• Imagine a Day Without Water

    Imagine a Day Without Water

    October 21, 2021

    Where does your water come from? BG in Manhattan, Lawrence and Emporia would like to thank our local water departments for the work they do day in and day out to ensure that we all do not have to go...

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  • materials for waterline project

    Kansas Communities Acquire State Funding

    February 10, 2021

    Governor Laura Kelly recently announced the 2021 Kansas CDBG funding.  Thirty two rural Kansas communities will receive a share of $13,864,149 in federal grants to assist with community development...

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  • Maple Leaf Rail Trail Project Location Map

    A Year to Remember - Baldwin City

    January 4, 2021

    Much of what you hear about 2020 is not very positive.  Baldwin City and the Baldwin City Beacon took a moment to look back and call out some positives - which included a few projects that BG...

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  • Rendering of Oliver Brown Elementary

    Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 "Smooth Sailing"

    December 14, 2020

    The Manhattan Mercury has reported "Smooth Sailing" for the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 School District's  five-year, multimillion-dollar bond issue projects that were approved by voters in November 2018...

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  • Community National Bank and Trust Ribbon Cutting and Sculpture Dedication

    Community National Bank and Trust Ribbon Cutting

    October 30, 2020

    The Community National Bank and Trust Branch in Emporia hosted their official ribbon cutting event Thursday. Tours of their new space were available as well as door prizes provided by Sweet Granada...

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  • College Hill Pre-School Groundbreaking

    December 9, 2019

    It was a chilly morning for a groundbreaking but the excitement for this USD 383 Bond Project to be underway lured out City Officials, Project Managers, School Board Members, Teachers, Staff and...

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  • Engineering Academic Success Center

    ACEC Scholarship Opportunites

    October 29, 2019

    Interested in a career in engineering?  The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is looking for scholarship applicants for 7 General Scholarships and 1 Specialty Scholarship. The amounts...

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  • Leonardville Fire Station

    Leonardville Fire Station Ribbon Cutting

    October 25, 2019

    A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Riley County on October 25, 2019 in Leonardville for the newly constructed Fire Station 6. In attendance were local residents as well as representatives from...

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  • Wamego West Water Tower

    Wamego Water Tower Honored

    October 7, 2019

    Nearly 20,000 votes were cast for more than 300 nominated tanks, and the Wamego Water Tower received the most votes to win the Tank of the Year People’s Choice award by Tnemec, the coatings...

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  • College Hill Preschool signage

    College Hill Preschool Project Underway

    September 25, 2019

    Early learning matters. The site of College Hill Preschool has seen some major changes over the last few days as demolition and debris removal has begun.  The project is part of a 2019 Bond...

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