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Congressman Marshall meets with constituents and critics at Manhattan town hall

MANHATTAN — Congressman Roger Marshall was back in Manhattan Saturday, hosting a town hall discussion with about two dozen constituents at the Sunset Zoo’s Nature Exploration Place. Most in the audience were vocal opponents of the Republican Congressman. Marshall was asked about a number of topics including how Congress can lower the cost of prescription [...]

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By |2019-05-18T13:08:40-05:00May 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Congressman Marshall meets with constituents and critics at Manhattan town hall

Hale Library renovations taking shape one year after devastating fire

MANHATTAN — One year after fire damaged Kansas State University’s Hale Library, progress is coming along with the first floor scheduled to reopen in the fall. K-State officials gave tours of the building Friday which continues to undergo renovations, especially noticeable on the building’s first three floors. An estimated 85 percent of the building was [...]

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By |2019-05-17T15:18:40-05:00May 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Hale Library renovations taking shape one year after devastating fire

Judge Wilson on upcoming retirement: “It’s finally about time”

MANHATTAN — Riley County Chief Judge Meryl Wilson announced recently his intention to retire after more than two decades on the bench in 21st District. After 45 years of law practice, including two decades serving Riley and Clay counties and the past seven as Chief Judge, Wilson said the time was right for him to [...]

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By |2019-05-16T15:32:12-05:00May 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Judge Wilson on upcoming retirement: “It’s finally about time”

Congressman Marshall to host town hall in Manhattan

MANHATTAN — A town hall meeting is scheduled this weekend with First U.S. District Congressman Roger Marshall. The public is invited to attend the event and learn about federal legislative issues. The town hall begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday inside the Nature Exploration Place at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo. The town hall is expected to last [...]

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By |2019-05-16T14:26:04-05:00May 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Congressman Marshall to host town hall in Manhattan

Geary County shooting injures one, places school on lockdown

JUNCTION CITY — The Geary County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting that sent one to the hospital and placed an elementary school on a lockdown. Deputies responded shortly after 2 p.m. to 3407 Liberty Hall Road in Junction City to the report of a man in his early twenties suffering from a [...]

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Multiply Campaign underway to fund new residence hall at Manhattan Christian College

MANHATTAN — As the school year wraps up at Manhattan Christian College, officials are looking ahead to a new fundraising campaign. On KMAN’s In Focus program Wednesday, MCC President Kevin Ingram announced the schools Multiply Campaign was launched in April as part of its Vision 360 banquet. The purpose is to raise money to build [...]

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By |2019-05-15T15:07:22-05:00May 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Multiply Campaign underway to fund new residence hall at Manhattan Christian College

Smoke prompts Amanda Arnold evacuation

MANHATTAN — Students at Amanda Arnold Elementary were evacuated after smoke developed in the school’s kitchen Wednesday morning. Manhattan Fire crews responded shortly before 10 a.m. and removed all students and staff from the building as a precaution. Manhattan Fire spokesman Ryan Almes tells KMAN that a microwave was the cause of the smoke. There [...]

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Pott County ECO DEVO, Manhattan Chamber hosting workforce crisis summit

MANHATTAN — An upcoming panel discussion at Kansas State University aims to continue toward solutions to filling jobs for local employers. It’s the second in a series studying the workforce crisis facing the Manhattan area. The previous one was held in December, according to Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jack Allston. The December [...]

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By |2019-05-15T07:08:26-05:00May 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pott County ECO DEVO, Manhattan Chamber hosting workforce crisis summit

Riley County Emergency Management encouraging flood preparedness

MANHATTAN — Local officials are pushing to get more people prepared in the event of flooding in Riley and Pottawatomie counties. On KMAN’s In Focus Tuesday, Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins informed us that while there’s no cause for alarm with the water levels at Tuttle Creek Lake, it is a good idea [...]

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By |2019-05-15T06:35:41-05:00May 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Emergency Management encouraging flood preparedness

Riley County Judge Meryl Wilson set to retire

MANHATTAN — Riley County Chief Judge Meryl Wilson of the  is retiring next month after more than two decades of service in the courts. Wilson began work as a District Judge of the 21st Judicial District on April 18, 1997. Prior to that he was in private practice in Manhattan from 1974 to 1997. He [...]

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By |2019-05-14T13:47:17-05:00May 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Judge Meryl Wilson set to retire