emergency accident reporting phase. The EARP ended at noon today. As a result, RCPD will have additional officers on duty at department headquarters today from noon to 4 p.m. to assist with filing accident reports while the [...]

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By | 2019-01-23T12:46:15-06:00 January 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD helping file reports for non-injury accidents from Tuesday