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Lyons trial date set for September at arraignment hearing

A Manhattan man accused of killing an infant submitted a plea of not guilty at his arraignment Monday in Riley County District Court. D’Khari Lyons was arrested in 2018 following the death of his former girlfriend’s 2-month-old son. She testified in February that she found her son unresponsive in November after leaving him in Lyons’ care [...]

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By |2019-03-18T17:38:37-05:00March 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Lyons trial date set for September at arraignment hearing

Dr. Samuel to deliver 2019 State of Diversity Address Monday

K-State’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion officer will present the latest about the university’s diversity advancement and engagement initiatives in an address Monday, March 18. Dr. Bryan Samuel will give the 2019 State of Diversity Address at the K-State Alumni Center from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Part of Samuel’s remarks will focus on the role of [...]

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By |2019-03-17T12:35:49-05:00March 17th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Dr. Samuel to deliver 2019 State of Diversity Address Monday

Winds topple Triangle Park Christmas Tree Thursday

After more than a day of high winds throughout Manhattan and its surrounding communities, a focal point at Aggieville’s Triangle Park was blown over. The Mayor’s Christmas Tree was blown down after noon Thursday. The National Weather Service declared a high wind watch yesterday which has continued as a wind advisory through 7 p.m. Thursday. [...]

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By |2019-03-14T14:55:06-05:00March 14th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Winds topple Triangle Park Christmas Tree Thursday

McKee to join Army, will not seek re-election to Manhattan City Commission

One of Manhattan’s City Commissioners will be shifting his service from the Little Apple to Fort Benning at the end of his term. Commissioner Jerred McKee announced Thursday on his Facebook page that he will be joining the Army Officer Candidate School in January 2020 and will not be seeking another term in Manhattan’s government. [...]

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By |2019-03-14T12:32:36-05:00March 14th, 2019|Army, City Commission, Fort Benning, government, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, Riley County|Comments Off on McKee to join Army, will not seek re-election to Manhattan City Commission

Riley County wouldn’t feel effect of bill relaxing ambulance driver regulations

A bill that would allow people without EMT training to drive ambulances in rural areas wouldn’t impact Riley County if passed. The proposal before the Kansas Legislature is intended as a way to alleviate shortages of ambulance workers to perform hospital transfers in Western Kansas counties — which often take multiple travel hours. One medically [...]

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By |2019-03-13T12:10:46-05:00March 13th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County wouldn’t feel effect of bill relaxing ambulance driver regulations

City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

How do you like Manhattan? You might get a chance to let city officials know as they roll out the 2019 Community Survey. City administration will be randomly sampling about 5,000 households to receive an invitation to participate in the survey — which will ask residents their thoughts about quality of life in the city [...]

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By |2019-03-12T08:41:54-05:00March 12th, 2019|city, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, news, radio, Riley County, survey|Comments Off on City of Manhattan to administer 2019 survey

KSU center recognized for cyber defense research

A Kansas State University cyber-security center has been recognized by the Department of Homeland Security and the NSA for the third time in the past 9 years, according to K-State Today. The Center for Information and Systems Assurance researches new ways to improve information and computer security systems while engaging students in the field. It [...]

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By |2019-03-11T15:57:53-05:00March 11th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU center recognized for cyber defense research

Multiple infrastructure projects to affect traffic starting March 12

A few roads will be closed around town starting Tuesday, March 12 for repairs, according to City of Manhattan Public Works. One eastbound lane of McCall Road will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a utility project. And at the beginning of the project, a westbound lane will be closed during those [...]

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By |2019-03-08T16:06:58-05:00March 8th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Multiple infrastructure projects to affect traffic starting March 12

Update: Bond set at $1 million for Wamego murder suspect

Update 3:45 p.m. Friday, 3/8 According to a release from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, Cody Lamia-Beck’s bond was set at $1 million. Original Story: The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 23 year old suspect in connection with the death of 19-year-old Jacob Bouck, according to a Thursday release. Cody Lamia-Beck of Wamego [...]

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By |2019-03-08T15:31:07-05:00March 7th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Update: Bond set at $1 million for Wamego murder suspect

Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps received nearly $10k donation

“We were blown away,” says Lisa Irvin, who along with Mark Irvin is co-director of Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps. “Absolutely blown away.” Thursday, FHFTC received a $9,450 donation from K-State Credit Union. The funds were raised through the credit union’s annual Skip-A-Pay program, this was the first time they received the donation. “We knew [...]

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By |2019-03-07T11:44:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Flint Hills Foster Teen Camps received nearly $10k donation