The number of students being sent home at a local high school due to an illness continues to increase daily. KSNT News contacted USD 383 Tuesday afternoon who says another 10 students have been sent home since noon by the school nurse making the total number of people sent home sick 67.

KSNT News spoke with Riley County Health Department Director Jennifer Green early Monday afternoon. She said there are now 54 reported cases of students sick with vomiting and nausea symptoms. These cases were reported from Manhattan High’s West Campus and illnesses were reported last week. Three faculty members have also been sent home sick. READ MORE