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Allegiant Air To End Service From Manhattan Regional Airport

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Allegiant Air announced Monday that the airline will discontinue service from Manhattan Regional Airport on February 23rd, which provided service to Phoenix, Arizona. Any customers with reservations past February 23rd will be contacted for a full refund. “We are always disappointed to end service in a market,” said Eric Fletcher, Allegiant Travel Company Manager of Airports. “We thank Manhattan Regional ... Read More »

ONGOING: “Act of Violence” Reported at Manhattan Quality Inn Hotel

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The morning quiet was broken this morning in Manhattan near the Quality Inn on Highway 24 in what Riley County Police are calling an “act of violence”. Details are scarce at this point, but reports indicate that police responded to the Quality Inn at 6:02 a.m. for a reported disturbance. A suspected is reported to be in custody, and nobody ... Read More »

K-State to Play Michigan in Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The K-State Nation is heading back to the Valley of the Sun for the second straight year as Kansas State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the Wildcats have accepted an invitation to play Michigan in the 2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on December 28. The game, which will be K-State’s third trip to the bowl following ... Read More »

Pawnee Recognizes World Suicide Prevention Day

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Pawnee Mental Health Services is recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day Tuesday, September 10 with presentations in Manhattan, Junction City, and Concordia. Robin Cole of Pawnee Mental Health was a guest on our public affairs program this past weekend. World Suicide Prevention Day is Tuesday, September 10th. Across the nation educational events will be held to raise awareness about suicide. Pawnee ... Read More »

Allegiant to Begin Nonstop Jet Service Between Manhattan and Phoenix

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The City of Manhattan is pleased to announce that Allegiant will be providing nonstop jet service between Manhattan, Kansas to Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona. Allegiant will operate twice weekly flights between Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) beginning Thursday, November 7, 2013. The new flight schedule and ticket information for Allegiant can be found at allegiant.com. Allegiant will be ... Read More »

UPDATE: Injury Accident On US-77 South Of Waterville

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Update to a story earlier today: A semi and SUV collided on US-77 south of Waterville early Tuesday morning. Just after 1:30 am, the SUV, driven by 52 year old Greig R. Olney of Manhattan had apparently drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with the semi driven by 54 year old Douglas W. Ford of Axtell. Olney ... Read More »

K-18 Construction To Lead To Road Closure Near Manhattan

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A section of K-18 in Manhattan is slated for road closure overnights, next Tuesday through Friday. The closure will affect traffic from 7 pm through 5 am daily, and is part of an ongoing project to reconstruct a seven mile stretch of K-18 from Manhattan to Ogden to a freeway near the Manhattan Regional Airport. Read More »

2 men killed near Manhattan

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Two people were killed in a car vs. semi accident near Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 pm. According to the report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Christian Rodriguez, age 23 of Wichita, was westbound on US Highway 24 a mile east of Seth Child Road, driving a 1999 Freightliner semi when the second vehicle, a 2001 Toyota passenger ... Read More »

K-State Announces Extension for Bruce Weber

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that Big 12 Coach of the Year Bruce Weber has a signed a contract extension through the 2018 academic year to continue his leadership of the Kansas State men’s basketball program. The agreement adds one year to his current contract, securing Weber’s services through June 30, 2018.  Weber’s annual salary will be $1.75 ... Read More »