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Kansas City man sentenced for role in 2019 attempted robbery, shooting outside Manhattan High School

A Kansas City, Missouri man has been sentenced on federal charges for his role in a September 2019 attempted armed robbery and drug deal in the Manhattan High School parking lot. 21-year-old Dallas Srivisay was sentenced Monday to 96 months in federal prison and three years of supervision. He was convicted on charges of possessing [...]

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By |2021-04-21T12:15:59-05:00April 21st, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Jackson named principal at Junction City High School

A new principal has been named at Junction City High School. The USD 475 school board announced Tuesday the hiring of Merrier Jackson, whose served as the school’s interim principal since November. Jackson took over following the indefinite suspension of former principal Melissa Sharp, after a student complained Sharp asked her to remove her Islamic [...]

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By |2021-04-21T06:57:17-05:00April 21st, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Morris-Hardeman announces campaign for USD 383 school board

A former Manhattan city commissioner says she intends to file for a seat on the USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden school board. Thrive! Flint Hills Executive Director Jayme Morris-Hardeman announced her intent to file with the Riley County Clerk’s Office Wednesday. In a news release Tuesday, Morris-Hardeman said she believes the district is facing many important issues. [...]

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By |2021-04-21T06:53:39-05:00April 21st, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Manhattan city officials comment on debt obligations, annexation study

Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr says the city is making some progress in paying down its debts. In total, the city has about $260 million in total obligations. Fehr says the city is not required to, but issues its utility debt, most of which is lower than some of its other obligations and are coming [...]

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By |2021-04-20T15:25:25-05:00April 20th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Pott. County Commissioners receive updates from emergency management, appraiser

Pottawatomie County Commissioner Dee McKee says she wants more public awareness surrounding alternate routes to and from the new Oliver Brown Elementary School in Blue Township. Access to the new school from Hwy 24 is somewhat limited and McKee says a major traffic incident could cause some major disruptions. “I think it’s going to be [...]

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By |2021-04-20T11:41:41-05:00April 20th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

K-State to host vigil, counseling services following verdict in Derek Chauvin murder trial

Kansas State University is planning a vigil and counseling sessions this week as it awaits the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. K-State President Richard Myers, in a written statement Monday said “While we can’t predict or control the outcome of this trial, we can determine our response to the jury’s decision.” He’s called [...]

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By |2021-04-20T11:00:51-05:00April 20th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Final phase of K-18 Wildcat Creek bridge replacement begins this week

Phase 3 of a Wildcat Creek bridge replacement on K-18 is now underway. The final phase, which began Monday, includes the construction of the south half of the bridge and lanes. As a result, a traffic shift is beginning this week and will be head-to-head in the newly constructed westbound lanes to allow construction to [...]

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By |2021-04-20T07:26:02-05:00April 20th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Suspected Collegian newspaper thief caught; charged with theft and burglary

Riley County Police have arrested a 34-year-old Manhattan man accused in the theft of a vehicle last week. Brewster Lee Jones was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Manhattan Town Center on four counts including motor vehicle theft, reported to K-State Police last week. Lt. Brad Millington tells KMAN the charge is related to an [...]

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By |2019-10-16T11:31:53-05:00October 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Suspected Collegian newspaper thief caught; charged with theft and burglary

Woodbine woman killed in crash south of Junction City

A Dickinson County woman was killed Tuesday after her pickup collided with a semi on US 77, south of Junction City. The Kansas Highway Patrol says just after 11:30 a.m., the eastbound pickup driven by 22-year-old Savannah Laudemann of Woodbine, was struck on the driver’s side by the southbound semi by while entering the roadway. [...]

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By |2019-10-16T06:21:58-05:00October 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Woodbine woman killed in crash south of Junction City

Popular Aggieville bar and grill closes

Yet another Aggieville business has shut its doors. Keltic Star, the British themed pub and grill located in the center of the Aggieville Business District, had it’s final day of business Sunday. Co-owner Shirley McCall says the decision after seven years to close was not one they took lightly. The restaurant employed about 20 people [...]

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By |2019-10-15T19:38:21-05:00October 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Popular Aggieville bar and grill closes
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