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Two arrested in Wamego on drug, child endangerment charges

A pair of Wamego residents are jailed on various drug charges and a charge of child endangerment. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat says officers executed a search warrant Friday at 105 East Valley, lot #34 in Wamego. The warrant was part of an investigation into illegal drug activity. Officers were assisted by the Wamego Police [...]

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By |2019-10-28T13:45:18-05:00October 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Two arrested in Wamego on drug, child endangerment charges

First taste of winter weather possible this week

Ready or not, winter weather appears to be returning to the Manhattan area this week. A rain-snow mix is possible after sunset Monday, although little to no snow accumulation is expected. Minimal impacts are expected, though it could create some isolated slick spots on roadways, especially on elevated surfaces such as bridges. Temperatures will dip [...]

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By |2019-10-28T10:38:53-05:00October 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on First taste of winter weather possible this week

Texas man jailed in Riley County on rape, kidnapping charges

A Texas man faces charges in Riley County after he was arrested on a warrant for rape and kidnapping. The Riley County Police Department’s arrest report states that 27-year-old Michael Dylan Dakin of Kyle, Texas, is charged with four total counts including rape, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated criminal sodomy and attempted aggravated criminal sodomy. He was [...]

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By |2019-10-28T08:18:00-05:00October 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Texas man jailed in Riley County on rape, kidnapping charges

Marshall discusses GOP health care plan ahead of 2020 election cycle

House conservatives recently released some details of their latest health care plan, part of the first steps toward an overhaul of the Affordable Care Act. First District Congressman and 2020 U.S. Senate candidate Roger Marshall, Chair of the Republican Study Committee’s Health Care Task Force says the plan is intended to give the patients and [...]

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By |2019-10-26T07:30:46-05:00October 26th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Marshall discusses GOP health care plan ahead of 2020 election cycle

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
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