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State court affirms Riley County Court judgment

The Kansas Court of Appeals has affirmed a Riley County District Court judgment in a nearly six year old murder case. Former Fort Riley soldier Daniel Parker had appealed, claiming his trial attorney’s representation had been deficient because the attorney didn’t fully investigate the victim more and failed to keep Parker adequately informed before trial. [...]

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By | 2017-12-08T13:21:52-06:00 December 8th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on State court affirms Riley County Court judgment

Wamego Police report possible tainted candy found

The Wamego Police Department Tuesday received a report from several citizens of candy that was possibly tainted. The candy is in the shape of a small baby bottle and is labeled “Bibi Frutix” and according to the label was made in Mexico. A photo is on our website at newsradiokman.com. While this is an isolated [...]

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By | 2017-12-06T05:45:25-06:00 December 6th, 2017|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Top Story, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Police report possible tainted candy found

Trial date set in Manhattan hit and run case

An April 23, 2018 trial has been set for a Manhattan man charged with leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident in April. Nicholas Blaha’s arraignment was held Monday in Riley County District court. Blaha is also charged with aggravated battery and was named a suspect in May in the case involving Amber Wilhelm, who [...]

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By | 2017-12-04T14:28:09-06:00 December 4th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Trial date set in Manhattan hit and run case

Wells says family-owned property to begin sewer payments to city

Updated: Thursday, 5:56 p.m. Riley County Commission Chairman Ron Wells said Thursday morning payments have been set up for city sewer service. “I went and met with the city and offered to pay back to April of last year on my use,” he said during commissioner comments at Thursday’s regularly scheduled commission meeting. Wells added [...]

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By | 2017-12-07T16:04:37-06:00 December 3rd, 2017|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Wells says family-owned property to begin sewer payments to city

KDOC public comment sessions set for area cases

Several area cases are up for public comment in lists just released by the Kansas Department of Corrections. Shakeer Davis, 38,who was convicted of murder in the first degree and other charges in 1997, is on the public comment list for March of 2018, prior to an April parole hearing. Davis is one of three [...]

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By | 2017-12-01T12:40:11-06:00 December 1st, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on KDOC public comment sessions set for area cases

Manhattan attorney accused of intimidating witness

A Manhattan defense attorney was arrested Wednesday night for aggravated intimidation of a witness, criminal threat and domestic battery. Troy Von Huser, 53, was taken into custody at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Riley County Police Department and was released on a $5,000 bond. RCPD Public Information Officer Hali Rowland told KMAN Thursday the charges [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T17:20:59-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan attorney accused of intimidating witness

Accident in Pottawatomie County sends semi-driver to hospital

A Kansas City man is being treated at the Onaga Community Hospital following a one vehicle accident in Pottawatomie County Thursday morning.  Willie Edward Bass IV, 30, was taken to the hospital following the accident on eastbound K-16 near Forbes Road. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Bass was driving a semi eastbound at about [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T13:44:06-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Top Story|Comments Off on Accident in Pottawatomie County sends semi-driver to hospital

Fall commencement at K-State scheduled

It’s pomp and circumstance time at Kansas State University with fall commencement ceremonies set for Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9. Commencement speakers include an award-winning National Geographic photographer, the mayor of Salina and the poet laureate of Kansas. More than 1,500 students are candidates for degrees. To be awarded will be more than 1,300 bachelor’s [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T12:12:23-06:00 November 30th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Fall commencement at K-State scheduled

Kansas Transportation Secretary comments on controversial Pottawatomie County intersection

  KMAN’s Cathy Dawes had an opportunity to visit with Kansas Transportation Secretary Richard Carlson, former State Representative and Pottawatomie County Commissioner, about whether the Highway 24/Flush Road intersection needs to be re-evaluated following a serious accident there Monday. A petition called “Make Hway 24/Flush Road Safe” has been circulating since the Monday accident and [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T11:35:07-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News, Pottawatomie County, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on Kansas Transportation Secretary comments on controversial Pottawatomie County intersection

Manhattan sales tax numbers up

Sales tax numbers for Manhattan were up significantly in the most recent numbers released. More than one million dollars was collected in November–$1,087,282, in fact. That compares favorably to last November’s numbers which were $1,033.811. And it’s the most collected in a four year time period for November. That leaves a positive budget impact of [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T07:56:01-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan sales tax numbers up