KSU, local partnership commended for work to fill COVID test swab shortage

K-State faculty and administration were recognized by the KDHE for efforts to boost supply of COVID swabs in the region. K-State’s Beth Montelone, Jungkwun Kim, and Dong Lin — in partnership with Community HealthCare System — have 3-D printed testing swabs to help address supply chain gaps. So far, they’ve donated over 2500 swabs with [...]

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Woman dies in Friday Scenic/K-18 collision

A Wichita woman died in a Friday vehicle collision at the entrance ramp off of Scenic Drive onto K-18. The incident occurred just before noon when a Buick LaCrosse, driven by 83-year-old Sylvia Harden, turned left off of the Scenic ramp to enter K-18. She entered the lane of a Ford F650, driven by 55-year-old [...]

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Riley County reports 12 new COVID cases, no patients hospitalized

Riley County Friday reported 12 new positive COVID-19 tests and 5 recoveries since Wednesday. That brings the active case count to 121. Additionally, adding in 10 probable cases that have recovered makes 351 recoveries and 5 deaths of 447 confirmed cases reported since the pandemic was declared in March. 186 test are pending and 4,822 [...]

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Kansas violent crime up amid overall downward crime figures, local area below state average

Crime in Kansas overall was down in 2019, though violent crime has continued on a multi-year upward trend according to a Friday report. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation Friday released its crime index report for the previous year. The annual document compiles reported crime statistics by state and local law enforcement agencies and calculates state [...]

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Kansas violent crime up amid overall downward crime figures, local area below state average

Crime in Kansas overall was down in 2019, though violent crime has continued on a multi-year upward trend according to a Friday report. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation Friday released its crime index report for the previous year. The annual document compiles reported crime statistics by state and local law enforcement agencies and calculates state [...]

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Riley County commission to review Local Health Order No. 16

Local Health Order No. 16 will be reviewed by the Riley County commission on Monday. The request was made originally by the executive director of the Aggieville Business Association last week.  During Thursday’s meeting, Attorney Jeremy Platt and Aggieville Board President Ryan Bramhall asked the commission to rescind the order saying it targeted Aggieville businesses. Platt says the order is [...]

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Riley County commission to review Local Health Order No. 16

Local Health Order No. 16 will be reviewed by the Riley County commission on Monday. The request was made originally by the executive director of the Aggieville Business Association last week.  During Thursday’s meeting, Attorney Jeremy Platt and Aggieville Board President Ryan Bramhall asked the commission to rescind the order saying it targeted Aggieville businesses. Platt says the order is [...]

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K-State College of Agriculture students named 2020 Cargill scholars

A Wamego Kansas State University student is one of two College of Agriculture students recognized as 2020 Cargill Global Scholars. Sophomore Nathan Williams, a Rock Creek grad, was chosen along with Junior Michael Dowd of Olathe for the honors. The two will receive $2,500 scholarships from the Cargill Global Scholars Program for up to two [...]

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Annual Flush Picnic to move to drive thru setting Sunday, Aug. 9

An annual chicken feed in Pottawatomie County will look a little different this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church has opted to shift its annual chicken dinner fundraiser to a drive-thru event. The picnic typically draws thousands to Flush for the food, festivities, and fun. This year’s event will take place Sunday, [...]

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RCPD Report 8/7/20

Officers filed a report for rape in Manhattan on August 6, 2020, at approximately 7:12 PM. Officers listed a 21-year-old female as the victim and a 25-year-old male known to her as the suspect. Due to the nature of the crime reported, no additional inf...

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