Officers responded to a report of an injury accident near the intersection of Juliette Ave and Fort Riley Blvd in Manhattan on April 10, 2019, at approximately 12:30 PM. When officers arrived on scene they found a 2012 Volkswagon Jetta driven by Mark Kukuk, 28 of Manhattan had struck a 2016 Dodge R15 driven by [...]
A former Big Red One Commanding Officer looks to be headed to a new position in the Army. Lt. General Joseph Martin has been nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. President Trump sent General Martin’s name to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Monday. [...]
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A Manhattan woman who served several years as the Director of the Flint Hills Breadbasket has passed away. Shirley Bramhall died Tuesday at the New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Bramhall was 66. Funeral arrangements for Bramhall a...
The T. Russell Reitz animal shelter had a great 2018 with 748 animals finding their homes. Director of Animal Services Deb Watkins is excited for this year’s numbers because they are going to have even more adoptions. She says this is due to new changes in policy at the shelter and the K-State Animal Shelter [...]
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MANHATTAN — City officials will attempt to acquire agricultural land near the Wastewater Treatment Plant for a joint maintenance facility. The City Commission gave consensus to pursue the site off of Highway 24 at its Tuesday work session. Commissioner Wynn Butler says they’re not building for buildings’ sake. They’ve run out of room for both [...]
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MANHATTAN — Former Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz made his way through Manhattan Wednesday as part of his listening tour across Kansas. The businessman is exploring a potential presidential campaign as an Independent in 2020. Schultz tells KMAN he doesn’t believe critics who say he’ll be a spoiler in the election. Schultz discussed his [...]
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Officers filed a report for forgery and theft in the 500 block of Poyntz Ave in Manhattan on April 9, 2019, at approximately 8:50 AM. Officers listed Melissa Mamer,30 and Kansas State Bank, both of Manhattan as the victims when it was reported an unknown female suspect took cash. The estimated total loss associated with this [...]
MANHATTAN — Tuttle Creek Lake continues to see a steady rise in water levels, now up to 1,115 feet as of Tuesday. Inflow was measured at 2,500 cubic feet per second with outflow at 160 cubic feet per second. A wet winter and downstream flooding has caused the lake along with nearby Perry and Milford [...]
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The March year to date budget and expenditure report shows the 2019 budget year is 25% of the way through for Riley County. County Clerk Rich Vargo says the overtime wages for the public works were high, but this was to be expected. Vargo says there are four departments that are a little over the [...]
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Junction City Police are investigating after multiple apartment buildings there were reportedly struck by gunfire Monday night. Police were dispatched around 10:20 p.m. Monday to 100 block of West 16th Street in reference to possible shots fired. No one was injured during this incident. Detective do not have anyone in custody at this time. Anyone [...]
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