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‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Texas car accident

A 1st Infantry Division soldier died in a two-vehicle collision near Fort Stockton, Texas, Saturday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Tuesday. First Lt. Stephanie Hetland, a chemical officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was driving to her next duty station [...]

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By | 2017-11-21T11:23:48-06:00 November 21st, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Texas car accident

RCPD activity report

A Manhattan man faces a $20,000 bond following his arrest Thursday night.  Larry Jones, 46, was taken into custody in the 800 block of Colorado Avenue in Manhattan at approximately 10:05 PM. Jones was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. ### Riley County Police Officers filed a report for [...]

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By | 2017-11-17T10:59:24-06:00 November 17th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD activity report

City proposing to update trash dumpster regulations

At the City of Manhattan commission work session Tuesday night, Public Works Director Robert Ott presented a list of recommendations to update the City’s ordinances regarding large trash dumpsters and containers. Referring to a draft ordinance he shared with disposal service companies operating in the City, Ott proposed an annual permit fee, estimated to be [...]

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By | 2017-11-14T23:22:40-06:00 November 14th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on City proposing to update trash dumpster regulations

Adrian Rodriguez named to new Kansas State University diversity position

Following a national search, Adrian Rodriguez will become Kansas State University’s associate vice president for student life for diversity and multicultural student affairs, effective Dec. 4. “I am pleased with the search committee’s selection of Adrian Rodriguez as K-State’s first associate vice president for student life for diversity and multicultural student affairs,” said President Richard [...]

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By | 2017-11-14T10:47:07-06:00 November 14th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Adrian Rodriguez named to new Kansas State University diversity position

Meryl Wilson reappointed chief judge of 21st Judicial District

TOPEKA — Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss announced today the Supreme Court has reappointed Judge Meryl D. Wilson to a two-year term as chief judge of the 21st Judicial District, effective January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019. Wilson has served as district judge in the 21st Judicial District since April 1997 and chief judge since 2012. [...]

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By | 2017-11-13T13:13:21-06:00 November 13th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Meryl Wilson reappointed chief judge of 21st Judicial District

K-State Family hosting Unity Walk and KSUnite

All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to join together for the K-State Unity Walk to Anderson Hall lawn from 1-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. The walk is a symbolic introduction to KSUnite, a community wide program for diversity, inclusion and equity from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on the Anderson Hall lawn. The Kansas State University administration has [...]

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By | 2017-11-08T07:56:33-06:00 November 8th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on K-State Family hosting Unity Walk and KSUnite

Meadowlark Hills to purchase two home hospice facilities

Meadowlark Hills is expanding their operations in Riley County with the purchase of two HomePlus home health care facilities. The homes, located at 120 N. Scenic Drive in Manhattan and at 7621 Falcon Road near Riley, marks the group’s first instance of a physical purchase of property outside of Manhattan. “We’re always looking for ways [...]

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By | 2017-11-07T23:06:26-06:00 November 7th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Meadowlark Hills to purchase two home hospice facilities

MFD reponds to structure fire on Stone Pointe Dr.

The Manhattan Fire Department responded to a fire Tuesday evening at 508 Stone Pointe Drive. Shortly after 5 pm, MFD Firefighters arrived on scene and found a single story duplex with smoke showing from the garage. Crews were able to get the fire under control within 10 mins. A total of 19 firefighters responded on [...]

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By | 2017-11-07T20:29:35-06:00 November 7th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on MFD reponds to structure fire on Stone Pointe Dr.

Rape-related arrests reported in Geary County

Two men were arrested Wednesday night in connection with a rape that occurred in Geary County last week. Geary County Sheriff’s Detectives and Fort Riley Criminal Investigations Division, located a vehicle believed to belong to the suspects.  Further investigation led to the arrest of Wayne Harry Harris, 20, of Fort Riley, and  Corey Lee Horman, [...]

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By | 2017-11-02T07:27:04-05:00 November 2nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Rape-related arrests reported in Geary County

RCPD activity report 11/1/17

Riley County Police arrested a Topeka man Tuesday afternoon on drug-related charges.  Dondi Walker, 47, of Topeka was taken into custody in the 300 block of Poyntz Avenue just before 4:30 p.m.. He was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, felony drug paraphernalia and drug paraphernalia. Total bond was set at $10,000. ### Riley [...]

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By | 2017-11-01T10:15:24-05:00 November 1st, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD activity report 11/1/17