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USD 383 to provide grief counselors, support following deaths of two students

USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade says the district is implementing the Emergency Response Plan to provide support to students, staff members and families following the tragic deaths of two Eisenhower Middle School students and the serious injury of an Anthony Middle School student from an early Sunday morning crash on K-18. Two other [...]

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By |2021-12-05T17:10:44-06:00December 5th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 to provide grief counselors, support following deaths of two students

NBAF delays full open to summer 2022 amid technology upgrades

Construction at the under-construction National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan has faced another delay due to longer-than-expected system installation and testing processes. “These are things that we really can’t rush and won’t rush,” says NBAF Coordinator Dr. Ken Burton. “And so the timeline’s been adjusted to reflect that.” The $1.25 billion facility [...]

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By |2021-11-05T09:28:23-05:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on NBAF delays full open to summer 2022 amid technology upgrades

Manhattan no longer requiring masks in city-operated facilities

Face masks are no longer required to be worn in Manhattan city-operated facilities, starting today. The directive from city staff is that masks are now strongly recommended inside facilities for vaccinated or unvaccinated people aged two or older, but not mandated. City Manager Ron Fehr said in a release Tuesday that the situation in Manhattan is [...]

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By |2021-10-27T06:26:29-05:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan no longer requiring masks in city-operated facilities

K-State senior administrators to retire in 2022

A pair of top Kansas State University administrators will retire early next year. The university announced last week that Chief of Staff and Director of Community Relations Linda Cook will retired Jan. 31 following four years with K-State. Vice President for Communications and Marketing Jeff Morris will retire March 19 after a 12 year stint [...]

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By |2021-10-25T14:49:00-05:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State senior administrators to retire in 2022

“Okt-Flu-ber” Fest returns ahead of Flu Season

The Riley County Health Department will be holding it’s annual “Okt-FLU-ber” Fest flu vaccine clinic a week from Thursday. Clinical supervisor Aryn Price tells KMAN the day will include activities for kids getting their flu shot on the 26th. Price also went on to say that 2020’s flu season was mild. During KMAN’s In Focus [...]

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By |2021-10-20T15:32:33-05:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on “Okt-Flu-ber” Fest returns ahead of Flu Season

Open letter from RCPD Director Dennis Butler

On August 16, the Law Board unanimously offered me an extension of employment beyond my current contract terms scheduled to expire on December 31, 2021. I thought it appropriate to write your readers and listeners about why I have chosen to retire. I doubt I can say everything that I would like so I may [...]

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By |2021-10-20T13:48:04-05:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Open letter from RCPD Director Dennis Butler

RCPD reports uptick in use of force numbers, attributed to new accreditation standards

The Riley County Police Department’s use of force numbers increased slightly, between 2019 and 2020. Captain Josh Kyle addressed the Riley County Law Board Monday, regarding the analysis of the Use of Force Report. There was a 6% increase in total use of force incidents and a 4% increase in applications of force from 2019 [...]

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By |2021-10-19T07:26:22-05:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD reports uptick in use of force numbers, attributed to new accreditation standards

League of Women Voters’ Candidate Forum – City Candidates

Opening comments. What should the city’s role be in supporting the Riley County Health Department, including decisions made for public health such as the masking ordinance and other COVID response measures? What commitments will you make to ensure that Manhattan has safe, quality, and affordable housing? Please offer a specific example. How best should the [...]

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By |2021-10-12T12:06:08-05:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on League of Women Voters’ Candidate Forum – City Candidates

Former JCHS trainer agrees to state motion to surrender license following conviction

A former Junction City High School athletic trainer will spend two months in jail and three years on probation for sending obscene photos and text messages to an underage student. Brandon Martino was sentenced Monday in Geary County Court after entering a no contest plea last month to a single count of sexual exploitation of [...]

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By |2021-10-12T11:06:58-05:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Former JCHS trainer agrees to state motion to surrender license following conviction
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