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Fundraisers established for Wamego family involved in fatal crash

Local fundraisers have been established for a Wamego family of four involved in a fatal crash Wednesday on Highway 24. The Tinkel family were in a pickup that overturned after a semi rear ended their vehicle and an SUV just east of Wamego. The crash killed 37-year-old Randy Tinkel and seriously injured his wife, 36-year-old Jillian [...]

By |2022-08-12T15:08:39-05:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fundraisers established for Wamego family involved in fatal crash

Emmett man busted for cultivating a controlled substance

Authorities in Pottawatomie County have arrested an Emmett man on suspicion of growing marijuana. Sheriff Shane Jager says 56-year-old Brien Montgomery was taken into custody Wednesday on charges of cultivation of a controlled substance, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Kansas Highway Patrol assisted in the execution of a search warrant at Montgomery’s [...]

By |2022-08-12T14:20:39-05:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Emmett man busted for cultivating a controlled substance

Riley County fire crews safely rescue driver following crash near Randolph

Crews with Riley County Fire District No. 1 made a rescue early Friday morning after a car crashed into a tree line just west of the Green Randolph Road bridge near Fancy Creek State Park. Shortly after 4 a.m. crews from two north county stations were dispatched and made access to the patient and were [...]

By |2022-08-12T14:11:38-05:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Riley County fire crews safely rescue driver following crash near Randolph

Three injured in Wednesday crash at Seth Child and Southwind Road

Three people were injured Wednesday afternoon following a crash near Seth Child and Southwind Road, just north of the RCPD headquarters. According to RCPD, the crash occurred just after 2 p.m. and involved three vehicles, including a semi truck. 23-year-old Rebecca Lazarus was northbound in a passenger car when she turned west onto Southwind Drive [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:47:17-05:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Three injured in Wednesday crash at Seth Child and Southwind Road

Manhattan Regional Airport runway reconstruction price tag significantly reduced

Nine months ahead of a planned major reconstruction of the Manhattan Regional Airport, the cost estimate on the project has been significantly reduced from what it was just a year ago. In July 2021, airport officials were looking at a $47 million total project, with the local share estimated around $11 million. Airport officials quickly went to [...]

By |2022-08-11T07:11:50-05:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Manhattan Regional Airport runway reconstruction price tag significantly reduced

One killed, 4 injured in crash east of Wamego

One person was killed Wednesday and four others were seriously injured, following a three vehicle crash east of Wamego. It happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. near Highway 24 and Airport Road. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pickup carrying four individuals was eastbound on the highway waiting to make a left turn. An SUV slowed [...]

By |2022-08-11T06:13:02-05:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on One killed, 4 injured in crash east of Wamego

Manhattan man jailed for violating offender registration

A Manhattan man is jailed on two counts of violating his offender registration and other counts. Riley County Police say 49-year-old Frank Gibson was arrested Monday on three total counts of violating the offender registration act, including two aggravated counts. He’s also charged with perjury. Gibson reportedly failed to comply with the conditions of his [...]

By |2022-08-09T13:03:24-05:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Manhattan man jailed for violating offender registration

Suspect in Manhattan robbery jailed after weekend arrest in Wichita

An 18-year-old connected to a July 28 robbery and shooting at the Holiday Inn parking lot, is now jailed in Riley County, after being arrested Friday in Wichita. Malachi Fielder is charged with aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated assault and criminal discharge of a weapon. Fielder was one of two suspects alleged to have [...]

By |2022-08-09T12:54:42-05:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Suspect in Manhattan robbery jailed after weekend arrest in Wichita

Pottawatomie County narrowing list of projects to prioritize under proposed sales tax question

Pottawatomie County commissioners spent time Monday narrowing down a list of road projects to prioritize as it continues to prepare a sales tax ballot initiative this fall. Commissioners plan to ask voters to approve a quarter cent sales tax estimated to generate roughly 1 million dollars per year for road and bridge improvements. Included in [...]

By |2022-08-09T12:44:29-05:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Pottawatomie County narrowing list of projects to prioritize under proposed sales tax question

Junction City man charged in fatal stabbing incident

One person is in custody following a stabbing incident that left one person dead and injured another. Junction City Police say 21-year-old Jalen Thomas is jailed on suspicion of 2nd degree murder, aggravated battery, domestic battery and aggravated assault. At around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Deerfield Blvd. in [...]

By |2022-08-06T14:47:50-05:00August 6th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Junction City man charged in fatal stabbing incident
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