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Update: Manhattan man accused of murdering infant child makes first court appearance

MANHATTAN — A Manhattan man accused of first-degree murder involving an infant child earlier this month made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Friday. D’Khari Lyons, 23, appeared via teleconference in front of Magistrate District Judge James Kepple, who read the charges against him. Lyons has applied for a court appointed attorney. Judge [...]

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By |2018-11-16T14:26:00-06:00November 16th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Manhattan man accused of murdering infant child makes first court appearance

New Manhattan walking trail aims to improve safe access to essential services

MANHATTAN — A northeast Manhattan neighborhood is a little more connected to essential services after the completion of the Old Blue River Trail. Local officials and patrons came out for a special ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon to mark the occasion. The 0.7 mile trail located just east of Tuttle Creek Blvd. near McCall Road gives [...]

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By |2018-11-15T14:45:24-06:00November 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on New Manhattan walking trail aims to improve safe access to essential services

Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 11/15/2018

Officers responded to the report of an injury accident near the intersection of Denison and Kerr on November 14, 2018, at approximately 5:40 PM. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 2007 Black Kia Optima driven by Liangliang Gao, 38, of Manhattan was hit by a 2006 Silver Chevrolet Equinox driven by Brooke Young, 34, [...]

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By |2018-11-15T10:13:24-06:00November 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 11/15/2018

USD 383 names Braxmeyer as Master Teacher

Manhattan High School math teacher Dedra Braxmeyer has been announced as USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden’s 2019 Master Teacher. Braxmeyer has been teaching for 19 years – 13 of which have been at Manhattan High. She earned a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Secondary Education from Kansas State University in 1999, earning her Masters in [...]

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By |2018-11-14T13:49:26-06:00November 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 names Braxmeyer as Master Teacher

KSDE announces grants to bolster breakfast programs

Students at 42 Kansas schools including a couple in our region will have better access to breakfast thanks to more than $142,000 in grants through the Kansas State Department of Education to help bolster breakfast programs. Area grant amounts included: Wabaunsee High School: $3,000 Washington Elementary in Junction City: $1,200 The funding is said to [...]

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By |2018-11-14T11:10:52-06:00November 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on KSDE announces grants to bolster breakfast programs

Manhattan woman arrested on multiple charges of forgery, theft

A Manhattan woman was arrested Tuesday on a Pottawatomie County warrant for a number of charges involving forgery and theft. The Riley County Police Department says 28-year-old Sara Marie Boatman is jailed on three charges of making false writing, five counts of forgery and eight counts of theft of property or services of less than [...]

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By |2018-11-14T08:29:41-06:00November 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan woman arrested on multiple charges of forgery, theft

Governor’s water conference highlights success of water reservoirs, improving efficiencies in permitting

The future of water and conservation are the key areas of focus during the governor’s water conference going on this week in Manhattan. Among Tuesday’s speakers was Tom Kula, executive director of the North Texas Municipal Water District who shared some permitting reform recommendations his agency has noticed as they began construction recently on his [...]

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By |2018-11-13T14:56:46-06:00November 13th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Governor’s water conference highlights success of water reservoirs, improving efficiencies in permitting

Kansas Fire Marshal identifies arsonist who perished in Paxico winery fire

PAXICO — The Kansas Office of the State Fire Marshal has identified the man who died last week in a fire at the Wyldewood Cellars Winery in Paxico. According to a release from the Fire Marshal’s office, 32-year-old Evan Jolly of the Kansas City, Missouri area was the one who perished in the fire Nov. [...]

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One person hospitalized following rural Riley County crash

Two people were involved in an injury crash Monday in rural Riley County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Hailey Weaver of Kings Beach, California was traveling northbound on US 77 near mile marker 187 between Manhattan and Randolph when for an unknown reason, her passenger car went off the roadway and struck a [...]

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By |2018-11-13T07:55:45-06:00November 13th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on One person hospitalized following rural Riley County crash

Manhattan pauses for Veterans Day activities

Veterans Day was recognized Monday in Manhattan with residents pausing to reflect on the brave service men and women of the U.S. military. On the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, Jed Dunham consultant with the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs at Kansas State University, spoke during the Veterans Day program at [...]

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By |2018-11-12T14:14:32-06:00November 12th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan pauses for Veterans Day activities