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USDA names Dr. Alfonso Clavijo NBAF Director

The US Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Research Service has announced the hiring of Dr. Alfonso Clavijo as the Director of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). NBAF Coordinator for USDA APHIS Dr. Ken Burton tells KMAN they’re excited to have a permanent NBAF Director now in place. “He brings such a wide wealth of [...]

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By |2019-10-01T14:25:12-05:00October 1st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USDA names Dr. Alfonso Clavijo NBAF Director

MHS student arrested Monday; district also investigating separate false online threat

Riley County Police arrested a 16-year-old student from Manhattan High School West Campus Monday. According to Tuesday’s arrest report, Charles Lee Jones was charged with disorderly conduct and battery. The arrest was made just before 1 p.m. A short time earlier, the school was placed in secure campus with school officials lifting it a brief [...]

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By |2019-10-01T08:30:25-05:00October 1st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on MHS student arrested Monday; district also investigating separate false online threat

Riley County residents encouraged to take part in community needs assessment

  Four years after an initial Riley Community Needs Assessment was conducted, the Flint Hills Wellness Coalition is asking residents to complete its second such comprehensive community needs that will be more inclusive of the diverse population The issues covered by the survey include quality of life, physical health, mental health, social issues, children and [...]

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By |2019-09-30T14:30:38-05:00September 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County residents encouraged to take part in community needs assessment

JCPD arrests three following shooting that left one person critically injured

One person was critically injured and three others were arrested following a shooting incident Sunday afternoon in Junction City. According to the Junction City Police Department, officers were called out shortly before 4:30 p.m. to the 200 block of East 1st Street for the report of a possible shooting. Upon arrival, they found 18-year-old Coye [...]

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By |2019-09-30T07:19:41-05:00September 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on JCPD arrests three following shooting that left one person critically injured

Mercy Community Health Foundation reaches milestone in campaign for cardiac cath lab equipment

The Mercy Community Health Foundation has now raised over half of its $500,000 campaign goal to purchase a new ceiling mount for Acension Via Christi’s cardiac catheterizaton and interventional radiology lab. The foundation began the campaign in March and have raised funds through donations from various sponsors, a Memorial Hospital Association fund-matching campaign and events [...]

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By |2019-09-27T14:23:54-05:00September 27th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Mercy Community Health Foundation reaches milestone in campaign for cardiac cath lab equipment

Tuttle Creek Lake outflows drop temporarily as USACE awaits drops on Missouri River

Wet weather north of Kansas has led to a temporary reduction in outflows at Tuttle Creek Lake. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations Project Manager Brian McNulty says record rainfall in South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska earlier this month where upwards of 10 inches of rain fell, is now moving down the Missouri River. Tuttle [...]

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By |2019-09-27T08:58:21-05:00September 27th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Tuttle Creek Lake outflows drop temporarily as USACE awaits drops on Missouri River

Manhattan woman killed in Geary County crash

A fiery wreck in Geary County Thursday afternoon has claimed the life of a Manhattan woman. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 72-year-old Nancy Barnaby died after her northbound SUV crossed the center median of K-177, struck a culvert, went airborne and rolled. It happened just before 3 p.m. about three miles south of I-70. Authorities [...]

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By |2019-09-27T07:47:40-05:00September 27th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan woman killed in Geary County crash

One lane of Bluemont Ave. near Aggieville to close for a year

Construction of a new hotel project in Aggieville will shut down a portion of Bluemont Street for an entire year. Beginning Monday, one lane of Bluemont Avenue will be closed to maintain safety, according to Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr. “The garage itself I believe is a preformed structure so those beams and different preformed [...]

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By |2019-09-26T08:27:03-05:00September 26th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on One lane of Bluemont Ave. near Aggieville to close for a year

Gas leak leads to evacuations of businesses, temporary road closure

For the second day in a row, a major gas leak caused some headaches for motorists and businesses in west Manhattan. After a brief closure of Frontage Road between the Home Depot and the Riley County Police Department headquarters Tuesday, emergency crews were called out Wednesday morning to the same area where construction crews struck [...]

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By |2019-09-26T06:19:58-05:00September 26th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Gas leak leads to evacuations of businesses, temporary road closure

Gas leak causes evacuations, briefly shuts down access to RCPD

For the second day in a row, a major gas leak caused some headaches for motorists and businesses in west Manhattan. After a brief closure of Frontage Road between the Home Depot and the Riley County Police Department headquarters Tuesday, emergency crews were called out Wednesday morning to the same area where construction crews struck [...]

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By |2019-09-25T11:06:42-05:00September 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Gas leak causes evacuations, briefly shuts down access to RCPD