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Reddi seeking third term on Manhattan City Commission

By |May 10th, 2021|

Manhattan City Commissioner Usha Reddi is seeking a third term on the city commission. Reddi announced Monday morning on her Facebook page that she had filed paperwork with the Riley County Clerk’s office for the November general election. She was first elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2017. Reddi, in her post says she’s looking [...]

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K-State changing face mask policy for outdoors settings May 17; drinking fountains to reopen

By |May 10th, 2021|

Kansas State University will change its face covering guidance for fully vaccinated individuals in outdoor settings beginning May 17, following the expiration of Manhattan’s mask ordinance. The new policy states that everyone, including faculty, staff, students, contractors, vendors and visitors must continue to wear face coverings over their mouths and noses in all indoor spaces [...]

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Second man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder in 2019 shooting

By |May 7th, 2021|

A Manhattan man entered a guilty plea Thursday to second-degree murder in connection to a 2019 fatal attempted robbery. 21-year-old Jaylon Hitsman additionally pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated robbery and aggravated battery. In exchange, prosecutors dropped charges of aggravated assault and criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle and recommended a lower sentence [...]

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Wichita native returns to paint Douglass Activity Center mural

By |May 7th, 2021|

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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