Officers responded to the report of an injury accident near the intersection of 4th St. and Leavenworth St. on December 16, 2018, at approximately 8:25 PM. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 2006 Green Honda Pilot driven by Ashley MacDonald, 19, of Manhattan had struck a 1999 Blue Yamaha Moped driven by James Sicard, [...]
MANHATTAN — After five decades of service to Kansas State University, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Pat Bosco is retiring. Bosco’s retirement will be effective next summer. Bosco came to K-State as an undergraduate from upstate New York, fell in love with the school and never left. He is regarded as [...]
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Officers filed a report for giving a worthless check and theft in the 3000 block of Anderson Ave. in Manhattan on December 13, 2018, at approximately 3:00 PM. Officers listed Landmark National Bank as the victim when it was reported a known female suspect fraudulently withdrew money from the bank. The estimated total loss associated [...]
RILEY COUNTY — Fire destroyed a large metal building in north Riley County Friday morning. The building at 5711 Toburen Road, near the Riley County border with Marshall County, was a multi-purpose structure utilized for both agriculture and residential use. Riley County Fire Chief Pat Collins tells KMAN the fire likely started accidentally but that [...]
TOPEKA — The Kansas Board of Regents met Wednesday in Topeka and several items related to Kansas State University were on the agenda. Provost Charles Taber updated the board on the hire of Chris Klieman as the new head football coach and shared his appreciation for Coach Bill Snyder. After receiving a first reading on [...]
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Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 1100 block of Moro St. in Manhattan on December 12, 2018, at approximately 10:50 AM. Officers listed Speed Wash Laundry as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect damaged dryers located within the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]
MANHATTAN — The City of Manhattan Public Works is advising of some ongoing street repairs this week. They include along Claflin and Meadowlark where work will continue as weather allows. South Mill Pointe Circle is seeing some curb and gutter tear out and replacement. Houston Street storm drain and street repair is occurring in the [...]
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MANHATTAN — Recent food collection efforts for the Flint Hills Breadbasket have brought in a ton, literally, of donations. The Breadbasket held a Fill the Ambulance event over the past two Saturdays in conjunction with Riley County EMS officials. In addition, food was collected during the Mayor’s Lighted Parade held Dec. 7 in Manhattan. Executive Director [...]
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Officers filed a report for burglary in the 2500 block of Stagg Hill Rd. in Manhattan on December 10, 2018, at approximately 12:40 PM. Officers listed Jared Schnee, 41, of Leonardville, as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took tools from his storage unit. The estimated total loss associated with this case is [...]
MANHATTAN — Kansas State University students said their goodbyes to the school as they completed their journey with commencement ceremonies held over the weekend. During the College of Agriculture ceremony Saturday, Agricultural Economics Professor Jason Bergtold urged graduates to think about the impact they will have on the future. Bergtold said the invitation to engage [...]
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