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Manhattan road projects expected to spill over into early part of school year

Don’t expect the construction zones across Manhattan to ease up much before the end of the month. On KMAN’s In Focus this week, Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr updated the progress made so far by Public Works crews on a variety of projects. Weather has delayed some of that progress on multiple projects. Fehr says [...]

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By |2019-08-09T13:41:59-05:00August 9th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan road projects expected to spill over into early part of school year

From the Principal’s Office: Manhattan High School 2019-20 preview

Today we visit Manhattan High School as we continue our KMAN news series “From the Principal’s Office.” Manhattan High School students will see a new, but familiar face in the principal’s office for the new school year. MHS Principal Michael Dorst is starting his first year as the school’s principal next week. Dorst had been serving [...]

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By |2019-08-09T10:27:27-05:00August 9th, 2019|KMAN series, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on From the Principal’s Office: Manhattan High School 2019-20 preview

From the Principal’s Office: Woodrow Wilson Elementary 2019-20 preview

Today we visit Woodrow Wilson as we continue our preview of the upcoming school year in Manhattan/Ogden Schools with our KMAN news series “From the Principal’s Office.”   During the summer months, the halls of Woodrow Wilson Elementary in Manhattan have been mostly quiet, with the exception of some kids coming in for summer meals. Principal Deb Nauerth [...]

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By |2019-08-09T08:24:42-05:00August 9th, 2019|KMAN series, Local News|Comments Off on From the Principal’s Office: Woodrow Wilson Elementary 2019-20 preview

Clay County man killed following head-on crash with semi near Riley

RILEY, Kan. — A Clay County man was killed following a crash Thursday evening along Hwy 77 near Riley. The Kansas Highway Patrol and Riley County Police Department in addition to Riley County EMS responded to the collision just after 5:30 p.m. on Hwy 77, also known as Madison Road. KHP says a passenger car, [...]

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By |2019-08-09T06:28:44-05:00August 9th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Clay County man killed following head-on crash with semi near Riley

Clay Center Police investigating after bomb threat at Wendy’s

CLAY CENTER, Kan. — Emergency officials in Clay County investigated a bomb threat Thursday morning at a Wendy’s restaurant in Clay Center. According to Clay Center Police Chief Bill Robinson, authorities were alerted to a possible bomb threat around 6:23 a.m. Police called Kansas Highway Patrol who sent their canine unit to investigate and cleared [...]

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By |2019-08-08T11:23:52-05:00August 8th, 2019|Clay County, Local News|Comments Off on Clay Center Police investigating after bomb threat at Wendy’s

Geary County authorities remove alligator from home amid drug search of Junction City home

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — The Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group got a little more than they bargained for when they served a search warrant Wednesday at Junction City home. Officers were called out to an apartment at 311 West 8th Street Street as part of an investigation into drug distribution and person crimes. In [...]

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By |2019-08-08T11:12:40-05:00August 8th, 2019|Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County authorities remove alligator from home amid drug search of Junction City home

Flint Hills Breadbasket in need of food as school year draws closer

The Flint Hills Breadbasket is in dire need of restocking its shelves. Breadbasket Director Maribeth Kieffer says the need changes at different times of the year which causes inventory to dwindle. “We have just come out of the summer months when children aren’t in school and they’re not getting the hot lunches.  We have been [...]

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By |2019-08-08T11:06:31-05:00August 8th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Flint Hills Breadbasket in need of food as school year draws closer

From the Principal’s Office: Ogden Elementary 2019-20 preview

Today we visit Ogden Elementary as we continue our preview of the upcoming school year in Manhattan/Ogden Schools with our KMAN news series “From the Principal’s Office.” Jim Armendariz has lived and breathed Ogden Elementary for most of his life. In 1964 he roamed the hallways as a young immigrant child from Mexico. His family [...]

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By |2019-08-08T07:56:51-05:00August 8th, 2019|KMAN series, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on From the Principal’s Office: Ogden Elementary 2019-20 preview

Sec. of State Pompeo, Fortune CEO Murray to deliver Landon Lectures

Kansas State University has announced its Landon Lecture Series will kick off next month with two well-known speakers. Current U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to speak Friday, Sept. 6. Fortune CEO Alan Murray will speak Friday, Sept. 27. Both lectures are being held in McCain Auditorium beginning at 10:30 a.m. Pompeo is a [...]

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By |2019-08-07T11:23:44-05:00August 7th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Sec. of State Pompeo, Fortune CEO Murray to deliver Landon Lectures

RCPD arrests Manhattan man missing since late July on active warrants

Weeks after being reported missing, Riley County Police have arrested a 33-year-old Manhattan man who had active warrants. RCPD says around 12:40 p.m. Tuesday officers were tipped that Jessie Sexton was in the area between Deep Creek Road and Pillsbury near the scenic overlook south of Manhattan. He was arrested about a mile away two [...]

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By |2019-08-07T11:08:37-05:00August 7th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD arrests Manhattan man missing since late July on active warrants