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Manhattan High students named finalists for National Merit Scholarship Program

Seven Manhattan High students are finalists for the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Each were named semifinalists in September for the national award and moved on to finalist round, joining roughly 15,000 students across the nation. Of that group, about half will receive merit scholarships based on their abilities, skills and accomplishments without regard to [...]

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By |2020-02-13T15:29:06-06:00February 13th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan High students named finalists for National Merit Scholarship Program

Suspect in September aggravated assault near Aggieville arrested

A 28-year-old man suspected in a September aggravated assault which resulted in shots fired near Aggieville was arrested by Riley County Police Wednesday. Travell Hairston is charged with aggravated assault, criminal discharge of a firearm and criminal damage to property in the September 15 incident in the 1300 block of Fremont Street. There were no [...]

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By |2020-02-13T15:16:17-06:00February 13th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Suspect in September aggravated assault near Aggieville arrested

K-State responds to watchdog report linking new student organization to white nationalist ties

Kansas State University officials have responded to a watchdog report linking a new student organization on campus to a white nationalist movement. In an email to KMAN Thursday, Vice President for communications and marketing Jeff Morris said the university has nothing in its guidelines to regulate against white nationalism and says America First Students is [...]

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By |2020-02-13T10:45:20-06:00February 13th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on K-State responds to watchdog report linking new student organization to white nationalist ties

Multi-vehicle wreck halts traffic, sends one person to hospital

A multi-vehicle wreck near a busy Manhattan intersection disrupted traffic and sent at least one person to the hospital Wednesday evening. The Kansas Highway Patrol says two passenger cars, a Nissan Altima and a Mercury Grand Marquis and a semi truck were stopped at a red light in the southbound lanes of Tuttle Creek Blvd. [...]

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By |2020-02-12T21:05:38-06:00February 12th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Multi-vehicle wreck halts traffic, sends one person to hospital

Manhattan man charged with attempted murder bonds out of jail; status hearing reset for March

A status hearing has been reset for an 18-year-old Manhattan man accused of attempted murder. Jalen Gill appeared in court Tuesday afternoon, where a new status hearing was set for March 10 at 1 p.m. in front of Judge William Malcolm. Gill, who previously was reported as in custody in the Riley County Jail, is [...]

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By |2020-02-11T14:30:53-06:00February 11th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man charged with attempted murder bonds out of jail; status hearing reset for March

Riley County 4H seeking talent for annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Riley County 4H will offer its fourth annual youth entrepreneurship challenge in March and are currently looking for the next talented young Riley County students to participate. Riley County K-State Extension 4H Agent John Jobe says the event challenges students with prospective business ideas to present them in front of a panel of judges. “I [...]

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By |2020-02-10T15:03:02-06:00February 10th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County 4H seeking talent for annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Proper dental hygiene critical to National Pet Dental Health Month

If you’re wondering why your pet’s breath smells bad, it could be periodontal disease going untreated, the most common clinical condition in cats and dogs. But it is preventable with just a few extra steps taken by pet owners to initiate better oral health with their pets. Dr. Marjory Artzer is an assistant professor of [...]

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By |2020-02-10T14:37:55-06:00February 10th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Proper dental hygiene critical to National Pet Dental Health Month

Marshall talks Coronavirus impact on ag exports at Young Farmers & Ranchers Leaders Conference

Touting a message of optimism for Kansas farmers, 1st District Congressman and current Republican Senate candidate Roger Marshall spoke to a gathering at the annual Young Farmers & Ranchers Leaders Conference Saturday at the Manhattan Conference Center. Marshall says after an eventful and historic week, which saw President Trump deliver his State of the Union [...]

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By |2020-02-09T13:12:29-06:00February 9th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Marshall talks Coronavirus impact on ag exports at Young Farmers & Ranchers Leaders Conference

Suspect in custody after three Manhattan businesses burglarized

A 27-year-old man is in custody after three Manhattan businesses were burglarized Friday night. According to the Riley County Police Department, Oliver Henry was arrested while in the 1800 block of Claflin Rd. on three counts of criminal damage to property, two counts of burglary and attempted burglary. He’s being held on a $15,000 bond. [...]

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By |2020-02-08T14:55:50-06:00February 8th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Suspect in custody after three Manhattan businesses burglarized

Riley County Counselor adds USD 383 to growing list of backers on dark store theory legislation

The Manhattan/Ogden USD 383 Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday in support of House Bill 2498 in the Kansas Legislature. The proposal would exclude hypothetical leased fee when determining fair market value for real property. Big box retailers commonly use the appraisal practice, commonly known as the “dark store theory,” referring to a [...]

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By |2020-02-07T15:17:35-06:00February 7th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Counselor adds USD 383 to growing list of backers on dark store theory legislation