Manhattan Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 31st home

The Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Friday morning in Ogden on its 31st home project, one that boasts the ability to produce as much power as it consumes. Coined Build 31 and located at 201 S. Elm Street across the street from Ogden Elementary, in the spot where a deteriorated structure once stood. [...]

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Coash named CEO of Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan has a new CEO. Hannah Coash has rejoined the Manhattan team after 14 years of experience with the Boys & Girls Club across three clubs. Her career began with the Manhattan chapter in 2008. Coash fills the role previously held by Trent Jones, who left the organization in [...]

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Memorial Day services planned in Manhattan, Fort Riley

Memorial Day services are planned across the area Monday. The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will conduct the annual ceremony at 11:40 a.m. Monday at the Post Cemetery at 193 Huebner Road. The observance honors the men and women who died while serving our country. Outgoing Fort Riley Garrison Commander Colonel Will McKannay will [...]

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Graffiti causes $500 damage at Eisenhower Baseball Complex

Riley County Police are investigating a report of damage at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex. Police say an unknown suspect damaged the maintenance shop door, a score box and a restroom with graffiti sometime this week. It was reported to police on Tuesday. The estimated total loss associated with this case is about $500. Tips can [...]

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Next phase of Linear Trail closure to begin June 1

Ongoing levee construction is prompting Manhattan city officials to close an additional section of Linear Trail beginning June 1. Portions of the trail have been closed through the first phase of the project between South Manhattan Ave. and US-24. Assistant Director of the Manhattan Parks & Recreation Department, Wyatt Thompson explains what the second phase [...]

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Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity to break ground on Ogden house project

Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning as it celebrates its 31st home construction project. Similar to a home project built in 2021, the home once completed will have the ability to produce as much power as it consumes through high-performance design and the use of solar panels. Officials say [...]

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Local school leaders react to Texas school shooting

Governor Laura Kelly has directed flags to be flown at half-staff throughout the state of Kansas until sundown on Friday in honor of the 19 children and two adults killed in the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas Tuesday. Local reaction was gathered from educators throughout Riley and Geary County. USD 475 [...]

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Former Northview paraeducator’s arraignment now set for July

With the prosecution anticipating additional charges will be filed, an arraignment for a former Northview Elementary paraprofessional was scheduled for July. Aaron Zachry on Monday appeared via video in Riley County District Court represented by attorney Cole Hawver, facing nearly three dozen counts including sexual exploitation of a child. Scheduled for arraignment, that’s been postponed [...]

By |2022-05-23T16:00:46-05:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Former Northview paraeducator’s arraignment now set for July

Manhattan teenagers injured in Friday crash near Seth Child, Marlatt

A 14-year-old Manhattan boy was seriously hurt in a vehicle crash Friday night on the city’s northern edge, the second such crash involving a group of teens, in less than a week. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 5:30 p.m., when a sport utility vehicle carrying four teenagers, was struck by a [...]

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Kitchen fire damages Manhattan duplex

A kitchen fire caused $20,000 in structural and content damage to a Manhattan home Thursday afternoon. According to the Manhattan Fire Department, crews were dispatched just after 2 p.m. to 208 Parker Drive, in the Northview area. Crews found a single-story duplex with light smoke coming from the building. Investigators determined the source of the [...]

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