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New sorting machine included in Manhattan Public Library renovations

Renovations at the Manhattan Public Library will see the installation of a new sorting machine at the circulation desk. Manhattan Public Library Development and Public Relations Coordinator Madison Ogle joined KMAN’s In Focus Monday, saying the circulation desk has moved amid the planned 10-week project. “It is a pre-sorting machine that, when items get returned, [...]

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By |2022-01-17T16:20:07-06:00January 17th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on New sorting machine included in Manhattan Public Library renovations

Four recognized with service award at virtual MLK, Jr. celebration

Two duos were honored for their service to the Manhattan community at Saturday’s virtual celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Manhattan’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration was presented in an online format for the second year. The long-running community observance is organized by the Manhattan Martin Luther Jr. [...]

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By |2022-01-16T15:23:34-06:00January 16th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Four recognized with service award at virtual MLK, Jr. celebration

Listen: K-State military scientist talks participation in senate roundtable on veterans suicide prevention

K-State Office of Military and Veterans Affairs Director Dr. Arthur DeGroat was invited to participate Wednesday in a virtual roundtable discussion on veterans suicide prevention efforts. The discussion was hosted by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and ranking member Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) and featured participation from representatives of the Iraq and Afghanistan [...]

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By |2022-01-14T13:06:19-06:00January 14th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Listen: K-State military scientist talks participation in senate roundtable on veterans suicide prevention

Enplanements up at Manhattan Regional Airport, but numbers fly below peak set in ’19

Enplanement numbers at the Manhattan Regional Airport saw a rise in 2021, though have yet to reach the facility’s 2019 peak. New Director Brandon Keazer spoke with KMAN about the airport’s recovery after a major downturn amid the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Keazer took over for previous director Jesse Romo in November as Romo departed [...]

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By |2022-01-13T12:23:04-06:00January 13th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Enplanements up at Manhattan Regional Airport, but numbers fly below peak set in ’19

Goens guilty of murder, five other charges in 2019 shooting

After about five hours of deliberation, jurors in the murder trial of Richard Goens returned guilty verdicts on all six charges. Following a jury poll, Judge Grant Bannister accepted the verdict and found Goens guilty of first degree murder for the 2019 shooting death of Tanner Zamecnik. Goens was also convicted on five other charges [...]

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By |2022-01-12T17:43:06-06:00January 12th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Goens guilty of murder, five other charges in 2019 shooting

Goens murder trial continues after mild COVID case reported among jury

Day two of the murder trial of Richard Goens continued with state witness testimony and news of a COVID-19 exposure among the jury. As jurors were set to be released for lunch, Judge Grant Bannister informed the court that juror 13 had tested positive for the novel coronavirus some time prior to Monday morning. Bannister [...]

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By |2022-01-10T18:01:53-06:00January 10th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Goens murder trial continues after mild COVID case reported among jury

Goens murder trial opens with witness, police testimony

Witness testimony and police body camera footage followed opening statements by the prosecution in Riley County District court Friday as the murder trial of 31-year-old Richard Goens commences. Goens, represented by attorney Nick Heiman, appeared Friday before Judge Grant Bannister. Goens is one of four defendants linked to an allegedly planned robbery under the guise [...]

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By |2022-01-07T14:43:29-06:00January 7th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Goens murder trial opens with witness, police testimony

Manhattan commissioners take oaths, Morse selected as mayor

Following unanimous approval for a routine contract renewal Tuesday, re-elected and a newly elected former commissioner were sworn in to the Manhattan City Commission and one commissioner was selected for a second stint as the city’s mayor. Usha Reddi, Wynn Butler and John Matta took their oaths of office as administered by City Clerk Brenda [...]

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By |2022-01-04T20:07:01-06:00January 4th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan commissioners take oaths, Morse selected as mayor

Copple urges vaccination, COVID precautions in Friday update

Hospital officials are asking people to continue following recommended COVID-19 precautions as 17 positive patients are receiving treatment at Ascension Via Christi. According to a Friday release by Hosptial President and CEO Bob Copple, COVID patients make up more than 40 percent of all admitted. Five of those 17 patients are receiving mechanical ventilation support. [...]

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By |2021-12-31T13:31:48-06:00December 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Copple urges vaccination, COVID precautions in Friday update

Manhattan prepared for snow removal, social services aid with warming stations

With snowfall forecast to start early on New Years Day, the City of Manhattan has Public Works crews on standby to treat snowy and icy roadways around town. Riley County is braced for the weather, with a winter storm warning — upgraded from a watch Friday — in effect from midnight January 1 through midnight [...]

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By |2021-12-31T12:38:16-06:00December 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan prepared for snow removal, social services aid with warming stations
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