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Riley County sees 11th COVID related death; increase of 31 new cases

Riley County now has its 11th COVID related death. The patient passed away in his home in Manhattan at the age of 67. No further details will be released about the patient. The county saw an increase of 16 active cases since Wednesday’s report for a total of 107.  The county is also reporting an [...]

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By |2020-10-16T14:22:10-05:00October 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County sees 11th COVID related death; increase of 31 new cases

Riley County commission takes tour of new RCPD firing range

Riley County commissioners made their way to the site of the new Riley County Police Department firing range on Monday. The new range, located near Zeandale, has two ranges for officers to train and get certifications.  RCPD Lt. Brad Jager and Assistant Director Kurt Muldrup took the commissioners and commission candidates through the site. The [...]

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By |2020-10-13T10:48:51-05:00October 13th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commission takes tour of new RCPD firing range

Sen. Moran announces grant for Pawnee Mental Health Services

Senator Jerry Moran visited Pawnee Mental Health Services on Friday to present a $832,505 grant for telemedicine services. The grant is being provide by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) as part of their Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants program.  Moran says there is a challenge to provide mental health services throughout the state.  This [...]

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By |2020-10-09T13:50:51-05:00October 9th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Sen. Moran announces grant for Pawnee Mental Health Services

USD 383 parents continue to push for hybrid model alternative

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 board of education continued to here from concerned parents on the current model of learning. Parents, as well as a student and staff member, voiced their concerns over the quality of education being given in the hybrid model.  Manhattan High School Sophomore Wesley Zika says she is a straight A student and [...]

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By |2020-10-08T14:28:41-05:00October 8th, 2020|Local News, USD 383|Comments Off on USD 383 parents continue to push for hybrid model alternative

In person advanced voting in Riley County will have an additional location

Riley County voters will have two places to vote in person for advanced voting starting next week. Speaking to the Riley County commission Monday, County Clerk Rich Vargo says the county was fortunate to have enough volunteers to staff a polling a location at the K-State Student Union.  Voters can go up to the Bluemont [...]

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By |2020-10-05T18:28:12-05:00October 5th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on In person advanced voting in Riley County will have an additional location

Riley and Pottawatomie Counties see slight increase in positive cases over the weekend

Riley County has 20 new positive cases and 20 additional recoveries since Friday’s report. Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for two positive patients at this time. These patients have symptoms severe enough to require hospitalization. This brings the total number of positive cases to 1,815, with 239 active cases and 1,568 recoveries. [...]

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By |2020-09-28T18:53:33-05:00September 28th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News|Comments Off on Riley and Pottawatomie Counties see slight increase in positive cases over the weekend

Virtual K-State State of the University address focuses on COVID response and impacts

Kansas State University held its annual State of the University address virtually this year due to the pandemic. President Richard Myers started the address off saying this has been a year like no other and has seen the challenges everyone has been facing. All of these issues have led up to a lot of anxiety. [...]

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By |2020-09-26T21:20:34-05:00September 26th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Virtual K-State State of the University address focuses on COVID response and impacts

9th annual C. Clyde run planned Saturday; virtual option also available

The 9th annual C. Clyde Jones Fun Run 5K and Midge’s Mile Fun Walk will still take place this year, albeit a few changes. With the ongoing pandemic, C. Clyde Jones himself says the event was almost cancelled as they were having trouble locating a venue. After speaking with the City of Manhattan, the run [...]

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By |2020-09-22T11:11:34-05:00September 22nd, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on 9th annual C. Clyde run planned Saturday; virtual option also available

RCPD officer recognized for role in purchasing new mobility bike for special needs individual

A Riley County Police Officer went above and beyond to get a new special needs bike to an individual in the community after it was stolen. Officer Joshua Berard responded to a stolen bike call earlier this year and while on the call learned just how important the bike was to its owner, who used [...]

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By |2020-09-22T10:44:02-05:00September 22nd, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD officer recognized for role in purchasing new mobility bike for special needs individual

Positive COVID-19 cases outpace recoveries in Riley County; Pottawatomie County sees total increase of 11 cases

Riley County health officials on Monday saw new positive cases of coronavirus slightly outpace the number of additional recoveries. The health department tallied 67 new cases and 51 additional recoveries since Friday’s report. One positive patient remains hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi. Local health officer Julie Gibbs informed the county commission Monday that testing remains [...]

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By |2020-09-21T16:49:14-05:00September 21st, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Positive COVID-19 cases outpace recoveries in Riley County; Pottawatomie County sees total increase of 11 cases
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