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K-State celebrates completion of new multicultural student center

A new campus building will bridge cultures for years to come at Kansas State University. A virtual ribbon cutting was held Friday to officially unveil the completion of the $6.4 million Morris Family Multicultural Student Center. Among the attendees was K-State President Richard Myers. “To all of our students, I would say this space is [...]

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By |2020-11-20T20:30:36-06:00November 20th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State celebrates completion of new multicultural student center

Geary County authorities arrest suspect in alleged rape, shooting

A Milford man is jailed in connection to an alleged rape and aggravated assault in Geary County. According to a release from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, a female victim was receiving treatment at the hospital after reportedly being shot and raped in the 9700 block of Quarry Road early Thursday morning. Junction City Police [...]

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By |2020-11-20T08:11:53-06:00November 20th, 2020|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County authorities arrest suspect in alleged rape, shooting

Three vehicle crash injures one north of Manhattan

One person sustained a minor injury Wednesday following a three vehicle crash north of Manhattan at the intersection of US 24 and Kansas Hwy 13. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 5 p.m. when the driver of a pickup attempted to make a left turn onto Hwy 24 from KS [...]

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By |2020-11-19T06:27:31-06:00November 19th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Three vehicle crash injures one north of Manhattan

USD 383 board expected to examine teaching mode as COVID cases continue to rise

The USD 383 school board meets Wednesday night, faced with more tough decisions as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the community. While not currently on the agenda, it’s highly anticipated the board could consider bringing a motion to transition the district out of hybrid learning to full remote after the Thanksgiving holiday. Superintendent Dr. [...]

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By |2020-11-17T16:33:24-06:00November 17th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 board expected to examine teaching mode as COVID cases continue to rise

George Mason researchers present findings on RCPD’s Laser Point policing program

Researchers at George Mason University’s Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy shared results at Monday’s Law Board meeting of an eight-year evaluation of crime analysis in Riley County. The program is called the RCPD Laser Point Program and focuses in on roughly 10 hot spot street blocks where crime has been known to takes place frequently. [...]

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By |2020-11-17T12:51:34-06:00November 17th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on George Mason researchers present findings on RCPD’s Laser Point policing program

K-State cancels fall commencement activities

Kansas State University has announced it is cancelling fall commencement activities this weekend. Ceremonies in Manhattan and Salina had initially been planned for Friday through Sunday. K-State President Richard Myers said in a statement Tuesday that the decision was made following several days that have seen hundreds of new COVID-19 cases in its communities. Capacity [...]

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By |2020-11-17T09:56:20-06:00November 17th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State cancels fall commencement activities

Pottawatomie County reports first COVID-19 related deaths

Pottawatomie County health officials have confirmed the first COVID-19 related death in the county. According to Health Officer Liz Parthemer, the patient was a 79-year-old woman. No other details were released about her. A second patient, an 87-year-old man also died from COVID complications. Health officials are awaiting confirmation from the state health department on [...]

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By |2020-11-16T17:52:41-06:00November 16th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County reports first COVID-19 related deaths

USD 383 to go full remote Nov. 23 and Nov. 24

Students at all USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden schools will attend classes Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 as full distance learning days. In a letter to staff and families, Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade gave a one-week notice to all to prepare for the transition for the shortened school week ahead of Thanksgiving. Wade says by going this [...]

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By |2020-11-16T13:56:40-06:00November 16th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 to go full remote Nov. 23 and Nov. 24

Riley County has 548 new COVID infections in November (364 were reported all of October)

Health experts are urging continued vigilance as Riley County braces for possibly its highest number of monthly infections to date. In Riley County, November has been off to a rough start. Through the first 13 days of the month, the health department added 548 new cases of COVID-19, including 410 cases just this week. To [...]

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By |2020-11-13T22:49:26-06:00November 13th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County has 548 new COVID infections in November (364 were reported all of October)

Two Manhattan men arrested for alleged intimidation of witness in ongoing court case

Two Manhattan men are jailed for their roles in allegedly intimidating a witness from testifying in an ongoing court case. Riley County Police Thursday arrested 32-year-old Joseph Trevail at the Dillons Westloop on three charges of aggravated intimidation of a witness, criminal threat, stalking and harassment by telephone. Also arrested was 23-year-old James Medlin on [...]

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By |2020-11-13T22:05:09-06:00November 13th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Two Manhattan men arrested for alleged intimidation of witness in ongoing court case
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