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Riley County Health Department receives grant to help prevent opioid abuse

MANHATTAN — Prevention efforts are being stepped up locally to help combat opioid abuse. The Riley County Health Department found out last week it received a $75,000 federal grant through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to partially fund those prevention efforts. Health Department Director Jennifer Green says the money will be used to [...]

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By |2018-12-04T14:50:10-06:00December 4th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Health Department receives grant to help prevent opioid abuse

Affidavit shows infant death a result of head trauma

MANHATTAN — A preliminary autopsy report has determined that an infant child died from abusive head trauma last month. D’Khari Lyons, 23, was arrested Nov. 15 and is charged with murder in the baby’s death. An obituary and GoFundMe page started by the family identifies the infant child as Michael Calvert Jr. According to an [...]

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By |2018-12-03T14:14:16-06:00December 3rd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Affidavit shows infant death a result of head trauma

No injuries after laundry room fire at Manhattan hotel

MANHATTAN — Manhattan Fire Department officials made quick work Saturday morning of a fire at the Hilton Garden Inn hotel at 410 S. 3rd Street. Upon arrival, shortly after 6:30 a.m., crews found fire located in the hotel’s laundry room. It was determined that the building’s sprinkler system contained the fire to a commercial dryer [...]

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By |2018-12-01T11:57:04-06:00December 1st, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on No injuries after laundry room fire at Manhattan hotel

Update: RCPD has suspect in Friday’s injury hit and run

Riley County Police have determined a suspect in Friday’s hit and run accident involving a pedestrian. Police have not named the suspect as the investigation continues. RCPD officers were dispatched to the intersection of Hunting and Denison, on the west edge of the K-State campus Friday evening around 5:15 p.m. When they arrived, they found [...]

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By |2018-12-03T10:54:03-06:00December 1st, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Update: RCPD has suspect in Friday’s injury hit and run

Manhattan levee awarded $18.4 million in federal funds for improvements

MANHATTAN — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has notified the City of Manhattan that $18.4 million is being awarded in fiscal year 2019 to fund improvements to Manhattan’s levee system. The total cost of the project will be approximately $26 million and city officials will have several options to cover the remaining $7.5 million. [...]

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By |2018-11-30T11:28:43-06:00November 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan levee awarded $18.4 million in federal funds for improvements

Sock drive highlights major need in Manhattan area

A sock drive is underway in Manhattan. This is the sixth year for the “Sock It To ‘Em Sock Campaign” which has seen more than 30,000 pairs of socks collected and distributed to different agencies since it began. Organizer Regina Schroeder is a sock ambassador for the Colorado-based 501c3 nonprofit and says it highlights a [...]

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By |2018-11-30T10:24:33-06:00November 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Sock drive highlights major need in Manhattan area

Braxmeyer humbled to represent USD 383 as Master Teacher nominee

MANHATTAN — Earlier this month, USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden named Dedra Braxmeyer as its 2019 Kansas Master Teacher nominee. The Manhattan High School math teacher was recognized at this week’s USD 383 board meeting. Braxmeyer says she was humbled by the honor. Braxmeyer earned a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Secondary Education from Kansas State University [...]

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By |2018-11-29T15:03:13-06:00November 29th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Braxmeyer humbled to represent USD 383 as Master Teacher nominee

RCPD searching for man who failed to appear for trial

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police are searching for a man who failed to appear for a jury trial scheduled to begin Thursday in Riley County District Court. David Gollahon, 57, of Junction City is wanted on a $200,000 warrant. Clerk of the District Court Katherine Oliver tells KMAN Gollahon is charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated [...]

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By |2018-11-29T12:06:45-06:00November 29th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD searching for man who failed to appear for trial

USD 475 alerts residents to possible scam

JUNCTION CITY — USD 475 Geary County and Junction City High School are warning the public of a new scam circulating in the community. According to a release from the school district, several businesses have been contacted and sent invoices for advertisements on school marketing material, by a company unaffiliated with USD 475 or Junction [...]

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By |2018-11-28T14:57:33-06:00November 28th, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on USD 475 alerts residents to possible scam

Two injured in Turnpike collision with Riley County ambulance

LAWRENCE — Two people were injured early Wednesday morning when a Riley County ambulance returning from a medical transport to Kansas City collided with a passenger car on the Kansas Turnpike near Lawrence. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, just before 2 a.m. a passenger car driven by 79-year-old James Beck of Topeka was westbound [...]

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By |2018-11-28T14:46:36-06:00November 28th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Two injured in Turnpike collision with Riley County ambulance