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Gibbs: Beware of scammers posing as contact tracers

Contact tracers have been working seemingly around the clock these past few months getting in touch with people who may have come in contact with someone infected with the novel coronavirus. Due to the uptick in cases locally and statewide, scammers may be posing as health department employees trying to take advantage of the situation. [...]

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By |2020-09-17T15:17:05-05:00September 17th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Clay Center man injured after semi overturns in Pott. County

A Clay Center man was injured early Thursday morning after his semi overturned in rural Pottawatomie County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 2019 Mack truck driven by 56-year-old Gerald Taylor went off the road north of K16 highway at Wheaton Road, just east of Wheaton. The incident occurred around 6 a.m. Taylor was transported [...]

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By |2020-09-17T13:30:29-05:00September 17th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

GMCF launches CARES grant program for nonprofits

Federal dollars are now available to Manhattan area nonprofits through the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation. GMCF President and CEO Vern Henricks spoke about the application period on Monday’s GMCF Community Hour on News Radio KMAN. Henricks says these dollars come from the CARES Act, approved by Congress earlier this year. “We’re helping administer the $500,000 [...]

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By |2020-09-17T13:01:42-05:00September 17th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Former Wamego Wastewater Treatment operator indicted for violations of Clean Water Act

The former operator of the Wamego Wastewater Treatment Facility was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of violating the Clean Water Act. According to a release from US Attorney Stephen McAllister’s office, 47-year-old David Schleif of Belvue was charged with discharging untreated or inadequately treated sewage from the Wamego facility into the Kansas River. The crime [...]

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By |2020-09-16T14:49:12-05:00September 16th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Riley County reports spike in new cases, largely from delayed results; promises fix on the way

Riley County health experts say a large increase in positive coronavirus cases is largely blamed on delays in getting results, but plans are underway to fix the problem. Wednesday’s report included 111 new positive cases and two additional recoveries since Monday’s report. Ascension Via Christi is monitoring three positive patients. Local health officer Julie Gibbs [...]

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By |2020-09-16T14:11:47-05:00September 16th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Copple named to Becker’s Healthcare list honoring rural hospital CEOs

For the second year in a row, Ascension Via Christi Hospital President Bob Copple has been named to Becker’s Healthcare’s list of rural hospital and health system CEOs to know. The list is put out annually, recognizing leaders making a positive impact on their organizations. Copple is among 60 nationally named to the 2020 list. [...]

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By |2020-02-04T15:41:17-06:00February 4th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Copple named to Becker’s Healthcare list honoring rural hospital CEOs

Bond increased for Manhattan man with lengthy criminal history after failing to appear

Bond has been raised against a Manhattan man charged with numerous felonies, after he failed once again to appear for a status hearing Tuesday in Riley County District Court. A bench warrant was issued for Jesse Sexton, who was arrested after a motorcycle pursuit in Manhattan in late July and then a couple weeks later [...]

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By |2020-02-04T15:33:49-06:00February 4th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Bond increased for Manhattan man with lengthy criminal history after failing to appear

March preliminary hearing set for Manhattan man accused of murder

A Manhattan man accused of murder will appear next month for a preliminary hearing. Richard Goens, who is in jail, appeared via video conference during a status hearing Tuesday. He faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of 24-year-old Tanner Zamecnik, will appear March 19 in front of Judge William Malcolm, in the Division [...]

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By |2020-02-04T14:35:14-06:00February 4th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on March preliminary hearing set for Manhattan man accused of murder

Foul play not suspected in Westmoreland death investigation

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Authorities in Pottawatomie County say foul play is not suspected in a death investigation involving a Westmoreland resident. According to Pottawatomie County Sheriff Shane Jager, a deceased individual was located outside a home in the 600 block of First Street Monday just before 8:30 a.m. Paramedics were on scene and pronounced the [...]

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By |2020-02-04T10:48:32-06:00February 4th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Foul play not suspected in Westmoreland death investigation

MATC ending two technical program

A pair of programs are coming to an end at Manhattan Area Technical College. Recently the MATC Board of Directors approved the discontinuation of the school’s Auto Collision Repair and Dental Hygiene Technology programs. MATC President Jim Genandt cited a lack of growth in both programs which steered the decision, which he says was a [...]

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By |2020-02-04T06:52:38-06:00February 4th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on MATC ending two technical program
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