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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City extends closure of most facilities to the public through April 19

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(MANHATTAN, KS – April 2, 2020) In alignment with Governor Kelly’s Stay-at-Home-Order to minimize the threat of COVID-19 in our community, most city facilities will remain closed to the public through April 19, 2020.The City will conti...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City shifting to critical operations - closing most city facilities effective 3/19/20

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(Manhattan, KS - March 18, 2020) The City of Manhattan will be closing City Hall and most facilities to the public as of Thursday, March 19, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Closures will be in effect until April 6, 2020.

The City will conti...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Municipal Court procedure updates 3/17/20

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The Manhattan Municipal Court remains open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Most cases set for 3/18/20 to 4/4/20 will be rescheduled. 

We are taking precautions to protect the health of those who visit and work at the Co...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City to Temporarily Cancel Events, Programs, and Close Certain Facilities

(MANHATTAN, KS – March 13, 2020) Based on recommendations from the Riley County Public Health Department (RCHD), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in order to minimize the th...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Small aircraft incident at MHK, no injuries, minor property damage

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At approximately 11:20 AM a Piper Cherokee (PA-28) was attempting to land on runway 3 when it veered left, knocking down a runway sign and coming to rest near a ditch a couple of hundred feet from the runway.

Emergency responders were on the scene shortly ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

How can the city help solve the problem of affordable housing?

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The City of Manhattan’s Community Survey has routinely shown the lack affordable housing as a major issue for residents. In 2019, 50.1% of the survey respondents said that they were dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied, with the availability of af...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Strategic priorities discussed at Commission Retreat

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On Friday, January 31, 2020 the City Commission gathered for a day-long retreat with the City Manager’s Office to identify goals and strategic priorities for the next two years. City Staff presented five strategic priorities to focus on as visio...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Pothole repair update

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This week’s weather roller coaster provides the perfect recipe for making potholes: wide temperature ranges + freeze/thaw/freeze cycles + snow plow blades. Areas where potholes have been bad in the past might get potholes again.

We are currently ...

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ReportIt City of Manhattan News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

MHK Regional Airport has another record year!

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(MANHATTAN, KS - January 14, 2020) Officials at Manhattan Regional Airport have tallied the numbers and the results are clear, more people are flying MHK than ever before.  A record number of enplanements,  the number of people getting o...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

2020 Census

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The decennial census is the once-a-decade population and housing count of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The results of the census determine the number of seats for each state in the U.S. House of Representative...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

One lane of Bluemont Ave near Aggieville will be closed for 12 months

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Starting next week, sections of roadway near the new hotel construction at Bluemont Ave and 12th Street will be closed to maintain safety.Timeline: September 30, 2019 - October 2020Traffic Impacts: The outside, eastbound lane of Bluemont Avenue between N....

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 21, 2019

10 years, 10 chances to win: celebrate jet service at Manhattan Regional Airport

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(MANHATTAN, KS – August 21, 2019) Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of American Airlines regional jet service with a cake cutting ceremony on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the terminal lobby.  ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Response: Best Practices for Riley County Businesses & Employers Open to the Public

Information about how to keep people safe in your business or workplace.

COVID-19 Response: Best Practices for Riley County Businesses & Employers Open to the Public

Outside the store:

  • If there is crowding, limit the number of customers allowed to enter the store. Staff an employee at the front door and, as one (1) customer...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City shifting to critical operations - closing most city facilities effective 3/19/20

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The City of Manhattan will be closing City Hall and most facilities to the public as of Thursday, March 19, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Closures will be in effect until April 6, 2020.

(Manhattan, KS - March 18, 2020) The City of Manhattan will be closing City Hall and most facilities to the public as of Thursday, March 19, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Closures will be in effect until April 6, 2020.

The City will conti...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Municipal Court procedure updates 3/17/20

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Most cases at Manhattan Municipal Court that are currently set for 3/18/20 to 4/4/20 will be rescheduled.

The Manhattan Municipal Court remains open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Most cases set for 3/18/20 to 4/4/20 will be rescheduled.

We are taking precautions to protect the health of those who visit and work at the Courthouse b...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City to Temporarily Cancel Events, Programs, and Close Certain Facilities

In order to minimize the threat of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the Manhattan community, City Administration has made the decision to cancel city-sponsored events and programs until March 30, 2020.

(MANHATTAN, KS – March 13, 2020) Based on recommendations from the Riley County Public Health Department (RCHD), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in order to minimize the th...

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