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Shooting in Wabaunsee County ruled justified self-defense

ALMA — No charges will be filed in the fatal shooting death of a man last month in Wabaunsee County. County Attorney Tim Liesmann announced Thursday that the shooting of 36-year-old Chad Thomas-Buckbee in Alma was a justified self-defense shooting. Liesmann said the shooting occurred after Thomas-Buckbee began acting aggressively toward a family member, who [...]

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By | 2018-03-23T11:52:57-05:00 March 23rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Shooting in Wabaunsee County ruled justified self-defense

Searchers recover body of drowned fisherman

Recovery teams found the body of a Stilwell man who drowned March 3 while fishing alone in a one-person kayak at Tuttle Creek lake. The Manhattan Mercury reports that searchers used boats with sonar to locate on Thursday the body of 21-year-old Anthony Berg. Kansas Wildlife and Parks Game Warden Jesse Gehrt says that while [...]

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By | 2018-03-12T10:39:51-05:00 March 12th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Searchers recover body of drowned fisherman

Death of pregnant woman, formerly of MHK, investigated as homicide

OLATHE — Friends say a pregnant woman whose death is being investigated as a homicide had expected to learn the gender of her baby on the day she died. The Kansas City Star reports that 23-year-old Ashley Harlan was found dead Tuesday inside an Olathe townhome. She had moved to the Kansas City suburb from [...]

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By | 2018-02-01T11:04:34-06:00 February 1st, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Death of pregnant woman, formerly of MHK, investigated as homicide

Police confirm cause of Snyder death, family asks for privacy during funeral

Police say the death of 22-year-old Matthew Snyder, the son of K-State associate head coach Sean Snyder and grandson of head football coach Bill Snyder, has been ruled a suicide. The Wichita Eagle reports that a Riley County Police Department report obtained through an open records request says Snyder died last week of asphyxiation at [...]

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By | 2018-01-24T11:27:08-06:00 January 24th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Police confirm cause of Snyder death, family asks for privacy during funeral

MLK III to speak at Kansas State after calling out Trump

The eldest son of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is coming to Kansas State University after raising concerns about President Donald Trump’s recent remark about immigrants. Martin Luther King III will give a lecture Jan. 25 in the university’s Student Union. The lecture was originally scheduled to take place inside the KSU Alumni Center, [...]

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By | 2018-01-18T11:35:23-06:00 January 18th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on MLK III to speak at Kansas State after calling out Trump

First female president of Malawi to speak at K-State

A woman living in exile after spending two years as president of the east African country of Malawi is speaking at Kansas State University. Joyce Banda’s Jan 29 appearance is open to the public. Banda was the Republic of Malawi’s first female president from 2012 through 2014. She has also been a women’s rights activist, [...]

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By | 2018-01-03T11:11:30-06:00 January 3rd, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on First female president of Malawi to speak at K-State

K-State, Butler Community College to partner on drone degree program

EL DORADO — Two higher education institutions in Kansas are partnering allow students to get a degree in drone-flying. The Wichita Eagle reports that Butler Community College announced on Tuesday its partnership with Kansas State University to offer an associate’s degree in unmanned aircraft systems. Some high school students can take the classes offered through [...]

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By | 2017-12-26T11:53:06-06:00 December 26th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on K-State, Butler Community College to partner on drone degree program

Woman sues K-State over co-worker’s alleged harassment

A former Kansas State worker says in a federal lawsuit that the university didn’t adequately respond to her complaints of sexual harassment by a co-worker. In a lawsuit filed this week, Paulette Arnold says she was harassed for nearly three years while working in the Information Systems Office. She says the systems coordinator, Kevin Yaussi, [...]

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By | 2017-12-22T13:41:34-06:00 December 22nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Woman sues K-State over co-worker’s alleged harassment

Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

GREENWOOD, Miss.- A Mississippi judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a man charged with killing his wife. Edward Broom was arrested in January 2016 in Manhattan, Kansas, where he had moved after the death of his wife, Lakeyla Broom. She was killed in the couple’s home in Greenwood, Mississippi, in September 2014. [...]

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By | 2017-11-02T06:45:18-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Mistrial in Mississippi killing; man was arrested in Manhattan

KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy

TOPEKA — Kansas State University researchers say a dominant forage grass in the Great Plains could be diminished by climate change to less than half of its current stature during the next 75 years. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that studies involving K-State faculty indicated that changes would potentially shrink the plant size of big bluestem [...]

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By | 2017-10-16T10:29:21-05:00 October 16th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on KSU: Climate change may erode big bluestem grass, disrupt livestock economy