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Riley County planning controlled burn of brush pile at Transfer Station Wednesday

Smoke may be noticeable in Manhattan Wednesday as Riley County officials perform a controlled burn of the community brush pile at the Transfer Station. The controlled burn won’t have any impact on normal operations at the transfer station, but the county says conditions for dropping off brush and limbs will not be ideal during the [...]

By |2022-08-16T10:50:20-05:00August 16th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County planning controlled burn of brush pile at Transfer Station Wednesday

Manhattan man jailed on alleged sexual battery charge

A Manhattan man was arrested over the weekend on a 2021 Riley County warrant alleging aggravated sexual battery. RCPD says 56-year-old Arthur Davey was booked into jail Friday. Online court records show a complaint was filed Aug. 9 alleging the crime f...

By |2022-08-15T08:09:33-05:00August 15th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man jailed on alleged sexual battery charge

Jury finds Manhattan man guilty of attempted 2nd degree murder

A Manhattan man was found guilty of attempted second-degree murder and other charges Friday, following a trial for his role in an October 2019 incident. The Manhattan Mercury reports that Mark Anthony Koch was additionally found guilty of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, burglary and theft. 37-year-old Neta Ambar testified that Koch attacked her [...]

By |2022-08-15T08:06:41-05:00August 15th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Jury finds Manhattan man guilty of attempted 2nd degree murder

Community HealthCare System to close regional clinics early for phone upgrades

Community HealthCare System, which operates health clinics across rural northeast Kansas will be upgrading phone systems at all locations between Aug. 11 and Aug. 19. Upgrades will largely happen after hours, but some of the locations will be closing early as a result on those days. The company says the Westmoreland Clinic will be the [...]

By |2022-08-09T13:18:00-05:00August 9th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Community HealthCare System to close regional clinics early for phone upgrades

KMAN Special Interview: Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

News Radio KMAN · KMAN Special Interview: Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo We spoke with Publicist for the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Ruth Nicolas about what attendees can expect at the rodeo, which runs August 3rd-6th with plenty of events for all to enjoy. Some of the included events this year are: PRCA Bulls, Broncs and [...]

By |2022-08-04T09:01:38-05:00August 3rd, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on KMAN Special Interview: Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

Wednesday crash ruled medical emergency

A medical emergency is the apparent cause of a Wednesday auto collision near the intersection of Casement Road and Hayes Drive. Police officials say the responded to the scene around 4 p.m., where a GMC Terrain driven by David O’Quinn had hopped a curb while making a left turn from Casement onto Hayes. The GMC [...]

By |2022-07-29T08:23:51-05:00July 29th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Wednesday crash ruled medical emergency

New Amelia Earhart statue placed in Statuary Hall

Decade long plans to place a statue of Amelia Earhart in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol came to an end yesterday. The statue was placed on a base of Flint Hill limestone in the hall to recognize the aviator just days after the 125th anniversary of her birth. Senator Roger Marshall praised not just [...]

By |2022-07-28T08:02:30-05:00July 28th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on New Amelia Earhart statue placed in Statuary Hall

Pottawatomie County commission discuss levying of additional sales taxes to fund road/bridge projects

The Pottawatomie County Commission is considering asking voters to levy a quarter-cent sales tax to fund road and bridge projects in the county. Commissioner Greg Riat on KMAN’s In Focus Tuesday. The board is discussing a list of road projects that they would like to the see funding go towards, with some in Blue Township, [...]

By |2022-07-28T07:26:38-05:00July 28th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County commission discuss levying of additional sales taxes to fund road/bridge projects

KSU neuroscience research center receives second round of NIH support, amounting $11.2 million

A neuroscience research center operating out of Kansas State has received millions in grant funds, the second phase of the program which began in 2017. The National Institutes of Health provided over 11 million dollars to the K-State led Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity Center. The funding will support work over the next 5 [...]

By |2022-07-25T13:47:45-05:00July 25th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on KSU neuroscience research center receives second round of NIH support, amounting $11.2 million
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