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  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2014

    Marysville votes to save train depot

    Marysville’s old Union Pacific train depot has been a city landmark since it was built in 1929, and it will stay a city landmark for the foreseeable future as long as modernization costs don’t exceed certain limits. On Monday night the Marysville City Council

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2014

    Plan for future land use available to residents

    A draft of future land use in the Manhattan area will be available Wednesday for residents to view. The community workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters, 2000 Denison Ave., will continue the work for Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | September 09, 2014

    Officials to attend flood insurance summit

    With the future of flood insurance still on the minds of Riley County commissioners, Clancy Holeman, county counselor, announced that the commission will host a Flood Insurance Rate Increase Summit at 10 a.m. Sept. 29. The two-hour summit, in the county commission chambers, will feature staff

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2014

    Applications open for Citizens’ Academy

    The City of Manhattan is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 Citizens’ Academy class. Citizens’ Academy is an interactive program designed to introduce citizens to city services, programs and to the people who serve the City of Manhattan. Citizens’ Academy consists of six evening sessions.

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 08, 2014

    Riley spends less than peers

    The Riley County government spends less money — and makes less money — per person than its peers, according to a report. Riley County commission chairman Bob Boyd on Tuesday read a report from the Office of Local Government, a unit of K-State Research and Extension, concerning

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 08, 2014

    Collins: Few residents getting alerts

    Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins asked those in attendance inside the Commission Chambers Monday morning for a show of hands to see who made a point to listen for sirens during tornadic weather. Nearly all the people in attendance raised their hands. He

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 08, 2014

    Commission to get update on sign ordinance revisions

    The Manhattan City Commission will receive an update Tuesday on progress made in the revision of the city’s sign regulations. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. There will be no action taken at the meeting. Senior planner Chad Bunger said

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2014

    University to observe 9/11 with two campus events

    The School of Leadership Studies and HandsOn Kansas State at Kansas State University are sponsoring two Manhattan campus events to remember 9/11 and honor the country’s veterans. The commemoration will include the university’s annual Day of Service on Sept. 13 as well as a new

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 08, 2014

    Gift benefits KSU geography students

    The estate of Steven Kale, Salem, Oregon, has provided a gift of nearly $800,000 to Kansas State University through his will. The funds will support a scholarship and the excellence fund for the geography department in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. The scholarship

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2014

    Israeli delegation to conduct water management seminars

    Two Israeli experts in water technology, strategic planning and desalination will visit Kansas State University Olathe on Wednesday to present two international water management seminars. The delegation includes Michael Zaide, head of the strategic planning section at the Israeli Water and Sewage Authority, and Oved

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