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Small fire causes evacuation at east Manhattan Dillon’s

A small fire was quickly extinguished Friday morning at the east Manhattan Dillon’s store, but not before causing a brief evacuation. Upon arrival, light smoke could be seen throughout the building. Crews evacuated the building and found a small fire in the store’s HVAC ductwork that was put out within 20 minutes. No injuries were [...]

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By |2021-11-12T11:20:52-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Small fire causes evacuation at east Manhattan Dillon’s

Caulk named director of Manhattan Animal Shelter

The City of Manhattan has a new director of the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter. Bryce Caulk was officially named director Friday after settling into the role the past few weeks. He succeeds Deb Watkins, who left the shelter earlier this year. As director, Caulk is responsible for the operations of the shelter and will [...]

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By |2021-11-12T11:03:15-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Caulk named director of Manhattan Animal Shelter

K-State extends deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated

Kansas State University is extending its deadline for employees to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Rather than Dec. 8, employees now have until Jan. 4 to comply with the federal government’s requirement. The university says those who don’t comply by that deadline will see their employment come to an end on Jan. 9. This came [...]

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By |2021-11-12T08:55:56-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State extends deadline for employees to be fully vaccinated

Veterans Day Ceremony of Honor recognizes 30 years since Desert Storm

Poster contest winners (Photo Courtesy: Matthew Henning)Manhattan celebrated Veterans Day Thursday, honoring 30 years since the Desert Storm conflict. That’s the 1st Infantry Division Band, one of 125 entries that made the trek from Manhattan Town Center to City Hall ahead of the Ceremony of Honor. All told, there were 1,995 individuals that took part [...]

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By |2021-11-12T08:10:14-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Veterans Day Ceremony of Honor recognizes 30 years since Desert Storm

Junction City man injured in 3-vehicle crash on I-70

A Junction City man was injured Thursday evening following a 3 vehicle crash on I-70, just after 4 p.m.. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 63-year-old Bradley Johnson was westbound, about six miles east of Junction City, when his Lexus rear-ended a Ford F-150 pickup. That truck then rear-ended a Peterbilt tractor. All three vehicles were [...]

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By |2021-11-12T07:14:58-06:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City man injured in 3-vehicle crash on I-70

One air lifted to Topeka after being struck by car near K-State

Kansas State University Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle this morning near campus. K-State Police were called out at around 9 a.m. to the intersection of Denison Avenue and Platt Street. The pedestrian was transported to Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan, and later flown to a Topeka hospital. That [...]

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By |2021-11-11T13:43:14-06:00November 11th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on One air lifted to Topeka after being struck by car near K-State

Riley County health officials report 120 new COVID cases, two deaths

Two more Riley County residents have died after recently testing positive for COVID-19. The health department said Wednesday a 61-year-old unvaccinated woman died Nov. 5 after testing positive two-and-a-half weeks earlier. A fully vaccinated 82-year-old man also died Sunday after testing positive just six days earlier. The county has now seen 62 COVID-related deaths. In [...]

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By |2021-11-11T05:52:37-06:00November 11th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County health officials report 120 new COVID cases, two deaths

Pottawatomie County distributes ARPA funds for detention pond, approves minimal design

Pottawatomie County will use funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to plan a regional storm water detention pond. Commissioners differed on ways to approach the pond, northwest of Oliver Brown Elementary School. Pat Weixelman thought the $1.5 million ask was too high. Commissioner Dee McKee favored going in at planning and designing now, saying [...]

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By |2021-11-11T05:40:11-06:00November 11th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County distributes ARPA funds for detention pond, approves minimal design

Local lawmakers weigh in on governor’s proposal to end sales tax on food

Manhattan area elected officials are weighing in on anticipated legislation to eliminate or reduce the state sales tax on food. Wamego 51st District Rep. Ron Highland says Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s announcement Monday that she’ll introduce legislation in the upcoming session, was more about scoring political points. 67th District Rep. Mike Dodson, of Manhattan, says [...]

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By |2021-11-10T06:24:37-06:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Wamego|Comments Off on Local lawmakers weigh in on governor’s proposal to end sales tax on food

No changes to election results after mail in ballots tallied in Riley County

Mail-in ballots tallied Friday by the Riley County Clerk’s Office helped tighten the USD 383 school board race, but not enough to change the outcome. Karla Hagemeister remains with the most votes received at 4,578, gaining 35 additional mail in votes. Jayme Morris-Hardeman picked up 36 votes while Christine Weixelman picked up 20. She finished [...]

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By |2021-11-08T07:37:42-06:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on No changes to election results after mail in ballots tallied in Riley County
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