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Riley County commission approves $14.9 million CARES Act distribution plan

August 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Riley County commission approves $14.9 million CARES Act distribution plan

Riley County commissioners approved the CARES Act funding distribution plan during their meeting Thursday. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison presented the allocation recommendations made by the consulting firm Witt O’ Brien. One of the biggest portions of the $14.9 million is going back to the county services for an allocation of $4,573,990.  The requests [...]

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E-scooter pilot program set to launch in Manhattan, K-State

August 13th, 2020|Comments Off on E-scooter pilot program set to launch in Manhattan, K-State

E-scooters officially launch this weekend in Manhattan. Kansas State University and the city have partnered with e-scooter company LINK to pilot the micro-mobility program this fall. Initially the plan had been to launch the e-scooters in April, but plans were shifted by the coronavirus pandemic. “Many students, faculty and staff  have been asking for an [...]

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Sunset Zoo announces birth of gibbons, flamingo

August 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Sunset Zoo announces birth of gibbons, flamingo

Sunset Zoo is celebrating the recent births of a white-handed gibbon and a Caribbean flamingo. The zoo announced the births in a release Thursday. The gibbon, named Neta, was born at the end of April and is doing well. The sex of baby Neta won’t be determined until a full physical occurs, which typically happens [...]

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