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Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership announced

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday the formation of a regional economic development alliance to be called the Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership, according to a press release from the chamber. Funded entirely through private dollars raised in both Manhattan and Pottawatomie County, this partnership is the [...]

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By | 2018-01-16T11:43:19-06:00 January 16th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership announced

Infant murder trial set to begin this week

A trial begins Tuesday at the Riley County Courthouse for a man accused of murdering a child in 2016. It is slated for four days. Riley County Police Department officers responded to a call of an unresponsive infant on the night of May 5th in 2016 in the 500 block of Stone Creek Drive. First [...]

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By | 2018-01-16T08:53:16-06:00 January 16th, 2018|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Infant murder trial set to begin this week

Three injured in Highway 24 wreck Monday evening

Three people were taken to the hospital following an accident on Highway 24 early Monday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a Jeep driven by 24-year-old Mayra Perez of Fort Riley was on Hoffman Lane crossing eastbound lanes of Highway 24, failed to yield to right-of-way and was struck by a van going eastbound [...]

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By | 2018-01-16T06:22:37-06:00 January 16th, 2018|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Three injured in Highway 24 wreck Monday evening

Pitts, Hartnett winners of ‘Spirit of MLK’ awards

Richard Pitts and Barbara Hartnett were recognized Saturday as the recipients of the 2017 Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. They were recognized at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration held at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, according to a press release from event organizers. Hartnett was nominated for her tireless [...]

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By | 2018-01-15T10:49:24-06:00 January 15th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Pitts, Hartnett winners of ‘Spirit of MLK’ awards

Manhattan woman killed after being struck by vehicle

An injury accident involving a pedestrian earlier reported by KMAN resulted in a death. Hanna Galoso-Estrada, 27, of Manhattan, was hit by a van driven by Jennifer Samenus, 47, of Manhattan, on College Avenue near Dickens Avenue on Dec 21. Estrada was transported to Via Christi Hospital for treatment of her injuries, and then was [...]

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By | 2018-01-13T18:32:51-06:00 January 13th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan woman killed after being struck by vehicle

RCPD Report 1/12/18

Officers responded to the report of an injury accident near the intersection of K-18 Hwy. and 56th Ave. in Riley County on January 11, 2017 at approximately 5:00 AM. When officers arrived on scene, they found a red 2006 Ford F15 driven by Kevin Myers, 59, of Junction City had slid off the road due [...]

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By | 2018-01-12T12:05:42-06:00 January 12th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 1/12/18

RCPD Report 1/11/18

Timothy Patrick, 29, of Manhattan was arrested in the 1100 block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan on January 11, 2018 at approximately 2:00 AM. Patrick was arrested on charges of flee and elude and DUI. Patrick was issued a total bond of $6,500.00 causing him to remain confined at the time of this report. Officers [...]

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By | 2018-01-12T12:03:59-06:00 January 12th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 1/11/18

Animal shelter undergoing interior renovations

The T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter is closed while undergoing interior renovations. according to a press release from the City of Manhattan. The animal shelter will still accept animal surrenders and process reclaims during this time, however, adoptions will be on hold until the Shelter re-opens Tuesday. Renovations include new flooring throughout the building, as [...]

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By | 2018-01-12T07:19:11-06:00 January 12th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Animal shelter undergoing interior renovations

Morning snow, ice close schools Thursday

Early morning patches of ice and blowing snow throughout the morning closed several schools Thursday in the KMAN listening area. Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 canceled classes Thursday, along with Junction City, Wamego and Rock Creek school districts. Rile County government offices were also closed Thursday. Sunset Zoo in Manhattan also closed for the day. A full [...]

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By | 2018-01-11T10:45:37-06:00 January 11th, 2018|Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Morning snow, ice close schools Thursday

Fort Riley museums to close temporarily for major renovation

The Fort Riley museum complex, which includes the U.S. Cavalry and 1st Infantry Division museums, will close for a renovation beginning Monday, Jan. 15. During the closure, Fort Riley will establish a temporary museum located at 247 Cameron Ave. That facility is scheduled to open by the end of March. The Fort Riley Museum Gift [...]

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By | 2018-01-10T12:46:46-06:00 January 10th, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley museums to close temporarily for major renovation