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Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

Wamego will soon be home to a major agricultural chemical and seed company. The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) is planning an official announcement Thursday to welcome Corteva Agriscience to the region. The company will occupy 22,000 square feet of space inside a recently constructed building inside the Wamego Industrial Park on the city’s eastern [...]

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By |2020-01-21T14:06:09-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

An investigation is underway following the burglary of the Manhattan Dairy Queen at 1015 North 3rd Street. Riley County Police say the incident was reported Sunday morning, but likely occurred after the store closed Saturday night. The suspect damaged a window to gain access to the building and left with an unknown amount of money. [...]

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By |2020-01-20T08:52:51-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

An investigation is underway following the burglary of the Manhattan Dairy Queen at 1015 North 3rd Street. Riley County Police say the incident was reported Sunday morning, but likely occurred after the store closed Saturday night. The suspect damaged a window to gain access to the building and left with an unknown amount of money. [...]

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By |2020-01-20T08:52:51-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating burglary of Manhattan Dairy Queen

RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Riley County Police are investigating after an apparent robbery Thursday night at the Wendy’s restaurant on Anderson Ave. in west Manhattan. The department said in a Facebook post a suspect demanded money from the staff before leaving the scene. It happened around 10:40 p.m. Thursday night. RCPD is currently working on a suspect description and [...]

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By |2020-01-18T22:10:21-06:00January 18th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating robbery at Manhattan Wendy’s

Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation to visit Wamego, Rock Creek

Pottawatomie County school districts will host Kansas Teacher of the Year finalists over the next two weeks. Nominees are touring the state, observing classrooms and will speak with lawmakers in Topeka later this year to share their ideas to help further education policy and initiatives. USD 320 Superintendent Tim Winter says the group will visit [...]

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By |2020-01-17T14:04:02-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation to visit Wamego, Rock Creek

Second mistrial declared in case of Manhattan man accused in infant’s murder

For the second time, a mistrial has been declared in the case of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, the Manhattan man accused in the death of his former girlfriend’s infant son in late 2018. According to Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson, the mistrial was requested by Deputy Riley County Attorney Bethany Fields. The office said during the [...]

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By |2020-01-17T12:13:08-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Second mistrial declared in case of Manhattan man accused in infant’s murder

Lyons retrial continues, closing arguments expected Friday

A Riley County jury has heard testimony from a number of doctors and social workers on the severity of injuries sustained by a 2-month-old boy who died in November 2018. The defense continued to build its case Wednesday in the retrial of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, who’s charged with first-degree murder and child abuse. The defense [...]

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By |2020-01-16T08:21:51-06:00January 16th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Lyons retrial continues, closing arguments expected Friday

RCPD arrests drug offender at Manhattan hotel

Riley County Police have arrested a 42-year-old man with several warrants. Shannon Lavar Bryant, a registered drug offender, had absconded from law enforcement since September. He’s charged with two counts of violating the offender registration act, one count of marijuana distribution, a probation violation, use of a communication device and driving with a suspended license. [...]

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By |2020-01-16T07:54:41-06:00January 16th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests drug offender at Manhattan hotel

Retrial begins for Manhattan man accused in 2018 death of infant

A new trial starts this week for a Manhattan man accused in the 2018 death of his former girlfriend’s 2-month-old son. Jurors were selected Monday for the retrial of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Michael Calvert, Jr. The trial is expected to last five days. According to [...]

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By |2020-01-14T08:21:29-06:00January 14th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Retrial begins for Manhattan man accused in 2018 death of infant

RCPD investigating alleged embezzlement at Manhattan audiologist

A Manhattan audiologist clinic was recently the victim of an alleged embezzlement of close to $20,000. The Riley County Police Department filed a report Friday listing Hearing Doctors of Kansas, located at 1213 Hylton Heights Road as the victim. The report says a known 38-year-old woman allegedly stole $19,447 from the business. No suspect information [...]

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By |2020-01-14T07:37:56-06:00January 14th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating alleged embezzlement at Manhattan audiologist