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Hatesohl leads fundraising in Manhattan City Commission race

Campaign finance reports filed Oct. 28 with the Riley County Clerk’s Office show significant fundraising disparities among the eight Manhattan City Commission candidates during the third quarter. The report was issued ahead of the Nov. 5 election. Mark Hatesohl led his opponents in fundraising, ending the period from July 26 through Oct. 24 with $15,214 [...]

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Big Red One soldiers reunite with family members after several months overseas

More than 6,000 1st Infantry Division soldiers at Fort Riley are slowly being reunited with their families following 9-month deployments overseas to missions in Europe and Afghanistan. Big Red One soldiers were greeted with hugs and kisses from family members Wednesday during welcome ceremonies at Fort Riley. Sgt. Kem Nunn of the 1st Armored Brigade [...]

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Update: Arrest made at MHS West apparently unrelated to MHS East threat

Riley County Police say no arrests have been made in relation to the rumored threat of a shooting scheduled to take place at the Manhattan High School – East Campus Thursday. Capt. Josh Kyle says RCPD was first notified that the Safe School Hotline had received an anonymous call from a person reporting a rumor [...]

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Completion of Bluemont Hill Scenic Overlook-project makes sight-seeing more accessible to visitors

The completion of the Bluemont Hill Scenic Overlook-project largely by Manhattan Kiwanis Club members about two to three weeks ago has provided Manhattan with a new handicap-accessible platform at one of the more well-known attractions in the area. The project started about a year ago as part of a celebration of Kiwanis International’s 100-year anniversary. [...]

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RCPD Report 10/30/19

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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Wintry mix still possible Wednesday, though timing uncertain

Winter weather is in the forecast for Wednesday, though a timetable and forecast amounts remain largely uncertain. That uncertainty is due to dry air and warmer temperatures. That being said, the National Weather Service is continuing a Winter Weather Advisory through tonight for the potential of accumulating snow, with amounts up to 3 inches over [...]

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By |2019-10-30T07:26:37-05:00October 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Wintry mix still possible Wednesday, though timing uncertain

Fairy Godmothers help area women pay for school with Hand Up Grant

Members of the Fairy Godmothers organization were on Monday’s In Focus to talk about their relatively new Hand Up Grant, or HUG. This grant, which can amount up to $3,000, is given to women 18-years-old or older living in Manhattan or Riley County wanting to attend Manhattan Area Technical College, Bellus Academy, Manhattan Christian College [...]

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K-State cancer research team receives $2 million federal grant

A group of Kansas State University researchers have received $2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation to conduct fundamental studies on new treatments for glioblastoma and other cancers. It’s part of a collaboration with the University of Texas Medical Branch through NSF’s Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation program. Johnson Cancer Research Center [...]

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Advance voting: how to save time and stress on Election Day

With one week until Election Day and the deadline for requesting mail-in ballots being today at 4:30 p.m., a last-minute brush up on advanced voting may just save you some time and hassle. Advanced voting does, in fact, have a few advantages. “You can go ahead and vote if you’re not going to be around [...]

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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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