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2 rushed to hospital when car found under semi-trailer in Manahttan

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - Two people were rushed to the hospital when a crash sent one car underneath a semi-trailer in a busy Manhattan intersection on Wednesday afternoon. The Riley County Police Department says that just after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, emergency crews shut down the intersection of S Seth Child Rd. and Southwind Rd. as they responded to an accident.
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Kansas State basketball's 10 highest rated commits of the 247Sports era

247Sports began tracking K-State's best basketball commits in 2000. Through the years, the Wildcats have seen a number of notable commits, but who are the best?. K-State basketball recruiting currently has a palpable buzz, as head coach Jerome Tang has landed back-to-back four-star commits in less than a month (RJ Jones and Dai Dai Ames) — both of whom find a spot on our list of 10.
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Manhattan car crash injures 2, shuts down intersection

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – A car crash has been reported by the Riley County Police Department to have temporarily shut down an intersection in Manhattan. According to the RCPD, a car crash involving three vehicles was reported at 1:58 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the intersection of South Seth Child Road and Southwind Road in Manhattan. […]

Riley man out $600 after scammer finesses payment for fake overdue bill

RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) - One man from Riley is out about $600 after paying a scammer who pretended to be collecting overdue bills for Evergy. The Riley County Police Department activity report indicates that around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, officers were called to the 300 block of N Billings St. in Riley with reports of theft and unlawful computer acts.

RCPD Report: 8/10/22

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Officers filed a report for theft and unlawful computer acts in the 300 block of N. Billings St. in Riley on August 9, 2022, around 9:30 a.m. A 23-year-old male was listed as the victim when it was reported he paid a scammer pretending to be Evergy for fake overdue bills. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $600. Anyone with information can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Large truck breaks down, closes Geary Co. road

GEARY COUNTY (KSNT) – A detour has been posted in Geary County after an truck bearing an oversized load stalled on a road while heading toward a nearby manufacturing plant. According to Geary County Emergency Management, a large transport unit has stalled on Liberty Hall Road. Detours have been posted as Liberty Hall Road is […]

Daily Delivery: The Big Ten hauls in some big bucks for its TV rights without ESPN

GoPowercat publisher Tim Fitzgerald delivers his thoughts on the day's notable headlines from Kansas State athletics and the sports world. Here is what is on today's agenda:. The Big Ten has reportedly settled on its new media rights contracts for upcoming years and for the first time since 1966, the conference will not have ABC/ESPN in its media mix. As Fitz explains, while FOX holds the rights to the Big Ten's best football game of the week, CBS and NBC are preparing to play $350 each for rights to other B1G games. That's $700 million a year to NOT get the best game of the week.

Meeting Adversity Head On

Rachel Harris remembers it was a Wednesday afternoon in August 2020. The left leg still wasn't feeling right. Although it hurt just to walk, and she decided that she could no longer play on the leg, she wasn't ready to hang up her soccer goalkeeper gloves. Not just yet. Kansas State meant too much to her. Her teammates meant too much to her. She couldn't think of life without soccer.

Kansas State football's 10 best walk-ons of all time

Kansas State has a rich tradition of turning its walk-ons into key scholarship players. It seems as if every season the Wildcats have a player that started as a walk-on but goes on to earn a scholarship spot and play meaningful snaps for the team. On this season's roster, Phillip Brooks highlights those criteria. Last season, it was Noah Johnson. The season before featured Devin Anctil.
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K-State faculty member honored for wildlife work

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas State University faculty member whose career focuses on wildlife education and conservation science has been named to The Wildlife Society’s Fellows program. Adam Ahlers, an associate professor of wildlife and outdoor enterprise management in the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources, said he...

Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman on how much more confident the team is in the defensive scheme

Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman discusses how much more confident the players are in the defensive scheme compared to last season. Chris Klieman: "I think they're a lot more confident. I think they're more comfortable. I think they can problem solve more than they could have last year of things or plays and schemes that had been a problem for us last year. They're starting to understand, and maybe bring in some solutions to us even as coaches. The communication is a lot better, which tells you that they do understand it pretty well. But there's a lot of guys that are brand new with that system too that we have to get integrated and understanding this stuff quickly. The fact that we were full time with the spring and full time with it in the summer has given guys a lot of comfort."

Eight-day trial for Manhattan man accused of murder set for Aug. 30

After a pre-trial hearing in Riley County District Court Monday, a trial is set for a Manhattan man charged with killing two people in October of 2020. Montrell Vassar’s case will be heard by a jury over eight days starting on Aug. 30 with Judge John Bosch presiding. The trial will break for Labor Day before continuing through Sept. 9.

Deputies work a two vehicle accident

Geary County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident near the intersection of US 77 Highway and Skiddy West Road just after 6 a.m. Tuesday. According to the Sheriff's Department, Zane Rains of Manhattan was traveling southbound in a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier when it struck a 2022 Ram 1500 Classic driven by Gail Hoke of Manhattan. Hoke was traveling southbound before attempting a U-turn in the roadway. Rains was transported to Geary Community Hospital for treatment. Both vehicles were removed by a wrecker service.