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RCPD corrections officer arrested on multiple charges

A Riley County Police Department Corrections Officer has been arrested after a reported domestic battery. On Monday, around 5 p.m., a 28-year old female reported a known 33-year-old male battered her to the RCPD. Officers arrested Ace Thompson, of Manhattan on Wednesday on the offenses of domestic battery and criminal restraint. Thompson was issued a [...]

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By |2020-10-21T19:33:31-05:00October 21st, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Lack of volunteers could lead to closure of Peach Grove station

A lack of volunteer firefighters for Riley County could lead to the closure of one of the stations. Emergency Management Director and Fire District 1 Chief Pat Collins spoke to the Riley County commission on Monday on the state of the Peach Grove Fire Station. He says two of the three active volunteers from that [...]

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By |2019-10-29T11:56:01-05:00October 29th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Lack of volunteers could lead to closure of Peach Grove station

USD 383 discusses Native American curriculum at board retreat

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board discussed some of the efforts being done on Native American curriculum during their fall retreat. Teaching and Learning Director Dr. Paula Hough, who has recently taken on the task, says she started by seeing what the district has in terms of books on Native Americans. Back in 2017, the [...]

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By |2019-10-24T14:40:21-05:00October 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 discusses Native American curriculum at board retreat

MHS West Campus expansion project still over budget

With some cuts made to the plan for the Manhattan High School West campus construction, the district is still over budget. During the school board meeting Wednesday night, representatives from McCown Gordon and Gould Evans presented the cuts they made to the plan. Project Manager Whitney Lang first went over the things they were able [...]

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By |2019-10-18T00:17:43-05:00October 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on MHS West Campus expansion project still over budget

MFD holds fire safety demonstrations during their open house

To end National Fire Prevention Week, the Manhattan Fire Department held their annual open house. Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Almes says this event gives the public the opportunity to see what they do and provide some fire safety information. “We always look at the fire department as something that the citizens pay for, so we [...]

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By |2019-10-14T09:00:28-05:00October 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on MFD holds fire safety demonstrations during their open house

Riverfront MHK project looks to bring a developed riverfront in Manhattan

Two Manhattan community members are spearheading an effort to build a potential project along the Kansas River Front. Phil Anderson and Rod Harms are raising funds and educating the public for Riverfront MHK. The project would include a developed riverfront district near downtown Manhattan. They hope to raise $175,000 to hire a consultant to begin [...]

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By |2019-10-14T05:42:57-05:00October 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riverfront MHK project looks to bring a developed riverfront in Manhattan

USD 383 school board candidates participate in Sunday forum

Members of the public were able to hear from some of the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board candidates on Sunday. The other two candidates running for school board who were not present are Brandy Santos and Joseph Dasenbrock. Hosted by the League of Women Voters at the Manhattan Public Library, Candidates Kristin Brighton, Darell Edie, [...]

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By |2019-10-07T07:28:37-05:00October 7th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 school board candidates participate in Sunday forum

Riley County commissioners approve sewer district public hearing

Riley County commissioners have approved an upcoming public hearing for a sewer benefit district in Keats. Deputy County Counselor Craig Cox brought a petition from some of the residents of Keats requesting the sewer district. The petition was signed by about 0.54 acreage, which rounded to about 55% of the residents. State statutes say a [...]

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By |2019-10-01T13:37:25-05:00October 1st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners approve sewer district public hearing

Runners took over Bosco Plaza for the 8th annual C. Clyde Run

Runners from all age groups showed their support for Shepherds Crossing on Saturday with the 8th annual C. Clyde Run. Taking place at the K-State Student Union’s Bosco Plaza, hundreds of runners and walkers gathered to show their support.  Coordinator and Assistant to the Dean of the College of Business Melanie Horton says they usually [...]

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By |2019-09-30T09:00:33-05:00September 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Runners took over Bosco Plaza for the 8th annual C. Clyde Run

Fort Riley shows off new night vision goggles for infantry

Soldiers at Fort Riley will now be equipped with the newest night vision technology in the US Army. Officials at the fort held a media conference to see first hand what the new night vision goggles, known as the ENVG-B, are like. Assistant Product Manager for the ENVG-B Major John Nikiforakis says the goggles will [...]

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By |2019-09-26T13:36:33-05:00September 26th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley shows off new night vision goggles for infantry
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