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Estabrook named Manhattan Housing Authority Executive Director

By |March 1st, 2021|

Manhattan City Commissioner Aaron Estabrook will lead the Manhattan Housing Authority. The agency’s Board of Commissioners announced Estabrook as its new Executive Director Monday, replacing Joann Sutton, who announced her retirement late last year after 33 years. In a news release Monday, MHA Commissioner Kennedy Clark, who chaired the search committee, said Estabrook’s “aptitude for [...]

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Riley County COVID numbers continue sharp decline; mobile testing, vaccines to be offered in Leonardville

By |March 1st, 2021|

Just four new coronavirus cases were identified over the weekend in Riley County. In addition, 57 people were added to the COVID recovery list Monday. Ascension Via Christi continues to care for one positive patient, but no patients are currently in the Intensive Care Unit. Local Health Officer Julie Gibbs told county commissioners Monday there [...]

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Manhattan man charged in October kidnapping, domestic battery scheduled for plea hearing

By |March 1st, 2021|

A Manhattan man facing a host of criminal charges including an alleged October kidnapping and battery against a 25-year-old woman has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. At a Riley County District Court hearing via Zoom Monday, the attorney for 26-year-old Aaron Lewis informed Judge John Bosch that an amendment to that document needed to [...]

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K-State professor says department member’s arrest following Capitol incident hits close to home

By |March 1st, 2021|

K-State communication studies professor Dr. Timothy Shaffer recently spoke to KMAN about the arrest of someone in his department for their involvement in the January 6th U.S. Capitol riot. Topeka resident and K-State PhD candidate William Pope was recently arrested by the FBI and Topeka police on multiple charges related to his participation in the [...]

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