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Update: Wednesday fire cause ruled undetermined, damage estimated at $400,000

MANHATTAN — Fire investigators have ruled the cause of Wednesday morning’s fire at Colonial Gardens mobile home park to be undetermined, with a loss of about $400,000 in damages. The Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office was requested to assist by responding an accelerant detection canine. The dog is used to sniff out traces of potential [...]

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By |2019-06-27T11:10:13-05:00June 26th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Wednesday fire cause ruled undetermined, damage estimated at $400,000

Prairiewood planning “non-groundbreaking” for conservation easement

MANHATTAN — The Prairiewood Retreat and Reserve will be setting up a conservation easement in the tallgrass prairie. This easement, in partnership with the Kansas Land Trust, will cover over over 200 acres of the native tallgrass prairie . This will prohibit any future development on the historic grasslands. To celebrate this easement, Prairiewood will [...]

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By |2019-06-25T14:11:34-05:00June 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Prairiewood planning “non-groundbreaking” for conservation easement

Geary County man charged with murder after attack with pipe

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Geary County man is behind bars after police say he attempted to kill a man Monday morning. Junction City Police were dispatched around 9 a.m. to 223 North Washington Street for a report of a battery that occurred hours earlier. The victim, 49-year-old Francisco Correa reported he was battered with [...]

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By |2019-06-24T19:24:35-05:00June 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Geary County man charged with murder after attack with pipe

Public hearing set for Blue Township sewer district codes resolution

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — The Pottawatomie County Commission is one step closer to determining how codes are established moving forward for residents and businesses in the Blue Township Sewer District County Counselor John Watt spoke Monday about how the area is in the process of adopting same codes that match what’s in place in the City [...]

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By |2019-06-24T15:24:45-05:00June 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Public hearing set for Blue Township sewer district codes resolution

Flooding a problem for many; drier weather on the way

MANHATTAN — Flooding is occurring across much of north-central and northeast Kansas after storms pushed through the region on Saturday. Reports of 2 to 4 inches of rainfall were commonplace across the region. Numerous flood warnings are posted including for the Kansas River at Manhattan until Wednesday afternoon. At 11 a.m. Sunday the river had [...]

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By |2019-06-23T12:59:56-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Flooding a problem for many; drier weather on the way

Junction City woman sentenced for possessing child pornography

A Junction City woman will spend the next five years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Thursday that 24-year-old Kayla Michelle Simpson pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography. Simpson’s iPhone was seized by FBI officials in September 2016. In her plea, Simpson admitted her phone contained [...]

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By |2019-06-20T14:12:07-05:00June 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Junction City woman sentenced for possessing child pornography

Country Stampede to be renamed, Topeka to host on 3-year contract

Country Stampede is moving to Topeka for at least the next three years. That’s according to event organizers who spoke at a press conference in Topeka Thursday morning. They say it is no longer feasible to keep the event in Manhattan. In addition, the event will go by a new name: Heartland Stampede. Stampede was [...]

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By |2019-06-20T11:32:01-05:00June 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Country Stampede to be renamed, Topeka to host on 3-year contract

Two people trapped in vehicle after crash rescued

Five people were involved in a motor vehicle accident south of Manhattan Wednesday. According to the Riley County Police Department, just before 7 p.m. a vehicle was leaving the area near Pillsbury Crossing on Deep Creek Road when it left the roadway. As a result, two of the five passengers became trapped inside the vehicle. [...]

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By |2019-06-20T07:52:59-05:00June 20th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Two people trapped in vehicle after crash rescued

Country Stampede organizers planning major announcement ahead of event

TOPEKA, Kan. — As Country Stampede gears up for its 2019 event this weekend, the Topeka venue hosting it has planned a “major announcement” Thursday morning regarding the music festival. Heartland Motorsports Park has planned an 11 a.m. news conference ahead of the festival which starts later in the day along with Topeka Mayor Michelle [...]

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By |2019-06-19T12:06:51-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Country Stampede organizers planning major announcement ahead of event

RCPD arrests Manhattan man on attempted murder charge

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police were busy Tuesday with an investigation in the Stagg Hill area of Manhattan. According to Wednesday morning’s RCPD arrest report, 39-year-old Shawn Lance Henderson of Manhattan was arrested shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday for a charge of attempted 2nd degree murder. Henderson was arrested at 704 Ridgewood Circle in the [...]

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By |2019-06-19T06:58:08-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests Manhattan man on attempted murder charge