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Tuttle Lake officials offer Country Stampede traffic, parking tips

Country Stampede is set to start Thursday, June 21, and Tuttle Creek Lake officials are offering tips to help event attendees find their way. There are multiple construction projects obstructing popular routes to the state park. Through traffic to the event grounds from the west entrance off of Highway 24 is blocked by work on [...]

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By | 2018-06-15T11:51:37-05:00 June 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Tuttle Lake officials offer Country Stampede traffic, parking tips

RCPD Report 6/15/18

Anthony Dawdy, 35, of Manhattan was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on June 14, 2018 at approximately 11:25 PM. Dawdy was arrested on an offense of violate offender registration. Dawdy was issued a total bond of $7,500.00. Dawdy wa...

By | 2018-06-15T09:57:28-05:00 June 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report 6/15/18

Medal of Honor recipient, lieutenant governor speak at Vietnam Memorial opening

Wamego residents were out in force to honor veterans and remember those who died in the line of duty at the opening ceremony of “The Wall That Heals” that took place in Wamego City Park on Thursday morning. The Wall That Heals is a travelling three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam War memorial in Washington D.C. [...]

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By | 2018-06-14T16:41:27-05:00 June 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Medal of Honor recipient, lieutenant governor speak at Vietnam Memorial opening

RCPD Report 6/14/18

Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 2300 block of Staghill Rd. in Manhattan on June 12, 2018 at approximately 6:55 PM. Officers listed Timothy Poell, 63, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect damaged his lawn, and other miscellanous items. The estimated total loss associated with [...]

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By | 2018-06-14T13:59:07-05:00 June 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report 6/14/18

Motorcyclist in Vietnam Memorial replica convoy hospitalized after fall

A man was taken to Via Christi hospital on Wednesday after falling from the saddle of his motorcycle 11 miles northeast of Manhattan according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Jeremy Scott, a 31-year-old from Junction City, was riding eastbound on K-18 with a convoy at 9:30 a.m. when he lost control of his bike. The [...]

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By | 2018-06-13T15:27:57-05:00 June 13th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Motorcyclist in Vietnam Memorial replica convoy hospitalized after fall

City commissioners eyeing $6.7M increase for 2019 budget

The Manhattan City Commission discussed the proposed 2019 budget at their meeting in City Hall Tuesday. The new budget amounts $155 million total, a $6.7 million increase from 2018. Despite the increase, multiple city revenue sources are falling short of projections. Sales tax is one of the sources coming up short, expected to fall $100,000 [...]

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By | 2018-06-13T12:38:45-05:00 June 13th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on City commissioners eyeing $6.7M increase for 2019 budget

RCPD Report 6/13/18

Officers filed a report for vehicle burglary in the 1200 block of Wyndham Heights in Manhattan on June 12, 2018 at approximately 4:30 PM. Officers listed Elisa Davis, 33, of Junction City, Kansas as the victim when she reported an unknown suspect took her purses and money. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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By | 2018-06-13T10:19:48-05:00 June 13th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report 6/13/18

RCPD Report 6/12/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 700 block of Humboldt St. in Manhattan on June 11, 2018 at approximately 12:15 PM. Officers listed Kenneth Lewis, 22, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his 2005 Yamaha Motorcycle. The estimated loss associated with this case is approximately $2,300.00. The [...]

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By | 2018-06-12T10:09:55-05:00 June 12th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report 6/12/18

Highway Patrol advises extra caution on roads during harvest

The Kansas Highway Patrol offered tips to help motorists stay safe with harvest and hay season underway. There are more farm trucks, tractors, combines, and other implements on the road during harvest time. Statewide statistics for 2017 report 118 crashes involving farm equipment, resulting in three deaths and 41 people injured. This year has already seen [...]

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By | 2018-06-11T15:53:25-05:00 June 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Highway Patrol advises extra caution on roads during harvest

PHOTO GALLERY: The 2008 Manhattan tornado, 10 years later

(Staff photos by Tyler Dreiling) Pictured above is the Miller Ranch area following the June 11, 2008 tornado that blew through Manhattan. Today is the 10-year anniversary of that tornado. There were no deaths in Manhattan caused directly by the tornado, but the storm did destroy 45 houses and 3 businesses and damaged hundreds more structures. [...]

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