Officers filed a report for theft in the 1800 block of College Avenue in Manhattan on February 4, 2020, at approximately 3:10 PM. Officers listed a 73-year-old female as the victim when she reported an unknown suspect took her purse and contents inside. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $861.00. Police [...]
Manhattan officials are exploring performing a study of housing costs, conditions and suitability in the region at an estimated price tag of $95,000. City administration hopes to recruit the services of a contractor who can collect objective data on the housing market, identify issues and help craft future housing policy with public input. Officials cite [...]
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The Kanas State University Police Department has identified a suspect in an incident of lewd and lascivious conduct. Police responded to the report on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the K-State Student Union in a men’s restroom. This investigation is ongoing and no additional information is being released at this time. The KSU PD also wants the [...]
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Former President of Columbia and winner of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Juan Manuel Santos delivered the first Landon Lecture of the year Tuesday. His lecture, named “From Hawk to Dove,” was delivered in front of a packed Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union and reflected on Santos’s experiences with war and peace and, [...]
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For the second year in a row, Ascension Via Christi Hospital President Bob Copple has been named to Becker’s Healthcare’s list of rural hospital and health system CEOs to know. The list is put out annually, recognizing leaders making a positive impact on their organizations. Copple is among 60 nationally named to the 2020 list. [...]
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Bond has been raised against a Manhattan man charged with numerous felonies, after he failed once again to appear for a status hearing Tuesday in Riley County District Court. A bench warrant was issued for Jesse Sexton, who was arrested after a motorcycle pursuit in Manhattan in late July and then a couple weeks later [...]
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A Manhattan man accused of murder will appear next month for a preliminary hearing. Richard Goens, who is in jail, appeared via video conference during a status hearing Tuesday. He faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of 24-year-old Tanner Zamecnik, will appear March 19 in front of Judge William Malcolm, in the Division [...]
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New coronavirus and influenza The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) announced a person in Douglas County has tested negative for the new coronavirus. While this means there are no cases of the virus in Kansas, it is still active in other parts of the world. That is Pottawatomie County Health Department Director Lisa [...]
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WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Authorities in Pottawatomie County say foul play is not suspected in a death investigation involving a Westmoreland resident. According to Pottawatomie County Sheriff Shane Jager, a deceased individual was located outside a home in the 600 block of First Street Monday just before 8:30 a.m. Paramedics were on scene and pronounced the [...]
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A new proposal in the Kansas legislature, Senate Bill 294, is drawing criticism from the Riley County Commission. The bill, if approved, would add additional prerequisites to the county budgeting process, which in the commission’s eyes, would add additional costs and even affect how they budget their services. At Monday’s meeting, County Counselor Clancy Holeman [...]
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