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Thousands answer K-State’s call for unity

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 [...]

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Riley County Police Department Daily Activity Report 11/14/2017

Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 500 block of Colorado St. in Manhattan on November 13, 2017 at approximately 8:45 AM. Officers listed Marian Henry, 53, of Manhattan as the victim when an unknown suspect slashed tires on her vehicle. The total loss associated with this case is approximately $500.00. [...]

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Adrian Rodriguez named to new Kansas State University diversity position

Following a national search, Adrian Rodriguez will become Kansas State University’s associate vice president for student life for diversity and multicultural student affairs, effective Dec. 4. “I am pleased with the search committee’s selection of Adrian Rodriguez as K-State’s first associate vice president for student life for diversity and multicultural student affairs,” said President Richard [...]

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JCPD investigating death of Downs man

Junction City Police are investigating the death of a 38 year old Downs man. A news release Monday indicates JCPD officers were called Saturday to the scene of a subject unresponsive in the cab of a semi-truck that was parked in the parking lot of Sapp Brothers truck stop. Upon arrival EMS and officers located 38 year [...]

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Riley County accepts 117 provisional ballots, rejects 34

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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Proposed subsidy for Salina flights to Chicago concern MHK airport director

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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Meryl Wilson reappointed chief judge of 21st Judicial District

TOPEKA — Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss announced today the Supreme Court has reappointed Judge Meryl D. Wilson to a two-year term as chief judge of the 21st Judicial District, effective January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019. Wilson has served as district judge in the 21st Judicial District since April 1997 and chief judge since 2012. [...]

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Riley County Police Department Daily Activity Report 11/13/2017

Officers filed a report for burglary in the 1800 block of Fair Ln. in Manhattan on November 11, 2017 at approximately 12:38 PM. Officers listed C&S Auto of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took a 2011 White Chevrolet Cruze from the victim. The total loss associated with this case [...]

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New cost of living index lists MHK as third most expensive city in the state

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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Wilkerson: Charges would’ve kept police from releasing Williams’ confession

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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