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  1. 4-9-21 WildcatCreekBridge_PHASE_3_REVISED_4_8_21_FortRileyBlvd_ST1816

    Wildcat Creek Bridge Reconstruction Phase 3 on 4/19/2021

    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) notified the City that traffic control will be switching to Phase 3 on Fort Riley Boulevard (K-18) for the Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement project starting Monday, April 19th. Read on...
  2. Rina Neal photo

    Rina Neal Named Finance Director

    Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr announced that Assistant Director of Finance, Rina Neal, has been appointed to serve as the new Finance Director effective immediately. Read on...
  3. photo of basketball courts at Douglass Activity Center

    Douglass Community Activity Center Opening March 26

    The new, 21,000 square foot facility will be open to the public starting Friday, March 26. Gym activities will include pickleball, pick-up basketball games, and open gym play for basketball, volleyball, and pickleball on a first-come, first-served basis. Read on...
  4. map of Kimball Avenue reconstruction project

    Kimball Avenue Reconstruction, Candlewood Drive to K-113 begins March 22

    A reconstruction project will begin on Kimball Avenue on Monday, March 22. Work will likely take six to eight months to complete, depending on weather conditions. Read on...
  5. Little Apple Loop - CityofMHK Newsletter

    Little Apple Loop connects all neighborhoods in MHK

    The City has partnered with BikeWalkMHK, to create the Little Apple Loop. The Little Apple Loop is a 22.5 mile loop around Manhattan, connecting all neighborhoods via 11 existing trails, bike lanes, bike blvds, local roads, and a few key sidewalks. Read on...
  6. logo for Crossroads MHK, pathways leading over the hills into the rising sun

    CrossroadsMHK: Manhattan's Strategic Planning Resources

    “CrossroadsMHK: Shape what matters. Choose our path.” has been selected as the official name of the City of Manhattan’s 8-month strategic planning effort that began in January 2021. The website is live and meetings will start the week of March 22. Read on...
  7. photo of people playing in City Park waterpark

    Parks and Recreation Staff Plan for the Summer Waterpark Season

    The City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department is planning a modified summer waterpark season with budget restrictions, staffing constraints, and enhanced COVID safety precautions. Read on...
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