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Geary County Sheriff K-9 euthanized after vicious attack on deputy

Geary County Sheriff Daniel Jackson says his office had to make a heartbreaking decision this week to euthanize the department’s K-9 companion Krew, after a vicious attack on his handler. Jackson, in a news release Thursday said Deputy Robison, the dog’s handler was preparing to respond to an officer reporting a vehicle failing to stop. [...]

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By |2020-07-09T15:10:25-05:00July 9th, 2020|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County Sheriff K-9 euthanized after vicious attack on deputy

Senate candidate Hamilton hoping to appeal to Republican voters as an ‘outsider’

A crowded field of hopefuls for the Republican U.S. Senate seat are making their rounds across Kansas ahead of the Aug. 4 primary. Republican businessman Bob Hamilton, long time owner of a successful plumbing business in the Kansas City area, was in Manhattan Wednesday and spoke with News Radio KMAN. Billing himself as an outsider, the [...]

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By |2020-07-09T15:11:39-05:00July 9th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Senate candidate Hamilton hoping to appeal to Republican voters as an ‘outsider’

Ascension Via Christi announces updated visitor guidelines, research project

Ascension Via Christi has made additional changes to its visitation policy. During Wednesday’s COVID-19 public update, hospital president Bob Copple said the hospital has moved back to more restrictive visitor guidelines, including one person for beginning or end of life matters. “This is really in a response to not only seeing positives in the community [...]

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By |2020-07-09T07:17:59-05:00July 9th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Ascension Via Christi announces updated visitor guidelines, research project

Riley County Extension announces 4-H portion of fair will be come-and-go; exhibits will be closed to the public

With two weeks to go until the official start date of the Riley County Fair, yet another adjustment is being made due to COVID-19 restrictions. Earlier this year, the Kaw Valley Rodeo and carnival along with several vendors pulled out of this year’s fair. Riley County K-State Extension Director Gary Fike on Wednesday also announced [...]

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By |2020-07-08T15:09:54-05:00July 8th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Extension announces 4-H portion of fair will be come-and-go; exhibits will be closed to the public

Riley man arrested for failing to comply with Kansas Offender Registration Act

A Riley man was arrested Tuesday on three aggravated charges of violating the offender registration act. RCPD arrested 46-year-old Frank Gibson after a warrant was issued last week. Online court records show Gibson failed to comply with provisions of the Kansas Offender Registration Act from October 2018 through March 2020, three consecutive six-month periods. KBI’s [...]

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By |2020-07-08T11:14:27-05:00July 8th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley man arrested for failing to comply with Kansas Offender Registration Act

K-State: Current plans for fall semester wouldn’t impact international students amid newly announced ICE guidance for universities

Kansas State University says it’s evaluating new guidance announced Monday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which announced Monday modifications to temporary exemptions for some non-immigrant students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security plans to publish the procedures and responsibilities in the Federal Register [...]

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By |2020-07-07T14:32:38-05:00July 7th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State: Current plans for fall semester wouldn’t impact international students amid newly announced ICE guidance for universities

Bob’s Diner owner pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

A Manhattan restaurant owner bound over last month on 26 charges of sexual abuse against three minors maintains he’s innocent. Bob’s Diner owner Robert Iacobellis entered the not guilty plea during an arraignment hearing Monday in Riley County District Court. Judge Kendra Lewison has set an Aug. 17 status hearing. According to Riley County Attorney [...]

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By |2020-07-07T11:17:53-05:00July 7th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Bob’s Diner owner pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

Kansas Supreme Court reaffirms murder conviction for Riley County man who suffocated baby

The Kansas Supreme Court reaffirmed last week the child abuse and first-degree murder convictions of a 29-year-old Riley County man. During a 2018 trial, Andrew Gibson was found guilty of both counts in relation to the death of 3-month-old Serenity Reich. The infant was the daughter of Gibson’s ex-girlfriend. Detectives revealed during trial that Gibson [...]

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By |2020-07-06T14:44:12-05:00July 6th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Kansas Supreme Court reaffirms murder conviction for Riley County man who suffocated baby

Riley County opts out of governor’s mask mandate

Riley County commissioners Monday voted to opt out of the governor’s mask mandate during an impromptu discussion. Initially, the commission had planned to wait until Thursday to gauge the City of Manhattan’s decision on a citywide mask mandate as well as the next local health order to be issued from the health department. It was [...]

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By |2020-07-06T14:01:11-05:00July 6th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County opts out of governor’s mask mandate

K-State to announce additional round of furloughs Friday as part of virtual town hall

Kansas State University is planning to announce additional administrative furloughs later this week. An 8 a.m. virtual town hall is scheduled for Friday. K-State President Richard Myers and Vice President for Human Capital Services Jay Stephens will be available. It will be available via YouTube Live. Access will require a K-State eID to view the [...]

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By |2020-07-06T10:55:51-05:00July 6th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State to announce additional round of furloughs Friday as part of virtual town hall