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RCPD searching for man accused of stabbing woman in the neck

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 [...]

By |2022-05-19T13:13:11-05:00May 19th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD searching for man accused of stabbing woman in the neck

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

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 [...]

By |2022-05-19T10:47:12-05:00May 19th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on GMCF grant to provide outdoor musical art space, mural at Ogden Elementary

Hensler named Director/Curator of Riley County Historical Museum

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 [...]

By |2022-05-19T10:26:34-05:00May 19th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Hensler named Director/Curator of Riley County Historical Museum

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

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 [...]

By |2022-05-19T08:42:34-05:00May 19th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on K-State to implement 2 percent pay raise for benefits-eligible faculty and staff

Trial scheduled for Manhattan man accused in 2020 double homicide

After numerous delays in the courts over the past two years, a Manhattan man charged with killing two people will face a jury trial late this summer. Riley County Judge John Bosch on Monday set a jury date for Aug. 30 for Montrell Vassar, who faces two counts of first-degree murder and possession of stolen [...]

By |2022-05-18T18:58:38-05:00May 18th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Trial scheduled for Manhattan man accused in 2020 double homicide

Man charged with ex-wife’s murder to stand trial in October

A trial for a Manhattan man accused of murdering his ex-wife last fall will face trial later this year. At a Monday arraignment, Judge Kendra Lewison set an Oct. 31 trial date for 27-year-old Kamahl Bobian, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Shanell Bobian on Sept. 25 in the 400 block [...]

By |2022-05-18T18:56:17-05:00May 18th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Man charged with ex-wife’s murder to stand trial in October

Local News – News Radio KMAN 2022-05-17 15:17:54

At least two people were injured Tuesday following a crash near Tuttle Creek Blvd and Hwy 13. The crash involved a pickup hauling a trailer and an SUV. Crash details are pending from the Kansas Highway Patrol. One person was transported by Life Star helicopter from the scene and another by ambulance. The extent of [...]

By |2022-05-17T15:17:54-05:00May 17th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Local News – News Radio KMAN 2022-05-17 15:17:54

RCPD seeking help identifying suspects in cookie store power outage

A pair of men are at the center of a purported cookie store-related crime from earlier this month. Riley County Police are seeking the public’s help identifying one of two suspects, who police say may have pulled a lever on a breaker box causing a power outage to Insomnia Cookies and the Kountry Attic near [...]

By |2022-05-17T14:26:54-05:00May 17th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD seeking help identifying suspects in cookie store power outage

Red Cross hosting blood drives in Manhattan, Junction City

Red Cross blood drives are happening in Manhattan and Junction City today through Thursday. A lot of empty appointment spots exist. Red Cross Account Manager Kristi Ingalls was on the KMAN Morning Show Tuesday to highlight the need for blood. Here’s a list of this week’s blood drives: Manhattan drive at Pottorf Hall in CiCo [...]

By |2022-05-17T11:14:23-05:00May 17th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Red Cross hosting blood drives in Manhattan, Junction City

Pottawatomie County tables decision on pair of C-U-P requests amid protests from residents

The Pottawatomie County Commission has tabled a decision on a pair of conditional use permits for wedding and event space in a rural area near Rock Creek High School. Nearby residents are concerned with the high volume of traffic, noise and light pollution the proposals could bring with it to an area that’s in a [...]

By |2022-05-16T17:08:41-05:00May 16th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County tables decision on pair of C-U-P requests amid protests from residents
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