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USD 383 to consider MOU with Common Table for meal site at 901 Poyntz

Manhattan-Ogden school board members will consider having district administrators enter discussions with Common Table that would likely pave the way for community meals to be provided in the Manhattan High East Campus building at 901 Poyntz Ave. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Robinson Education Center. The meeting agenda is available below. [...]

By |2023-01-31T13:28:31-06:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on USD 383 to consider MOU with Common Table for meal site at 901 Poyntz

Busby becomes first candidate to file for USD 383 board race

A retired military officer is the first candidate to announce a run for a seat on the Manhattan-Ogden School Board. Robert Busby filed for the November general election Friday, according to the Riley County Clerk’s Office. Busby, who resides in the Green Valley area, is the current Vice Chair of the Pottawatomie County Planning Commission [...]

By |2023-01-30T14:34:20-06:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Busby becomes first candidate to file for USD 383 board race

K-State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with annual wreath laying

Kansas State University honored the life and legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with their annual candle lighting and wreath laying ceremony on campus Friday. Prior to the laying of the wreaths next to Dr. King’s bust outside of Ahearn Fieldhouse, members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity held their candle lighting ceremony. Before lighting [...]

By |2023-01-27T17:19:36-06:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on K-State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with annual wreath laying

Manhattan man charged for threatening woman with baseball bat

A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say he threatened a woman with a baseball bat. According to the Riley County Police Department, 31-year-old Dakotah Garner was arrested on charges of aggravated assault and criminal threat. Garner and the 34-year-old victim reportedly got into an argument at a home in the 1400 block [...]

By |2023-01-25T10:53:22-06:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Manhattan man charged for threatening woman with baseball bat

Public invited to meet new RCPD Director Thursday

A public reception for the new Riley County Police Department Director will take place Thursday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will include remarks from Director Brian Peete. City Commissioner and current Law Board Chair John Matta as well as fellow commissioner and former Chair Linda Morse [...]

By |2023-01-25T07:26:49-06:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Public invited to meet new RCPD Director Thursday

Manhattan City Commission approves first reading of new “Reddi Rule”

Following Manhattan City Commissioner Usha Reddi’s appointment to the Kansas Senate, the board has been discussing potential changes to one of the city’s ordinances.  At their meeting Tuesday, commissioners were presented with the first reading of a new ordinance that would prohibit city commissioners from holding dual office. As of now, there is no state [...]

By |2023-01-24T22:17:19-06:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Manhattan City Commission approves first reading of new “Reddi Rule”

Online petition seeking return to free parking for Aggieville employees

One week has passed since the City of Manhattan implemented paid parking in Aggieville, but not everyone has been happy about the change. An online petition, started by employees at Aggieville’s Bluestem Bistro, is calling for a return to free parking, citing specific concerns with the City of Manhattan’s charging Aggieville employees a monthly fee [...]

By |2023-01-23T20:44:09-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Online petition seeking return to free parking for Aggieville employees

K-State celebrates Dr. King’s Day of Service

K-State students are very involved with the community, and the Hope Ranch Therapeutic Riding Center in Manhattan had some special guests Saturday. Program Coordinator and Barn Manager Tre Holmes talks about the students. He said Saturday was about honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s. Day of Service but noted that K-State students are often at [...]

By |2023-01-23T10:45:26-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on K-State celebrates Dr. King’s Day of Service

RCPD investigating second jewelry theft reported at Manhattan Town Center

Riley County Police are investigating a Friday jewelry theft at Manhattan Town Center, the second in two days at the shopping center. Monday’s RCPD activity report, noted Kay Jewelers was victimized Friday evening, when an unknown man stole a white and yellow gold necklace, valued at $6,500. The theft was reported one day after JCPenney [...]

By |2023-01-23T10:17:54-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on RCPD investigating second jewelry theft reported at Manhattan Town Center

RCPD investigating robbery of Manhattan Dairy Queen

Riley County Police are investigating a reported robbery that occurred Friday night at Dairy Queen, at 1015 North 3rd Street. According to RCPD Public Information Officer Aaron Wintermote, an armed individual robbed the restaurant around 10:15 p.m. Friday taking all the money from the registers, which totaled just under $600. That individual then fled the [...]

By |2023-01-22T10:19:24-06:00January 22nd, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on RCPD investigating robbery of Manhattan Dairy Queen
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