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Meadowlark Hills to purchase two home hospice facilities

Meadowlark Hills is expanding their operations in Riley County with the purchase of two HomePlus home health care facilities. The homes, located at 120 N. Scenic Drive in Manhattan and at 7621 Falcon Road near Riley, marks the group’s first instance of a physical purchase of property outside of Manhattan. “We’re always looking for ways [...]

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By | 2017-11-07T23:06:26-06:00 November 7th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Meadowlark Hills to purchase two home hospice facilities

MFD reponds to structure fire on Stone Pointe Dr.

The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a fire Tuesday evening at 508 Stone Pointe Drive. Shortly after 5 pm, MFD Firefighters arrived on scene and found a single story duplex with smoke showing from the garage. Crews were able to get the fire under control within 10 mins. A total of 19 firefighters responded on [...]

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By | 2017-11-07T20:29:35-06:00 November 7th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on MFD reponds to structure fire on Stone Pointe Dr.

Rape-related arrests reported in Geary County

Two men were arrested Wednesday night in connection with a rape that occurred in Geary County last week. Geary County Sheriff’s Detectives and Fort Riley Criminal Investigations Division, located a vehicle believed to belong to the suspects.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Wayne Harry Harris, 20, of Fort Riley, and  Corey Lee Horman, [...]

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By | 2017-11-02T07:27:04-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Rape-related arrests reported in Geary County

RCPD activity report 11/1/17

Riley County Police arrested a Topeka man Tuesday afternoon on drug-related charges.  Dondi Walker, 47, of Topeka was taken into custody in the 300 block of Poyntz Avenue just before 4:30 p.m.. He was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, felony drug paraphernalia and drug paraphernalia. Total bond was set at $10,000. ### Riley [...]

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By | 2017-11-01T10:15:24-05:00 November 1st, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD activity report 11/1/17

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to present Landon Lecture

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will deliver the first Landon Lecture of the 2017-2018 school year at Kansas State University. Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. will speak at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. This Landon Lecture is free and students, faculty, staff and the public are welcome. “As [...]

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By | 2017-10-30T07:47:58-05:00 October 30th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to present Landon Lecture

Homicide investigation by Riley County Police

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Riley County Police Department received a call concerning the discovery of a deceased person in rural southern Riley County. When officers arrived on scene, they located a deceased middle-aged white female, identified as Carrie Alicia Jones, 48, of Junction City. Initial investigation revealed Jones was the [...]

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By | 2017-10-29T19:46:02-05:00 October 29th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Homicide investigation by Riley County Police

Boil water advisory issued for Ellis Heights at Fort Riley

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the Ellis Heights Neighborhood at Fort Riley in Geary County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine [...]

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By | 2017-10-27T17:26:16-05:00 October 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Boil water advisory issued for Ellis Heights at Fort Riley

City and State officials discuss funding for new mental health care facility

The Manhattan City Commission met with State legislators, Pawnee Mental Health representatives and the public Tuesday evening to discuss mental health care and the challenge of properly funding it. “We all agree we need to fix the problem, said Commissioner, Wynn Butler. “What can we realistically do, and right now that is we need to [...]

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By | 2017-10-24T23:14:37-05:00 October 24th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on City and State officials discuss funding for new mental health care facility

Another soldier death reported at Fort Riley

A 1st Infantry Division Soldier died Oct. 21 on Fort Riley.  This is the ninth non-combat death of a Fort Riley soldier since August. Sgt. 1st Class George Bible III, a platoon sergeant and Black Hawk helicopter repairer with Company D, 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Inf. Div., [...]

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By | 2017-10-24T05:43:36-05:00 October 24th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Another soldier death reported at Fort Riley

K-State announces budget cuts

As KMAN has been hearing since last week, budget cuts are being implemented at K-State. The following is a letter from Cindy Bontrager of K-State in K-State Today: Dear K-State community, The 20th day fall enrollment census was recently announced and the fiscal year 2018 main campus tuition revenue projection has been completed. The projected [...]

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By | 2017-10-18T07:56:56-05:00 October 18th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on K-State announces budget cuts