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Semi avoids school bus, overturns Monday afternoon

Officers responded to the report of an injury crash near the intersection of Tuttle Creek Blvd and Walters in Manhattan Monday afternoon at 3 p.m., according to the Riley County Police Department. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2015 school bus driven by 36-year-old Laura Kumle of Manhattan was westbound on Walters Drive. KHP says [...]

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By | 2018-04-17T12:45:25-05:00 April 17th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Semi avoids school bus, overturns Monday afternoon

USD 383 to start phone, online surveys this weekend

Beginning this weekend, phones will be ringing across the Manhattan-Ogden School District, as a comprehensive survey of patron opinion will begin. According to a press release from the district Friday, USD 383 officials said the survey of 400 households will provide insight into what residents think about the district’s strengths, challenges, and priorities. The survey, [...]

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By | 2018-04-13T11:50:33-05:00 April 13th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 to start phone, online surveys this weekend

Ogden Elementary principal selected to Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame

The principal of Ogden Elementary School has been inducted in the the Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame, according to a press release from USD 383 Wednesday. Jim Armendariz  will receive the honor in Dodge City on June 2. He is the 15th teacher from the district to be inducted. Armendariz received his degree in elementary [...]

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By | 2018-04-11T14:41:08-05:00 April 11th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Ogden Elementary principal selected to Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame

American Airlines reinstates larger aircraft at MHK, adds new seasonal flight

American Airlines has reinstated larger regional jets to Dallas-Fort Worth after a seasonal break as a part of Manhattan’s commercial airline service to DFW and Chicago O’Hare airports. According to a press release from Manhattan Regional Airport, the Bombardier CRJ-700 offers first-class seating and additional overhead bin storage while carrying a greater number of total [...]

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By | 2018-04-10T11:56:10-05:00 April 10th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on American Airlines reinstates larger aircraft at MHK, adds new seasonal flight

Manhattan man struck by two vehicles in Topeka Wednesday night

An unidentified 33-year-old Manhattan man was seriously injured in Topeka Wednesday night when he was struck by two different vehicles while attempting to cross Topeka Boulevard. The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office reports the man was knocked to the ground when he was hit by the mirror of a U-Haul box truck and was then run [...]

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By | 2018-04-05T13:15:39-05:00 April 5th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan man struck by two vehicles in Topeka Wednesday night

Fort Riley celebrates Month of the Military Child

April is Month of the Military Child and Fort Riley kicked off the month-long celebration with a parade March 30 and a proclamation signing April 3. Many family-friendly events are planned throughout the month at Fort Riley, including: April 6, Midnight Sports from 8 to 10:30 p.m.; call 785-239-9222 April 7, Family Movie at Barlow [...]

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By | 2018-04-05T12:14:43-05:00 April 5th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley celebrates Month of the Military Child

USD 475 picks Hutton Construction for new high school

The USD 475 Board of Education approved the selection of Hutton Construction as its Construction Manager At Risk for construction of the new Junction City High School Monday, as well as performance against the District Master Plan for facilities and maintenance repairs and construction through 2023. According to a press release from the school district [...]

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By | 2018-04-04T13:18:40-05:00 April 4th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on USD 475 picks Hutton Construction for new high school

Aguirre sentenced to life in prison for murder of son, girlfriend

And Ogden man was sentenced to life in prison with a 25-year minimum for first-degree murder Monday. The Manhattan Mercury reported Monday 30-year-old Luis Aguirre was sentenced inside the Riley County District Courthouse for the murder of his son and additional 61 months for the voluntary manslaughter of his ex-girlfriend. The two died on Sept. [...]

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By | 2018-04-03T11:06:03-05:00 April 3rd, 2018|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Aguirre sentenced to life in prison for murder of son, girlfriend

Colorado man pleads guilty to robbing Manhattan bank

A Colorado man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a bank in Manhattan, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. Kenneth Wayne Fisher, Jr., 42, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. Fisher admitted that on Aug. 26, 2015, he robbed Sunflower State Bank at 2710 Anderson [...]

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By | 2018-04-03T10:50:11-05:00 April 3rd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Colorado man pleads guilty to robbing Manhattan bank

Irwin Army to hold Retiree Health Fair

Irwin Army Community Hospital at Fort Riley invites military retirees and their family members to a Retiree Health Fair April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Retirees will be able to get health screenings and needed vaccinations. Team members from specialty care clinics and ancillary services will also be on hand to talk with retirees [...]

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By | 2018-04-02T13:44:51-05:00 April 2nd, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Irwin Army to hold Retiree Health Fair