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Nearly two dozen linked to COVID outbreak at Riley County wedding

Local health officials say a wedding held in Riley County is the latest source of a COVID-19 outbreak, responsible for 22 of the 27 confirmed positive cases since Wednesday’s report. The wedding took place Oct. 17 and contact tracing staff are calling all known contacts in Riley County, but most guests were residents of other [...]

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By |2020-10-23T12:56:20-05:00October 23rd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Nearly two dozen linked to COVID outbreak at Riley County wedding

Local courts to briefly stop taking electronic filings, payments

Courts in the 8th and 21st Judicial Districts will briefly stop taking electronic filings and payments next week as the state begins moving all court case data to a single web-based platform. The courts will go offline from 5 p.m. Oct. 28 to noon Oct. 29. The courts are known collectively as “Track 1” in [...]

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By |2020-10-23T12:39:20-05:00October 23rd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local courts to briefly stop taking electronic filings, payments

USD 475 planning emergency meeting after JCHS walkout

An emergency school board meeting is planned Friday at USD 475 Geary County Schools. The district, in a statement Thursday, said the meeting will take place at 4 p.m. and while it will be open to the public, it will not be live streamed. The only agenda item is an executive session to discuss non-elected [...]

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By |2020-10-22T20:48:25-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 475 planning emergency meeting after JCHS walkout

Manhattan Commissioner Estabrook tests positive for COVID-19

Manhattan City Commissioner Aaron Estabrook has tested positive for COVID-19. Estabrook notified city officials Thursday of his diagnosis. Estabrook reportedly began experiencing symptoms Saturday and was tested Tuesday afternoon. Estabrook has remained in isolation at home since Saturday and took part remotely in Tuesday’s city commission meeting via Zoom. In a release late Thursday, Estabrook [...]

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By |2020-10-22T20:26:36-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Commissioner Estabrook tests positive for COVID-19

Manhattan-Ogden students to stay in hybrid learning through December

Students at Manhattan-Ogden schools will continue in the hybrid mode of in-person and remote learning through winter break. The 5-2 decision came Wednesday as the school board heard recommendations from administrators and heard comments from students, staff and community members who spoke of challenges bringing back students now. They also heard comments from those in [...]

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By |2020-10-22T08:55:51-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan-Ogden students to stay in hybrid learning through December

Copple: Ascension Via Christi has access to Remdisivir, participating in Mayo Clinic trial

Seven months in to the coronavirus pandemic, more than 115 patients infected with COVID-19 have been cared for at Ascension Via Christi. Those figures were reported from a recent op/ed penned by Bob Copple, president of the Manhattan hospital. Copple says local physicians have done a great job adjusting, learning and taking great care of [...]

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By |2020-10-21T14:34:02-05:00October 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Copple: Ascension Via Christi has access to Remdisivir, participating in Mayo Clinic trial

Injury crash in west Manhattan blamed on drunk driver

A Manhattan man was injured Tuesday after his vehicle was struck by a drunk driver. Riley County Police say the crash happened just after 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of Scenic Drive and Fort Riley Blvd. Officers reported finding a passenger car driven by 29-year-old Gabriel Ramos had struck a second car in the rear. [...]

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By |2020-10-21T11:04:59-05:00October 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Injury crash in west Manhattan blamed on drunk driver

RCHD hosting Okt-Flu-ber Fest Thursday

The Riley County Health Department is planning its annual Okt-Flu-ber Festival Thursday. The drive-thru partitioned event is happening at the health department parking lot, located at 2030 Tecumseh Road. Appointments can be made by calling 785-776-4779 ext. 7675. The event runs 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday and 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Kids will also [...]

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By |2020-10-21T08:01:56-05:00October 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCHD hosting Okt-Flu-ber Fest Thursday

Hundreds evacuated Tuesday after gas line ruptured near downtown Manhattan

Hundreds of people had to be evacuated Tuesday from the Manhattan Public Library and several nearby homes after a gas main was struck by storm water construction crews in the area of 6th and Houston Street near downtown. The incident kept a portion of Poyntz Ave. closed for several hours and forced the library and [...]

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By |2020-10-21T06:51:22-05:00October 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Hundreds evacuated Tuesday after gas line ruptured near downtown Manhattan

Pottawatomie, Wabaunsee counties reach agreement for engineering study to repair Belvue Bridge

A joint agreement has been reached between the Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee County Commissions to move forward with a $200,000 engineering study for repair of the Belvue Bridge. The two boards met for close to an hour Monday before agreeing to have their attorneys draw up an agreement for research into the eventual $7.5 million project [...]

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By |2020-10-20T13:55:37-05:00October 20th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie, Wabaunsee counties reach agreement for engineering study to repair Belvue Bridge
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