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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

International meeting highlighted to intergovernmental leaders

Kansas State University and the city of Manhattan were well-represented at a recent international conference–known as the International Town and Gown Association. Student body President Jack Ayres talked to Manhattan area  Intergovernmental leaders Monday, highlighting part of the conference’s purpose,  which was an opportunity to hear from different cities and universities about what has been done [...]

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By | 2017-07-24T15:49:58-05:00 July 24th, 2017|Fort Riley, K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on International meeting highlighted to intergovernmental leaders

International meeting highlighted to intergovernmental leaders

Kansas State University and the city of Manhattan were well-represented at a recent international conference–known as the International Town and Gown Association. Student body President Jack Ayres talked to Manhattan area  Intergovernmental leaders Monday, highlighting part of the conference’s purpose,  which was an opportunity to hear from different cities and universities about what has been done [...]

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Booker sentenced 30 years for attempted Fort Riley bombing

A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison for attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb on Fort Riley on April 10, 2015. On Feb. 3, 2016, John T. Booker, Jr., now 22, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and one count of attempted destruction [...]

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Booker sentenced 30 years for attempted Fort Riley bombing

A Topeka man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison for attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb on Fort Riley on April 10, 2015. On Feb. 3, 2016, John T. Booker, Jr., now 22, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and one count of attempted destruction [...]

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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

Manhattan community withstands Saturday scorcher to ‘Stuff the Bus’

With just a few precious weeks until the start of school for USD 383, the Manhattan community braved blazing temperatures on the Walmart parking lot Saturday to make sure less fortunate kids have the school supplies they need. For the 10th year, the Konza United Way and kstate CREDIT UNION, along with Manhattan Broadcasting, teamed [...]

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By | 2017-07-22T15:59:47-05:00 July 22nd, 2017|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan community withstands Saturday scorcher to ‘Stuff the Bus’

RCPD Report 7/21/17

Officers filed a report for fraud in the 600 block of Poyntz Ave., on July 20, 2017 at approximately 12:40 PM. Officers listed Tyler White, 23, of Ogden, Kansas as the victim when he reported that an unknown suspect took a debit card and used it to make purchases online. The total loss associated with [...]

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By | 2017-07-21T15:26:51-05:00 July 21st, 2017|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 7/21/17

Contract awarded for major Tuttle Creek Dam construction work

A contract for major construction work to Tuttle Creek Dam has been approved, according to a press release from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Friday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announced the award of a contract to Wildcat Construction Company Inc., of Wichita, on June 30. The contract is for the [...]

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By | 2017-07-21T15:07:44-05:00 July 21st, 2017|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Top Story|Comments Off on Contract awarded for major Tuttle Creek Dam construction work

Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 7/20/2017

Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 4800 block of Skyway Dr. on July 19th, 2017 at approximately 10:50 AM. Officers listed Briggs Super Center as the victim when it was reported that a known suspect had failed to return a 2016 Honda Civic. The total loss associated with this case is [...]

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By | 2017-07-20T09:16:06-05:00 July 20th, 2017|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Riley County Police Department Daily Activity 7/20/2017