The universal power of probability was the decider in two city council races Monday morning inside the Riley County Commission Chambers. Rodger Graham and Russell Rohlman each received 72 votes in the Nov. 7 election for Ogden City Council, while two write-in candidates, Jay Caley and John King, each received two votes in Riley. According [...]
All four Kansas representatives in Congress voted in favor of the House tax bill Thursday. The next step is for the Senate to pass its version, which is reported to have substantial differences. Kansas’ representatives in the U.S. House are Republicans Roger Marshal of the 1st District — which includes Manhattan — Lynn Jenkins of [...]
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The Geary County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in an attempted burglary case. According to a press release from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, deputies responded to Hildebrand Farms Dairy on Rucker Road just west of Junction City at approximately 3 a.m. Monday morning. Authorities say an unknown suspect forced entry [...]
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Thousands of K-State students, faculty and community members filled the lawn in front of Anderson Hall Tuesday afternoon on the campus of Kansas State University. The event, organized by K-State officials and student groups in the wake of another round of racial tension that began the month, was preceded by a “K-State Unity Walk” that [...]
Riley County commissioners certified canvass results from Tuesday’s cities and schools general election and approved nearly 8,000 ballots Monday morning. County Clerk Rich Vargo told commissioners there were 151 provisional ballots with 117 accepted. Vargo said those not counted were rejected due to lack of voter registration or lack of an I.D. “That’s pretty standard [...]
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Manhattan Regional Airport officials are worried about proposed federal subsidies for Salina Regional Airport. According to Manhattan Regional Airport Director Jesse Romo, Salina is asking the U.S. Department of Transportation for a federal subsidy to fly 50-seat regional jets to Chicago through SkyWest Airlines. The subsidized one-way ticket price would be $88. In comparison, the [...]
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The latest cost of living index complied by the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association says Manhattan tied for the third most expensive city to live in the state out of the eight cities that participated. Topeka had the highest cost of living with an index score of 96, followed by Dodge City at 95.3. [...]
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Manhattan citizens have been puzzled since the RCPD announced Monday 21-year-old Dauntarius Williams wouldn’t be charged for any crimes after defacing his own car with racist graffiti near the campus of Kansas State University. The incident, which came to light in a big way on Nov. 1 after photos of the vehicle circulated on social [...]
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At least 30 headstones were damaged at Highland Cemetery in Junction City Monday night, according to the Junction City Police Department. The JCPD is asking the public for information on the incident, which it called a “horrible act of vandalism.” KMAN will have more information as it becomes available.
Updated: Monday, 6:40 p.m. Via Christi hospital in Manhattan was on lockdown Monday afternoon following a shooting near University Crossing. Riley County Police Department Public Information Officer Hali Rowland told KMAN an adult male was shot in the 2200 block of College Avenue in Manhattan just before 4:20 p.m. The victim has been treated and [...]
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