With the Riley County Fair in full swing starting this week, county extension is asking fair goers to be conscious of parking. Extension Agent Megan Dougherty says they will be rerouting traffic due [...]
Baby Lunix, is seen here in this photo in a Kansas City area hospital days after sustaining injuries in an alleged child abuse incident in Manhattan. (Courtesy photo) The grandmother of a 5-month [...]
Riley County health officials are amplifying messages to residents to get vaccinated. Last week, the health department identified more than 100 new cases of COVID-19, and at the time seven were hospitalized with [...]
Pottawatomie County commissioners received an update Monday on maintenance at the old courthouse building in Westmoreland. The building, which has sat vacant for close to a decade sustained water damage over past couple [...]
Construction delays mean scheduled tours for the new Junction City High School are on hold. Geary County Schools USD 475 officials say the cancelation of the tours doesn’t affect the scheduled first day [...]
Zach Bayless An arrest warrant affidavit released by the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office details what led to the arrest of a former Manhattan Parks and Recreation employee, charged with two counts of sexual [...]
The rehabilitation project for the stilling basin below Tuttle Creek Dam is nearing completion, with it being given back to control of the Army Corps of Engineers Operations team at the lake. Operations [...]
Eight employees from the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) recently joined more than 1,400 other U.S. Department of Agriculture employees across the country to assist in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s COVID-19 vaccination effort. According to a release from USDA Friday, some employees helped with operational tasks associated with clinics, others assisted with [...]
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Riley County Law Board discusses potential new equipment for officers, out-of-town meeting locations
Potential new equipment for officers The Riley County Police Department is looking at purchasing new firearm-flashlight attachments and holsters for its officers. According to RCPD director Dennis Butler, data shows about 90 percent of all officer-involved shootings occur in low-light situations. He says having a firearm with a flashlight attached to it instead of having two separate [...]
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A Manhattan man is jailed after police say he battered at least one and threatened others during an incident Saturday evening. According to the Riley County Police Department, 32-year-old Sergio Moreno was arrested and charged in connection for attempted aggravated battery, domestic battery and criminal threat. Police listed a 21-year-old female, and two males, aged [...]
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