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Another soldier found dead at Fort Riley Thursday

A 1st Infantry Division soldier was found dead on post Thursday, according to a press release from Fort Riley Friday afternoon. Spc. Kashyap Bhakta, a combat engineer with Company B, 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., was found deceased in his car Thursday afternoon in the Warner-Peterson neighborhood on [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T16:22:01-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Another soldier found dead at Fort Riley Thursday

KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

Kansas State University’s Veterinary Health Center is warning dog owners to be careful amid a recent outbreak of a highly contagious disease among raccoons. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that veterinarians at the center say they’ve recently seen a high number of raccoons suffering from canine distemper. The viral disease can spread to susceptible dogs. Kansas [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T15:43:57-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on KSU vets warn dog owners of diseased raccoons

RCPD report 9/22/17

Narianna Williams, 19, of Manhattan, was arrested in the 2300 block of Browning Ave. on September 21, 2017 at approximately 1:40 PM. Williams was arrested on a Riley County District Court bench warrant for probation violation and separate charges of interference with LEO and possession of marijuana. Williams’ total bond was set at $8,000.00 causing [...]

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By | 2017-09-22T12:07:24-05:00 September 22nd, 2017|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD report 9/22/17

Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 9/21/2017

Officers filed a report for aggravated battery in the 1900 block of Hayes Dr. on September 20, 2017 at approximately 5:15 PM. Officers listed Jose Barrientos, 21, of Fort Riley, as the victim when he reported a physical altercation with a known suspect. Officers filed a report for theft by deception and false impersonation in [...]

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By | 2017-09-21T09:13:07-05:00 September 21st, 2017|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 9/21/2017

Services announced for recently deceased Rock Creek student

KMAN has confirmed the Rock Creek student who died on September 14th was Parker Greening. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. at the University Christian Church Family Life Center in Manhattan, Kansas, with Pastor Barry Park officiating.  A private family internment will be held at a later date [...]

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By | 2017-09-21T09:00:38-05:00 September 21st, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Services announced for recently deceased Rock Creek student

Student numbers up in most area school districts

Student numbers appear to be up in at least three area school districts for the September 20th unofficial count date. Manhattan/Ogden’s USD 383 total numbers were 6,233, up more than 200 from last year’s 6,020. Numbers were up at all levels–elementary, middle school, and the high school. Pottawatomie County schools fared pretty well, with unofficial [...]

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By | 2017-09-21T05:41:13-05:00 September 21st, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Student numbers up in most area school districts

Student numbers up in most area school districts

Student numbers appear to be up in at least three area school districts for the September 20th unofficial count date. Manhattan/Ogden’s USD 383 total numbers were 6,233, up more than 200 from last year’s 6,020. Numbers were up at all levels–elementary, middle school, and the high school. Pottawatomie County schools fared pretty well, with unofficial [...]

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By | 2017-09-21T05:41:13-05:00 September 21st, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Student numbers up in most area school districts

BG Consultants present proposed master plan to USD 383 Board of Education

Associates from BG Consultants presented their proposed master plan to the USD 383 Board of Education on Wednesday night. BG Consultants Associate Bill Hibbs talked about what the plan hopes to accomplish. “When we look at the district feeder system, one of the things we realized from the information that’s provided, that there is a [...]

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By | 2017-09-20T23:25:16-05:00 September 20th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on BG Consultants present proposed master plan to USD 383 Board of Education

Colorado man indicted for 2015 Manhattan bank robbery

A Colorado man already serving time for a bank robbery in Arkansas was indicted Wednesday on charges he robbed a bank in Manhattan, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Tom Beall. Kenneth Wayne Fisher, Jr., 41, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., is charged with one count of bank robbery. The indictment alleges that [...]

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By | 2017-09-20T15:45:45-05:00 September 20th, 2017|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Colorado man indicted for 2015 Manhattan bank robbery

Missing teen reported from Ogden

Riley County Police have announced a missing 15-year-old from Ogden. Calob Haymond reportedly went missing from Salina Sunday afternoon at about 4:30. Calob, who is from Ogden, was taken to Salina on Friday by his family and dropped off at a friend’s house to spend the weekend. He and a friend were reportedly out walking [...]

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By | 2017-09-20T05:45:03-05:00 September 20th, 2017|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Missing teen reported from Ogden