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Preferred RCPD director candidate withdraws

The person chosen to be the next director of the Riley County Police Department has withdrawn his candidacy, according to a release. They did not reveal which candidate was that chosen finalist. The Riley County Law Board will discuss their next steps at their meeting scheduled for Monday at noon. The meeting will be held [...]

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By |2018-10-14T17:52:55-05:00October 14th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Preferred RCPD director candidate withdraws

Human remains found in Ogden

The Riley County Police Department discovered human remains in Ogden Saturday, according to a press release. RCPD found the remains in the 300 block of North Park Road in Ogden after receiving a tip at approximately 3 p.m. The investigation is currently ongoing and no further information including gender or identity is available. If you [...]

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By |2018-10-14T17:44:30-05:00October 14th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Human remains found in Ogden

Tailgate honoring late KSU grad, raising funds set for Saturday

Amid a slew of other tailgates, one tailgate will be raising awareness about mental health as well as raising funds. Carl’s Cause along with K-State Counseling Services and the Wildcat Wellness Coalition organized the tailgate in memory of K-State graduate Carl Sprecht. Carl Sprecht was diagnosed with bipolar disorder while attending K-State before taking his [...]

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By |2018-10-11T13:14:08-05:00October 11th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Tailgate honoring late KSU grad, raising funds set for Saturday

Student athletes strive to raise thousands in canned food drive Saturday

The 23rd annual Cats for Cans food drive will be taking place during tomorrow’s game. The drive is organized by the K-State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. They’ll be accepting donations of canned food or cash starting at 9 a.m. in the Bill Snyder Family Stadium parking lot and at all stadium entrances. This year’s goal is [...]

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By |2018-10-11T12:52:18-05:00October 11th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Student athletes strive to raise thousands in canned food drive Saturday

Man found dead in West Manhattan

A man was found dead near a business district in West Manhattan Tuesday, according to a Riley County Police Department release. RCPD reports they discovered a body in the 1100 block of Westloop Place on a tip from a caller at 2:40 p.m. According to the release, investigators do not suspect foul play. The investigation [...]

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By |2018-10-09T17:05:36-05:00October 9th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Man found dead in West Manhattan

6th Street fire determined to be result of arson

The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a fire in the A & H Auto Repair building at 700 South 6th Street just before 9 p.m. on Sunday. There were no injuries. Riley County Police Department Public Information Officer Hali Rowland told KMAN Monday that investigators have determined the cause of the fire to be arson. [...]

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By |2018-10-08T15:03:51-05:00October 8th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on 6th Street fire determined to be result of arson

Manhattan, Riley County under flood watch

Forecast rains in the next couple of days have led the National Weather service to issue a flood watch for east central, north central, and northeast Kansas through Wednesday. Heavy rainfall from multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are projected through Tuesday night. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins told KMAN they are predicting to [...]

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By |2018-10-08T14:40:45-05:00October 8th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan, Riley County under flood watch

Manhattan pet licenses now available at vet clinics

Manhattan residents won’t have to make a trip to City Hall to license their pets anymore. Multiple veterinary offices are partnering with the City of Manhattan to sell licenses at their clinics. The city commission adopted an ordinance allowing the practice in July. Now rabies tags will serve as the proof of license for a [...]

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By |2018-10-05T12:47:14-05:00October 5th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan pet licenses now available at vet clinics

Local Boys & Girls Club wins tech upgrade package

The Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan been awarded a prize package of $25,000 in technology upgrades. The package includes state-of-the-art computers, software as well as 12 months of tech support. The award was part of a contest organized by Twin Valley, a telecommunications and IT company serving small towns and rural communities. The contest [...]

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By |2018-10-03T12:45:05-05:00October 3rd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Local Boys & Girls Club wins tech upgrade package

Foundation pledges to match all flood assistance donations

The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation has pledged to match all donations made to the 2018 Manhattan Flood Recovery Fund. The GMCF created the Recovery Fund to provide assistance to residents affected by the Labor Day flood of Wildcat Creek. GMCF officials said in a release that they will retroactively match all donations that have already [...]

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By |2018-09-27T13:25:21-05:00September 27th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Foundation pledges to match all flood assistance donations