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Riley County Commissioner and judges sworn in at meeting

Newly elected Riley County Commissioner John Ford was sworn in to his new position on Monday, along with four county judges. Ford will be taking over the District 1 seat previously held by Ben Wilson for the next four years.  He said he is honored to be on the commission and is looking forward to [...]

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By | 2019-01-15T10:41:28-06:00 January 15th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commissioner and judges sworn in at meeting

KDA holds industrial hemp public hearing

Agricultural workers from around the state of Kansas gathered at the Kansas Department of Agriculture for a public hearing for the proposed industrial hemp regulations. KDA Hearing Officer Kelly Navinsky-Wenzl started the meeting with summing up the proposed regulations for the Industrial Hemp Research Program.  She then opened the floor up to the public to [...]

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By | 2019-01-10T12:42:47-06:00 January 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on KDA holds industrial hemp public hearing

Riley County Commissioner Ben Wilson honored for service

MANHATTAN — The Riley County commissioners honored outgoing Commissioner Ben Wilson during their meeting on Monday. Chairman Marvin Rodriguez presented a plaque for four years of service on the commission, as well as a personal one from him and Commissioner Ron Wells. After that, Wilson presented a speech he had prepared where he thanked all [...]

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By | 2019-01-08T09:58:10-06:00 January 8th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commissioner Ben Wilson honored for service

Agricultural land use values to rise 8 to 10 percent in 2019

The Riley County Appraiser’s Office presented the 2019 agricultural land use values to the Riley County Commission at the board’s meeting Thursday. Appraiser Greg McHenry told the commission that values are set to increase again this year, despite a sluggish agricultural economy. He says the state of the economy has some people wondering why that’s [...]

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By | 2019-01-05T09:09:27-06:00 January 5th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Agricultural land use values to rise 8 to 10 percent in 2019

County commission approves sewer benefit district resolution

The Riley County commissioners on Thursday approved a resolution  determining a treatment lagoon project at the Bridgeview Heights sewer benefit district to be not feasible. Deputy County Counselor Craig Cox says the sewer district was created in June 2017 and the commission at that time authorized construction of a multi-residential lagoon. Now, the property owners qualify [...]

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By | 2018-12-28T14:04:07-06:00 December 28th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on County commission approves sewer benefit district resolution

RCPD reminds residents not to leave opportunities for thieves

MANHATTAN — After opening presents on Christmas, be careful how you dispose of your boxes. What you have in your trash pile could be a potential advertisement to would-be burglars looking for an opportunity to take your new gifts. Riley County Police Department Officer Rachel Pate says it’s best to not leave that stuff in your [...]

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By | 2018-12-21T15:38:24-06:00 December 21st, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD reminds residents not to leave opportunities for thieves

Riley County Commission hears ambulance response comparisons, update on Pawnee Health Services facility

MANHATTAN — Riley County EMS presented ambulance call for service comparative numbers to the Riley County commission on Monday. The totals showed an increased total cash collection by more than $350,000. EMS Director David Adams presented the total numbers of calls for this year compared to last year. Adams says the majority of calls from northern [...]

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By | 2018-12-18T08:49:56-06:00 December 18th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commission hears ambulance response comparisons, update on Pawnee Health Services facility

Riley County Commission approves city annexation of St. Luke’s Church site

MANHATTAN — The Riley County Commission approved the city annexation of county property during their meeting Thursday. The 28 acre property is located on the south side of Anderson Ave., west of the intersection of Kimball and North Scenic Drive. The property being annexed belongs to St Luke’s Lutheran Church for their new facility located [...]

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By | 2018-12-14T15:32:52-06:00 December 14th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commission approves city annexation of St. Luke’s Church site

County Commission approves resilient plan documents

The Riley County commissioners looked at some of the documents related to the Resilient Riley County plan during their meeting on Monday. Planning and Special Projects Director Monty Wedel presented the  memorandum of understanding and the request for qualifications to the commission that were drafted by the City of Manhattan.  This plan will deal with future [...]

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By | 2018-12-11T22:17:01-06:00 December 11th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on County Commission approves resilient plan documents

Riley County Commission briefed on police activity at Monday meeting

The Riley County Police Department updated Riley County Commissioners on the activity for the month of November during Monday’s meeting. Sgt Daryl Ascher informed the commission what they have been doing to help stop package thieves during the holiday season. Ascher also says during this time of year they see a different trend in police [...]

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By | 2018-12-04T07:52:12-06:00 December 4th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commission briefed on police activity at Monday meeting