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Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce announces new leadership and programs at 95th Annual Meeting and Banquet

Hundreds of local business and community leaders all got together for the 95th annual Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Friday. The chamber of commerce had a change in leadership from past chamber board chair Wayne Sloan to new chamber board  Larie Schoap. The Clyde Jones Volunteer of the year award was also awarded [...]

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By |2020-02-22T00:50:13-06:00February 22nd, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce announces new leadership and programs at 95th Annual Meeting and Banquet

Small fire contained at Bill Snyder Family Stadium

The Manhattan Fire Department was called out to Bill Snyder Family Stadium Friday evening for a small fire, sometime after 6 p.m. According to the department the fire was located inside a cooler in the stadium and was quickly contained. However, it did cause an estimated $10,000 in damage to food. The cause of the [...]

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Wamego Health Center unveils new 3D mammography equipment

Wamego area breast cancer patients are taking advantage of new 3D mammography technology now available closer to home. A ribbon cutting was held Friday at the Wamego Health Center to unveil the equipment installed recently to provide improved breast cancer detection. Mammography Technologist Teresa Herrington says the health center has already treated over 20 patients [...]

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Wamego woman arrested following burglary of St. George storage unit

ST. GEORGE — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office says one person has been arrested after it launched an investigation into a storage unit burglary in St. George. Sheriff Shane Jager says the itmes taken Wednesday included several tools and items with an approximate value of less than $1,000. A detective later developed arrested 40-year-old Crystal Dawn [...]

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Joint commission meeting focuses on future of RCPD Aggieville substation, communications division

Officials from Riley and Pottawatomie County and the City of Manhattan met Thursday to discuss potentially moving the Riley County Police Department Aggieville substation. The meeting was the monthly joint meeting between the three entities. The move would be in conjunction with Aggieville improvements and would put the substation on the ground floor of a [...]

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By |2020-02-21T14:23:11-06:00February 21st, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Joint commission meeting focuses on future of RCPD Aggieville substation, communications division

Riley County commission considers billing ABA over Fake Patty’s Day emergency services

Riley County might look into billing the Aggieville Business Association for emergency services used on Fake Patty’s Day. EMS Director David Adams asked the Riley County commission if this is something they might consider. He says he has spoken with other departments about the possibility since the ABA has their name attached to the celebration. [...]

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MHS project to include hardened area for storage/storm shelter, driving cost slightly over budget

Manhattan-Ogden school board members gave consensus this week to the latest design updates for planned renovations at Manhattan High’s west campus. Gould Evans and McCown Gordon representatives showed board members their plans which would include an additional storage space that could dual purpose as a storm shelter. Without the space, the project would come in [...]

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Over $5,000 in tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity home build project in Ogden

OGDEN — An investigation is underway into the theft of construction tools Wednesday evening in Ogden. The theft was reported by the Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity on a home build project they’re currently managing. Executive Director Karmen Davenport says the trailer was found abandoned in a mobile home park after it was moved from [...]

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K-State post-graduation report shows record job-placement rates among recent graduates

Kansas State University is reporting record-high job placement rates in one of its most recent graduation classes. According to the university’s post-graduation report, 97 percent of bachelor’s degree graduates in the 2018-2019 class either found jobs or continued their education less than six months after graduating. This is up from 96 percent in the 2017-2018 [...]

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RCPD Report: 2/20/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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