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Riley County nurse sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraud

TOPEKA — A Riley County nurse has been sentenced to almost two years in prison for Medicaid fraud and related charges in three Kansas counties. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Thursday that 57-year-old Kathleen Kleuskens of Ogden entered pleas and was found guilty in October of 10 charges filed by the attorney general’s office. Earlier [...]

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By |2019-01-17T19:06:16-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County nurse sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraud

Dr. King’s legacy to be celebrated in Manhattan

MANHATTAN — A number of events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are planned in Manhattan over the next couple weeks. Events begin this weekend at Peace Memorial Auditorium where a community celebration is planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature two competitions that have taken [...]

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By |2019-01-17T15:23:00-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Dr. King’s legacy to be celebrated in Manhattan

Manhattan-area lawmakers react to Gov. Kelly’s inaugural State of the State

TOPEKA — In her first address to the Kansas Legislature Wednesday evening Governor Laura Kelly outlined her goals for the year ahead, including a pitch to expand Medicaid in Kansas to cover up to 150,000 more people. (Read Gov. Kelly’s full State of the State address here) In her speech, Kelly highlighted a need to [...]

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By |2019-01-17T14:12:56-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan-area lawmakers react to Gov. Kelly’s inaugural State of the State

Manhattan man arrested in Marshall County

MARYSVILLE — Riley County Police spent part of Wednesday searching for a robbery suspect. Police say 37-year-old Russell Allen Jr. of Manhattan was located just before 8 p.m. He’s currently confined in Marshall County Jail for local charges including possession of stolen property and possession of marijuana. Earlier on Wednesday, Riley County Police had issued [...]

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By |2019-01-17T10:30:29-06:00January 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man arrested in Marshall County

Attorney recommends incorporation or annexation for Green Valley

WESTMORELAND — An attorney has recommended that residents in the rapidly-growing Green Valley area of southwestern Pottawatomie County might be best served by forming an incorporated community. At Monday’s meeting of the Pottawatomie County Commission, Jim Kaup, with Kaup Law Office of Topeka presented stage four of the Green Valley Governance Plan with recommendations on [...]

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By |2019-01-16T11:05:25-06:00January 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Attorney recommends incorporation or annexation for Green Valley

Attorney General receives request for aid in Junction City murder prosecutions

JUNCTION CITY — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office may soon be assisting in the Geary County capital murder prosecution involving two Junction City men charged in the killings of a mother and her unborn child. Schmidt’s public information officer C.J. Grover confirmed to KMAN via email that a formal request was received recently from [...]

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By |2019-01-15T15:36:04-06:00January 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Attorney General receives request for aid in Junction City murder prosecutions

Homeless hero who pulled Chiefs player from snow rewarded with thousands in donations

MANHATTAN — A homeless man who had no clue who he was helping when he pulled Kansas City Chiefs guard Jeff Allen’s vehicle from the snow Saturday has gained national attention. Dave Cochran’s story gained traction after Allen reached out on Twitter to find the man who had helped him. For helping Allen make it [...]

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By |2019-01-15T15:08:33-06:00January 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Homeless hero who pulled Chiefs player from snow rewarded with thousands in donations

Myers optimistic as K-State prepares for spring semester, legislative session

MANHATTAN — The spring semester begins next week at Kansas State University with some uncertainty as the federal government shutdown continues. While it isn’t impacting students borrowing federal financial aid, K-State President Richard Myers, a guest on KMAN’s In Focus Monday, said it has the potential to impact research conducted at the university. The ripple effect [...]

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By |2019-01-14T15:12:13-06:00January 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Myers optimistic as K-State prepares for spring semester, legislative session

SAVE Farm seeking applications for transitioning military members interested in farming

MANHATTAN — New pathways exist for transitioning military members wanting a career in agriculture after their service concludes. The Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education (SAVE) Farm located north of Keats in Riley County is helping that become a reality for many. Founder and President Gary LaGrange says applications are still being sought for their upcoming accredited [...]

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By |2019-01-14T07:48:22-06:00January 14th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on SAVE Farm seeking applications for transitioning military members interested in farming

RCPD arrests suspect in Manhattan liquor store robbery

MANHATTAN — A suspect accused in the armed robbery of a Manhattan liquor store has been arrested. Riley County Police say 21-year-old Stephen Cortez of Manhattan was arrested Friday just after 3:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Osage Street. He was charged with one count of aggravated robbery. Cortez was issued a total bond [...]

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By |2019-01-11T20:24:02-06:00January 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests suspect in Manhattan liquor store robbery