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RCPD activity 11/9/17

An Emmett woman faces a variety of drug-related charges following her arrest by Riley County Police Wednesday afternoon.  Christina Wahquahboshkuk, 42, was taken into custody in the 300 block of Colorado Street at approximately 3:50 PM. Wahquahboshkuk was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, ignition interlock device, use or possession of paraphernalia and possession of opiates, opium, [...]

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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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City, schools election results

Riley County: Manhattan City Commission: (three winners) Usha Reddi – 2,744 Wynn Butler – 2,000 Jerred McKee – 1,691 Brian Thomason – 1,432 Kaleb James – 913 ________________________________________________________________________________________ Manhattan/Ogden USD 383 (three winners) Karla Hagemeister – 2,067 Katrina Lewison – 3,136 Jurdene Coleman – 2,149 Jennifer Prewitt – 1,817 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Ballot questions-Recreation and Sales Tax [...]

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By | 2017-11-07T19:33:58-06:00 November 7th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on City, schools election results

JCPD seeking information on damaged headstones

At least 30 headstones were damaged at Highland Cemetery in Junction City Monday night, according to the Junction City Police Department. The JCPD is asking the public for information on the incident, which it called a “horrible act of vandalism.” KMAN will have more information as it becomes available.

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Man shot near University Crossing, suspect at large

Updated: Monday, 6:40 p.m. Via Christi hospital in Manhattan was on lockdown Monday afternoon following a shooting near University Crossing. Riley County Police Department Public Information Officer Hali Rowland told KMAN an adult male was shot in the 2200 block of College Avenue in Manhattan just before 4:20 p.m. The victim has been treated and [...]

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Vargo: 1,615 advance ballots cast for Tuesday’s cities, schools election

Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo informed county commissioners Monday morning 1,615 people have cast advance ballots leading up to Tuesday’s cities and schools general election. “That is an increase over two years ago, which is a good sign,” Vargo said. Three Manhattan city commission seats are on the ballot, along with three school board seats [...]

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By | 2017-11-06T14:46:32-06:00 November 6th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Vargo: 1,615 advance ballots cast for Tuesday’s cities, schools election

St. Marys man injured in plane crash

A St. Marys man was injured in a plane crash in Pottawatomie county late Sunday morning.  William Linn, 71, was piloting a T-Bird 2 fixed wing aircraft, which  was enroute to Lyndon near Pomona Lake. The aircraft had engine problems when a propeller broke, losing power and crashing before reaching the airfield. Linn was taken to [...]

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The Latest: Suspect arrested in connection with police cruiser theft

Updated: Sunday, 1:31 p.m. A Junction City man is in the Riley County Jail for the suspected theft of a police car. Anthony Kenneth Johnson, 32, was taken into custody by the Riley County Police Department at 2:30 a.m. Saturday. According to the RCPD, officers were conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of 5th [...]

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By | 2017-11-05T00:20:34-05:00 November 4th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on The Latest: Suspect arrested in connection with police cruiser theft