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RCPD Report: 2/26/20

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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By |2020-02-26T11:08:51-06:00February 26th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 2/26/20

Pancake lovers flock to Early Edition to support Pawnee Mental Health fundraiser

Pawnee Mental Health celebrated Mardi Gras for Mental Health Tuesday, with its 2nd annual Pancakes for Pawnee fundraiser. It was a larger endeavor this year for the organization who, with help from Manhattan restaurant Early Edition, filled both restaurant locations with customers opting for breakfast for dinner to support a worthy cause. At the Early [...]

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By |2020-02-26T08:09:34-06:00February 26th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Pancake lovers flock to Early Edition to support Pawnee Mental Health fundraiser

Parkland-shooting survivor and gun-control activist speaks at K-State

Since the shooting that killed 17 students and employees and injured 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, in February of 2018, Cameron Kasky and his classmates have traveled the country advocating for gun-control legislation and political activism. K-State was the latest destination for Kasky as he participated in a public [...]

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By |2020-02-26T03:20:42-06:00February 26th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Parkland-shooting survivor and gun-control activist speaks at K-State

K-State engineering professor awarded $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation

Dong Lin, an engineering professor at K-State, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The five-year, $500,000 grant will go towards Lin’s project, which is called “Bio-Inspired Manufacturing of High-Strength, High-Toughness Metal-Graphene Composites.” Lin will be studying manufacturing techniques for materials seeing more and more use in multiple industries, including aerospace and automotive. [...]

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By |2020-02-25T15:21:35-06:00February 25th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on K-State engineering professor awarded $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation

Pott. County Commission discusses potential Manhattan sales tax; receives flu update

Manhattan sales tax Pottawatomie County Commissioner Pat Weixelman commented on Manhattan City Commission discussions about taking on a city-wide sales tax during a meeting Monday. If the city-sales tax were to become a reality, the Manhattan City Commission may no longer require the Riley County Commission’s approval before pursuing economic development projects on the Pottawatomie [...]

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By |2020-02-25T14:12:22-06:00February 25th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County Commission discusses potential Manhattan sales tax; receives flu update

RCPD Report: 2/25/20

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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By |2020-02-25T10:34:29-06:00February 25th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 2/25/20

RCPD arrests one in connection to Habitat for Humanity tool theft

A 23-year-old Ogden man has been arrested in connection with the theft of power tools and other items from a Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity construction site. According to the Riley County Police Department, Nicholas Lambert is charged with five total counts including making false information, burglary, criminal damage to property and two counts of [...]

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By |2020-02-25T10:30:39-06:00February 25th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests one in connection to Habitat for Humanity tool theft

Census Bureau aiming for accurate regional count including K-State students, Fort Riley families

A gathering of local government officials were briefed Monday on the importance of the 2020 census to the region. U.S. Census Program Supervisor for Kansas and Oklahoma Emily Kelley spoke at the Intergovernmental Luncheon about their push to get information out to military families, in particular to fill out the census survey for where they [...]

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By |2020-02-25T07:48:40-06:00February 25th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Census Bureau aiming for accurate regional count including K-State students, Fort Riley families

Robinson sentenced to 10 years for 2018 rape of K-State student

A 29-year-old Manhattan man has been sentenced to a decade in prison for his role in a 2018 rape case involving a K-State student. Dexter Robinson, who earlier this month pleaded no contest to the charge, had been tried for the crime twice last year. Both trials ended in mistrial. In exchange for his plea, [...]

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By |2020-02-24T14:42:26-06:00February 24th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Robinson sentenced to 10 years for 2018 rape of K-State student

Junction City man life flighted to Topeka after being stabbed by girlfriend

A Junction City man was life flighted to Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka over the weekend after being stabbed by his girlfriend, according to a Junction City Police Department press release. Police responded to an apartment complex at 110 W. 16th St., Sunday where they found John Edward Motton, 25, with a stab wound to [...]

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By |2020-02-24T13:18:04-06:00February 24th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Junction City man life flighted to Topeka after being stabbed by girlfriend