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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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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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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

Manhattan celebrates life, work of MLK Jr., Bakers recognized

More than 100 area residents celebrated the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Manhattan’s Peace Memorial Auditorium Saturday. The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration has been a mainstay in Manhattan for more than two decades, organized by the Manhattan Martin Luther Jr. Memorial Committee. The event regularly features poetry, singing, [...]

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National Radon Action Month: Testing homes for radon can save lives

January is National Radon Action Month, meaning now is a good time to become informed about radon and radon exposure in your home. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found in the soil that is a result of uranium decay. Brian Hanson, the K-State Engineering Extension Radon Program Coordinator, says radon can eventually make [...]

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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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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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RCPD Report: 1/17/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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Property developers want Pottawatomie County to conduct study of revenue generated by development

About a month after the Pottawatomie County Commission adopted policy requiring all subdivision entrances be connected to paved roads, Commissioner Dee McKee, county officials and property developers met Thursday to discuss how the responsibility of paving certain roads might be shared. This policy puts more of the burden of paving roads connected to subdivisions on [...]

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RCPD Report: 1/16/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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