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Junction City woman indicted on child porn charges

A Junction City woman was indicted Wednesday on charges of producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said in a press release from his office. Kayla Michelle Simpson, 22, is charged with one count of using a child to produce child pornography and one count of violating the conditions imposed on a registered sex offender. [...]

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By | 2018-01-10T12:34:13-06:00 January 10th, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City woman indicted on child porn charges

Official statement from MHS Principal regarding MHS football hazing incident October 25, 2017

Manhattan High School has completed its investigation into alleged events that occurred at Bishop Stadium, in a locker room, after a football practice on October 25, 2017. I wish to thank the Riley County Police Department for their efforts and assistance in this investigation. Our desire to be thorough and to hold responsible parties accountable [...]

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By | 2017-12-22T05:46:03-06:00 December 22nd, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Official statement from MHS Principal regarding MHS football hazing incident October 25, 2017

‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Junction City

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead in his residence in Junction City on Saturday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Tuesday. Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Johnson, an artillery mechanic with Battery F, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found unresponsive in his [...]

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By | 2017-12-19T10:25:43-06:00 December 19th, 2017|Fort Riley, Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Junction City

City discussing possible parking lot sale in Aggieville

At Tuesday night’s workshop, Manhattan city commissioners discussed the possibility of selling a city-owned parking lot in Aggieville on Bluemont between 12th and Manhattan Avenues. Deputy city manager Jason Hilgers said that the city administration has been negotiating to sell the 15,000 sq. ft. lot to the Kansas City-based Johnson Company, who currently owns the [...]

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By | 2017-12-13T01:00:06-06:00 December 13th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City discussing possible parking lot sale in Aggieville

Water and sewage rates to increase

Come January 1st, Manhattan residents will see an increase in their water bill. At Tuesday night’s city commission meeting, commissioners approved an increase in water and sewage rates over the next three years. The move comes after an outside consultant firm determined that rates should be increased in order to balance the Water and Wastewater [...]

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By | 2017-12-06T01:48:57-06:00 December 6th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Water and sewage rates to increase

Fall commencement at K-State scheduled

It’s pomp and circumstance time at Kansas State University with fall commencement ceremonies set for Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9. Commencement speakers include an award-winning National Geographic photographer, the mayor of Salina and the poet laureate of Kansas. More than 1,500 students are candidates for degrees. To be awarded will be more than 1,300 bachelor’s [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T12:12:23-06:00 November 30th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Fall commencement at K-State scheduled

$1 million gift from Mary Vanier launches scholarship program

Mary Vanier of Manhattan has given a gift of $1 million to Kansas State University to create at least 30 matching gift scholarships as part of the K-State Family Scholarship Program, K-State Today announced Tuesday. This program is an initiative of the KSU Foundation to increase scholarship dollars to help K-State attract and retain students [...]

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By | 2017-11-28T11:10:17-06:00 November 28th, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on $1 million gift from Mary Vanier launches scholarship program

‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Texas car accident

A 1st Infantry Division soldier died in a two-vehicle collision near Fort Stockton, Texas, Saturday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Tuesday. First Lt. Stephanie Hetland, a chemical officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was driving to her next duty station [...]

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By | 2017-11-21T11:23:48-06:00 November 21st, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on ‘Devil’ brigade soldier dies in Texas car accident

RCPD activity report

A Manhattan man faces a $20,000 bond following his arrest Thursday night.  Larry Jones, 46, was taken into custody in the 800 block of Colorado Avenue in Manhattan at approximately 10:05 PM. Jones was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. ### Riley County Police Officers filed a report for [...]

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By | 2017-11-17T10:59:24-06:00 November 17th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on RCPD activity report