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Pawnee Mental Health transitioning services ahead of Crisis Stabilization Center open date

Last week, Pawnee Mental Health Services officially unveiled its new Crisis Stabilization Center. Now the work begins on staffing the facility ahead of its Nov. 4 opening date. “We’re spending time orienting staff – especially the new ones – to Pawnee Mental Health Services and then orienting all of them to some of the things [...]

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By |2019-10-25T14:05:33-05:00October 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pawnee Mental Health transitioning services ahead of Crisis Stabilization Center open date

Hogtoberfest brings community together to support Meadowlark Foundation

A hog-wild event raised money for a good cause Thursday. Guests lined up for a hog roast lunch and dinner buffet at Cox Brothers BBQ – part of the Hogtoberfest celebration – to benefit the Meadowlark Foundation’s Good Samaritan fund. Among the activities was a hog kissing contest, featuring five of the top money earners. [...]

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By |2019-10-25T07:27:48-05:00October 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Hogtoberfest brings community together to support Meadowlark Foundation

Five injured in wreck south of Manhattan

A head-on collision south of Manhattan along K-177 injured five people Thursday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says just after 3 p.m., a northbound passenger car driven by Kathleen Weir of Topeka went left of center near Old Highway 18 and struck a southbound car driven by Maxine Franks of Wichita. Both sustained injuries in the [...]

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By |2019-10-25T06:43:58-05:00October 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Five injured in wreck south of Manhattan

Wolf named Manhattan City Clerk

The City of Manhattan has announced the promotion of Brenda Wolf to the position of City Clerk. Wolf has served as Deputy City Clerk since 2016. She’ll be responsible for internal and external communications to the city commission, management of the city’s Record Retention and Disposition Program, maintaining records of all city commission meetings and [...]

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By |2019-10-24T16:24:11-05:00October 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Wolf named Manhattan City Clerk

RCPD officer commended for helping Manhattan man with good deed

A Riley County Police officer was recognized this week for turning a would-be criminal situation into an opportunity to help someone struggling. Officer Joshua Berard recently helped out Brenden Vens, a Flint Hills Job Corps student, who was caught attempting to steal a pair of pants from a Manhattan department store. Vens told the officer [...]

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By |2019-10-23T13:56:08-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD officer commended for helping Manhattan man with good deed

RCPD policy puts victims in control in sexual assault investigations

LEONARDVILLE — A policy change was unanimously approved Monday by the Riley County Law Board aimed at sexual assault investigations and how they’re carried out. Capt. Tim Hegarty says the goal is to reduce the amount of rapes occurring in the community through a three-step policy which encourages sexual violence victims to come forward and [...]

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By |2019-10-23T12:21:38-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD policy puts victims in control in sexual assault investigations

USD 475 condemns alleged racial incidents from Manhattan/JC football contest

JUNCTION CITY — The USD 475 Geary County School Board on Monday condemned alleged racial comments made during the Oct. 11 Junction City/Manhattan High football game. “At the end of the game when individuals were exiting the field, there was a space between the fence where they were walking through and getting to the bus [...]

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By |2019-10-23T08:24:48-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on USD 475 condemns alleged racial incidents from Manhattan/JC football contest

AIB International to sell portion of property; no plan to relocate headquarters

A month after announcing plans to restructure, Manhattan-based AIB International says it’s planning to sell property on North Manhattan and Bakers Way. The business isn’t planning on going anywhere, in fact the company has no plans to cut any jobs, nor relocate the Manhattan headquarters it’s called home for over 40 years. CEO Andre Biane [...]

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By |2019-10-22T13:54:01-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on AIB International to sell portion of property; no plan to relocate headquarters

Law Board fields end of year funding requests from RCPD

LEONARDVILLE – End of year expenditures in the Riley County Police Department’s unused personnel fund are estimated to be around $924,000. At Monday’s Riley County Law Board meeting, command staff presented for over an hour to the Law Board about potential large expenditures that could be addressed utilizing those funds, which effect 2021 carry over. [...]

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By |2019-10-22T08:50:59-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Law Board fields end of year funding requests from RCPD

Eastside & Westside Markets to close after owner announces plans to retire

After 43 years operating the Eastside and Westside Markets in Manhattan, business owner Terry Olson has announced she’s retiring. Olson says many factors have led to the decision, but primarily due to the east location’s property owners’ desire to sell the property at Eastside Market and the increasing challenge of buying and transporting products as [...]

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By |2019-10-21T16:56:38-05:00October 21st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Eastside & Westside Markets to close after owner announces plans to retire
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