Hy-Vee advises some customers to monitor bank statements after data breach

Hy-Vee is investigating after detecting a data breach on some of its payment processing systems, according to a Wednesday release. Company officials believe that the “unauthorized activity” was centered on transactions at some Hy-Vee fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants including Market Grilles. Due to differences in the point-of-sale systems, transactions at normal grocery [...]

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Riley County EMS receives second straight service award

Riley County EMS was recently awarded the 2019 career EMS service of the year from the Kansas EMS Services Association. Assistant EMS Director Josh Gering recently spoke on KMAN’s In Focus about their award saying this isn’t the first major award they have received. “In 2018, we actually received the KAMZA community outreach of the [...]

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Lindstrom discusses issues with community during Manhattan campaign stop

A Kansas Republican Senatorial candidate and retired Kansas City Chief made a stop by the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce offices to meet with community leaders and residents Wednesday morning. Dave Lindstrom is the board chair of the Kansas Turnpike Authority and owned and operated multiple Burger King locations around the KC area. He says [...]

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From the Principal’s Office: Manhattan Virtual Academy 2019-20 preview

Our “From the Principal’s Office” news series concludes with a look into Manhattan Virtual Academy. While students get back to classes in the physical classrooms Wednesday, many more students are also beginning classes virtually. Manhattan Virtual Academy begins its 13th year as a virtual school, housed within Manhattan High School. It enrolls students in grades [...]

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Judge sentences Manhattan man for attempted rape, other charges

A Manhattan man convicted of attempted rape and other crimes was sentenced this week in Riley County. The Manhattan Mercury reports 19-year-old Tommie Baggett was sentenced Monday by Riley County Judge Meryl Wilson to nearly 25 years in prison, including 77 months for the first count of attempted rape, 190 months total for two other [...]

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RCPD pledges to improve officer mental health response training

The Riley County Police Department has signed onto an initiative aiming to improve their response to calls related to mental health crises. The One Mind Campaign is a creation of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. It’s an effort to promote coordination and cooperation between police agencies and local mental health organizations. RCPD Director [...]

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Pottawatomie County Commission approves budget; moves forward on comprehensive bridge replacement plan

The Pottawatomie County Commission has approved its $34.4 million budget for 2020. The budget which lowered the mill levy by more than a mill and a half passed by a 2-1 margin, with Chair Travis Altenhofen voting no after the public hearing. Altenhofen’s hang up was on a so-called slush fund which showed a little [...]

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Manhattan mayor from ’80 to ’81 dies, service planned for September

A former Manhattan mayor and lawyer died Friday, August 9. Ed Horne was a city commissioner from 1978 to 1981 and mayor from ’80 to ’81 and served on multiple community boards including for the Manhattan Public Library and Big Lakes Development Center. Horne was a 1961 pre-law grad from K-State and a ’67 grad [...]

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RCPD Report 8/13/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 600 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan on August 12, 2019, at approximately 9:05 AM. Officers listed Staples as the victim when it was reported an unknown female took money from the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $700.00. Police ask [...]

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From the Principal’s Office: Anthony Middle School 2019-20 preview

As we’re moving on up on the first day of classes, we’re also moving on up to the middle school level as we continue our KMAN News Series “From the Principal’s Office.” For today’s edition, we visited Susan B. Anthony Middle School to look ahead to the new school year. Principal Vickie Cline has been [...]

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