The Manhattan Public Library announced Monday a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com). The free service provides more than 300,000 eBooks, audiobooks, music albums, movies, television shows and comics. Manhattan Public Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android
Bayer Construction, Manhattan, was the apparent low bidder on a project to improve Excel Road east of Manhattan, as well as the intersection of Excel Road and U.S. Highway 24. Bayer’s bid of $2,627,208 for the project was well below the engineer’s estimate of $3,373,726.
A musician, a playwright and a longtime U.S. military serviceman will be officially inducted into Manhattan High School’s Wall of Fame on Friday. The Manhattan High School Alumni Association will add Jim Kyle, a longtime military service man; Richard Broadhurst, a playwright; and
Riley County register of deeds Debbie Regester has announced that she will run for re-election this year. She has served in the position for almost eight years and will be running for a third term. Regester has worked in the Riley County register of deeds
The Manhattan-Ogden school board has no plans to consider a call to change the Manhattan High School mascot. Marcia Rozell, the board president, said issues get on the agenda when the president chooses to address them or four of the seven board members choose to
In the Harry Potter series, owls deliver important mail to wizards. In the real world, Cherra Bliss saw a Harry Potter banquet flyer meant for everyone at K-State. “Oh my gosh, there’s something on campus that has to do with Harry Potter,” Bliss remembered
Riley County commissioners Monday disagreed over the principle of instituting a tax lid. Commission chairman Ben Wilson declined to sign two letters to the Kansas House Tax Committee because they include a statement of opposition to the use of a tax lid under any circumstances.
Manhattan might be predominantly a Chiefs town, but at least one Manhattan business and its employees were rooting pretty hard for the rival Denver Broncos in Sunday night’s Super Bowl. Owner Dave Dreiling said GTM Sportswear had a contract with Nike to produce 15,000 T-shirts
City administrators are looking for the Manhattan City Commission to indicate a preferred rental housing registration and inspection option. The work session starts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. This is a continuation from the Nov. 10 work session where the commission previously discussed the
The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced the winners of a contest for ideas that support the National Bio- and Agro Defense Facility in Manhattan. The contest, called the Think-and-Do Challenge, was organized by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate. DynaSim Technical Services of
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