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RCPD pledges to improve officer mental health response training

The Riley County Police Department has signed onto an initiative aiming to improve their response to calls related to mental health crises. The One Mind Campaign is a creation of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. It’s an effort to promote coordination and cooperation between police agencies and local mental health organizations. RCPD Director [...]

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Pottawatomie County Commission approves budget; moves forward on comprehensive bridge replacement plan

The Pottawatomie County Commission has approved its $34.4 million budget for 2020. The budget which lowered the mill levy by more than a mill and a half passed by a 2-1 margin, with Chair Travis Altenhofen voting no after the public hearing. Altenhofen’s hang up was on a so-called slush fund which showed a little [...]

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Manhattan mayor from ’80 to ’81 dies, service planned for September

A former Manhattan mayor and lawyer died Friday, August 9. Ed Horne was a city commissioner from 1978 to 1981 and mayor from ’80 to ’81 and served on multiple community boards including for the Manhattan Public Library and Big Lakes Development Center. Horne was a 1961 pre-law grad from K-State and a ’67 grad [...]

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RCPD Report 8/13/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 600 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan on August 12, 2019, at approximately 9:05 AM. Officers listed Staples as the victim when it was reported an unknown female took money from the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $700.00. Police ask [...]

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From the Principal’s Office: Anthony Middle School 2019-20 preview

As we’re moving on up on the first day of classes, we’re also moving on up to the middle school level as we continue our KMAN News Series “From the Principal’s Office.” For today’s edition, we visited Susan B. Anthony Middle School to look ahead to the new school year. Principal Vickie Cline has been [...]

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From the Principal’s Office: Eisenhower Middle School 2019-20 preview

We continue our KMAN News Series “From the Principal’s Office” today and have graduated to the Middle School level. For this edition, we visited Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School for a preview of the quickly approaching school year. Principal Tracy Newell has been with the USD 383 for 7 years of his 27 year education [...]

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Riley County begins search for new health department director following Green’s resignation

During the Riley County commission meeting last Thursday, Riley County Health Department Director Jennifer put in her resignation as director. The commissioners on Monday discussed who would be on the committee to find Green’s replacement. They were told a member of an outside entity to the county would like to have a say in who [...]

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From the Principal’s Office: Eugene Field Early Learning Center 2019-20 preview

We continue our KMAN News Series “From the Principal’s Office” today highlighting the preschools in Manhattan/Ogden Schools. For this edition, we speak with Teri Bailey-Johnson at Eugene Field Preschool. The first day of school can be a lot to take in for children, especially if they’re heading off to preschool. But a focus on early learning [...]

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From the Principal’s Office: College Hill Preschool 2019-20 preview

We continue our KMAN News Series “From the Principal’s Office” today highlighting the preschools in Manhattan/Ogden Schools. For this edition, we speak with Elisabeth Nelson at College Hill Preschool. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are not the only ones starting school soon. The community’s youngest learners will be starting their first day of preschool [...]

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Manhattan’s furriest residents cool off for annual Pet Poolooza

PetPoolooza kicked off on Sunday for it’s 13th year in Manhattan, and several pet owners and their dog buddies turned out to go for a swim at City Park pool. PetPoolooza is a very well attended event, one of the benefits is getting both owners and their dogs some good quality swim time and exercise. [...]

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