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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Boat Ramps Open on Big Blue and Kansas Rivers

(Pottawatomie County, and Manhattan, KS – June 12, 2019) The US Army Corps of Engineers has slowly decreased the outflow at Tuttle Creek Dam over the past few days. They anticipate the Tuttle Creek Lake level will continue to fall, and release rates will ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Add your voice to the Resilient Wildcat Creek effort

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(MANHATTAN, KS – June 11, 2019) The next meeting for the Resilient Wildcat Creek's Citizen Advisory Team (CAT) will be on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the City Commission Room at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue.This meeting will focus on reviewing the&nb...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 10, 2019

HIGH WATER ADVISORY LIFTED DUE TO DECREASED RELEASES AT TUTTLE CREEK DAM

(MANHATTAN, KS – June 10, 2019) The High Water Advisory has been lifted for areas downstream of Tuttle Creek Lake along the Big Blue and Kansas Rivers effective immediately.  Releases at Tuttle Creek Dam have been reduced to 12,000 cubic feet per...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Manhattan Developing Bicycle and Pedestrian Systems Plan

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(MANHATTAN, KANSAS – June 10, 2019) The City of Manhattan and the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are developing a new Bicycle & Pedestrian Systems Plan which will provide a 20-year vision to expand and enhance the commu...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Mosquito Safety Tips

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Mosquito Safety Tips

The most effective way to avoid getting sick from viruses spread by mosquitoes when at home and during travel is to prevent mosquito bites.

Mosquito bites can be more than just annoying and itchy. They can spread viruses that make you s...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

HIGHWAY K-13 ACROSS TUTTLE CREEK DAM TO REOPEN

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HIGHWAY K-13 ACROSS TUTTLE CREEK DAM TO REOPEN FOR MOTORIZED TRAFFIC BETWEEN POTTAWATOMIE AND RILEY COUNTIES; PARK ACCESS TO CHANGE AS RESULT

(MANHATTAN, KS – June 7, 2019) Motorists will once again be able to travel between Pottawatomie and Riley Counties...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 2, 2019

EVACUATION ADVISORY ENDS, HIGH WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT

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EVACUATION ADVISORY ENDS, HIGH WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT

(MANHATTAN, KS – June 2, 2019) Residents who were advised to evacuate as a result of the Evacuation Advisory issued last week can return to their homes. Current conditions have allowed the Riley Count...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

TUTTLE CREEK LAKE ELEVATION STABILIZED

TUTTLE CREEK LAKE ELEVATION STABILIZED

(MANHATTAN, KS – May 31, 2019) Outflow at Tuttle Creek Dam increased to 30,000 cubic feet per second at 12 p.m. on Friday, May 31, through the outlet works (the tubes). With the current outflow, lake elevation has sta...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

EVACUATION ADVISORY ISSUED FOR AREAS IN NORTHVIEW

(MANHATTAN, KS – May 29, 2019) An Evacuation Advisory is in effect for areas of the Northview neighborhood in Manhattan including the Dix Edition, Berry Streets, and Countryside Estates Mobile Home Park. Residents may need to evacuate in the nea...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

HIGH WATER ADVISORY FOR TUTTLE CREEK LAKE AREA IN MANHATTAN

(RILEY AND POTTAWATOMIE COUNTIES, KS – 10:30 AM, May 29, 2019) A high water advisory has been issued for Tuttle Creek Lake and the surrounding area in Manhattan, KS. A High Water Advisory notifies residents to prepare for potential high water th...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Commission approves license regs for massage therapy establishments and therapists

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At the April 2, 2019 City Commission legislative meeting, commissioners approved the first reading of an ordinance licensing massage therapy establishments and massage therapists in Manhattan city limits. Kansas is one of two states in the country that do...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

City moving forward with Joint Maintenance Facility

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The City Commission has given approval to move forward with site acquisition and design of a future joint maintenance facility located on vacant land west of the Wastewater Treatment Plant off US Highway 24. The facility would consolidate and house hundre...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

How to Use a Roundabout

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RCPD recently published a Twitter thread with an excellent explanation of the basic rules for navigating a roundabout.

Raise your hand if you think you know how to drive in a roundabout. OK, now raise your hand if you think no one else knows how to drive i...

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