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Manhattan awarded $2.4 million from KDOT for pair of transportation projects

Manhattan will receive nearly $2.4 million from the State of Kansas for a pair of infrastructure projects, included in a host of projects receiving funds through the Kansas 2022 Transportation Alternatives Program. “Manhattan Catholic School students and staff will soon find it much easier and safer to cross the street as they go between classes, [...]

By |2022-10-06T16:04:10-05:00October 6th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan awarded $2.4 million from KDOT for pair of transportation projects

Trial for man accused of shooting KSU Football player set for March 2023

A 20-year-old Fort Riley man who police say tried to kill a former K-State football player stood mute at his Monday arraignment in Riley County District Court. Joshua Cummings is accused in the December 2021 shooting of Reed Godinet and pistol whipping another man in an Aggieville bar, facing charges of attempted first and second [...]

By |2022-10-03T15:50:25-05:00October 3rd, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Trial for man accused of shooting KSU Football player set for March 2023

Gallery: Wamego goes ‘Toto-ly Gingham’ for 2022 Oztoberfest

Downtown Wamego transformed Saturday in celebration of the beloved tale ‘The Wizard of Oz.’ The annual Oztoberfest returned for 2022 with a ‘Toto-ly Gingham’ theme, shutting down a portion of Lincoln Ave. for a full day of performances, contests and other activities for all ages — and all featuring an Oz-ey overtone. One of Wamego’s [...]

By |2022-10-01T15:40:47-05:00October 1st, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Gallery: Wamego goes ‘Toto-ly Gingham’ for 2022 Oztoberfest

Bikers Ride for a Cure despite storm, raise funds for Johnson Cancer Research Center

K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center capped off a week of cancer research week events Saturday with the Ride for a Cure fundraiser ending at the Manhattan Arts Center. Attendance was lower than anticipated for the motorcycle ride amid rainy, thundering conditions in the morning, but a small group endured and set off riding North out [...]

By |2022-09-17T14:31:33-05:00September 17th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Bikers Ride for a Cure despite storm, raise funds for Johnson Cancer Research Center

Morris Hill among 3 Kansas schools recognized as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

A Geary County school was among three in Kansas to be recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools in 2022. Morris Hill Elementary is that school, now inducted in the NBRS Program’s 39th cohort. The announcement was released Friday by Gov. Laura Kelly’s office. The program is under the purview of the U.S. Department of Education, [...]

By |2022-09-16T14:57:25-05:00September 16th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Morris Hill among 3 Kansas schools recognized as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Mower sparks quick fire in Pottawatomie County

A fire caused by a mower prompted emergency response by Pottawatomie County fire crews Thursday afternoon. First responders were called to the vicinity of the intersection of Sales and Westmoreland Roads, South of Fostoria. Scanner traffic indicated the mower had caused a grass fire within 20 yards of a structure, though the reporting party was [...]

By |2022-09-08T15:38:47-05:00September 8th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Mower sparks quick fire in Pottawatomie County

RCPD makes drug, robbery arrests over Labor Day weekend

A Topeka man was arrested early Sunday morning in Manhattan, accused of drug distribution as well as obstruction charges. Dennis Alcox was taken into custody by Riley County police after 1:40 a.m. on Sunday in the 600 block of 12th Street. The 36-year-old is charged with three separate counts, one for opioid distribution as well [...]

By |2022-09-04T13:06:35-05:00September 4th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD makes drug, robbery arrests over Labor Day weekend

Standing-room only crowd attends open forum with KSU leaders, students

Kansas State University leadership, faculty and students attended a community open forum in Manhattan Thursday morning, kicking off the first of a host of community visits around the State informing the university’s new strategic plan. This academic year, President Richard Linton and others from K-State will travel to nine different regions around Kansas to listen [...]

By |2022-09-01T12:27:06-05:00September 1st, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Standing-room only crowd attends open forum with KSU leaders, students

NASA Earth Sciences Division director details agency’s agricultural tools and research in KSU talk

Members of NASA’s Earth Sciences Division capped off a week in Kansas with a Friday presentation at K-State detailing the administration’s work supporting agriculture and environmental research missions. Hosted by the College of Agriculture, multiple officials from the division spent the week meeting with local agriculture producers and industry advocates throughout Kansas as well as [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:19:10-05:00August 26th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on NASA Earth Sciences Division director details agency’s agricultural tools and research in KSU talk
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