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Junction City woman ordered to repay $3,800 in Medicaid fraud charges

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — The Kansas Attorney General’s Office has ordered a Junction City woman to repay more than $3,800 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after pleading to Medicaid fraud-related charges. A guilty plea was submitted in Pottawatomie County District Court in May by 22-year-old Elizabeth Joyce. She pled to one felony count of making a [...]

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By |2019-07-19T16:25:11-05:00July 19th, 2019|Junction City, Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Junction City woman ordered to repay $3,800 in Medicaid fraud charges

Riley County Fair barbecue and parade canceled

This year’s Riley County Fair will be short a couple of longstanding events. The parade and Blue Valley Pork Producer’s barbecue that normally took place on the first night of the fair will not happen this year, according to Riley County Extension Director Gary Fike, who stopped by KMAN’s In Focus. Fike explains why the [...]

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By |2019-07-19T16:10:51-05:00July 19th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Fair barbecue and parade canceled

Fort Riley says truck hauling military munitions involved in Friday crash on I-70

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Fort Riley officials say a semi-trailer transporting military munitions between U.S. Army arsenals was involved and disabled in the Friday morning crash along I-70 that closed the westbound lanes for several hours. The crash occurred sometime after 6 a.m. near the Grandview Plaza exit after it and another semi crashed into [...]

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By |2019-07-19T16:01:47-05:00July 19th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley says truck hauling military munitions involved in Friday crash on I-70

Katt hired as Wamego High principal

WAMEGO — There will be a new principal walking the halls of Wamego High School this fall. Kale Katt was introduced Monday to the USD 320 Wamego School Board by Superintendent Tim Winter. Applications were accepted through July 3 following the June 19 resignation of former principal Chad Brecheisen. Winter says they made a great [...]

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By |2019-07-19T15:24:02-05:00July 19th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Katt hired as Wamego High principal

Wamego man sentenced to 13 years for murder of teenager

A Pottawatomie County District Judge has ordered 24-year-old Cody Lamia-Beck to serve 13 years in prison for his role in the 2018 murder of a Wamego teenager. Judge Jeff Elder read the sentence in Pottawatomie County District Court Friday morning. According to County Attorney Sherri Schuck, the 156 month sentence is the maximum sentence under [...]

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By |2019-07-19T12:23:43-05:00July 19th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Wamego man sentenced to 13 years for murder of teenager

Flood Warning issued for Big Blue River near Manhattan

As dry conditions continue, conditions at Tuttle Creek Reservoir are improving. As of Thursday afternoon, the lake level was slightly over 1,125 feet, with outflow increasing from 22,000 cubic feet per second up to 25,000 cfs. The three-day forecast shows that level dropping to 1,122.31. As the water level comes down, the Big Blue River [...]

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By |2019-07-18T16:48:53-05:00July 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Flood Warning issued for Big Blue River near Manhattan

USD 383 names new Director of Teaching and Learning

USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden Schools has announced a new Executive Director of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Paula Hough was announced as the new director following approval at Wednesday’s school board meeting. She currently serves as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Holton USD 336, a positon she’s held since last year. She also has past [...]

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By |2019-07-18T14:36:05-05:00July 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 names new Director of Teaching and Learning

Court of Appeals sides with Manhattan soldier sued while on deployment in Africa

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Court of Appeals has reversed a Riley County District Court order denying a soldier’s motion to set aside a default judgment after a creditor sued him for breach of contract. The ruling was listed in the Court of Appeals’ published opinions July 12. Brian McNair of Manhattan defaulted on a [...]

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By |2019-07-18T13:44:56-05:00July 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Court of Appeals sides with Manhattan soldier sued while on deployment in Africa

Friday sentencing coming for Wamego man convicted of murder

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — A 24-year-old Wamego man convicted last month of first-degree murder will learn his fate at a 9 a.m. hearing Friday in Pottawatomie County District Court. Cody Lamia-Beck entered a no contest plea and was subsequently found guilty of intentional second-degree murder of Jacob Bouck. Evidence showed Bouck sustained multiple stab wounds and [...]

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By |2019-07-18T13:25:59-05:00July 18th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Friday sentencing coming for Wamego man convicted of murder

USD 383 and Manhattan-Ogden NEA reach tentative agreement on teacher contracts

A tentative agreement has been reached on teacher contracts for the 2019-2020 school year between the Manhattan-Odgen USD 383 school district and the Manhattan-Odgen NEA. The district said in a Thursday release that the tentative agreement was reached July 11. The Board of Education will vote on ratification following a ratification vote by teachers. The [...]

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By |2019-07-18T08:59:51-05:00July 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 and Manhattan-Ogden NEA reach tentative agreement on teacher contracts