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Wamego Superintendent says proposed traffic signal long overdue; school board considering joining Juul lawsuit

A new traffic signal is coming soon to Wamego’s west side after the city and Pottawatomie County recently entered into an agreement. It will be installed at the intersection of US-24 and Columbian Road using a Kansas Department of Transportation grant to fund construction. The remaining costs will be split between the two entities. USD [...]

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By |2019-12-12T14:36:54-06:00December 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Wamego Superintendent says proposed traffic signal long overdue; school board considering joining Juul lawsuit

Rock Creek Schools enters into contract for new on campus baseball field

Some major facilities upgrades are happening soon for USD 323 Rock Creek Schools. During Monday’s school board meeting, the district entered into a contracted agreement with the Rock Creek Diamond Club, a group of businesses and individuals wanting to build a baseball diamond out on the Rock Creek campus, north of the softball diamond. USD [...]

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By |2019-12-12T14:15:01-06:00December 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Rock Creek Schools enters into contract for new on campus baseball field

Kansas Supreme Court to hear petition from 2015 Riley County drug conviction

The Kansas Supreme Court docket for next week includes a petition for review in a Riley County drug-related case. The high court will review State of Kansas v. Anthony M. Brazzle, who appealed several drug-related convictions following a 2015 sting operation at the Royal Inn Motel in Manhattan. Brazzle argues the district court erroneously admitted [...]

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By |2019-12-12T11:46:47-06:00December 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Supreme Court to hear petition from 2015 Riley County drug conviction

K-State student found dead Thursday morning

Kansas State University Police responded to a call early Thursday morning regarding an unconscious man in the Washington Marlatt Memorial Park (Top of the World). Upon arriving, officers located the deceased individual inside a vehicle who had apparently taken his own life. The deceased is a K-State student in the industrial engineering department. His name [...]

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By |2019-12-12T10:43:36-06:00December 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on K-State student found dead Thursday morning

Manhattan woman featured on upcoming season of ABC’s The Great American Bake Show

A Manhattan woman is featured in a reality TV cooking competition which debuts Thursday night on ABC. Sally Newton, a Kansas State University research professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics is a contestant on season 5 of The Great American Baking Show. A fan of the show and its predecessor The Great [...]

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By |2019-12-11T15:11:09-06:00December 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan woman featured on upcoming season of ABC’s The Great American Bake Show

Schapaugh named USD 383 Master Teacher

A teacher at Frank V. Bergman Elementary is the 2020 USD 383 Master Teacher. The district announced Monday that Reading Specialist and Title I teacher Debra Schapaugh was this year’s awardee. She has taught in the district since 1979 at Marlatt, Northview, Strong Kindergarten and Bergman. She earned her B.S in Elementary Education from Purdue [...]

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By |2019-12-10T08:02:18-06:00December 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Schapaugh named USD 383 Master Teacher

USD 383 officials break ground on College Hill construction project

USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden school officials broke ground Monday on the College Hill Early Learning Center’s construction project. The $7.3 million facilities improvement will see the addition of a new storm shelter, expanded campus to include 11 classrooms, age-appropriate playgrounds and more. Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade says Monday’s ceremony was the district’s opportunity to thank the [...]

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By |2019-12-09T15:23:21-06:00December 9th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 officials break ground on College Hill construction project

Man convicted in two Missouri rape cases brought to Riley County to face similar charges

A Missouri man serving two life prison terms for sexually abusing two male students at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is in custody in Riley County. RCPD says 25-year-old Devonta Bagley of Belton, Missouri was arrested and booked on a Riley County warrant late Friday night for aggravated failure to appear. Bagley, a 2017 Kansas [...]

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RCPD investigating theft of merchandise from Manhattan retailer

Riley County Police are attempting to identify a group of individuals potentially linked to the theft of more than 30 electronic devices from the Manhattan Best Buy store. A post on the RCPD Facebook page Sunday night showed surveillance photos of five suspects, two men and three women. The photos were reportedly from Nov. 16, [...]

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By |2019-12-09T07:19:23-06:00December 9th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating theft of merchandise from Manhattan retailer

18th annual holiday parade lights up Manhattan

The tradition of lighting up Manhattan continued again Friday evening as the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade brought thousands out for a little Christmas cheer. That is the sound of the Kansas State University Marching Band as they marched down Moro Street. Starting at Manhattan Town Center, the parade sparkled down Poyntz Avenue, [...]

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By |2019-12-07T09:00:43-06:00December 7th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on 18th annual holiday parade lights up Manhattan