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Manhattan receives $150K from Discovery Center Foundation

The City of Manhattan received a $150,000 donation from the Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation at the City Commission’s Tuesday meeting. Foundation President Bruce Snead presented the cheque. Snead says the donation is the final payment of a gift from Marty Vanier and Bob Krause to go toward bond payments on the facility and help [...]

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By |2019-03-21T09:53:29-05:00March 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan receives $150K from Discovery Center Foundation

Manhattan sets placement priority list for 5g small cell towers

New small cell 5g mobile network towers will have to follow some design guidelines when they begin increasingly popping up around Manhattan. The City Commission unanimously approved aesthetic standards and a placement prioritization for the towers in public right of ways Tuesday. 5g networks will deliver users much higher rates of data to their devices [...]

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By |2019-03-20T18:39:21-05:00March 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan sets placement priority list for 5g small cell towers

Manhattan approves airport parking expansion project to go out for bid

The City of Manhattan took the first steps toward a $4.9 million expansion of the Manhattan Regional Airport parking lot. The City Commission unanimously approved authorizing administration to request bids at its Tuesday meeting. Parking expansion has been in the city’s plans for years, which Airport Director Jesse Romo says is warranted. He says they [...]

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By |2019-03-20T17:53:32-05:00March 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan approves airport parking expansion project to go out for bid

Police deploy taser in pursuit of suspect in domestic incident

A man was taken to Riley County Jail after being tased while running from police Wednesday, according to the Riley County Police Department. The incident occurred in the 9 o’clock hour on the 1400 block of Flint Hills Place. Police were responding to a domestic incident call that came in just before 9 a.m. Due [...]

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By |2019-03-20T11:23:19-05:00March 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Police deploy taser in pursuit of suspect in domestic incident

Police searching for missing Manhattan girl

Riley County Police are asking for help locating a girl who was last seen Monday, March 18. Officials say 17-year-old Sharlet Ann Hubner was last seen shortly after 5 p.m. that afternoon. Hubner is described as having brown hair and blue eyes, standing about 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. [...]

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By |2019-03-20T11:17:12-05:00March 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Police searching for missing Manhattan girl

Manhattan construction company, bank defrauded

A Manhattan bank and construction company were the victims of theft and fraud Tuesday, according to Riley County Police. RCPD says a known suspect stole Kansas State Banks cheques from Walters Morgan Construction and made false information. The loss associated with the case is $8,001. The case is ongoing, KMAN will update as more information [...]

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By |2019-03-20T09:29:54-05:00March 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan construction company, bank defrauded

Trailer stolen from Habitat for Humanity

An unknown suspect stole a donated trailer from Habitat for Humanity, according to Riley County Police. The trailer was taken from the ReStore parking lot. RCPD received the theft report just after noon on Monday, but Manhattan Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Karmen Davenport says they don’t know when the theft actually occurred. “The trailer [...]

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By |2019-03-19T11:56:53-05:00March 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Trailer stolen from Habitat for Humanity

Federal appeals court won’t dismiss Title IX lawsuit against KSU

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a lower decision not to dismiss two women’s Title IX lawsuit against Kansas State University. The plaintiffs, two former K-State students, allege that KSU officials did not take reasonable action to investigate when they reported being raped by other students — violating Title IX. They [...]

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By |2019-03-18T19:09:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Federal appeals court won’t dismiss Title IX lawsuit against KSU

Lyons trial date set for September at arraignment hearing

A Manhattan man accused of killing an infant submitted a plea of not guilty at his arraignment Monday in Riley County District Court. D’Khari Lyons was arrested in 2018 following the death of his former girlfriend’s 2-month-old son. She testified in February that she found her son unresponsive in November after leaving him in Lyons’ care [...]

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By |2019-03-18T17:38:37-05:00March 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Lyons trial date set for September at arraignment hearing

Dr. Samuel to deliver 2019 State of Diversity Address Monday

K-State’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion officer will present the latest about the university’s diversity advancement and engagement initiatives in an address Monday, March 18. Dr. Bryan Samuel will give the 2019 State of Diversity Address at the K-State Alumni Center from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Part of Samuel’s remarks will focus on the role of [...]

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By |2019-03-17T12:35:49-05:00March 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Dr. Samuel to deliver 2019 State of Diversity Address Monday