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‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Topeka

A Fort Riley solider died Wednesday in Topeka, according to a press release from the army post Thursday. Spc. Richard Cox, an indirect fire infantryman with Troop A, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., died at Stormont Vail Hospital. Cox suffered a gunshot wound Sunday at Fort Riley [...]

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By | 2017-08-17T15:48:39-05:00 August 17th, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Topeka

Local FFA members attend district officers’ conference

Eva Hinrichsen and Tatum Brunkow of the Rock Creek FFA Chapter participated in the Kansas FFA District Officer Conference (DOC) held at the Marriott Convention Center in Junction City, KS, August 12-13. Hinrichsen serves as the Northeast District Vice President and Brunkow serves as the Northeast District Secretary. The strengths-oriented theme of “The Leadership Games” [...]

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By | 2017-08-16T11:39:06-05:00 August 16th, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Local FFA members attend district officers’ conference

Acting dean named for K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine

April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed Bonnie Rush to serve as acting dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine effective Sept. 1. Rush will take over leadership for Tammy Beckham who recently announced her resignation as she accepted an offer to work for the Department of Defense, but will remain as a [...]

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By | 2017-08-16T08:07:50-05:00 August 16th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Acting dean named for K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Ness County magistrate selected for vacancy in Riley County

TOPEKA — The 21st Judicial District Nominating Commission has selected Ness County District Magistrate Judge James R. Kepple to fill a magistrate judge vacancy in Riley County. The commission conducted public interviews of applicants for the position Monday, August 14, in Manhattan. Eight people had applied for the opening. Kepple’s new position will be effective [...]

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By | 2017-08-15T10:52:54-05:00 August 15th, 2017|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Ness County magistrate selected for vacancy in Riley County

RCPD Report 8/11/17

Officers filed a report for burglary in the 2700 block of Amherst Dr. on Aug. 10, 2017 at approximately 12:30 PM. Officers listed Bodapati Naganarendra, 31, of Manhattan, as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect broke into his storage unit and took several items including traditional Indian clothing and Army issued hearing aids. [...]

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By | 2017-08-11T10:57:55-05:00 August 11th, 2017|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/11/17

City Commission Mid-Year Review on City Goals

The agenda for the city commission meeting for August 8, 2017 was to review the priorities and goals of the commission and make any additional comments for considerations the commission felt they needed to make. City manager, Ron Fehr, led the commission discussion and outlined where the city is with certain projects. Some of the [...]

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By | 2017-08-08T21:01:20-05:00 August 8th, 2017|city commisson, city of Manhttan, commission agenda, Manhattan, mid-year review, Riley County|Comments Off on City Commission Mid-Year Review on City Goals

2018 Budget Approved at City Commission Meeting

A public hearing brought commissioners to vote 4-1 to increase the mill levy .350% at the city commission meeting, Tuesday August 1, 2017. After five work sessions to discuss the proposed budget, the commissioners brought the 2018 budget to a vote. The mill levy had been presented by the city of Manhattan’s assistant director of [...]

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By | 2017-08-01T22:33:30-05:00 August 1st, 2017|2018 budget, city budget, City of Manhattan, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission|Comments Off on 2018 Budget Approved at City Commission Meeting

Manhattan Housing Authority requests loan from city

At a recent city commission work session, the Manhattan Housing Authority brought a request to the board: to obtain a million dollar loan from the city to fund the completion of theHigh Rise Apartment Towers property on Leavenworth Street between 5th and 4th Streets -a low income housing building built in 1974 that holds 88 apartments [...]

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By | 2017-07-25T23:30:56-05:00 July 25th, 2017|city, City Commission, housing, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, manhattan housing authority|Comments Off on Manhattan Housing Authority requests loan from city

KSU alum to announce this year’s Kaw Valley Rodeo

The 42nd installment of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, which kicks off Thursday night and will run into the weekend inside Wells Arena at Manhattan’s CiCo Park, will have a different feel this year. “We’re really excited about a new rodeo announcer this year,” rodeo spokesman Josh Kinder told Riley County commissioners Monday morning. “Dr. Lynn [...]

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By | 2017-07-24T16:34:12-05:00 July 24th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on KSU alum to announce this year’s Kaw Valley Rodeo

RCPD activity report 7/24/17

Riley County Police Officers responded to a report of an injury accident at the intersection of Westwood Rd. and Oak St. Friday at approximately 5:41 PM. On Monday’s RCPD activity report,  police say when officers arrived on scene, they found an overturned  Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by William Bartnick, 22, of Fort Riley. Bartnick reported [...]

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By | 2017-07-24T10:57:39-05:00 July 24th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on RCPD activity report 7/24/17