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Sen. Hawk hoping for third term in Kansas Legislature

State Senator Tom Hawk (D-Manhattan) is hoping voters allow him a third term in Topeka. Hawk is running for re-election in District 22 of the Kansas Legislature. The spotlight this election season continues to be on COVID-19 and the economic impact caused as a result. Hawk says while the economy is important, the health and [...]

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By |2020-10-29T07:27:03-05:00October 29th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Sen. Hawk hoping for third term in Kansas Legislature

Riley County commission tables RCPD substation construction

Riley County commissioners gave consensus Monday not to move forward with the proposed Riley County Police department substation at this time. The substation would be located within the City of Manhattan’s proposed parking garage in Aggieville.  Original plans by RCPD included the substation and additional space for a training office. The law board endorsed the [...]

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By |2020-10-26T18:50:41-05:00October 26th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission tables RCPD substation construction

RCPD corrections officer arrested on multiple charges

A Riley County Police Department Corrections Officer has been arrested after a reported domestic battery. On Monday, around 5 p.m., a 28-year old female reported a known 33-year-old male battered her to the RCPD. Officers arrested Ace Thompson, of Manhattan on Wednesday on the offenses of domestic battery and criminal restraint. Thompson was issued a [...]

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By |2020-10-21T19:33:31-05:00October 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD corrections officer arrested on multiple charges

Riley County expected to see highest voter participation in the past decade

Riley County is expecting greater numbers for voter turnout and voting by mail this election. Speaking to the Riley County commission, County Clerk Rich Vargo says he was wrong when he predicted over 10,000 vote by mail applicants.  Instead, that number will be closer to exceeding 12,000 applications, as the county has already received 11,667.  [...]

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By |2020-10-19T11:57:11-05:00October 19th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County expected to see highest voter participation in the past decade

Riley County sees 11th COVID related death; increase of 31 new cases

Riley County now has its 11th COVID related death. The patient passed away in his home in Manhattan at the age of 67. No further details will be released about the patient. The county saw an increase of 16 active cases since Wednesday’s report for a total of 107.  The county is also reporting an [...]

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By |2020-10-16T14:22:10-05:00October 16th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County sees 11th COVID related death; increase of 31 new cases

Riley County commission takes tour of new RCPD firing range

Riley County commissioners made their way to the site of the new Riley County Police Department firing range on Monday. The new range, located near Zeandale, has two ranges for officers to train and get certifications.  RCPD Lt. Brad Jager and Assistant Director Kurt Muldrup took the commissioners and commission candidates through the site. The [...]

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By |2020-10-13T10:48:51-05:00October 13th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission takes tour of new RCPD firing range

Sen. Moran announces grant for Pawnee Mental Health Services

Senator Jerry Moran visited Pawnee Mental Health Services on Friday to present a $832,505 grant for telemedicine services. The grant is being provide by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as part of their Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grants program.  Moran says there is a challenge to provide mental health services throughout the state.  [...]

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By |2020-10-09T13:50:51-05:00October 9th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Sen. Moran announces grant for Pawnee Mental Health Services

USD 383 parents continue to push for hybrid model alternative

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 board of education continued to here from concerned parents on the current model of learning. Parents, as well as a student and staff member, voiced their concerns over the quality of education being given in the hybrid model.  Manhattan High School Sophomore Wesley Zika says she is a straight A student and [...]

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By |2020-10-08T14:28:41-05:00October 8th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 parents continue to push for hybrid model alternative

In person advanced voting in Riley County will have an additional location

Riley County voters will have two places to vote in person for advanced voting starting next week. Speaking to the Riley County commission Monday, County Clerk Rich Vargo says the county was fortunate to have enough volunteers to staff a polling a location at the K-State Student Union.  Voters can go up to the Bluemont [...]

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By |2020-10-05T18:28:12-05:00October 5th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on In person advanced voting in Riley County will have an additional location

Riley and Pottawatomie Counties see slight increase in positive cases over the weekend

Riley County has 20 new positive cases and 20 additional recoveries since Friday’s report. Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for two positive patients at this time. These patients have symptoms severe enough to require hospitalization. This brings the total number of positive cases to 1,815, with 239 active cases and 1,568 recoveries. [...]

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By |2020-09-28T18:53:33-05:00September 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley and Pottawatomie Counties see slight increase in positive cases over the weekend
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