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K-State announces budget cuts

As KMAN has been hearing since last week, budget cuts are being implemented at K-State. The following is a letter from Cindy Bontrager of K-State in K-State Today: Dear K-State community, The 20th day fall enrollment census was recently announced and the fiscal year 2018 main campus tuition revenue projection has been completed. The projected [...]

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By | 2017-10-18T07:56:56-05:00 October 18th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on K-State announces budget cuts

City green lights sale of KSU-IC building

Manhattan City Commission members approved a motion to allow Kansas State University to purchase the Innovation Center from the city. The university has leased the building for the last ten years. The purchase total of $5.645 million will be paid out over 15 years. The money, as Commissioner Wynn Butler explained, will return to the [...]

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By | 2017-10-18T01:31:35-05:00 October 18th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City green lights sale of KSU-IC building

KBI investigating events surrounding the escape of two Marshall County Jail inmates

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is assisting the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office following the Saturday afternoon escape of two inmates from the Marshall County Jail in Marysville, Kan.   On Saturday, Oct. 14 at approximately 4:55 p.m., the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the KBI to investigate the events surrounding the escape of two Marshall [...]

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By | 2017-10-16T05:56:58-05:00 October 16th, 2017|Local News, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on KBI investigating events surrounding the escape of two Marshall County Jail inmates

K-State ready to fund infrastructure improvements on Kimball

Kansas State University officials say they’re ready to commit to funding a portion of the massive infrastructure improvements needed as part of the University’s North Campus Corridor project along Kimball Avenue. Total cost for infrastructure needs currently sits at $40 million dollars. The City/University Fund would pay for $10 million of the project cost, while [...]

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By | 2017-10-12T20:18:53-05:00 October 12th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State ready to fund infrastructure improvements on Kimball

Sewer improvements to close section of Allen/Casement roads

The City of Manhattan says Allen Road and Casement Road will be closed to thru traffic at the Allen Road/ Casement Road intersection beginning this Thursday to facilitate sanitary sewer improvements along Allen Road that extend into the intersection with Casement Road. Access to Knox Lane will only be available from southbound Casement Road and those [...]

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By | 2017-10-10T11:51:48-05:00 October 10th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Sewer improvements to close section of Allen/Casement roads

Junction City man sentenced in kidnapping of murdered woman

A Junction City man who took part in a woman’s kidnapping that led to her murder was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a press release from his office. Christopher Pugh, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping. In his plea, he admitted participating in the kidnapping of [...]

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By | 2017-10-10T11:22:23-05:00 October 10th, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Junction City man sentenced in kidnapping of murdered woman

RCPD Activity Report 10/6/17

Officers filed a report for aggravated unlawful transmission of a visual depiction of a child in Manhattan on October 5, 2017. Officers listed a 10 year old female as the victim when it was reported a 13 year old male sent inappropriate pictures of himself to the victim. Due to the nature of the crime [...]

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By | 2017-10-06T10:53:07-05:00 October 6th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Activity Report 10/6/17

Boil Water Advisory rescinded for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park in Riley County. KDHE officials issued the advisory Wednesday because of positive bacteriological samples from the source water. Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to notify customers quickly after a system failure or [...]

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By | 2017-10-06T14:00:04-05:00 October 4th, 2017|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Boil Water Advisory rescinded for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park

Big Red One to welcome new deputy commanding general

The Big Red One will welcome its newest leader with a Victory with Honors ceremony at 4 p.m. today at the 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters on Fort Riley. Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Smith will serve as the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley deputy commanding general for support. Smith comes to the division from Kuwait [...]

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By | 2017-10-03T10:47:13-05:00 October 3rd, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Big Red One to welcome new deputy commanding general

Geary County man sentenced in kidnapping, death of Junction City woman

A Geary County man was sentenced Monday to 16 years in federal prison for taking part in the kidnapping of a Junction City woman who was killed during the abduction, according to a press release from Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall. Drexel A. Woody, 27, who lived on Fort Riley at the time of the [...]

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By | 2017-10-02T18:07:11-05:00 October 2nd, 2017|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County man sentenced in kidnapping, death of Junction City woman