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Manhattan man convicted by jury on all counts in child sex abuse case

Jurors have found a Manhattan man guilty of all 17 charges against him in a child sex abuse case. On Thursday, a Riley County jury delivered the verdict against 67-year-old Alan Ingwersen, convicting on five counts of rape, four counts of sodomy and eight counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. According to the [...]

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By |2021-10-08T05:43:33-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan man convicted by jury on all counts in child sex abuse case

Pet turtle dies as result of accidental house fire

Firefighters made quick work of a house fire Thursday morning in west Manhattan. Crews from the Manhattan Fire Department were dispatched to 3208 Highland Circle shortly before 11 a.m. for a report of smoke. When crews arrived they found fire in the basement of a single-story home. The home was not occupied at the time [...]

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By |2021-10-07T14:53:34-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Pet turtle dies as result of accidental house fire

Open houses for MFD, area schools, highlight busy weekend ahead in Manhattan area

With no K-State football this weekend, there are still plenty of events to keep people busy in the Little Apple and surrounding communities. The 47th annual Pumpkin Patch Arts & Crafts Fair opens 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at CiCo Park. Saturday is loaded with community events [...]

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By |2021-10-07T14:40:51-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Open houses for MFD, area schools, highlight busy weekend ahead in Manhattan area

Two injured in foggy Thursday morning crash north of Manhattan

Fog is blamed for an early morning crash that injured two people in north Riley County Thursday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says two pickups collided at the intersection of Sherman Road and US Hwy 77 shortly after 7 a.m. A westbound truck driven by 63-year-old Patrick Johnson of Manhattan failed to stop at a stop [...]

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By |2021-10-07T11:28:05-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Two injured in foggy Thursday morning crash north of Manhattan

Manhattan couple injured in I-70 rollover crash

A pair from Manhattan were transported to Ascension Via Christi Hospital Wednesday morning following an injury crash on Interstate 70. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the couple were eastbound near mile marker 322, along the Riley/Wabaunsee county line, when the trailer they were pulling started to sway. The trailer laid over on its side and [...]

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By |2021-10-07T06:25:07-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Manhattan couple injured in I-70 rollover crash

Riley County reports additional COVID death as new infections continue to decline

Riley County health officials confirmed the death of a 79-year-old man who tested positive recently for COVID-19. The man was fully vaccinated, and died Sept. 30 after testing positive just two weeks earlier. His death represents the 59th COVID-related death in Riley County. New COVID infections for the past week totaled 49 with 58 additional [...]

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By |2021-10-06T13:52:17-05:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports additional COVID death as new infections continue to decline

League of Women Voters to host virtual candidate forums on KMAN, Facebook Live

Local candidates are taking part in a pair of virtual forums this weekend put on by the League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County. Both forums are airing on News Radio KMAN, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The event will also stream via Facebook live on the KMAN Facebook page. The six USD 383 school [...]

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By |2021-10-06T13:31:24-05:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on League of Women Voters to host virtual candidate forums on KMAN, Facebook Live

As Aggieville construction continues, city officials gearing up for Manhattan Ave. reconstruction

Ten months after breaking ground on the Aggieville parking garage, the project is starting to take shape. Last month, a change order was approved to install a necessary fire suppression system, which Manhattan city staff admittedly overlooked. City Manager Ron Fehr provided a progress report during KMAN’s In Focus. Fehr says the next phase of [...]

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By |2021-10-06T13:01:15-05:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on As Aggieville construction continues, city officials gearing up for Manhattan Ave. reconstruction

USD 475 extends mask mandate

Geary County USD 475 will continue to require students, staff and visitors to wear masks through at least early spring. The school board voted Monday to extend its mask requirement for all patrons regardless of vaccination status until April 4, 2022. The board says it will reassess the situation at that time. The masking requirement [...]

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By |2021-10-05T14:30:51-05:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on USD 475 extends mask mandate

Pottawatomie County pays over $71K to resolve ransomware attack

Pottawatomie County officials say over $71,000 was paid to hackers following a September ransomware attack, which compromised the county’s IT systems. That’s down from the apparent $1 million the county says was initially demanded. It includes $71,250 paid to the threat actor and $356.25 in exchange fees to facilitate the cyber currency payment. The funds were paid out [...]

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By |2021-10-04T18:46:47-05:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County pays over $71K to resolve ransomware attack
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