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Manhattan teenagers injured in Friday crash near Seth Child, Marlatt

By |May 21st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |

A 14-year-old Manhattan boy was seriously hurt in a vehicle crash Friday night on the city’s northern edge, the second such crash involving a group of teens, in less than a week. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 5:30 p.m., when a sport utility vehicle carrying four teenagers, was struck by a [...]

Pfizer boosters now authorized for 5 to 11 year olds

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |

Riley County Health officials are encouraging parents to get their children up-to-date with recommended vaccines and boosters, with FDA and CDC guidance rolling out in the past week authorizing the use of a single Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine booster dose for kids ages 5 through 11. Children in that age range are now eligible to receive [...]

K-State program would incentivize high achieving out-of-state graduates with lower tuition rates

By |May 20th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |

Kansas State University is continuing to look at strategies to increase the number of students coming to the university from out of state. K-State President Dr. Richard Linton spoke to the Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday about a proposal to expand the university’s in-state tuition eligibility to more students living beyond the Kansas borders. “This is [...]