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RCPD searches for suspect in shooting at Flint Hills Place apartments
Riley County police are looking for a man responsible for a shooting Sunday afternoon that left another man hospitalized, though the department doesn’t believe he is a threat to the community. Calls reporting shots fired in the 1400 block of Flint Hills Place, an apartment complex near the intersection...
FROM THE PUBLISHER | March 1, my hero
I’m not saying winter is entirely over. We could still get a giant snowstorm, freezing rain, slush, a week of gray. This is Kansas, after all. But we’ve made it through February, which means we’re through the toughest part of the year, psychologically. March 1, to me, is the unsung hero of the calendar, year after year. You make it to March, you’ve made it.
City looks at changing policy on using industrial revenue bonds for rental housing
Should the city government issue industrial revenue bonds for things like non-low-income rental housing?. That’s the question the Manhattan City Commission will take up at Tuesday’s meeting. The issue follows a January retreat at which commissioners said they wanted to help create more workforce housing. They asked city...
SCHOOL NOTEBOOK | USD 383 has 63 teacher interns this semester
Dustin Duntz, the president of National Education Association for Manhattan-Ogden, gave the school board an update about teacher internships at USD 383 schools this semester. Duntz said many of those interns are from K-State. “Our school district always has a lot of them with the college being here in town,...
Discovery Center Foundation announces year’s Friend of the Flint Hills recipient
The Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation will recognize Dave Kendall as their 2024 Friend of the Flint Hills at their annual spring event on April 12. “It’s an honor to introduce our 2024 Friend of the Flint Hills. Dave Kendall has provided the microphone and lens for years so people can enjoy an audio-visual record of the natural beauty, and attraction of the Flint Hills, its people and industries,” foundation president Jack Lindquist said.
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