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Tex Winters life to be celebrated Saturday

Kansas State University is hosting a “celebration of life” in honor of the university’s storied basketball coach Fred “Tex” Winters on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. Winters, who was 96 when he died on October 10,  was head coach of the K-State men’s basketball team from 1954 to 1968 and is known for [...]

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By |2018-10-19T17:47:31-05:00October 19th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Tex Winters life to be celebrated Saturday

KBI arrests Geary County Sheriff

Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf was arrested this morning by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation on a charge of felony theft and misuse of public funds. He was booked into the Geary County Jail and released on bond. He also has been placed on administrative leave by the department. Sheriff Wolf is accused of gifting [...]

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By |2018-10-18T11:39:42-05:00October 18th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on KBI arrests Geary County Sheriff

KSU librarians to participate in benefit trivia competition

Are you smarter than a librarian? You can find out through a game of trivia. A team of librarians from K-State will participate in a trivia competition at Arrow Coffee tonight. Teams of up to 6 members can link up to participate in the competition. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the game starts at [...]

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By |2018-10-17T13:08:23-05:00October 17th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on KSU librarians to participate in benefit trivia competition

Law board to re-do RCPD director search with minor tweaks

The selection process for the Riley County Police Department director will restart after the candidate chosen to be the next director unexpectedly withdrew his candidacy last week. The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency, or Law Board, discussed their next steps at their meeting in Randolph Monday. Board members agreed to re-list the job opening, take [...]

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By |2018-10-15T20:01:43-05:00October 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Law board to re-do RCPD director search with minor tweaks

Preferred RCPD director candidate withdraws

The person chosen to be the next director of the Riley County Police Department has withdrawn his candidacy, according to a release. They did not reveal which candidate was that chosen finalist. The Riley County Law Board will discuss their next steps at their meeting scheduled for Monday at noon. The meeting will be held [...]

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By |2018-10-14T17:52:55-05:00October 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Preferred RCPD director candidate withdraws

Human remains found in Ogden

The Riley County Police Department discovered human remains in Ogden Saturday, according to a press release. RCPD found the remains in the 300 block of North Park Road in Ogden after receiving a tip at approximately 3 p.m. The investigation is currently ongoing and no further information including gender or identity is available. If you [...]

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By |2018-10-14T17:44:30-05:00October 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Human remains found in Ogden

Tailgate honoring late KSU grad, raising funds set for Saturday

Amid a slew of other tailgates, one tailgate will be raising awareness about mental health as well as raising funds. Carl’s Cause along with K-State Counseling Services and the Wildcat Wellness Coalition organized the tailgate in memory of K-State graduate Carl Sprecht. Carl Sprecht was diagnosed with bipolar disorder while attending K-State before taking his [...]

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By |2018-10-11T13:14:08-05:00October 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Tailgate honoring late KSU grad, raising funds set for Saturday

Student athletes strive to raise thousands in canned food drive Saturday

The 23rd annual Cats for Cans food drive will be taking place during tomorrow’s game. The drive is organized by the K-State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. They’ll be accepting donations of canned food or cash starting at 9 a.m. in the Bill Snyder Family Stadium parking lot and at all stadium entrances. This year’s goal is [...]

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By |2018-10-11T12:52:18-05:00October 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Student athletes strive to raise thousands in canned food drive Saturday

Man found dead in West Manhattan

A man was found dead near a business district in West Manhattan Tuesday, according to a Riley County Police Department release. RCPD reports they discovered a body in the 1100 block of Westloop Place on a tip from a caller at 2:40 p.m. According to the release, investigators do not suspect foul play. The investigation [...]

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By |2018-10-09T17:05:36-05:00October 9th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Man found dead in West Manhattan

6th Street fire determined to be result of arson

The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a fire in the A & H Auto Repair building at 700 South 6th Street just before 9 p.m. on Sunday. There were no injuries. Riley County Police Department Public Information Officer Hali Rowland told KMAN Monday that investigators have determined the cause of the fire to be arson. [...]

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By |2018-10-08T15:03:51-05:00October 8th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on 6th Street fire determined to be result of arson