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Update: KHP identifies Manhattan teens killed in early Sunday crash

Updated 12:20 p.m. Sunday Two teenagers were killed early Sunday in a fiery crash along K-18, southwest of Manhattan. Emergency crews called out shortly after 1 a.m. found a single-vehicle on fire under the Scenic Drive overpass.  The Kansas Highway Patrol says an eastbound SUV, carrying five people, left the roadway after the driver lost [...]

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By |2021-12-05T12:34:19-06:00December 5th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Update: KHP identifies Manhattan teens killed in early Sunday crash

Annual Cookie Carousel continues to delight as a Manhattan tradition

Christmas cookies are a holiday tradition for many. For St. Thomas More Church, the 31st annual Cookie Carousel was a return to its more traditional format, or at least a version of it, while adhering to COVID protocols. After adjusting the format last year to a drive thru distribution with free cookies for participants, this [...]

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By |2021-12-04T23:10:45-06:00December 4th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Annual Cookie Carousel continues to delight as a Manhattan tradition

Building official says Taco John’s renovation plans are coming together

Eight months after fire damaged the Manhattan Taco John’s store, a building official with the Manhattan Fire Department says he believes plans are coming together to eventually renovate and reopen the store. “There’s some fire repair that’s going to have to happen and a rebuild of the interior, but I get the feeling we’re really [...]

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By |2021-12-04T14:09:53-06:00December 4th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Building official says Taco John’s renovation plans are coming together

Riley County crews make quick work of kitchen fire just north of MHK city limits

Riley County officials say a kitchen fire caused an estimated $25,000 in damage to a structure just north of the Manhattan city limits. Firefighters from Riley County Fire District No. 1 were dispatched shortly after noon Friday for the structure fire at 2830 Nelson’s Landing. The fire was extinguished within a few minutes and crews [...]

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By |2021-12-03T14:52:58-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County crews make quick work of kitchen fire just north of MHK city limits

Manhattan general contractor license renewals moving completely online

The Manhattan Fire Department’s Risk Reduction office is alerting general contractors who work in the city of some changes to its license renewal process. Building Official Darren Emery says those licenses are generally broken down into one or two year terms. This year all are due for renewal. Emery says there are some changes to [...]

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By |2021-12-03T14:15:02-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan general contractor license renewals moving completely online

Boil advisory issued for some Pottawatomie County residents

A boil water advisory has been issued for a portion of Pottawatomie County Rural Water District No. 1. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment issued the advisory following a water line break Friday morning. As a result, a loss of pressure in the distribution system may result in bacterial contamination. Customers living west of [...]

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By |2021-12-03T11:44:18-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Boil advisory issued for some Pottawatomie County residents

Vehicle chase involving Manhattan man ends in crash near Paxico

A police pursuit involving a Manhattan man with past criminal offenses, resulted in a crash Thursday afternoon in Wabaunsee County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 31-year-old Sangla Stevens was traveling north on Northwest Snokomo Frontage Road, in the Paxico area, in an attempt to elude law enforcement, just after 2 p.m. The vehicle was traveling [...]

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By |2021-12-03T06:51:33-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Vehicle chase involving Manhattan man ends in crash near Paxico

North Carolina State dean named 15th K-State President

Dr. Richard Linton was greeted with fanfare and celebration Thursday as the Kansas Board of Regents named him the 15th Kansas State University President. That’s Cheyrl Harrison-Lee, Chair of the Kansas Board of Regents. The 25-member search committee, chaired by K-State alumnus and retired BNSF Railway Chairman Carl Ice, who also serves on the Board [...]

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By |2021-12-02T11:02:56-06:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on North Carolina State dean named 15th K-State President

Manhattan man jailed for allegedly threatening officer with a gun

A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly threatening a police officer with a gun. According to the Riley County Police Department’s activity report Wednesday, 79-year-old Stanley Hoerman was arrested in connection for aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. Police listed a 40-year-old male officer as the victim, saying Hoerman threatened him with the [...]

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By |2021-12-02T07:40:30-06:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan man jailed for allegedly threatening officer with a gun

Board of Regents to hold Thursday vote on campus to name next K-State President

A new president at Kansas State University is expected to be named Thursday, after the Kansas Board of Regents spent more than 10 hours Wednesday in executive session, which included interviews with candidates. The board adjourned without publicly commenting on a decision. They’ve planned a 10 a.m. meeting Thursday in Forum Hall where an approval [...]

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By |2021-12-01T18:43:40-06:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Board of Regents to hold Thursday vote on campus to name next K-State President
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