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Posted on: October 9, 2015

Public hearing process opens for disaster grant application

A public review process for an approximately $50 million grant application to address flooding issues along Wildcat Creek begins this week. The draft application will be available for review until Oct. 22, and a public hearing is scheduled for Oct. 15 to ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

Manhattan Fire Department Open House on Oct. 11

Join our family for the annual Manhattan Fire Department Open House. Take a ride on Old Engine 1, meet “Frankie the Firefighter,” tour the station, use a fire hose to put out a fire, and watch some firefighters “in action” as they demonstrate firefighting...Read on...

Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

7th Annual Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition

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We would like to thank everyone that came out and supported our Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Griffith Park! This is a friendly competition for the youth of Manhattan and surrounding areas to show their skills on the field, to receive some pointers o...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Senior 50+ Fall Festival tickets now on sale - limited number


Fall Festival: Of Sound Mind and Dead Body
Friday, October 23 6pm-8pm, Flint Hills Discovery Center

Join us at the Flint Hills Discovery Center for a scary evening of food and fun! We'll begin with a frightfully delicious buffet meal catered by The Fr...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Linear Trail closed between State Street and Anderson Ave. 9/30 to mid-December, 2015,

Beginning Wednesday, September 30, 2015, the Linear Trail will be closed between State Street and Anderson Avenue for construction at the City of Manhattan Water and Sewer Maintenance Facility located at 3131 Anderson Avenue. The closure is expected to la...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Frank Anneberg Park Sports Field and Lighting Improvements

This project converts infields at Twin Oaks Sports Complex and Soccer Field 1 at the Anneberg Soccer Complex to synthetic turf and replaces existing sports field lighting on those fields.

Manhattan City Commissioners approved up to $3.02 million in bon...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Blue Earth Plaza Electrical Upgrades

Electrical upgrades at Blue Earth Plaza are underway Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. Minor disruption in the large grassy area can be expected during this improvement project. The shelter, restrooms and water features will remain open during this timeframe.

Posted on: September 23, 2015

City Park Construction Projects Update

11th & Fremont Intersection
The project includes the addition of traffic signals and turning lanes to better manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic at this intersection.What to expect
-Two-way traffic will be maintained along 11th Street and Fremont S...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2015

Little Apple Glow Paddle 2015

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Register today for a glow paddle of the Kansas River in a canoe or kayak! Bring your own or rent one! Lifejackets required!

Park your vehicle at the Linear Trail Head and a bus will transport you to Fairmont Park at 5pm.

We’ll depart from Fairmont P...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Anneberg Park Playground Improvements Underway


Manhattan Parks and Recreation is replacing playground surfaces in phases. The playgrounds at Sunset Zoo, Long's Park and CiCo Park have been completed. Anneberg Park accessible playground is slated for the replacement Oct. 5 through Dec. 10.

"The new ...Read on...