KMAN Local News

RCPD searching for man accused of stabbing woman in the neck

By |May 19th, 2022|

Riley County Police are investigating after a 27-year-old woman reported she was stabbed in the neck early Thursday morning. Officers filed a report for aggravated battery in the 1000 block of Moro Street just after midnight. By Thursday afternoon, RCPD announced it was searching for a suspect, 44-year-old Jarman Morgan. The two reportedly are known [...]

GMCF grant to provide outdoor musical art space, mural at Ogden Elementary

By |May 19th, 2022|

Sweet sounds of music will be coming to an outdoor space at Ogden Elementary, thanks to a grant from the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation Deihl Community Arts Grant Fund. On Wednesday the Manhattan-Ogden School Board gave final approval for the $35,000 outdoor public art proposal. Board member Jayme Morris-Hardeman was ecstatic for the project. “This [...]

Hensler named Director/Curator of Riley County Historical Museum

By |May 19th, 2022|

A new director and curator of the Riley County Historical Museum has been announced. Katharine Hensler will start in the position May 31. Hensler will oversee the organization’s mission to educate the public on the history of Riley County. She’ll also stand as a Department Head of Riley County Government, advocating and supporting historic preservation [...]

K-State to implement 2 percent pay raise for benefits-eligible faculty and staff

By |May 19th, 2022|

Kansas State University is rolling out a plan to increase compensation for its faculty and staff. In his first major act as president, Dr. Richard Linton announced Thursday a 2 percent across the board increase for benefits-eligible faculty, unclassified and university staff in fiscal year 2023. This will apply to those hired on or before [...]