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Riley Co. Health official says drug overdoses shine light on growing national epidemic

MANHATTAN — Death related to heroin overdoses and fentanyl have risen dramatically nationwide just over the last few years. According to the Centers for Disease Control nationwide more than 15,000 overdose deaths involving heroin occurred in both 2016 and 2017. More than 5,000 of those deaths were attributed to heroin and other synthetic narcotics and [...]

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By |2019-03-08T12:13:40-05:00March 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley Co. Health official says drug overdoses shine light on growing national epidemic

RCPD releases official 2019 Fake Patty’s Day summary

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police responded to 172 calls for service during the 2019 Fake Patty’s Day activities in Manhattan. The official statistics were released Friday morning. The 172 calls decreased significantly from 2018’s activities which saw 287 calls for service. Complaints ranged from, but are not limited to parking problems, welfare checks, disturbing the [...]

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By |2019-03-08T10:57:23-05:00March 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD releases official 2019 Fake Patty’s Day summary

Manhattan man injured in Turnpike crash Thursday

LAWRENCE — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a Manhattan man was hospitalized Thursday after an injury crash on the Kansas Turnpike in Leavenworth County. The crash report says 55-year-old Carl Burton was westbound on Interstate 70 just after 8 p.m., when his SUV struck a tow truck that was attempting to turn through the median. [...]

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By |2019-03-08T08:24:06-05:00March 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man injured in Turnpike crash Thursday

Update: RCPD says second person has died from heroin overdose

Update Thursday 3 p.m. Riley County Police say a second person has died from an apparent drug overdose involving heroin containing fentanyl. New details released Thursday afternoon show that one of two people who were hospitalized earlier this week died at a medical center. That person, a 50-year-old Manhattan man was discovered after a medical [...]

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By |2019-03-07T14:50:39-05:00March 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: RCPD says second person has died from heroin overdose

Souza draws parallels between Reagan and Obama with photo exhibit at Beach Museum

MANHATTAN — The man who photographed both President Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama was at McCain Auditorium Tuesday evening discussing his traveling exhibit “Two Presidents, One Photographer.” Pete Souza was the official White House photographer during Reagan’s second term from 1985 to 1989 and both terms under President Obama. Prior to the speaking engagement, Souza [...]

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By |2019-03-06T08:26:45-05:00March 6th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Souza draws parallels between Reagan and Obama with photo exhibit at Beach Museum

Mardi Gras celebrated with pancakes to benefit Pawnee Mental Health

MANHATTAN — Mardi Gras was celebrated Tuesday night at Early Edition East in Manhattan as pancakes were served up for Pawnee Mental Health. Pawnee Development Manager Diane Hinrichs says this event will just be the start of many planned fundraisers in the future. The event raised funds for Pawnee’s new crisis stabilization center. Hinrichs says [...]

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Update: Manhattan Fire corrects loss estimate from Tuesday fire; offers dryer safety tips

Update Thursday 2 p.m. MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Fire Department is offering tips after a clothes dryer sparked a fire at a Manhattan home Tuesday afternoon. Fire officials on Thursday corrected the loss estimate from the fire to $10,000 to the structure and $5,000 for the contents (A previous loss estimate released Wednesday noted a [...]

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By |2019-03-07T14:00:08-05:00March 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Manhattan Fire corrects loss estimate from Tuesday fire; offers dryer safety tips

K-State’s Dawson named finalist for Boise State President job

BOISE, Idaho — Kansas State Dean of the College of Engineering Darren Dawson is one of five finalists to become the seventh president at Boise State University. Dawson heads the largest engineering program in the state of Kansas and rose to the level of Dean in 2014. Prior to his time at K-State, he also [...]

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RCPD: Saturday shooting victims in stable condition, person of interest being developed

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police have released new details regarding an early Saturday morning shooting at the Blue Hills Shopping Center at 2300 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Police say an aggravated battery report was filed listing two 24-year-old Kansas City area men as victims from a shots fired call just before 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Both victims [...]

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By |2019-03-04T11:19:22-05:00March 4th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD: Saturday shooting victims in stable condition, person of interest being developed

Pancakes for Pawnee fundraiser to highlight Shrove Tuesday

MANHATTAN — Pawnee Mental Health will be joining in on Mardi Gras celebrations taking place next week. Executive Director Robbin Cole says they’re celebrating Mardi Gras for Mental Health through a special pancake feed fundraiser to help support the organization.  It’s the first year for the event. The pancake feed will take place from 5 [...]

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