Officers filed a report for burglary and criminal damage to property in the 3000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan on May 19, 2019 at approximately 7:30 AM. Officers listed Russell Merry, 54, of Manhattan and Wendy Herra, 50, of Manhattan as the victims when it was reported a known male suspect entered the [...]
Continuing through Sunday, June 2, the police will be more present on roadways as the Riley County Police Department will join 180 other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other traffic laws as part of the 2019 Kansas Click It or Ticket campaign. “We care about keeping people safe on our [...]
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JUNCTION CITY — Geary County authorities have captured the two men accused of attacking an individual Monday morning on U.S. Hwy 77. Sheriff Daniel Jackson says Michael Whitaker of Topeka and Jason Robert Snider of Chapman were both located overnight Monday in Shawnee County. They remain incarcerated in Geary County Detention Center awaiting their first [...]
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The Riley County commissioners held their first 2020 budget works session during their meeting Monday. Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison went over the five funds directly supported with tax levy dollars. They are the general, Riley County Police Department, Capital Improvement, Economic Development, and Health Department funds. All of these accounts had variances of [...]
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Courtesy of the National Weather Service 11:30 a.m. Tuesday – Wildcat Creek no longer in Flood Warning Heavy rains for the most part stayed south of Manhattan Monday night, sparing Wildcat Creek. As for the foreseeable future, Wildcat Creek is not expected to rise into flood stage. At one time it was forecast to crest [...]
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MANHATTAN — The Riley County Law Board has signed off on its 2020 budget for publication, totaling just under $694,000. The final proposal, approved Monday, subtracts $137,000 from the Riley County Police Department’s initial budget request for next year. That proposal is the same budget impact of a 1 percent cost of living adjustment (COLA), [...]
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MANHATTAN — The Manhattan High School Class of 2019 celebrated commencement activities Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum with close to 400 students receiving their diplomas. For senior student council president Parker Wilson, the prospect of graduation was a bittersweet event. Wilson says he always sets the bar high for himself, adding that MHS and his family [...]
Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 2300 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan on May 19, 2019, at approximately 9:15 PM. Officers listed RC McGraws as the victim when it was reported an unknown male damaged a glass door at the business. The estimated total loss associated with this [...]
MANHATTAN — Heavy rains and strong to severe storms are expected tonight (Mon) into Tuesday and that will include the possibility for flooding. The National Weather Service says the Manhattan area alone will receive about 3 to 4 inches of rainfall through Tuesday. That’s prompted a Flash Flood Watch in effect from 1 p.m. today [...]
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Success in their upcoming lives was the focus of Bill Snyder’s commencement address on Saturday. Snyder was the speaker during the College of Architecture, Planning and Design’s 2019 graduation ceremony. He says while everyone on stage has something that makes them unique, they have more in common than they think. “These graduates have a tremendous [...]
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