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Update: Victims in stable condition after Wednesday crash near Wamego

The victims in Wednesday’s injury crash that shut down a portion of Hwy 24 near Wamego have been identified. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Shane Jager tells KMAN that 79-year-old Joyce Martin, who was driving the vehicle that was struck, is in stable condition at a Topeka hospital after being life-flighted from the scene. A passenger, 70-year-old [...]

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By |2019-10-17T10:35:21-05:00October 16th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Update: Victims in stable condition after Wednesday crash near Wamego

Suspected Collegian newspaper thief caught; charged with theft and burglary

Riley County Police have arrested a 34-year-old Manhattan man accused in the theft of a vehicle last week. Brewster Lee Jones was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Manhattan Town Center on four counts including motor vehicle theft, reported to K-State Police last week. Lt. Brad Millington tells KMAN the charge is related to an [...]

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By |2019-10-16T11:31:53-05:00October 16th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Suspected Collegian newspaper thief caught; charged with theft and burglary

Woodbine woman killed in crash south of Junction City

A Dickinson County woman was killed Tuesday after her pickup collided with a semi on US 77, south of Junction City. The Kansas Highway Patrol says just after 11:30 a.m., the eastbound pickup driven by 22-year-old Savannah Laudemann of Woodbine, was struck on the driver’s side by the southbound semi by while entering the roadway. [...]

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By |2019-10-16T06:21:58-05:00October 16th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Woodbine woman killed in crash south of Junction City

Popular Aggieville bar and grill closes

Yet another Aggieville business has shut its doors. Keltic Star, the British themed pub and grill located in the center of the Aggieville Business District, had it’s final day of business Sunday. Co-owner Shirley McCall says the decision after seven years to close was not one they took lightly. The restaurant employed about 20 people [...]

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By |2019-10-15T19:38:21-05:00October 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Popular Aggieville bar and grill closes

Unattended death investigated near Randolph

RANDOLPH — The Riley County Police Department is investigating after an unattended death was reported in north Riley County late Monday night. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., dispatchers were alerted to the Green Randolph Bridge. RCPD says they discovered a deceased individual but their investigation concluded there was no threat to the public and that the [...]

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By |2019-10-15T12:38:14-05:00October 15th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Unattended death investigated near Randolph

Local 4-H members to host youth-centered community forum on mass shootings

A discussion on mass shootings will take place later this month in Manhattan hosted and facilitated by area 4H youth as a way to engage community members. Those leading the forum are trained, neutral moderators who present the overall problem and then three or four approaches to working through the problem. Riley County 4H student [...]

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By |2019-10-14T15:03:04-05:00October 14th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Local 4-H members to host youth-centered community forum on mass shootings

RCPD holds police interaction course for individuals with autism

The Riley County Police Department hosted a police interaction course as a learning opportunity for autistic adults and teenagers. The event, held at Westview Community Church Saturday morning showcased how those individuals should act in certain police situations, like traffic stops. “I think it’s good for us as individuals to learn that this is how [...]

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By |2019-10-14T07:48:30-05:00October 14th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD holds police interaction course for individuals with autism

USD 383 warns of new scam involving sports sponsorships

USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden Schools is alerting families of a scam circulating the area involving out of state companies calling local businesses seeking sponsorship of Manhattan High School apparel. According to a statement from the district, these businesses include Sportsmedia/Texas and Riddell All American Sports/CA are falsely claiming they are working with Manhattan High School and/or [...]

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By |2019-10-11T16:49:48-05:00October 11th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 warns of new scam involving sports sponsorships

K-State cost of living relatively unchanged from last year

Data collected by Kansas State University’s Economics Club shows the cost of living for an average K-State student has remained nearly unchanged in the past year. The 2019 Student Price Index (SPI), increased by 0.4 percent from 2018, compared to the national Consumer Price Index, which was substantially more than the SPI, at a rate [...]

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By |2019-10-11T16:32:34-05:00October 11th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State cost of living relatively unchanged from last year

Pawnee Mental Health gets behind wheel of new fundraising campaign

Pawnee Mental Health Services officials held the inaugural “Driving the Dream: Responding to Needs” fundraiser Thursday at the Midwest Dream Car Collection. The event featured videos explaining the services offered and testimonials from community members. Pawnee Executive Director Robbin Cole says they have a three year initiative to engage and build relationships with those in [...]

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By |2019-10-11T08:51:57-05:00October 11th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Pawnee Mental Health gets behind wheel of new fundraising campaign