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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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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

What moves you?

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Is it gasoline or your own heart and muscles? For most of us it’s the first choice, of course. Because how could we choose otherwise? Lots of us live miles away from important destinations like friends, work, play, and family. And we think almos...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Welcome Back K-State Students!

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K-State’s residence halls open for early arrival on Sunday, August 18. Official move in day is Saturday, August 24. Be aware of increased traffic around town during this time, especially along Manhattan, Denison, and Anderson Avenues. Traffic wi...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

0.3% Sales Tax Initiative

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Manhattan voters will be asked whether or not to permanently raise the sales tax rate by 0.3% on the November 5, 2019 election ballot. The increase would bring Manhattan's sales tax rate to 9.25% and generate an estimated $3 million in additional revenue ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

School traffic re-routing for road work

map of traffic re-routing for Susan B Anthony Middle School

Wednesday, August 14th is the first day of classes for USD383. Some road projects originally scheduled for completion before the start of school have been delayed due to unusually wet weather, and the continued road work will have an impact on school traf...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Improvements to aTa Bus routes coming July 29th and fare FREE July 29th-August 10th

photo of the new aTa Bus route map

The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (aTa Bus) has made improvements to the fixed routes in Manhattan and Ogden. Starting July 29, 2019, changes to the route system will include:

  • Addition of stops to allow for better to & from access to major des...
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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Furniture Amnesty Day Pick-Ups

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Furniture Amnesty Day is gearing up! Drivers are picking up furniture all over town - and will continue until 3:00 or 4:00 this evening. We have more than 150 scheduled stops today! Please make sure your donation is at the curb and we'll get there as soon...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Big Blue River Flood Warning Issued July 18, 2019

(MANHATTAN, KANSAS – July 18, 2019) The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Big Blue River near Manhattan effective until further notice. Minor flooding is expected along the river but no evacuation advisories have been issued and ...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Flag Design Contest Winner

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(MANHATTAN, KS – July 16, 2019) Congratulations to Kim Medvid whose design “Little Apple on the Prairie” was selected as the City of Manhattan flag contest design winner. A total of 3,021 ballots for the new flag were cast th...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER REOPENS TO MONITOR TUTTLE CREEK LAKE AND KANSAS RIVER

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(RILEY COUNTY AND POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, KS – June 27, 2019) The Emergency Operations Center in Manhattan has been reopened to monitor rising water levels on Tuttle Creek Lake and the Kansas River. Officials from Riley County and Pottawatomie County are wat...

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City of Manhattan News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Phone Line Update 6/20/2019

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AT&T customers are still unable to connect to some City Departments and Facilities at this time including Code Services, Flint Hills Discovery Center, Parks and Recreation, and Sunset Zoo. We continue to work with AT&T to resolve the issue. Until ...

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City of Manhattan News
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 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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