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Manhattan High Band Director named Outstanding Music Educator

A Manhattan High School music teacher has been selected as an outstanding music educator by the National Federation of State High School Association. Dr. Joel Gittle, the MHS Director of Bands for the past 30 years, was selected as the 2021-22 recipient for the state of Kansas, but also for Section 5, which includes regional [...]

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By |2022-01-12T11:52:46-06:00January 12th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan High Band Director named Outstanding Music Educator

Day 3 of Goens murder trial includes testimony from defendants

Day three of the murder trial of Richard Goens continued Tuesday with testimony from the state and finished with the defendant himself taking the stand. One of the four co-defendants in the case, Jaylon Hitsman testified against Goens Tuesday, claiming it was Goens’ plan to rob Tanner Zamecnik and use Jaylon and his brother Dylan [...]

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By |2022-01-11T16:19:10-06:00January 11th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Day 3 of Goens murder trial includes testimony from defendants

Pott County counselor recommending language change for how conditional use permits are approved

Pottawatomie County officials held a lengthy conversation Monday over conditional use permits and the process for how those permits are carried out. Currently the planning commission has the final say over how and when those types of permits are approved, with little oversight from the county commission. County Counselor John Watt says he fears it’s [...]

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By |2022-01-11T10:55:39-06:00January 11th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott County counselor recommending language change for how conditional use permits are approved

Authorities investigating after assault at McDonald’s

Riley County Police are investigating an apparent aggravated battery and assault that occurred early Sunday morning at McDonald’s at 4th and Bluemont Ave. Police say a male suspect in the passenger side of a car in the drive thru lane reportedly pulled a gun on a 23-year-old man as he walked by. A separate male [...]

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By |2022-01-10T15:35:17-06:00January 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Authorities investigating after assault at McDonald’s

1 in custody after knife attack in Manhattan

A Manhattan man is jailed after an apparent knife attack that injured at least one person. The Riley County Police Department says a report was filed Saturday in the area of 9th and Humboldt Street, charging 39-year-old Benjamin Lewis with aggravated battery, aggravated assault and interference with LEO. According to the report, Lewis is alleged [...]

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By |2022-01-10T15:32:34-06:00January 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on 1 in custody after knife attack in Manhattan

Suspect extradited from California for warrants including aggravated assault

A suspect from a 2019 house party brawl where shots were fired has been brought into custody from out of state. According to the Riley County Police Department, 30-year-old Travell Hairston of Sacramento, California, was extradited to the Riley County Jail Sunday and arrested for two failure to appear warrants. One of those is connected [...]

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By |2022-01-10T15:29:16-06:00January 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Suspect extradited from California for warrants including aggravated assault

Coco Bolos in Aggieville to close

A popular Aggieville restaurant is closing its doors. HCI Hospitality announced Saturday that Coco Bolos Wood Fire Grill and Cantina will close later this month after losing its lease. The last day of operations is Jan. 22. Coco Bolos has been a staple of the Aggieville area since its opening in November of 1998. “Coco [...]

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By |2022-01-10T06:29:14-06:00January 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Coco Bolos in Aggieville to close

COVID surge causes one week closure at College Hill preschool

Parents of preschoolers in Manhattan are scrambling to find childcare this week after USD 383 announced a one-week shift to remote learning at College Hill Early Learning Center due to a surge in quarantines tied to COVID-19. A letter sent to parents late Friday stated that 70 percent of the building’s students are currently in [...]

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By |2022-01-08T16:40:04-06:00January 8th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on COVID surge causes one week closure at College Hill preschool

Fort Riley to stand up COVID testing site, starting Monday

Fort Riley has announced it’s standing up a COVID testing site at the Irwin Army Community Hospital starting Monday. The hospital will offer drive thru rapid, antigen testing weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. for symptomatic beneficiaries only. It is located on the hospital’s ground floor parking structure. Testing is available on a first-come, first-served [...]

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By |2022-01-07T13:46:26-06:00January 7th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley to stand up COVID testing site, starting Monday

Flint Hills Regional Leaders Retreat postponed

The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce has announced next week’s Flint Hills Regional Leaders Retreat in Manhattan, has been postponed due to rising public health concerns surrounding Covid-19. Chamber President Jason Smith tells KMAN they have every intention of still having the retreat. He says the Chamber and its partners, do not want to contribute [...]

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By |2022-01-07T07:18:41-06:00January 7th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Flint Hills Regional Leaders Retreat postponed
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