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RCPD investigates shots fired incident at Redbud Estates

Riley County Police were called out to Redbud Estates Wednesday night after emergency dispatchers reported receiving multiple calls for shots fired in the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road. Officers arrived on scene shortly after 9 p.m. and attempted to make contact with a 35-year-old man inside the residence where the shots were reportedly coming [...]

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By |2019-07-18T08:21:19-05:00July 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigates shots fired incident at Redbud Estates

Authorities searching for missing 17-year-old from Manhattan

A Manhattan teenager is reported missing. According to Kansas Missing & Unsolved, 17-year-old Bailey Collier has been missing since Monday, July 15. There is concern for Collier’s safety because she is known to represent herself as an adult online. She was last seen getting into a red car, though a detailed vehicle description hasn’t been [...]

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By |2019-07-17T10:48:55-05:00July 17th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Authorities searching for missing 17-year-old from Manhattan

Pottawatomie Co. Commission to move quickly on county administrator position; Green Valley EMS site plan approved

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Pottawatomie County Commissioners are evaluating how they’ll move forward on the position of County Administrator. The position became vacant last week after longtime administrator Robert Reece announced plans to retire. He’ll transition out of the job over the next six months. At Monday’s meeting, commissioners reviewed the job description and plan to [...]

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By |2019-07-16T15:23:37-05:00July 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie Co. Commission to move quickly on county administrator position; Green Valley EMS site plan approved

Wamego Police say hundreds affected by financial crimes; source of breach undetermined

WAMEGO, Kan. — Hundreds of people were victims of identity theft recently in Wamego, according to law enforcement officials. An investigation is trying to determine where the breach occurred and who is responsible. Wamego Police said Tuesday that it’s become a felony criminal investigation after reports started pouring in to the office over the weekend. [...]

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By |2019-07-16T14:19:26-05:00July 16th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Wamego Police say hundreds affected by financial crimes; source of breach undetermined

Meredith pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree murder

A Junction City man accused of murdering a confidential drug informant has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree murder. Jury selection was planned to begin in Riley County District Court Monday morning. Steven Meredith made his plea late Friday afternoon Steven Meredith was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 48-year-old Carrie [...]

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By |2019-07-15T09:50:41-05:00July 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Meredith pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree murder

Jury selection begins Monday for Steven Meredith murder trial

Jury selection begins at 9 a.m. Monday in Riley County District Court, in the case of a Junction City man accused of murdering a confidential drug informant. Steven Meredith is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 48-year-old Carrie Jones, whose body was found by deer hunters in southern Riley County in October 2017. [...]

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By |2019-07-15T07:24:15-05:00July 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Jury selection begins Monday for Steven Meredith murder trial

Riley County secures purchase for new RCPD firing range

Riley County Commissioners have approved the purchase of 170 acres to be used for a new firing range for the Riley County Police Department. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says commissioners agreed to the $374,000 acquisition from Tarkio CD Disposal for the property near Zeandale and Tabor Valley roads, adjacent from the current firing range. The [...]

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By |2019-07-12T15:23:26-05:00July 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County secures purchase for new RCPD firing range

Active violence training provides useful education to local emergency officials

Active violence training continued Thursday at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary in Manhattan. Emergency personnel from several agencies including Riley County Police, Manhattan Fire, Riley County EMS and Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office participated in the training which involved a mock scenario of an active shooter situation in progress. The exercise is conducted annually to ensure a smooth [...]

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By |2019-07-12T07:51:03-05:00July 12th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Active violence training provides useful education to local emergency officials

Residents invited to Stuff the Bus this weekend for USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden students

School supplies and backpacks are needed to help Stuff the Bus Saturday for the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 FIT Closet. It will take place at the Walmart parking lot in Manhattan. The 12th annual event aims at providing every student in the Manhattan/Ogden USD 383 school district with the necessary supplies for the upcoming school year. [...]

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By |2019-07-11T08:54:12-05:00July 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Residents invited to Stuff the Bus this weekend for USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden students

State pulls back on STAR bonds for North Campus Corridor improvements

The City of Manhattan will not receive the much anticipated $25 million STAR bonds from state government to fund improvements along the north campus corridor around Kansas State University. City officials announced this week that the state had reversed course and is not supporting the proposal. According to City Manager Ron Fehr, the primary reason [...]

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By |2019-07-11T07:19:41-05:00July 11th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on State pulls back on STAR bonds for North Campus Corridor improvements