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Wichita native returns to paint Douglass Activity Center mural

A mural depicting a number of scenes tied to the Douglass community in Manhattan is being painted at the new Activity Center there by a Wichita native. EuGene V. Byrd III returned to his home state from Atlanta to paint the piece that has the man who led the Exodusters to Kansas, Benjamin “Pap” Singleton, [...]

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By |2021-05-07T14:15:51-05:00May 7th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

RCPD Report: 5/7/21

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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By |2021-05-07T09:35:54-05:00May 7th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Wanted Felon Arrested With Stolen Vehicle in St. George

St. George police have taken a man wanted on five different warrants from two counties into custody after finding him driving a vehicle stolen from Wichita. Jeffrey Keith Mendez faces a total of 12 charges including felony theft and four counts of failure to appear. He initially gave police a false name and was driving [...]

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By |2021-05-06T15:01:49-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Hagemeister files for re-election to USD 383 board

Manhattan-Ogden school board member Karla Hagemeister has announced she will seek another term on the board. Hagemeister confirmed the announcement during Wednesday’s school board meeting, talking about her time on the board thus far. “I won’t say I’ve enjoyed every single minute of it but I have grown from every single minute of it and [...]

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By |2021-05-06T14:51:45-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

NBAF officials discuss advantages of bringing National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank to Manhattan

The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan will house several different animal research sectors when it fully opens in the near future. Dr. Jamie Barnabei, manager of the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank (NAVVCB), is one of many who are moving jobs from Plum Creek to Manhattan. She says her [...]

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By |2021-05-06T14:24:08-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Moms get in free Sunday to Sunset Zoo

If you’re looking for something nice this weekend for mom, the Sunset Zoo has a special offer. “Moms can get in here free on Mothers Day, with a paid admission,” Melissa Kirkwood, marketing and development officer at Sunset Zoo said. Moms will also receive a free gift from Bellus Academy while supplies last, good for [...]

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By |2021-05-06T14:00:46-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

RCPD Report: 5/6/21

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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By |2021-05-06T13:14:39-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation holding summer camps

The Blue Valley Youth Sailing Foundation is holding camps to teach young children the basics of sailing. Program Director, Henry Otto, says Camp Opti (op-tee), is a six day camp that teaches water safety, assembly of a sailboat, boat handling skills, and how to sail a specified course. “We take 7 to 13 year old [...]

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By |2021-05-06T10:27:20-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

Statewide fishing derby underway

The Inaugural Great Kansas Fishing Derby is underway. Ben Jedlicka, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Tourism Game Warden, says an angler’s prized catch may actually be worth a prize this summer. In an attempt to get more people out and fishing the KDWPT, Kansas Wildscape Foundation, the Bass Pro-Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, as well as many [...]

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By |2021-05-06T10:18:42-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments

USD 383 to continue mask requirements through summer; too early to determine steps for the fall

Masks will continue to be required in USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden facilities during summer activities. Superintendent Dr. Marvin Wade informed the school board Wednesday that after meeting with the Medical Advisory Committee, the district will continue to require them based on its recommendations. “We still need to be looking out for the safety, security and welfare [...]

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By |2021-05-06T07:24:08-05:00May 6th, 2021|Local News|0 Comments
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