KMAN Local News

Pfizer boosters now authorized for 5 to 11 year olds

By |May 20th, 2022|

Riley County Health officials are encouraging parents to get their children up-to-date with recommended vaccines and boosters, with FDA and CDC guidance rolling out in the past week authorizing the use of a single Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine booster dose for kids ages 5 through 11. Children in that age range are now eligible to receive [...]

K-State program would incentivize high achieving out-of-state graduates with lower tuition rates

By |May 20th, 2022|

Kansas State University is continuing to look at strategies to increase the number of students coming to the university from out of state. K-State President Dr. Richard Linton spoke to the Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday about a proposal to expand the university’s in-state tuition eligibility to more students living beyond the Kansas borders. “This is [...]

Kitchen fire damages Manhattan duplex

By |May 19th, 2022|

A kitchen fire caused $20,000 in structural and content damage to a Manhattan home Thursday afternoon. According to the Manhattan Fire Department, crews were dispatched just after 2 p.m. to 208 Parker Drive, in the Northview area. Crews found a single-story duplex with light smoke coming from the building. Investigators determined the source of the [...]

RCPD arrests man suspected of stabbing woman in neck

By |May 19th, 2022|

A Manhattan man, accused of stabbing a woman, has been arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder. RCPD arrested 44-year-old Jarman Morgan Thursday afternoon, hours after a 27-year-old woman reported he stabbed her in the neck, in the 1000 block of Moro Street. The circumstances leading up to the alleged incident aren’t clear, but the [...]