Peter Van Kuren will resign as the director of Manhattan Regional Airport, effective May 15. City manager Ron Fehr announced the resignation on Friday morning. Van Kuren said his desire to relocate to the east coast to be closer to family is the reason for his
A Manhattan man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stabbing a 27-year-old woman in a domestic incident. Samuel Lee Dartez, 30, of 1508 Jarvis Drive Apt. B is being held in the Riley County Jail for attempted first-degree murder. His bond was set at $500,000. At approximately 11:38 a.
Mike Coleman, who grew up here and graduated from Manhattan High in 1989, is the executive producer of “Foxcatcher.” Coleman came up with the idea for the movie in 2002, when he was “a single guy, just floating around” in New York City. He was not involved
Eileen King, retired Riley County treasurer, has been selected as the new chair of the Riley County Republican Party. King was selected to fill the position previously held by Lee Modesitt at a reorganization meeting Thursday. King, who retired as county treasurer in June after 29
Donations are now being accepted by Toys for Manhattan, which serves as a community program to receive new and experienced toys and gifts for distribution to underprivileged families in the community as Christmas presents. Donations are being accepted at 409 E. Poyntz Ave on Tuesdays and
Light yourself. Light your bicycle. Light a float. This year’s Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade will reward them all. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, at Manhattan Town Center and end in Aggieville’s Triangle Park
The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. The Red Cross will be in Manhattan Nov. 20 from noon-6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church
Some principals and parents in Manhattan-Ogden schools said they’re ready to find solutions to what they believe is a problem with crowding at their schools, and one solution could be a bond issue. The crowding talks came up at a school board meeting Wednesday
Manhattan residents reported feeling an earthquake Wednesday afternoon. The tremor apparently was the result of a significant quake near Haysville, in the south-central part of the state. Government data indicated a 4.8-magnitude quake centered near Haysville at approximately 3:40 p.m. Manhattan residents posted several discussions
A suspect in two Oct. 8 robbery cases is now in the Riley County Police Department’s custody after being arrested in Illinois last month. Kenneth Mallett, 22, 516 Thurston St., was arrested Oct. 10 in Tuscola, Ill., on a Riley County District Court warrant on charges of aggravated
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