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Reward now offered for information on Wamego teen’s murder

WAMEGO — Nearly a month after a Wamego teen’s body was pulled from the Kansas River, investigators are still trying to determine how and why he died. A cash reward will hopefully aid in their investigation. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating 19-year-old Jacob Bouck’s death as a homicide. Bouck’s body was pulled from [...]

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By |2019-01-18T15:08:14-06:00January 18th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Reward now offered for information on Wamego teen’s murder

Manhattan Street crews bracing for all modes of winter weather this weekend

MANHATTAN — Another round of winter weather is expected to move through the area this weekend and Manhattan street crews are ready to go. The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 a.m. Saturday for the Manhattan area now increased the expected snowfall potential for portions of east-central and [...]

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By |2019-01-18T13:32:18-06:00January 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Street crews bracing for all modes of winter weather this weekend

Riley County nurse sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraud

TOPEKA — A Riley County nurse has been sentenced to almost two years in prison for Medicaid fraud and related charges in three Kansas counties. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Thursday that 57-year-old Kathleen Kleuskens of Ogden entered pleas and was found guilty in October of 10 charges filed by the attorney general’s office. Earlier [...]

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By |2019-01-17T19:06:16-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County nurse sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraud

Dr. King’s legacy to be celebrated in Manhattan

MANHATTAN — A number of events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are planned in Manhattan over the next couple weeks. Events begin this weekend at Peace Memorial Auditorium where a community celebration is planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature two competitions that have taken [...]

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By |2019-01-17T15:23:00-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Dr. King’s legacy to be celebrated in Manhattan

Manhattan-area lawmakers react to Gov. Kelly’s inaugural State of the State

TOPEKA — In her first address to the Kansas Legislature Wednesday evening Governor Laura Kelly outlined her goals for the year ahead, including a pitch to expand Medicaid in Kansas to cover up to 150,000 more people. (Read Gov. Kelly’s full State of the State address here) In her speech, Kelly highlighted a need to [...]

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By |2019-01-17T14:12:56-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan-area lawmakers react to Gov. Kelly’s inaugural State of the State

Manhattan man arrested in Marshall County

MARYSVILLE — Riley County Police spent part of Wednesday searching for a robbery suspect. Police say 37-year-old Russell Allen Jr. of Manhattan was located just before 8 p.m. He’s currently confined in Marshall County Jail for local charges including possession of stolen property and possession of marijuana. Earlier on Wednesday, Riley County Police had issued [...]

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By |2019-01-17T10:30:29-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan man arrested in Marshall County

Attorney recommends incorporation or annexation for Green Valley

WESTMORELAND — An attorney has recommended that residents in the rapidly-growing Green Valley area of southwestern Pottawatomie County might be best served by forming an incorporated community. At Monday’s meeting of the Pottawatomie County Commission, Jim Kaup, with Kaup Law Office of Topeka presented stage four of the Green Valley Governance Plan with recommendations on [...]

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By |2019-01-16T11:05:25-06:00January 16th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Attorney recommends incorporation or annexation for Green Valley

Attorney General receives request for aid in Junction City murder prosecutions

JUNCTION CITY — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office may soon be assisting in the Geary County capital murder prosecution involving two Junction City men charged in the killings of a mother and her unborn child. Schmidt’s public information officer C.J. Grover confirmed to KMAN via email that a formal request was received recently from [...]

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By |2019-01-15T15:36:04-06:00January 15th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Attorney General receives request for aid in Junction City murder prosecutions

Homeless hero who pulled Chiefs player from snow rewarded with thousands in donations

MANHATTAN — A homeless man who had no clue who he was helping when he pulled Kansas City Chiefs guard Jeff Allen’s vehicle from the snow Saturday has gained national attention. Dave Cochran’s story gained traction after Allen reached out on Twitter to find the man who had helped him. For helping Allen make it [...]

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By |2019-01-15T15:08:33-06:00January 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Homeless hero who pulled Chiefs player from snow rewarded with thousands in donations

Myers optimistic as K-State prepares for spring semester, legislative session

MANHATTAN — The spring semester begins next week at Kansas State University with some uncertainty as the federal government shutdown continues. While it isn’t impacting students borrowing federal financial aid, K-State President Richard Myers, a guest on KMAN’s In Focus Monday, said it has the potential to impact research conducted at the university. The ripple effect [...]

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By |2019-01-14T15:12:13-06:00January 14th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Myers optimistic as K-State prepares for spring semester, legislative session