Former USD 383 School Board Member and Manhattan City Commission candidate Aaron Estabrook says he has no plans to withdraw from the election currently. Estabrook was arrested for driving under the influence in mid-April. Estabrook tells KMAN that he’s not been charged with anything in court and whether there will be further legal action at [...]
A U.S. Army veteran and Junction City High School graduate is the latest candidate to file to run for Manhattan City Commission. This is 29-year-old Kaleb James’ third time running for the city commission. He first came to the region in his youth as his father was stationed at Fort Riley. After serving in the [...]
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Kansas State University academics will be researching ways to combat an infectious cattle blood disease thanks to a million dollar U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, according to K-State Today. The USDA’s nearly $1.2 million grant will support an interdisciplinary team in studying ways to prevent the parasitic cause of bovine anaplasmosis — also known as [...]
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Update 3 p.m. Thursday MANHATTAN — A southeast Kansas man was killed Thursday in a wreck northwest of Manhattan. The Kansas Highway Patrol says it happened just before 8 a.m. near the intersection of Kansas Highway 113 and U.S. 24 (the intersection of Seth Child and Tuttle Creek Blvd.) A passenger car driven by 40-year-old [...]
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Manhattan High School Assistant Principal Michael Dorst will be taking over as the new MHS principal later this year. The announcement came from USD 383 Superintendent Marvin Wade during last night’s board of education meeting. Dorst was chosen from a pool of five candidates. Dorst says he was drawn to the position since he has [...]
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The K-State Center for Engagement and Community Development and the Mariana Kistler Beach Museum will be holding their “Art of Democracy” Symposium all day Thursday. This event is part of the Center for Engagement and Community Development’s annual engagement symposiums. The event is held every year on campus to highlight work being done at the [...]
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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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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 [...]
MANHATTAN — A retrial is now set for a Manhattan man accused of trying to intentionally shoot at authorities last year during a standoff. Mark Harrison is charged with one count of attempted capital murder. During a February trial, a Riley County jury couldn’t reach a unanimous decision on an attempted murder charge for wounding [...]
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MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Housing Authority continues to seek interested parties for the Apartment Towers at 300 North 5th Street. The complex, which features one bedroom and studio apartments reopened in November after undergoing major renovations to remove mold and replace windows in the facility. Improvements were made to plumbing and to the heating, ventilation and [...]
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