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RCPD makes weekend arrests for drug, burglary charges

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police have arrested a Manhattan man on numerous drug possession and distribution charges. Andre Murphy, 39, was arrested Sunday morning in the 600 block of Highland Ridge Drive. Police have charged Murphy with one count of distributing marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture, plant or cultivate a controlled substance and criminal [...]

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By |2019-02-18T12:11:09-06:00February 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD makes weekend arrests for drug, burglary charges

More snow on the way; Manhattan now over 20 inches total this winter

MANHATTAN — Mother Nature is not done blasting our area with winter weather. Days after a system dumped between 2.5 to 3.5 inches of snow in Riley County and up to 5 inches near St. George in Pottawatomie County, equal of higher amounts are possible with the next system set to arrive in our area Tuesday. The [...]

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By |2019-02-18T11:38:47-06:00February 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on More snow on the way; Manhattan now over 20 inches total this winter

New RCPD Director putting emphasis on listening to community

MANHATTAN — New Riley County Police Department Director Dennis Butler has been busy in his first two months getting familiarized with people in the community. The new director replaced Brad Schoen, who retired in December. Butler draws on close to 40 years of law enforcement experience including time in Alexandria, Virginia and Ottawa, Kansas. Speaking on KMAN’s [...]

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By |2019-02-18T10:34:20-06:00February 18th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on New RCPD Director putting emphasis on listening to community

Three injured in Junction City train-vehicle crash

JUNCTION CITY — Three people were hospitalized Friday evening after a train-vehicle collision in Junction City. The Kansas Highway Patrol says just after 5:30 p.m., a sport utility vehicle carrying  three men was eastbound on Ash Street. Tire tracks showed the vehicle went left of center and was struck by the oncoming Union Pacific train. [...]

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By |2019-02-15T21:45:09-06:00February 15th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Three injured in Junction City train-vehicle crash

All modes of winter weather possible through Saturday

MANHATTAN — Snow chances will continue to linger in the Manhattan area through the weekend according to the National Weather Service. Many areas in northeast Kansas saw anywhere from 3 to 5 inches or more of snow Friday. All modes of winter weather will be possible Saturday with snow, sleet and freezing rain expected in [...]

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By |2019-02-15T16:24:41-06:00February 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on All modes of winter weather possible through Saturday

Ogden man arrested on child sex charges

MANHATTAN — An Ogden man is facing charges of child sexual abuse. Riley County Police arrested 32-year-old Michael Sears shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday on a warrant that includes six total charges. Sears is charged with four separate counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The report alleges Sears fondled a child victim under [...]

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By |2019-02-15T10:36:47-06:00February 15th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Ogden man arrested on child sex charges

Less flu cases reported in Riley County; Health Department says flu season not over yet

MANHATTAN — Local instances of the flu have decreased in Riley County but cases of flu illness have reached the peak of the season. Those are the latest trends seen by the Riley County Health Department. Administrative Director and local health officer Jennifer Green tells News Radio KMAN what age groups have been hardest hit. [...]

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By |2019-02-14T15:29:06-06:00February 14th, 2019|flu, flu shots, illnesses, influenza, kansas news, Local News, Manhattan Kansas, Riley County, Riley County Health Department, USD 383, vaccines|Comments Off on Less flu cases reported in Riley County; Health Department says flu season not over yet

More snow possible Friday, Saturday

TOPEKA — Another round of winter precipitation is on its way this weekend. The National Weather Service says a Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect at 6 a.m. Friday and continue through 6 p.m. Friday for the entire region. Snow will develop Friday morning and will likely be at its heaviest during the mid-morning [...]

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By |2019-02-14T11:54:57-06:00February 14th, 2019|forecast, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan Kansas, National Weather Service, snow, weather, Winter|Comments Off on More snow possible Friday, Saturday

USD 320 to consider employee pay policy for excessive snow days

WAMEGO — For the better part of the new year, area schools have dealt with closings and delays due to winter weather. So far this semester, USD 320 Wamego has plowed through close to a school week’s worth of snow days already. It’s caused a financial burden on some teachers and staff, since they aren’t paid for [...]

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By |2019-02-14T11:36:07-06:00February 14th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on USD 320 to consider employee pay policy for excessive snow days

Hibbard to lead Manhattan Chamber on interim basis

MANHATTAN — With the upcoming retirement of its current president later this month and a new president taking the helm in March, the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that Karen Hibbard will lead the chamber on an interim basis. Hibbard, who is Executive Director for the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau received the [...]

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By |2019-02-13T10:54:27-06:00February 13th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Hibbard to lead Manhattan Chamber on interim basis