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Participants needed in K-State chemotherapy study

Researchers at K-State want to know more about the effects of a chemotherapy drug on the small blood vessels in the skin. PhD student Steve Hammond at the Integrative Physiology Laboratory says they are looking for participants, and that the commitment is minimal. The drug under test, 5-Fluorouracil, which is commonly known as 5-FU, is [...]

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By |2019-06-25T15:45:11-05:00June 25th, 2019|K-State Activity, Manhattan|Comments Off on Participants needed in K-State chemotherapy study

Prairiewood planning “non-groundbreaking” for conservation easement

MANHATTAN — The Prairiewood Retreat and Reserve will be setting up a conservation easement in the tallgrass prairie. This easement, in partnership with the Kansas Land Trust, will cover over over 200 acres of the native tallgrass prairie . This will prohibit any future development on the historic grasslands. To celebrate this easement, Prairiewood will [...]

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By |2019-06-25T14:11:34-05:00June 25th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Prairiewood planning “non-groundbreaking” for conservation easement

Local News – News Radio KMAN 2019-06-23 12:59:56

MANHATTAN — Flooding is occurring across much of north-central and northeast Kansas after storms pushed through the region on Saturday. Reports of 2 to 4 inches of rainfall were commonplace across the region. Numerous flood warnings are posted including for the Kansas River at Manhattan until Wednesday afternoon. At 11 a.m. Sunday the river had [...]

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By |2019-06-23T12:59:56-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Local News – News Radio KMAN 2019-06-23 12:59:56

Vehicle Fire In Riverchase Moblie Home Park

A vehicle fire occured in the Riverchase Mobile Home Park. Saturday night a vehicle fire was discovered in the Riverchase Mobile Home park at around 9 PM. Police arrived on scene shortly after reported, and the Manhattan Fire Department arrived on scene within 15 minuets. The fire was extinguished quickly. No cause has yet been [...]

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By |2019-06-23T09:42:39-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Vehicle Fire In Riverchase Moblie Home Park

Manhattan open to Community House renovation plan

The Manhattan City Commission was largely supportive of the sole proposal they received to renovate the historic Community House in which they would sell the building with limitations and protections of its historical registry status. The Commission discussed the proposal, but held no vote at its Tuesday meeting. The Community House was built in 1917 [...]

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By |2019-06-20T13:10:53-05:00June 20th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan open to Community House renovation plan

Orange cone season progressing on Manhattan’s busiest routes

MANHATTAN — Motorists have had their fair share of detours this month in and around Manhattan. City Manager Ron Fehr on Tuesday’s In Focus said drier weather has helped keep a number of street projects on or ahead of schedule. On Monday, city officials were able to reopen Vanesta Drive. That alleviates some of the [...]

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By |2019-06-19T18:30:27-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Orange cone season progressing on Manhattan’s busiest routes

Manhattan, USD383 to split costs related to rotating planned middle school rec centers

The City of Manhattan and USD383 will share the costs to re-orient the planned Middle School recreation centers to accommodate planned additions at the schools that include storm shelters. The City Commission approved the decision 4 to 1, Mayor Pro Tempore Usha Reddi opposed. The cost of the change will be at most $500,000 (a [...]

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By |2019-06-19T18:09:29-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Manhattan, USD383 to split costs related to rotating planned middle school rec centers

RCPD arrests Manhattan man on attempted murder charge

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police were busy Tuesday with an investigation in the Stagg Hill area of Manhattan. According to Wednesday morning’s RCPD arrest report, 39-year-old Shawn Lance Henderson of Manhattan was arrested shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday for a charge of attempted 2nd degree murder. Henderson was arrested at 704 Ridgewood Circle in the [...]

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By |2019-06-19T06:58:08-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on RCPD arrests Manhattan man on attempted murder charge

Kansas cowboy poetry contest winners move on to nationals

MANHATTAN — The Flint Hills Discovery Center was akin to a wild prairie Friday night for the finals of the Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest. Dinner jackets, t-shirts and cowboy hats represented the diverse crowd who listened intently to eight brave souls reciting their original Cowboy prose. The poems fell into two categories; Serious and Humor. [...]

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By |2019-06-18T13:46:33-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, State News|Comments Off on Kansas cowboy poetry contest winners move on to nationals

RCPD Report 6/18/19

Officers filed a report for criminal use of a financial card in Wichita on June 17, 2019, at approximately 1:20 PM. Officers listed a 67-year-old male and a 64-year-old female of Manhattan, as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect used the victim’s bank information for purchases. The estimated total loss associated with [...]

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By |2019-06-18T09:54:22-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 6/18/19