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K-State Vet Med students honored at white coat ceremony

The K-State College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2020 received their white coats during a ceremony on Sunday. This is a ceremony that celebrates the transition of K-State College of Veterinarian Medicine third year students as they begin their clinicals before they get their doctorate.  For the next year, these students will be working over [...]

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By |2019-05-05T20:37:45-05:00May 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on K-State Vet Med students honored at white coat ceremony

USD 383 approves guidelines for transgender students at school

MANHATTAN — The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board has approved updated guidelines on protections for transgender students. During its previous meeting, the board gave approval to the guidelines on a first reading. On Wednesday the board voted 6-1 in favor of the new measure with board member Darell Edie the lone opponent. With a packed [...]

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By |2019-05-02T07:51:21-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 approves guidelines for transgender students at school

County commission approves corrections grants

The Riley County commissioners approved grants for both juvenile and adult corrections services.  These grants came from the Kansas Department of Corrections’ $3 million pool. The funds total approximately $780,000 and will be used for the fiscal year 2020. The funds will be used to focus on three key areas for adult services.  These areas [...]

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By |2019-04-30T22:11:06-05:00April 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on County commission approves corrections grants

UPDATE: RCPD arrests teen inmate who escaped private security company

Update 5/1/19 Riley County Police say they have located a juvenile inmate who escaped from a private security company while in transit to court Tuesday. The 16-year-old has been identified as John Wallace, and was arrested Tuesday evening. He managed to get away from the custody of Secure Transport in the 10 o’clock hour of [...]

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By |2019-05-01T09:55:48-05:00April 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on UPDATE: RCPD arrests teen inmate who escaped private security company

County commission approves letter to be sent to state

The Riley County commissioners approved a letter to be sent to the state in regards to Senate Bill 190 on Monday. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says the county specifically has an issue with Section 3 Three of the bill.  This would cancel the Local Ad Valorem Funds (LAVRF) and County City Revenue Sharing (CCRS) statutes [...]

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By |2019-04-23T11:14:32-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on County commission approves letter to be sent to state

Riley officials present EMT request to county commissioners

Members of the Riley City government presented a proposition to Riley County commissioners Thursday. Riley City Mayor Tim Sharp presented the idea for the city’s volunteer firefighters to use the same protocols as Riley County EMS.  Sharp says they have several volunteer firefighters who are also with the Manhattan Fire Department.  The means they have [...]

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By |2019-04-20T09:08:37-05:00April 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley officials present EMT request to county commissioners

Parking study for USD 383 recommends more parking stalls

A  parking study for Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 was presented to the board of education Wednesday night. The study was done by the Wantman Group, Inc. (WGI) out of Housont, TX.  The study was conducted to determine if current parking inventory was adequate for future conditions .  Parking Solutions Division Senior Project Manager Nicole Chinea was [...]

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By |2019-04-18T14:31:02-05:00April 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Parking study for USD 383 recommends more parking stalls

Manhattan car museum takes guests on road trip down memory lane

MANHATTAN — Hundreds of people gathered Saturday for the grand opening event at Manhattan’s new Midwest Dream Car Collection. Executive Director Lynn Gentine spoke with KMAN about what makes the collection so special. Gentine says the cars act like a photo album, triggering memories for those who come out and nostalgia for either a car [...]

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By |2019-04-15T07:24:07-05:00April 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan car museum takes guests on road trip down memory lane

Commissioners approve 13 CIP funded requests

Riley County commissioners gave their approval for 13 department requests to be funded by the Capital Improvement Fund. The commission continued their 2019 first quarter CIP session from last week. The original estimate for all requests was $4.9 million out of the $5.3 million budget authority, but was reduced to $3.7 million.  The total cost [...]

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By |2019-04-13T09:17:35-05:00April 13th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Commissioners approve 13 CIP funded requests

T. Russell Reitz found homes for over 700 animals in 2018

The T. Russell Reitz animal shelter had a great 2018 with 748 animals finding their homes. Director of Animal Services Deb Watkins  is excited for this year’s numbers because they are going to have even more adoptions. She says this is due to new changes in policy at the shelter and the K-State Animal Shelter [...]

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By |2019-04-10T18:01:11-05:00April 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on T. Russell Reitz found homes for over 700 animals in 2018