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Local lawmakers weigh in on state commission recommendation regarding Native American mascots

More schools across Kansas and the nation are shelving mascots, symbols and nicknames that use Native American imagery. It’s likely the pressure will only continue to mount for schools like Manhattan High School to revisit its own use of “Indians” as its nickname. On Friday, Major League Baseball announced the Cleveland Indians will re-brand in [...]

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By |2021-07-23T14:18:09-05:00July 23rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local lawmakers weigh in on state commission recommendation regarding Native American mascots

Maryland convict extradited to Manhattan to face charges from 2017 alleged burglary, kidnapping

A Maryland man once listed on the Riley County Most Wanted list is now in custody for his alleged connection to a December 2017 attempted aggravated robbery case in Manhattan. According to the Riley County Police Department, 60-year-old David Lee Gollahon was extradited from Baltimore, Maryland Thursday and booked on a failure to appear charge. [...]

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By |2021-07-23T13:57:20-05:00July 23rd, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Maryland convict extradited to Manhattan to face charges from 2017 alleged burglary, kidnapping

City approves nearly $70,000 in ED funds to support Aggieville, Downtown MHK through end of 2021

The agencies that oversee Aggieville and Downtown Manhattan businesses will receive financial assistance from the city for the remainder of the year due to ongoing transient guest tax (TGT) revenue shortfalls. As part of Tuesday’s consent agenda, city commissioners approved a $39,000 request from Downtown Manhattan and a $30,000 request from the Aggieville Business Association [...]

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By |2021-07-21T15:27:19-05:00July 21st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on City approves nearly $70,000 in ED funds to support Aggieville, Downtown MHK through end of 2021

GoFundMe set up for family of infant injured in alleged child abuse incident

The grandmother of a 5-month old baby injured last week in a suspected child abuse incident has set up a GoFundMe page for the boy and his mother to cover medical expenses. The mother reportedly has no car, medical insurance and had recently moved to Manhattan from Colorado, about a month ago. During the morning [...]

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By |2021-07-20T17:36:49-05:00July 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on GoFundMe set up for family of infant injured in alleged child abuse incident

RCHD: Riley County identified by CDC as emerging COVID hot spot

Riley County health officials are amplifying messages to residents to get vaccinated. Last week, the health department identified more than 100 new cases of COVID-19, and at the time seven were hospitalized with symptoms. This at a time when cases of the Delta variant have also been rising both nationally and locally. According to the [...]

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By |2021-07-20T15:43:48-05:00July 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCHD: Riley County identified by CDC as emerging COVID hot spot

Pott. County receives updates on old courthouse building, public works equipment

Pottawatomie County commissioners received an update Monday on maintenance at the old courthouse building in Westmoreland. The building, which has sat vacant for close to a decade sustained water damage over past couple months. Noxious Weed Department Director Tim Eisenbarth spoke about the building during his monthly facilities update. Dehumidifiers continue to run in the [...]

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By |2021-07-20T15:03:27-05:00July 20th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County receives updates on old courthouse building, public works equipment

Manhattan man arrested after throwing beer can, threatening man with knife

A Manhattan man is jailed after police say he battered at least one and threatened others during an incident Saturday evening. According to the Riley County Police Department, 32-year-old Sergio Moreno was arrested and charged in connection for attempted aggravated battery, domestic battery and criminal threat. Police listed a 21-year-old female, and two males, aged [...]

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By |2021-07-19T13:43:14-05:00July 19th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man arrested after throwing beer can, threatening man with knife

Deadline extended for upcoming Flint Hills Regional Leadership class

The application deadline for those wanting to be part of the next Flint Hills Regional Leadership class (2021-2022) has been extended to Saturday, July 24. The program is held annually and involves residents wanting to become more engaged with the community and be able to tackle challenges facing the region. The goal of the program [...]

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By |2021-07-19T08:51:05-05:00July 19th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Deadline extended for upcoming Flint Hills Regional Leadership class

Regents announce 25-member search committee for next K-State president

The Kansas Board of Regents on Friday announced the 25 member search committee for the next president at Kansas State University. The committee is chaired by K-State alumnus and retired BNSF Railway CEO Carl Ice, who was named chair in June. The committee also includes former U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, K-State Athletic Director Gene Taylor, [...]

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By |2021-07-18T19:25:00-05:00July 18th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Regents announce 25-member search committee for next K-State president

Donations pour in as Manhattan “stuffs the bus” for USD 383 FIT Closet

School supplies were collected Saturday outside Walmart for the annual Stuff the Bus event to benefit the USD 383 FIT Closet. Volunteers from Konza United Way, K-State Credit Union and Manhattan Broadcasting greeted shoppers as they dropped off donations. K-State Athletic Director Gene Taylor says student athletes from the men’s and women’s basketball teams, as [...]

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By |2021-07-18T11:12:20-05:00July 18th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Donations pour in as Manhattan “stuffs the bus” for USD 383 FIT Closet
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