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Posted on: March 26, 2015

KDOT Aviation Lead Named City Airport Director

Jesse Romo

Jesse Romo has been named Airport Director for the City of Manhattan effective April 27, 2015. City Manager Ron R. Fehr announced the appointment today.

Romo will be responsible for the daily management and for the safe and efficient operations of Manh...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Take the Irrigation Initiative

Take the Irrigation Initiative

Water demand increases sharply in the summer months, largely due to irrigation. Average daily demand during July and August is 10.75 million gallons per day (MGD), more than double the average winter month demand of 5.13 MGD, based on average daily demand...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2015

Do You Know What's Happening Nextdoor?


Riley County and the City of Manhattan are now home to Nextdoor — a social networking site for your neighborhood.

Why should I use Nextdoor?Think of it as a more secure Facebook with elements of Angie's List and Craigslist. ...Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2014

North Manhattan Avenue Improvements Underway

North Manhattan Avenue improvements

Work will begin Monday, Jan. 5 on the North Manhattan Avenue improvement project that, when complete, will allow for better traffic flow from Kimball Avenue to Research Park Drive.

The first phase of the project will maintain two-way traffic on North M...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2015

Volunteers Needed for City Snow Partners Program


Manhattan residents with a passion for helping others and an ability to help clear snow are needed to volunteer for a new city-sponsored program. City Snow Partners is seeking volunteers to help elderly or disabled individuals clear public sidewalks durin...Read on...

Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: March 17, 2015

Float the Kansas River


Register today for a float tour of the Kansas River in your canoe or kayak! Bring your own or rent one from one of the available providers. Lifejackets are required.

We’ll depart from the boat ramp at Linear Trail Head around 8am and arrive at St. Geor...Read on...

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Posted on: March 12, 2015

Summer Activities Guide


Manhattan Parks and Recreation offers swim lessons, aquatic classes, youth summer theater, adult co-rec kickball and more! Browse our Summer Activities Guide to see what's available.

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Posted on: March 2, 2015

2015 Street Tree Planting Program


We will be planting trees along the street “right-of-way” during April and May! Request a free tree to be planted in the “right-of-way”at your home or business.
First priority given to lots and areas with no trees. Second priority is given in accordance ...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

CiCo Park Construction Project Underway

CiCo Park is a popular year-round destination. In early 2015, a project addressing downstream flooding by constructing two detention basins in the park will be completed. While this construction will create temporary inconvenience for park users, the resu...Read on...