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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

MHK Airport reporting second consecutive year for record passenger numbers

MANHATTAN — More people flew out of Manhattan Regional Airport in 2018 than any year before. The record 70,705 enplanements were due to a number of factors, says MHK Airport Director Jesse Romo. It was the second consecutive year for record enplanements after 2017 saw more than 66,000 passengers board flights out of Manhattan. The [...]

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By |2019-01-10T14:56:06-06:00January 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on MHK Airport reporting second consecutive year for record passenger numbers

METL brings regional workforce panel to Manhattan

MANHATTAN — University and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion on workforce. The discussion, facilitated by the METL Coalition includes bringing together Chambers of Commerce from Manhattan, Emporia, Topeka and Lawrence. This particular event centered around workforce needs both from the university and business perspective. K-State President Richard Myers was joined by KU [...]

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By |2019-01-10T08:51:41-06:00January 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on METL brings regional workforce panel to Manhattan

Manhattan liquor store robbed, suspect being sought

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police are investigating after a suspect held up a Manhattan liquor store Tuesday night. Shortly before 9 p.m. RCPD received a 911 call reporting an armed robbery in the 500 block of Leavenworth Street at Fifths Liquor. The suspect left the area on foot. A search ensued Tuesday night but so [...]

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By |2019-01-09T06:28:05-06:00January 9th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan liquor store robbed, suspect being sought

RCPD working to identify possible suspect in New Year’s Eve rape

MANHATTAN — Riley County authorities are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred New Year’s Eve and seeking the public’s help to identify a potential suspect. According to the Riley County Police Department, the incident occurred after midnight New Year’s Eve in Aggieville. Video of the suspect was taken after he spoke with Aggieville officers [...]

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By |2019-01-09T06:20:06-06:00January 9th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD working to identify possible suspect in New Year’s Eve rape

Topeka woman accused of using motor vehicle in alleged aggravated assault

MANHATTAN — A Topeka woman arrested last week in Manhattan is alleged to have used a motor vehicle as a deadly weapon toward another individual. A complaint filed in Riley County District Court charges 20-year-old Dejaniqua Bush with aggravated assault, criminal threat and theft from the JCPenney store at Manhattan Town Center. Bush is accused [...]

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By |2019-01-08T16:02:11-06:00January 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Topeka woman accused of using motor vehicle in alleged aggravated assault

One person transported after vehicle vs. pedestrian accident

MANHATTAN — One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Bluemont Ave. and Juliette. The accident occurred just before 9 a.m. According to Riley County EMS, a patient was transported to Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan with critical injuries. The injured person was not identified. It’s unclear [...]

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By |2019-01-08T11:00:32-06:00January 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on One person transported after vehicle vs. pedestrian accident

Pottawatomie County teen’s death ruled a homicide

WAMEGO — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has determined the death of a teenager whose body was pulled from the Kansas River Christmas Eve to be a homicide. Authorities located the body of 19-year-old Jacob Bouck in the north bank of the river, about a mile west of Wamego Dec. 24. He had been missing [...]

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By |2019-01-05T08:00:50-06:00January 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County teen’s death ruled a homicide

New programming, registration software highlight changes at Manhattan Parks and Rec

MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Parks & Recreation Department is hoping folks don’t let the winter blues keep them from staying active. A number of new programs were presented during a recent segment of KMAN’s In Focus. Lindsay Sparlin, Arts and Humanities Coordinator noted a couple of those new programs, including one that begins at the [...]

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By |2019-01-04T15:25:56-06:00January 4th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on New programming, registration software highlight changes at Manhattan Parks and Rec