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City of Manhattan to receive KDOT Transportation Alternative Grants

The City of Manhattan has received notice of being awarded two grants from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). One is for the Juliette Brick Streets Rehabilitation, Phase III project and the other is Safe Routes to Schools, Phase II. The grants are both part of KDOT’s Transportation Alternatives Program and together total $1,308,640. Juliette [...]

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By | 2017-10-03T07:26:37-05:00 October 3rd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on City of Manhattan to receive KDOT Transportation Alternative Grants

MFD responds to two fires, one with an injury

One person was injured in a Monday night fire on Walters Drive in Manhattan.  The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 415 Walters Drive Apartment 911 shortly before 8:30 for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found an apartment building with smoke and flames visible on the first floor. The fire was contained within [...]

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By | 2017-10-03T05:44:36-05:00 October 3rd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on MFD responds to two fires, one with an injury

Manhattan sales tax numbers down again

Manhattan sales tax receipt numbers are down again in numbers just released by the Kansas Treasurer’s office. The September numbers, which actually reflect July sales across the Manhattan community, indicate $893,919  was collected for the month, compared to $920,565 last September. However the 2017 numbers are still higher than 2015 ($893,165) and 2016 ($832,645)  sales tax [...]

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By | 2017-09-29T10:39:04-05:00 September 29th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan sales tax numbers down again

Local firefighters recognized in Topeka ceremony

Four Manhattan Firefighters were part of a large group recognized Wednesday by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, and Adjutant General Lee Tafanelli in a ceremony honoring Hurricane Harvey first responders. Men and women from 16 state and local agencies who traveled to Texas to aid in Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery efforts [...]

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By | 2017-09-28T06:55:14-05:00 September 28th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Local firefighters recognized in Topeka ceremony

KDOC inmate with Pottawatomie County ties released from custody

A Kansas Department of Corrections Inmate serving time on a Pottawatomie County aggravated indecent liberties conviction has been discharged.  Zachary Manor, 32, was released from the KDOC last Friday. Manor was sentenced in Pottawatomie County in early 2010 for an aggravated indecent liberties case occurring Christma Day 2008. He had been at the El Dorado [...]

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By | 2017-09-27T10:46:24-05:00 September 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on KDOC inmate with Pottawatomie County ties released from custody

RCPD updates sexual battery case–and other activity

The Riley County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a sexual battery case that was filed this past weekend. As previously announced, a 20-year-old woman was sleeping in her home when an unknown suspect came in without permission and sexually assaulted her. The suspect in this case is described as a white male in [...]

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By | 2017-09-27T09:56:15-05:00 September 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD updates sexual battery case–and other activity

Interim dean named for K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Bonnie Rush has been named interim dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, effective immediately. Rush, who is currently serving as acting dean, will continue to lead the college while a national search is conducted to find a new dean. “As a longtime faculty member, former department head, and as the [...]

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By | 2017-09-27T08:59:18-05:00 September 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Interim dean named for K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Grandview Plaza man enters plea in rape and aggravated battery cases

A Grandview Plaza man originally charged with attempted murder has entered a plea to rape and aggravated battery charges.  Luis Caicedo-Mosquera entered the plea the end of last week in Geary County District Court. Caicedo-Mosquera was arrested in August of 2016 after Junction City Police and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the Budget Host Motel [...]

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By | 2017-09-27T06:05:45-05:00 September 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Grandview Plaza man enters plea in rape and aggravated battery cases

Former Chapman coach sentenced on sexual exploitation charges

A former Chapman basketball coach has been sentenced to more than five years with the Kansas Department of Corrections and lifetime post release supervision for two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Mark Snider of Abilene, who had been the basketball and track coach for the USD 473 Chapman School District, was arrested last [...]

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By | 2017-09-26T12:13:01-05:00 September 26th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Former Chapman coach sentenced on sexual exploitation charges

JCPD: Cross country runner injured in vehicle/pedestrian accident

Junction City Police are reporting an injury accident involving a Junction City High School Cross Country team member. The name of the female member of the team injured has not yet been released.  A news release from JCPD Tuesday indicates the accident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Monday at the intersection of 5th and Eisenhower in Junction [...]

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By | 2017-09-26T11:34:51-05:00 September 26th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on JCPD: Cross country runner injured in vehicle/pedestrian accident