As the temp gauge reached a balmy 56... in they went.
An Idaho man is making his way across the country in a journey to spread awareness for veterans who suffer from depression and are thinking about suicide. Jeremy Miller began his his Walk Across America on May 21, leaving from Crescent City, California on his way to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. “I decided that [...]
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A Riley County Judge has sentenced a Junction City man to 20 years in prison for his role in the 2017 murder of a confidential drug informant. Steven Meredith, 33, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to commit murder charge in July. On Monday, Riley County District Court Judge John Bosch sentenced him to 240 months [...]
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A public servant retires after a 20 plus year career. Assistant Chief of Risk Reduction and Code Service Brad Claussen officially retired from the Manhattan fire department Monday September 23rd. A retirement party was held for Claussen the same day and had over 50 people in attendance. Claussen was understandably emotional. Claussen achieved the Master [...]
Updated 7 a.m. Wednesday A Riley County jury was reportedly unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the murder trial of 23-year-old D’Khari Lyons, resulting in a mistrial. The jury deliberated into Tuesday, sorting out the evidence against Lyons and three days of testimony. Lyons is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his [...]
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A Fort Riley soldier is facing a federal charge for sending instructions for making bombs over social media, according to U.S. Attorney for Kansas Stephen McAllister. The federal court Monday charged 24-year-old Jarrett William Smith with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction. Smith, a private first class infantry [...]
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Manhattan High School students stood outside the school on Sunday to get the attention of community members to buy one thing; mattresses. The MHS Big Blue Band and journalism department sold mattresses to raise money for trips for each department. The fundraiser was put on by Custom Fundraising Solutions, located out of Wichita, for the [...]
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As far as food competitions and regional pride go, barbecue takes the cake. From states to cities to even neighbors, people at all levels like to argue that their barbecue is the best, but rarely does anyone get the opportunity to officially say their’s is better than their competition’s with a trophy to back it [...]
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A towering figure in Manhattan has returned to prominence. On Friday September 20th in City Park a reopening of the famous Johnny Caw Statue was held. A speaker at the event was Manhattan Mayor Mike Dodson who said no tax dollars were used on the project. The project cost nearly 300,000$ and was raised by [...]
Junction City Fire Department responded to a call for a structure early Saturday morning. At 2 a.m., JCFD responded to 1402 Rucker Rd. for a call. According to the JCFD, upon arrival, fire crews found a structure fire at the location. One of the occupants had a minor injury to his left hand from trying [...]