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City discusses developments in joint land use study

The Manhattan City Commission reviewed recommendations Tuesday contained in the latest draft of the Flint Hills/Fort Riley Joint Land Use Study. One such recommendation involves noise produced by Fort Riley and how it impacts potential home buyers close to the installation. Specifically, Fort Riley and the City of Manhattan have suggested a solution that ties [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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Hundreds attend campus rally denouncing white nationalism

Hundreds gathered at Bosco Plaza behind the K-State Student Union Thursday night in a rally organized in opposition of white nationalism. Held in response to posters promoting white nationalism found on campus Wednesday morning, community members, students and faculty spoke out against the posters’ message. One attendee of the rally, Manhattan resident Matthew Spooner, said [...]

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Via Christi cuts ribbon on new Manhattan clinic

Via Christi had its ribbon cutting ceremony for its new clinic on 6th Street in Manhattan Thursday. The clinic is housed in the former Ray’s Apple Market grocery store in the area. According to the hospital, Via Christi spent $3 million to renovate the building and turn it into an outpatient clinic that co-locates services [...]

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Man arrested in connection to Rocky Ford incident

A man suspected of involvement with a September 5th altercation at the Rocky Ford Fishing Area was arrested Tuesday by the Geary County Sheriff’s Office. Joseph Charles Tonge Jr. was arrested for aggravated robbery, aggravated battery and felony theft. His total bond was set for $50,000 through Pottawatomie County District Court. On September 5, 27-year-old [...]

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Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 9/14/2017

Officers filed a report for electronic solicitation in Manhattan on September 13, 2017. Officers listed a 14 year old female as the victim when it was reported two juvenile males known to her sent her inappropriate pictures through social media. Due to the nature of the crime reported, no additional details will be released. Officers [...]

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