Manhattan Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 31st home

The Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Friday morning in Ogden on its 31st home project, one that boasts the ability to produce as much power as it consumes. Coined Build 31 and located at 201 S. Elm Street across the street from Ogden Elementary, in the spot where a deteriorated structure once stood. [...]

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Coash named CEO of Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan has a new CEO. Hannah Coash has rejoined the Manhattan team after 14 years of experience with the Boys & Girls Club across three clubs. Her career began with the Manhattan chapter in 2008. Coash fills the role previously held by Trent Jones, who left the organization in [...]

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Junction City woman charged with mail theft

A Junction City woman is charged in federal court with theft. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Topeka says 27-year-old Chelsea Pulse has been charged with single counts of embezzlement of the mail and delay of mail as well as two counts of theft of the mail. The U.S. Postal Service is investigating the case. Assistant [...]

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Fort Riley soldier indicted in fraudulent romance scheme

A Fort Riley soldier has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Topeka for his alleged role in a romance scheme that netted approximately $150,000 in fraud claims from at least 25 individuals. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 24-year-old Innocent Ugwu, of Fort Riley, is charged with five counts of wire fraud, five counts [...]

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Memorial Day services planned in Manhattan, Fort Riley

Memorial Day services are planned across the area Monday. The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will conduct the annual ceremony at 11:40 a.m. Monday at the Post Cemetery at 193 Huebner Road. The observance honors the men and women who died while serving our country. Outgoing Fort Riley Garrison Commander Colonel Will McKannay will [...]

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Graffiti causes $500 damage at Eisenhower Baseball Complex

Riley County Police are investigating a report of damage at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex. Police say an unknown suspect damaged the maintenance shop door, a score box and a restroom with graffiti sometime this week. It was reported to police on Tuesday. The estimated total loss associated with this case is about $500. Tips can [...]

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