Manhattan City Commission members approved a motion to allow Kansas State University to purchase the Innovation Center from the city. The university has leased the building for the last ten years. The purchase total of $5.645 million will be paid out over 15 years. The money, as Commissioner Wynn Butler explained, will return to the [...]
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is assisting the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office following the Saturday afternoon escape of two inmates from the Marshall County Jail in Marysville, Kan. On Saturday, Oct. 14 at approximately 4:55 p.m., the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the KBI to investigate the events surrounding the escape of two Marshall [...]
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Kansas State University officials say they’re ready to commit to funding a portion of the massive infrastructure improvements needed as part of the University’s North Campus Corridor project along Kimball Avenue. Total cost for infrastructure needs currently sits at $40 million dollars. The City/University Fund would pay for $10 million of the project cost, while [...]
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The City of Manhattan says Allen Road and Casement Road will be closed to thru traffic at the Allen Road/ Casement Road intersection beginning this Thursday to facilitate sanitary sewer improvements along Allen Road that extend into the intersection with Casement Road. Access to Knox Lane will only be available from southbound Casement Road and those [...]
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A Junction City man who took part in a woman’s kidnapping that led to her murder was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a press release from his office. Christopher Pugh, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping. In his plea, he admitted participating in the kidnapping of [...]
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Officers filed a report for aggravated unlawful transmission of a visual depiction of a child in Manhattan on October 5, 2017. Officers listed a 10 year old female as the victim when it was reported a 13 year old male sent inappropriate pictures of himself to the victim. Due to the nature of the crime [...]
Updated Friday, 2:15 p.m. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park in Riley County. KDHE officials issued the advisory Wednesday because of positive bacteriological samples from the source water. Public water suppliers in Kansas take all measures necessary to notify customers quickly after [...]
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The Big Red One will welcome its newest leader with a Victory with Honors ceremony at 4 p.m. today at the 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters on Fort Riley. Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Smith will serve as the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley deputy commanding general for support. Smith comes to the division from Kuwait [...]
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A Geary County man was sentenced Monday to 16 years in federal prison for taking part in the kidnapping of a Junction City woman who was killed during the abduction, according to a press release from Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall. Drexel A. Woody, 27, who lived on Fort Riley at the time of the [...]
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Kansas State University, President, Richard B. Meyers delivered his State of the University address Friday to a full crowd in the Student Union’s Forum Hall. “The State of our University is Strong.” Meyers spoke passionately about a broad range of topics pertaining to the University including conceal carry on campus. “There’s not a President in [...]
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