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Riley County confirms 23rd COVID death; hospital inpatient census remains high

Riley County health officials confirmed Friday a 23rd death tied to the novel coronavirus. The 85-year-old patient tested positive for COVID-19 Dec. 28 and died Jan. 8. His death comes amid 130 new positive cases and 64 additional recoveries reported Friday. The health department says there are 545 active cases, including 23 positive patients and [...]

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By |2021-01-15T14:40:42-06:00January 15th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County confirms 23rd COVID death; hospital inpatient census remains high

Manhattan man in stable condition after being reported missing Thursday

Riley County Police say a man reported missing is recovering at Manhattan’s Ascension Via Christi Hospital for treatment of hypothermia. Officers filed the missing person report shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday in the 4200 block of Spook Rock Way. Less than six hours later, police found the 29-year-old man in the Rocky Ford Outdoor Recreation [...]

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By |2021-01-15T11:25:29-06:00January 15th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man in stable condition after being reported missing Thursday

Airport to propose $2.50 user fee to Manhattan city officials

Improvements to the Manhattan Regional Airport’s parking lot are now complete and the next step now is determining a user fee. For years the airport has had free parking, but Airport Director Jesse Romo says a proposal to the Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday, will request a daily $2.50 fee be implemented on Feb. 1 [...]

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By |2021-01-15T08:27:12-06:00January 15th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Airport to propose $2.50 user fee to Manhattan city officials

Manhattan MLK Committee to host virtual presentation exploring Wichita drugstore sit-in

The Manhattan Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee plans to move forward with its community celebration this Saturday, in a virtual setting. The Committee will host “The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in,” a presentation of Humanities Kansas. It’s hosted by keynote speaker Prisca Barnes, founder of Wichita nonprofit Storytime Village. The presentation brings to light the July [...]

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By |2021-01-14T11:21:37-06:00January 14th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan MLK Committee to host virtual presentation exploring Wichita drugstore sit-in

Riley, Pottawatomie counties now taking sign ups for coronavirus vaccine

Local health departments have opened signup lists for those members of the public wanting the COVID-19 vaccine. The Riley County Health Department says it’s working to compile a list of names and contact information for those who would like to receive the vaccine once it becomes available. The distribution plan will be based upon a [...]

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By |2021-01-13T18:28:46-06:00January 13th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley, Pottawatomie counties now taking sign ups for coronavirus vaccine

Riley County confirms slight uptick in percent positive rate, slight decline in hospitalizations

After Manhattan’s Ascension Via Christi Hospital reported its highest number of COVID-19 positive inpatients, that number has declined slightly. Health officials (today) Wednesday confirmed Ascension Via Christi is caring for 23 positive patients, down from a high of 25, including five being treated in the Intensive Care Unit. In addition, 83 new positive cases and [...]

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By |2021-01-13T12:34:22-06:00January 13th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County confirms slight uptick in percent positive rate, slight decline in hospitalizations

One dead following crash involving deer near Rossville

One person is dead and two others are injured following a crash Tuesday evening near Rossville. Authorities were dispatched shortly after 7:30 p.m. after a passenger car struck a deer on Hwy 24, about a mile east of Rossville. The driver was attempting to avoid hitting the deer, and in doing so, left the roadway, [...]

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By |2021-01-13T06:24:49-06:00January 13th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on One dead following crash involving deer near Rossville

RCPD arrests suspect from May alleged robbery, kidnapping

Riley County Police arrested a 21-year-old man Monday on a warrant for his involvement in an alleged incident from last spring. Timothy Bell is charged with two counts of aggravated burglary, one count of aggravated robbery and one count of kidnapping. An online criminal complaint alleges that on May 22, Bell broke into an apartment [...]

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By |2021-01-12T14:09:26-06:00January 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests suspect from May alleged robbery, kidnapping

Judge sets motions hearing, trial date for Manhattan restaurant owner accused of sexual abuse

A trial date is now set for a former Manhattan restaurant owner accused of multiple counts of sexual abuse. At a status hearing Monday, held via Zoom in the case of Robert Iacobellis, Judge Kendra Lewison scheduled a motions hearing for 9 a.m. April 21, with a seven day jury trial slated to begin June [...]

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By |2021-01-12T08:53:29-06:00January 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Judge sets motions hearing, trial date for Manhattan restaurant owner accused of sexual abuse

K-State’s Lafene Health Center beginning preparations ahead of vaccine administration

Kansas State University’s Lafene Health Center has been selected as a vaccine distribution site and will receive and administer vaccines for students, faculty and staff, based on the state and local priority groups and vaccine availability. When that happens is uncertain, says K-State Vice President for Communications and Marketing Jeffery Morris. “We have the protocols, [...]

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By |2021-01-11T14:25:40-06:00January 11th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State’s Lafene Health Center beginning preparations ahead of vaccine administration
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