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Student numbers up in most area school districts

Student numbers appear to be up in at least three area school districts for the September 20th unofficial count date. Manhattan/Ogden’s USD 383 total numbers were 6,233, up more than 200 from last year’s 6,020. Numbers were up at all levels–elementary, middle school, and the high school. Pottawatomie County schools fared pretty well, with unofficial [...]

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By | 2017-09-21T05:41:13-05:00 September 21st, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Student numbers up in most area school districts

Missing teen reported from Ogden

Riley County Police have announced a missing 15-year-old from Ogden. Calob Haymond reportedly went missing from Salina Sunday afternoon at about 4:30. Calob, who is from Ogden, was taken to Salina on Friday by his family and dropped off at a friend’s house to spend the weekend. He and a friend were reportedly out walking [...]

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By | 2017-09-20T05:45:03-05:00 September 20th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Missing teen reported from Ogden

KDOC inmate with Geary County ties passed over for parole

A 55-year-old Kansas Department of Corrections inmate serving time on Geary County murder and rape charges apparently has been passed over for parole this time around. Oliver Smith, who was sentenced in 1989 in connection with 1986 cases, faced public comment sessions in July with a parole hearing held last month. The latest information from [...]

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By | 2017-09-19T11:52:41-05:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on KDOC inmate with Geary County ties passed over for parole

Time is “running short” for RCPD’s workers’ compensation self insurance

An October first deadline for the Riley County Police department’s workers’ compensation self-insurance certificate renewal is quickly approaching–which has RCPD Director Brad Schoen concerned. Schoen told the Riley County Law Board Monday “time is running short.” Schoen and RCPD legal counsel Mike Gillespie stressed continued requests from state officials have made the process much more [...]

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By | 2017-09-18T15:40:21-05:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Time is “running short” for RCPD’s workers’ compensation self insurance

RCPD activity report 9/18/17

(An involuntary manslaughter case is listed in a separate report) An injury accident involving an area state representative was reported in the 8000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in north Riley County  at approximately 7:30 PM Saturday. Riley County Police report the accident occurred when a Ford Fusion driven by St. Representative Susan Swanson, 69, of [...]

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By | 2017-09-18T10:52:27-05:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD activity report 9/18/17

Death investigation continues in Riley County

  Riley County Police are investigating the death of a 60-year-old Manhattan man. Randy Jay Abarr was found at 2220 Green Avenue shortly before midnight Sunday in response to a 911 call.  When officers arrived on scene, they found an unconscious adult male identified as Randy Jay Abarr of that address. Abarr was transported by Riley [...]

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By | 2017-09-18T06:01:24-05:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Death investigation continues in Riley County

UPDATE One dead in Pottawatomie County crash

UPDATE: On September 16th, at about 4:40 p.m, a 1997 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Daniel McDonald was driving east on Highway 24 when it was reported to have crossed the center line and was then struck by 2 west bound vehicles on Highway 24.  Daniel McDonald, 18 of Wamego, died at the scene.  The drivers of [...]

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By | 2017-09-18T11:54:59-05:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on UPDATE One dead in Pottawatomie County crash

MHS Semifinalists Named in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced Tuesday that six Manhattan High School students were named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program – Richard Brown, Jacob Clanton, Stephanie Fu, Creighton Glasscock, Luann Jung and Leon Li. “Manhattan High School is exceedingly proud of these students for achieving National Merit Semi-Finalist status. Not [...]

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By | 2017-09-13T06:26:56-05:00 September 13th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on MHS Semifinalists Named in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

KDOC inmates with Geary County connections up for possible parole

A couple of Kansas Department of Corrections inmates serving time on Geary County convictions are up for public comment sessions and possible parole the next few months. Henry Swan, 63, was convicted in connection with an early 1992 rape and was sentenced in June of 1993. He most recently has been held at Lansing. Swan [...]

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By | 2017-09-12T11:07:41-05:00 September 12th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on KDOC inmates with Geary County connections up for possible parole

Clay County officials stop truck of possible illegal aliens

About a dozen people were being held at the Clay County jail Tuesday morning, awaiting the arrival of Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials after an early morning traffic stop.  Clay County Sheriff Chuck Dunn tells KMAN the possible illegal aliens were picked up between 1:30 and two a.m. when they were found to be in [...]

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By | 2017-09-12T10:05:46-05:00 September 12th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Clay County officials stop truck of possible illegal aliens