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Man in wheelchair injured after being struck by car

An Olsburg man was injured early this morning after being struck by a car in Manhattan. According to the Riley County Police Department, 67-year-old James Baugh was crossing the street in the 2400 block of Claflin Road shortly after 12:30 a.m. Baugh, who was in a wheelchair, was transported to Ascension Via Christi in critical [...]

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By |2021-07-28T13:07:14-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Man in wheelchair injured after being struck by car

K-State professor with ADHD alleges discrimination in federal lawsuit

An associate professor in Kansas State University’s Department of Electrical Engineering alleges in a federal lawsuit that he was discriminated against due to a disability. Sanjoy Das, of Manhattan, filed the suit Friday in federal court. Das, who lives with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), claims in court documents that he requested reasonable work accommodations [...]

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By |2021-07-27T11:33:09-05:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State professor with ADHD alleges discrimination in federal lawsuit

Junction City man jailed in Riley County, accused of strangling woman

A Junction City man is jailed in Riley County after police say he strangled a woman and damaged property. According to Tuesday’s Riley County Police Department activity report, 28-year-old Brandon Lee Gibson is alleged to have strangled a 28-year-old woman Monday night while she was holding a baby. The report also alleges Gibson damaged a [...]

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By |2021-07-27T10:55:20-05:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Junction City man jailed in Riley County, accused of strangling woman

Pottawatomie County averaging 20 to 30 vaccinations per week, despite over 100 new cases since late June

The vaccination rate for residents in Pottawatomie County remains at a slow pace despite a growing number of new COVID-19 cases over the past few weeks. During her monthly update to the commission Monday, Health Director Leslie Campbell noted the county had 38 active cases, one hospitalization and 34 confirmed deaths as of Friday’s report. [...]

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By |2021-07-26T14:52:29-05:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County averaging 20 to 30 vaccinations per week, despite over 100 new cases since late June

Update: KHP says missed stop sign led to fatal wreck near Randolph

6 a.m. Tuesday update The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the victim in Sunday’s fatal crash on Highway 77 near Randolph. According to the online crash report, 38-year-old Adam Samuelson, of Randolph, died after his car was struck by an eastbound semi truck which ran a stop sign at the intersection of Hwy 77 and [...]

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By |2021-07-27T06:18:46-05:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Update: KHP says missed stop sign led to fatal wreck near Randolph

Pottawatomie County authorities seeking info on stolen camper

Pottawatomie County authorities are seeking information about a recent theft of a camper. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the camper was taken sometime between June 25 and July 20 in the 11000 block of Legion Drive in St. George. The camper is described as a 2010 Salem 27-foot bumper pull camper, two tone white and [...]

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By |2021-07-26T08:10:01-05:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County authorities seeking info on stolen camper

Riley County Fair hosts inaugural Winemaking Workshop

Wine enthusiasts took part in a new event Saturday morning at the Riley County Fair. Officials from Highland Community College in Wamego hosted the inaugural Winemaking Workshop. The college operates the local 456 Wineries. Viticulture and Enology Program Director and 456 Wineries Manager Scott Kohl says he was pleased to talk to a handful of [...]

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By |2021-07-25T17:11:39-05:00July 25th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Fair hosts inaugural Winemaking Workshop

Local lawmakers weigh in on state commission recommendation regarding Native American mascots

More schools across Kansas and the nation are shelving mascots, symbols and nicknames that use Native American imagery. It’s likely the pressure will only continue to mount for schools like Manhattan High School to revisit its own use of “Indians” as its nickname. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced the Cleveland Indians will re-brand in [...]

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By |2021-07-23T14:18:09-05:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Local lawmakers weigh in on state commission recommendation regarding Native American mascots

Maryland convict extradited to Manhattan to face charges from 2017 alleged burglary, kidnapping

A Maryland man once listed on the Riley County Most Wanted list is now in custody for his alleged connection to a December 2017 attempted aggravated robbery case in Manhattan. According to the Riley County Police Department, 60-year-old David Lee Gollahon was extradited from Baltimore, Maryland Thursday and booked on a failure to appear charge. [...]

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By |2021-07-23T13:57:20-05:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Maryland convict extradited to Manhattan to face charges from 2017 alleged burglary, kidnapping

City approves nearly $70,000 in ED funds to support Aggieville, Downtown MHK through end of 2021

The agencies that oversee Aggieville and Downtown Manhattan businesses will receive financial assistance from the city for the remainder of the year due to ongoing transient guest tax (TGT) revenue shortfalls. As part of Tuesday’s consent agenda, city commissioners approved a $39,000 request from Downtown Manhattan and a $30,000 request from the Aggieville Business Association [...]

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By |2021-07-21T15:27:19-05:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City approves nearly $70,000 in ED funds to support Aggieville, Downtown MHK through end of 2021
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