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Manhattan city commissioner announces bid for US Senate

Manhattan Mayor Tempore Usha Reddi is running for U.S. Senate. The six-year veteran of the Manhattan City Commission made the official announcement Thursday morning via her campaign Facebook page. She’s seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for the seat currently occupied by five-term Senator Pat Roberts, who is retiring. Reddi says she’s “faced and defeated many [...]

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By |2019-08-29T10:42:40-05:00August 29th, 2019|2020 Senate race, City of Manhattan Kansas, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan Kansas, US Senate, Usha Reddi|Comments Off on Manhattan city commissioner announces bid for US Senate

Manhattan city commissioner announces bid for US Senate

Manhattan Mayor Tempore Usha Reddi is running for U.S. Senate. The six-year veteran of the Manhattan City Commission made the official announcement Thursday morning via her campaign Facebook page. She’s seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for the seat currently occupied by five-term Senator Pat Roberts, who is retiring. Reddi says she’s “faced and defeated many [...]

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USD 383 summer meal program to begin June 3

MANHATTAN — Classes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district may be wrapping up by the end of May, but opportunities for kids to get meals will continue into the summer. The USD 383 summer meal project offers free meals to those aged 1 through 18 starting June 3. Board of Education Member Leah Fliter spoke about [...]

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By |2019-05-16T14:41:03-05:00May 16th, 2019|education, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan Kansas, Manhattan-Ogden USD383, School Lunch, Summer meals|Comments Off on USD 383 summer meal program to begin June 3

Retrial set for Manhattan man charged with attempted murder

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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By |2019-03-12T07:49:24-05:00March 12th, 2019|attempted murder, Crime, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan Kansas, retrial, Riley County District Court, Riley County Police Department, standoff|Comments Off on Retrial set for Manhattan man charged with attempted murder

Four months after reopen, Manhattan Towers still has vacancy

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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By |2019-03-11T15:42:53-05:00March 11th, 2019|Afforable housing, City of Manhattan Kansas, income based, Kansas, Local News, Low income housing, Manhattan, manhattan housing authority, Manhattan Kansas, Manhattan Towers|Comments Off on Four months after reopen, Manhattan Towers still has vacancy

RCPD arrest man suspected of robbery, kidnapping

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of robbery and kidnapping. Joshua Miller was arrested shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Sunset Ave. the Sigmu Nu fraternity complex. Miller is charged with six different counts including aggravated armed robbery, aggravated burglary, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, kidnapping and [...]

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By |2019-02-24T10:44:33-06:00February 24th, 2019|arrest, Crime, kansas news, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan Kansas, RCPD, Riley County, Riley County Police Department|Comments Off on RCPD arrest man suspected of robbery, kidnapping

Less flu cases reported in Riley County; Health Department says flu season not over yet

MANHATTAN — Local instances of the flu have decreased in Riley County but cases of flu illness have reached the peak of the season. Those are the latest trends seen by the Riley County Health Department. Administrative Director and local health officer Jennifer Green tells News Radio KMAN what age groups have been hardest hit. [...]

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By |2019-02-14T15:29:06-06:00February 14th, 2019|flu, flu shots, illnesses, influenza, kansas news, Local News, Manhattan Kansas, Riley County, Riley County Health Department, USD 383, vaccines|Comments Off on Less flu cases reported in Riley County; Health Department says flu season not over yet

More snow possible Friday, Saturday

TOPEKA — Another round of winter precipitation is on its way this weekend. The National Weather Service says a Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect at 6 a.m. Friday and continue through 6 p.m. Friday for the entire region. Snow will develop Friday morning and will likely be at its heaviest during the mid-morning [...]

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By |2019-02-14T11:54:57-06:00February 14th, 2019|forecast, Kansas, Local News, Manhattan Kansas, National Weather Service, snow, weather, Winter|Comments Off on More snow possible Friday, Saturday