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Marshall praises Navigable Waters Protection Rule announcement by EPA

A troubled Obama-era policy that defined waters are regulated by the Clean Water Act has officially been replaced by the Trump administration. At the Kansas Commodity Classic at K-State Friday, First District Congressman Roger Marshall joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 Administrator Jim Gulliford to celebrate the introduction of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. [...]

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By |2020-01-24T15:30:11-06:00January 24th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Marshall praises Navigable Waters Protection Rule announcement by EPA

Law Board approved vehicle purchases, MOU with K-State Police

VEHICLE PURCHASES APPROVED The Riley County Law Board on Thursday approved the purchase of eight new police vehicles in 2020. RCPD will purchase six 2020 Dodge Durangos, one 2020 Dodge Charger and a 2020 Ford Transit at a cost of $311,205.00. The purchases are made using state contracting prices, which Capt. Josh Kyle says are [...]

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By |2020-01-24T11:08:03-06:00January 24th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Law Board approved vehicle purchases, MOU with K-State Police

Update: KHP identifies pedestrians struck and killed by Riley County snow plow

Two people were killed this morning after a truck struck two pedestrians north of Manhattan. The incident happened shortly after 5 a.m. in the 4400 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd (US 24). According to Kansas Highway Patrol, a Riley County snow plow was westbound in the right lane of the highway and struck two pedestrians [...]

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By |2020-01-24T15:08:17-06:00January 24th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Update: KHP identifies pedestrians struck and killed by Riley County snow plow

Former K-State student sues Aggieville bar for negligent security following 2018 rape

A lawsuit filed against an Aggieville bar alleges negligence and lacked adequate security when a former Kansas State University student claimed she was raped there nearly two years ago. The suit, filed in federal court Tuesday, says the woman was at O’Malley’s in February 2018 and was waiting for a friend to get off work. [...]

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By |2020-01-23T12:26:13-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Former K-State student sues Aggieville bar for negligent security following 2018 rape

K-State to host MLK Observance Week

With students returning to classes this week, Kansas State University is preparing to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr with events beginning this weekend. Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer Dr Bryan Samuel spoke with KMAN about the some of the week’s activities. He says K-State has had a rich history honoring Dr. King dating back [...]

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By |2020-01-23T08:23:19-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on K-State to host MLK Observance Week

Manhattan firefighters dispatched after vehicle fire near K-State campus

The Manhattan Fire Department made quick work of a vehicle fire this morning near the K-State campus. According to Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Almes, firefighters responded just after 8 a.m. to 1517 McCain Lane where a passenger car was fully involved in flames. The fire originated in an engine compartment. A damage estimate is unclear [...]

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By |2020-01-22T10:38:25-06:00January 22nd, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan firefighters dispatched after vehicle fire near K-State campus

City officials reflect on economic issues highlighted during annual leaders retreat

Manhattan city officials took part in the annual Flint Hills Leaders Retreat, held in Olathe last weekend. The event featured a variety of speakers touching on key economic issues facing Kansas, including migration to the state and employment growth. The state ranks near the bottom in both categories. Kansas Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Patty [...]

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By |2020-01-21T15:20:30-06:00January 21st, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on City officials reflect on economic issues highlighted during annual leaders retreat

McCain Auditorium lobby to undergo $6 million renovation

As McCain Auditorium celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, some noticeable changes are on the horizon for the lobby and ticketing area. The building will undergo a $6 million renovation, of which $5.2 million has been raised by 75 donors, with the rest coming from another private source. McCain Executive Director Todd Holmberg spoke Monday [...]

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By |2020-01-21T07:55:01-06:00January 21st, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on McCain Auditorium lobby to undergo $6 million renovation

Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

Wamego will soon be home to a major agricultural chemical and seed company. The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) is planning an official announcement Thursday to welcome Corteva Agriscience to the region. The company will occupy 22,000 square feet of space inside a recently constructed building inside the Wamego Industrial Park on the city’s eastern [...]

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By |2020-01-21T14:06:09-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

An investigation is underway following the burglary of the Manhattan Dairy Queen at 1015 North 3rd Street. Riley County Police say the incident was reported Sunday morning, but likely occurred after the store closed Saturday night. The suspect damaged a window to gain access to the building and left with an unknown amount of money. [...]

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By |2020-01-20T08:52:51-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen