The Taste of Downtown had locals sampling all kinds of new dishes at Manhattan eateries Tuesday night. The inaugural event, a fundraiser for the Little Apple Optimist Club, was co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan Inc., and both organizations set out to .
City commissioners on Tuesday unanimously agreed to begin the hiring process for a consultant to develop a guiding plan for the Parks and Recreation Department. Parks Director Eddie Eastes said this plan wouldn’t be a full comprehensive plan for .
A dedication ceremony for the restored Long’s Park will take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded improvements to the park, which reopened for .
Ogden Elementary School was in a lockout for about an hour Tuesday afternoon as Riley County police investigated a sexual assault reported in the town. Officer Matthew Droge said the incident didn’t take place at the school, but police .
Alan LaPolice and Tim Huelskamp were both raised in Catholic families on farms near small Kansas towns. The similarities of their lives’ paths didn’t last past high school. LaPolice, 42, of Clyde, joined the Army immediately following his graduation. Huelskamp, 45, .
State Rep. Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan, announced Tuesday she filed for re-election in the 66th District. Carlin was first elected in 2002. She is the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Committee and a member of House Appropriations, .
Mike Sanchez couldn’t figure out exactly why his team got off to a slow start. But once they got going, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team looked unstoppable in a 9-0 win over Wichita East in a regional opener .
The first time Kellen Myers came to the plate with the potential to win Tuesday’s regional final against Lawrence with one swing, he struck out looking and his frustration was obvious. Two innings later, when the chance came around .
The Manhattan High softball team ended its season in the first round of Class 6A regionals, losing on the road against second-seeded Olathe Northwest, 11-1, on Tuesday afternoon. Manhattan (6-15), which earned the No. 7 seed at regionals, got off to .
The Riley County Police Department has acted prudently in deciding against changing the way it handles alcohol violation citations at taverns. The writing of individual citations will continue to be up to investigating officers, and whether violations will be forwarded .
We suppose the move toward electronic signs in Manhattan is inevitable. After all, businesses and organizations erect signs to convey messages, and digital electronic signs might convey those messages in more modern fashion than traditional signs do. We get that, .
To the Editor: This letter is to honor two totally unrelated but positive examples of community benefit in Manhattan. One is Charlie Sprott and the counseling staff and teachers at Manhattan High School’s east campus. We appreciate their support. .
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