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Wareham Hall, Inc. seeking community input on future programming plans

A nonprofit that purchased the Wareham Opera House has released a new survey, looking for community input on future programming plans for the venue. Wareham Hall Incorporated will oversee operations, and the associated Wareham Hall Renovation Fund took over ownership of the space in October – planning to turn the historical property into a regional [...]

By |2022-11-22T14:48:15-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Wareham Hall, Inc. seeking community input on future programming plans

Riley County proclaims Native American Heritage Month and Small Business Saturday

Riley County Commissioners have proclaimed November 2022 as Native American Heritage Month. Commission Chair Greg McKinley says the State of Kansas is historically home to many native nations including – the Kaw, Osage, and Pawnee. Nathan Dixon accepted the honor on behalf of the Native Americans of Riley County. McKinley noted that Kansas is currently home to [...]

By |2022-11-22T10:34:06-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Riley County proclaims Native American Heritage Month and Small Business Saturday

Ogden residents voice concerns to Law Board over recent crime stint

The Riley County Law Board met in Ogden Monday, with a number of local citizens turning out for the regularly scheduled monthly meeting. At least 50 concerned community members showed up, many of whom did so after receiving an anonymous flier in the mail encouraging people to attend. The Law Board, typically meets at Manhattan [...]

By |2022-11-22T10:21:06-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Ogden residents voice concerns to Law Board over recent crime stint

Lakeside Heights and University Park water and sewer projects circling the drain

The Lakeside Heights Sewer District #3 and the University Park Water District #4 projects continue to face challenges. Between a 43% increase in costs, and enduring six years of little progress with a lack of accurate and complete information, the projects are likely to be abandoned. Another Public Hearing regarding the special tax districts was [...]

By |2022-11-22T09:30:21-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Lakeside Heights and University Park water and sewer projects circling the drain

Pawnee receives $15k grant from Tower Foundation

Pawnee Mental HealthA Manhattan mental healthcare provider is the recipient of a $15,000 grant to help with its transition to a certified community behavioral health clinic or CCBHC. Pawnee Mental Health Services Monday was announced as the recipient for the grant, awarded by the Tower Foundation and publicized by the Kansas Attorney General’s Office. The CCBHC model [...]

By |2022-11-21T16:27:34-06:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Pawnee receives $15k grant from Tower Foundation
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