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Complaints result in public health order after speedy reopening for Genesis

Riley County commissioners approved a public health nuisance complaint order against Genesis Health Club in Manhattan Monday morning. Riley County Health Department Jennifer Green was present at the commission meeting to present the order.  According to Green, they had received several health complaints from people leaving the gym following the flooding event last Monday.  She [...]

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Acclaimed physicist, author to speak at K-State

Sylvester James “Jim” Gates Jr., an American theoretical physicist, Ford Foundation professor of physics and affiliate professor of mathematics at Brown University, will deliver a fall Neff Lecture at K-State, according to the university. Gates will present “What Abdus Salam Taught Me About Jazz” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in 105 Umberger Hall. This lecture is [...]

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RCPD Report 9/10/18

Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 700 block of Bertrand St. in Manhattan on September 9, 2018 at approximately 12:05 PM. Officers listed Christopher Rogers, 46, of Long Island, Kansas, as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect damaged tires on his 1999 Ford F-350 truck. The estimated total [...]

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DHS secretary to tour NBAF along with federal and state leaders

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will host U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Monday morning on a tour of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, currently under construction, and of Kansas State University’s Bio Research Institute next door. According to a press release from [...]

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K-State AD unveils $210M infrastructure/facility improvement proposal

K-State Athletics Director Gene Taylor unveiled today a new facility master plan that proposes $210 million of new construction and enhancements that will benefit all 15 Wildcat athletic programs, according to a press release from KSU. According to Taylor, this 10 to 15-year facilities vision will be completed in a fashion that is fiscally responsible, [...]

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RCPD Report 9/7/18

Timmy McGathy, 30, of Manhattan was arrested while in the 400 block of South 6th St. in Manhattan on September 6, 2018 at approximately 9:05 AM. McGathy was arrested on offenses of distribute opiate/narcotic/certain stimulant and distribute or possess paraphernalia within 1000′ ft. of a school. McGathy was issued a total bond of $20,000.00 causing [...]

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MFD captain laid to rest following cancer battle

The funeral for Manhattan Fire Department Captain Wayne Braun was held this morning at the Trinity Baptist Church in Wamego. Braun died Sunday after battling cancer for over two years. Braun started his career at the Manhattan Fire Department in September of 2001. He was promoted to the rank of Driver in 2006 and Captain [...]

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RCPD Report 9/6/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 9100 block of Blue Ridge Rd. in Manhattan on September 5, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM. Officers listed Jeff Wilson, 61, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took a trailer from his yard. The estimated total loss associated with this case is [...]

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Residents sound off on flooding to Manhattan Commission

Multiple residents spoke passionately about the flash flooding in Wildcat Creek during the public comment section of the Manhattan City Commission meeting Tuesday. Resident Chuck Henderson pointed to development along the creek as the cause for repeated flooding in the area and called the inability to mitigate drainage into the creek a failure on the [...]

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Hope Ranch to start Topeka camp for people with disabilities

A longtime Topeka-area Girl Scout camp that closed last year will become a camp for people with disabilities and their families. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Hope Ranch Inc. plans to turn the former Camp Daisy Hindman into its Mission Creek Camp and Conference Center. Executive Director Ken Scroggs said there aren’t many opportunities for [...]

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