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Riley County confirms four additional COVID related deaths; 146 new cases

Four more Riley County residents have died from COVID related complications. Three of the individuals who passed where fully vaccinated and in their 90s. The fourth individual was an 89-year-old female tested positive for COVID-19 back in January, and passed away on June 1st. COVID was a contributing factor, and records indicate she was unvaccinated. [...]

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By |2021-07-28T13:57:44-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County confirms four additional COVID related deaths; 146 new cases

City discusses eliminating Anderson Ave./Seth Child Rd. overpass, potential future development in Plaza West

The Manhattan City Commission discussed ideas Tuesday for how to improve access to the Plaza West business district. One possibility heavily talked about was that of eliminating the Anderson Ave./Seth Child Rd. overpass and bringing the road to grade with the surrounding area. Mayor Wynn Butler says he does not consider getting rid of the overpass [...]

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By |2021-07-28T13:27:26-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City discusses eliminating Anderson Ave./Seth Child Rd. overpass, potential future development in Plaza West

Man in wheelchair injured after being struck by car

An Olsburg man was injured early this morning after being struck by a car in Manhattan. According to the Riley County Police Department, 67-year-old James Baugh was crossing the street in the 2400 block of Claflin Road shortly after 12:30 a.m. Baugh, who was in a wheelchair, was transported to Ascension Via Christi in critical [...]

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By |2021-07-28T13:07:14-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Man in wheelchair injured after being struck by car

Ascension Via Christi to require COVID vaccine for all employees

Ascension Via Christi will soon begin requiring all employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The hospital put out a release on Tuesday, stating leadership made the decision due to the emergence of new variants. This includes the hospital in Manhattan and the Wamego Health Center. The timeline for completing the vaccine series and meeting this [...]

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By |2021-07-27T22:06:53-05:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Local News|Comments Off on Ascension Via Christi to require COVID vaccine for all employees

K-State professor with ADHD alleges discrimination in federal lawsuit

An associate professor in Kansas State University’s Department of Electrical Engineering alleges in a federal lawsuit that he was discriminated against due to a disability. Sanjoy Das, of Manhattan, filed the suit Friday in federal court. Das, who lives with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), claims in court documents that he requested reasonable work accommodations [...]

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By |2021-07-27T11:33:09-05:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State professor with ADHD alleges discrimination in federal lawsuit

Junction City man jailed in Riley County, accused of strangling woman

A Junction City man is jailed in Riley County after police say he strangled a woman and damaged property. According to Tuesday’s Riley County Police Department activity report, 28-year-old Brandon Lee Gibson is alleged to have strangled a 28-year-old woman Monday night while she was holding a baby. The report also alleges Gibson damaged a [...]

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By |2021-07-27T10:55:20-05:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Junction City, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Junction City man jailed in Riley County, accused of strangling woman

KMAN conversations with Riley County 4H youth at the fair

The Riley County Fair happened last week, and as a part of our KMAN series we caught up with local 4-H youth who had displays at this year’s fair. These are their comments on what they showed and what they thought of the over all experience. Riley County 4-H extension agent John Jobe helped oversee [...]

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By |2021-07-27T08:54:34-05:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on KMAN conversations with Riley County 4H youth at the fair

Sunset Zoo to bring back Wine in the Wild fundraiser

The Sunset Zoo is bringing back its Wine in the Wild fundraiser after the event was canceled in 2020. Sunset Zoo official Melissa Kirkwood says Wine in the Wild is scheduled for August 14 and, while VIP tickets are sold out, General Admission tickets are still available. Another Sunset Zoo event, Brew at the Zoo, [...]

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By |2021-07-26T17:43:25-05:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Sunset Zoo to bring back Wine in the Wild fundraiser

Pottawatomie County averaging 20 to 30 vaccinations per week, despite over 100 new cases since late June

The vaccination rate for residents in Pottawatomie County remains at a slow pace despite a growing number of new COVID-19 cases over the past few weeks. During her monthly update to the commission Monday, Health Director Leslie Campbell noted the county had 38 active cases, one hospitalization and 34 confirmed deaths as of Friday’s report. [...]

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By |2021-07-26T14:52:29-05:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County averaging 20 to 30 vaccinations per week, despite over 100 new cases since late June
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