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Kansas Supreme Court reverses Riley County man’s aggravated criminal sodomy convictions; case remanded to district court

The Kansas Supreme Court has reversed two aggravated criminal sodomy convictions for a Riley County man. Ziad Khalil-Alsalaami was previously convicted of the two counts involving a 13-year-old girl at a house party in 2010. The Supreme Court said in its decision Friday the convictions must be reversed because his trial counsel was ineffective and [...]

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By |2020-09-11T11:55:32-05:00September 11th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Kansas Supreme Court reverses Riley County man’s aggravated criminal sodomy convictions; case remanded to district court

Man wanted for Junction City double murder arrested in Kentucky

RADCLIFF, Ky. — Junction City Police have announced the arrest of a suspect in a May double homicide. According to Captain Trish Giordano (Jord-don-oh), 21-year-old Nathaniel Roderick Holmes, also known by the alias “Nook” was taken into custody Wednesday in Radcliff, Kentucky on a Geary County warrant for two counts of first-degree murder. Radcliff is [...]

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By |2020-09-11T11:33:58-05:00September 11th, 2020|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Man wanted for Junction City double murder arrested in Kentucky

MHS student named semifinalist for National Merit Scholarship

Manhattan High School student Kayla Lei has been named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship program. In a release from USD 383, Manhattan High Principal Michael Dorst said “Kayla’s dedication to school, hard work, activities and the support from her family, teachers and friends, is what makes this recognition possible.” Lei joins about 16,000 [...]

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By |2020-09-11T11:04:41-05:00September 11th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on MHS student named semifinalist for National Merit Scholarship

K-State cancels Spring Break for 2021

There will be no Spring Break for Kansas State University students in 2021. Earlier this week, the Faculty Senate presented an adjusted spring 2021 calendar that sees the semester starting one week later on Jan. 25. Due to the late start and to keep finals and commencement on schedule for mid-May, the decision was made to eliminate [...]

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By |2020-09-11T08:04:56-05:00September 11th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State cancels Spring Break for 2021

Myers: Early enrollment numbers showing 3 to 4 percent decline

Early enrollment numbers from Kansas State University show about 3 to 4 percent decline in head count and student credit hours. Speaking to the Kansas Board of Regents Thursday, K-State President Richard Myers suggested those numbers will likely improve in the coming months. “A lot of that are international students who did not come back to campus or [...]

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By |2020-09-10T14:12:57-05:00September 10th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Myers: Early enrollment numbers showing 3 to 4 percent decline

Riley County adds 15 more COVID-19 cases; 143 additional recoveries

Riley County reported just 15 new positive coronavirus cases and 143 recoveries between Tuesday and Wednesday. The health department says limited testing was performed over the holiday weekend and that test results are now taking an average of 24 to 48 hours. Three patients remain hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi. The total amount of active [...]

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By |2020-09-09T14:38:19-05:00September 9th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County adds 15 more COVID-19 cases; 143 additional recoveries

Update: Suspect in Junction City officer-involved shooting identified, listed in fair condition

Update: 6:45 p.m. Wednesday The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has released more information about an early Wednesday officer-involved shooting in Junction City. Preliminary information indicates that officers from the Junction City Police Department and Geary County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call at 425 West 2nd Street shortly before 3 a.m. A female [...]

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By |2020-09-09T19:06:31-05:00September 9th, 2020|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Update: Suspect in Junction City officer-involved shooting identified, listed in fair condition

USD 383 Superintendent says hybrid contingency plan still best plan for district

The superintendent of USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden Schools says four key areas have been identified among parents as sources of frustration and anxiety following the first full week of classes. Those areas include learning logs, lack of direct instruction during remote days, the process for requesting a change in instructional delivery method and the decision-making criteria [...]

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By |2020-09-09T07:00:43-05:00September 9th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 Superintendent says hybrid contingency plan still best plan for district

Riley County sees decrease in percent positive rate; COVID testing site moved due to weather

Riley County added 121 new coronavirus cases over Labor Day weekend and saw 72 more recoveries. A total of 95 of those cases (79%) are between the ages of 18 and 24. Four positive patients are receiving care at Ascension Via Christi, one of which is currently on a ventilator. Local numbers climbed to 728 [...]

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By |2020-09-08T14:57:47-05:00September 8th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County sees decrease in percent positive rate; COVID testing site moved due to weather

Manhattan CVB reports another rough month for area hotels

Tourism continues to be abysmal with hotels continuing to report very low occupancy rates across the board. Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Karen Hibbard says for the month of August, the second week saw the highest occupancy rates at 61 percent. “That was due to a military event here in town as well [...]

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By |2020-09-08T14:16:27-05:00September 8th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan CVB reports another rough month for area hotels
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