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Strong winds replacing flood risk as storm system races through the region

MANHATTAN — The risk for flooding has been downgraded in the Manhattan area. Now the concern becomes one of high winds. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the area through Thursday. Southeasterly winds will strengthen and some areas could see sustained speeds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to [...]

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By |2019-03-13T12:15:10-05:00March 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Strong winds replacing flood risk as storm system races through the region

Wamego man accused of murder appointed counsel at first hearing

WESTMORELAND — A 23-year-old Wamego man charged with murder was appointed an attorney at his first appearance Tuesday in Pottawatomie County District Court. Cody Lamia-Beck was arrested last week under suspicion of second-degree murder in connection to the death of 19-year-old Jacob Bouck. Detectives from the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation [...]

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By |2019-03-13T10:24:19-05:00March 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Wamego man accused of murder appointed counsel at first hearing

Manhattan animal shelter announces partnership with KSU Vet Med

MANHATTAN — The Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine has teamed up to help enhance medical capabilities at the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter in Manhattan. The new partnership not only enhances care and welfare of shelter animals, but also provides more educational opportunities for veterinary students. Animal Services Director Deb Watkins says this [...]

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By |2019-03-13T06:48:52-05:00March 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan animal shelter announces partnership with KSU Vet Med

Riley Co. Emergency Manager encourages people to plan ahead before flooding occurs

MANHATTAN — Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins is advising the public to have multiple ways to get notifications in the event of severe weather including flood events. Speaking on KMAN’s In Focus Tuesday Collins noted the forecast for heavy showers and thunderstorms this week could cause issues with flooding on streams and rivers, [...]

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By |2019-03-12T18:03:40-05:00March 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley Co. Emergency Manager encourages people to plan ahead before flooding occurs

Retrial set for Manhattan man charged with attempted murder

MANHATTAN — A retrial is now set for a Manhattan man accused of trying to intentionally shoot at authorities last year during a standoff. Mark Harrison is charged with one count of attempted capital murder. During a February trial, a Riley County jury couldn’t reach a unanimous decision on an attempted murder charge for wounding [...]

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By |2019-03-12T07:49:24-05:00March 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Retrial set for Manhattan man charged with attempted murder

Four months after reopen, Manhattan Towers still has vacancy

MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Housing Authority continues to seek interested parties for the Apartment Towers at 300 North 5th Street. The complex, which features one bedroom and studio apartments reopened in November after undergoing major renovations to remove mold and replace windows in the facility. Improvements were made to plumbing and to the heating, ventilation and [...]

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By |2019-03-11T15:42:53-05:00March 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Four months after reopen, Manhattan Towers still has vacancy

Update: Minor flooding possible areawide through midweek

Update Tuesday 7 a.m. Rains will linger through midweek which could increase the potential for some minor flooding in north central and northeast Kansas. Flood watches have been posted for Riley, Pottawatomie and Geary counties in addition to Marshall, Washington and Clay counties from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. Flooding is possible along the Big [...]

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By |2019-03-12T07:49:43-05:00March 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Minor flooding possible areawide through midweek

Manhattan man air-lifted following aggravated battery incident Saturday

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police are investigating after an aggravated battery incident left a Manhattan man injured over the weekend. Officers were called out to the 400 block of Laramie around 11 p.m. Saturday where they found the victim, 24-year-old Drew McDowell reportedly injured by unknown male suspect. McDowell was life-flighted to a medical facility [...]

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Texas woman accused of intimidating witnesses extradited to Riley County

MANHATTAN — A Texas woman arrested last month in connection to a 2017 killing of a Junction City woman is now in custody in Riley County. Samantha Bland, 29, of Laredo, Texas was arrested Feb. 19 on a warrant for aggravated intimidation of a witness. Bland’s brother 32-year-old Steven Meredith is charged with first-degree murder [...]

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By |2019-03-11T07:54:08-05:00March 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Texas woman accused of intimidating witnesses extradited to Riley County

Aggieville celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade and road race

MANHATTAN — The luck of the Irish was in Aggieville Saturday as Manhattan residents gathered for a soggy day of St. Patrick’s Day themed activities, including the 40th annual parade. The rain let up just in time for the parade, which lasted just under a half hour. Numerous sponsoring businesses greeted crowds of children along [...]

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By |2019-03-10T19:55:22-05:00March 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Aggieville celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with annual parade and road race