RCPD searching for robbery suspect who reportedly shot at two individuals

The Riley County Police Department is searching for a suspect connected to a July 28 aggravated robbery in Manhattan. Police say they’re looking for 18-year-old Malachi Fielder, who along with 15-year-Terriundis Toliver, reportedly robbed a 17-year-old male victim at gunpoint and then shot at him and a 45-year-old female victim as the pair followed the [...]

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Deputy City Manager provides clarity on Parks & Rec financial challenges

Members of the Manhattan Parks & Recreation Advisory Board were painted a grim picture of the financial challenges hampering the city’s parks & recreation department. Monday marked the board’s first public meeting since the July 18 special session held at the Manhattan Fire Department headquarters. Deputy City Manager Jason Hilgers says the challenges have been [...]

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Riley County reports seven hospitalized as COVID infections remain high

Riley County remains in the HIGH incidence category for new COVID infections. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says 112 new cases were recorded the final week of July (23rd through the 29th). The Incidence Rate is 151, which remains above the 100 cases per 100,000 people threshold that KDHE uses for its metrics. [...]

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MVA educator names 2022 Kansas History Teacher of the Year

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has named Manhattan Virtual Academy K-2 and gifted teacher Lori Rice as the 2022 Kansas History Teacher of the Year. Rice is a 1996 graduate of Kansas State University, who also recently completed a master’s degree in education from Emporia State. Her passion for history and STEM comes [...]

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KMAN Special Interview: Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

News Radio KMAN · KMAN Special Interview: Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo We spoke with Publicist for the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Ruth Nicolas about what attendees can expect at the rodeo, which runs August 3rd-6th with plenty of events for all to enjoy. Some of the included events this year are: PRCA Bulls, Broncs and [...]

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McKee survives primary challenge in Pottawatomie County; Bloom defeats Carlson in District 64 House race

Pottawatomie County 1st District Commissioner Dee McKee has survived a primary challenge and will advance to the November ballot. The incumbent Republican received 1,162 votes compared to 557 votes for Hans Tessman and 324 votes for Nathaniel Gotsch. McKee will likely be unopposed in the November election as she seeks a third term. Elsewhere, Republican [...]

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Riley County approves compliance plan for University Park wastewater treatment plant

Riley County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a compliance plan to submit to the Environmental Protection Agency for eventual replacement of the University Park wastewater treatment plant. It’s the first step for the benefit district to come into compliance with the EPA’s Clean Water Act. Public Works Director John Ellerman says the best option is [...]

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Pawnee Mental Health on track to receive special certification

Pawnee Mental Health Services has its sights set on becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic to improve their ability to care for patients. Pawnee’s Chief Clinical Officer Becky Woodward said that CCBH Clinics allow providers to improve current services and integrate new ones. Woodward explained more about the role that physical health care will play in treating mental [...]

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Riley County sees major push in advance voting

Riley County saw a steady stream of people voting in advance ahead of today’s primary. County Clerk Rich Vargo noted 5,154 people had cast their ballots through Saturday, a figure he said Monday would likely approach 6,000 by noon. He was not far off. The final number of Riley County residents to vote in advance [...]

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