The universal power of probability was the decider in two city council races Monday morning inside the Riley County Commission Chambers. Rodger Graham and Russell Rohlman each received 72 votes in the Nov. 7 election for Ogden City Council, while two write-in candidates, Jay Caley and John King, each received two votes in Riley. According [...]
Riley County Law Board members took action on only one item at their Monday meeting, which took very little time to approve unanimously. Riley County Police Captain Jeff Hooper explained to law board members the 2018 police radio maintenance agreement with Ka-Comm. keeps the $35,736 total the same as last year’s. Another item discussed briefly [...]
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The Manhattan area continues to have an extremely low unemployment rate, with the October numbers indicating 2.3 percent for the Manhattan metro area including Pottawatomie and Riley Counties. That’s down from last year’s October numbers of 3.2 Even the Manhattan-Junction City combined statistical area shows 2.6 percent, well below 2016 numbers of 3.7. The numbers [...]
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All four Kansas representatives in Congress voted in favor of the House tax bill Thursday. The next step is for the Senate to pass its version, which is reported to have substantial differences. Kansas’ representatives in the U.S. House are Republicans Roger Marshal of the 1st District — which includes Manhattan — Lynn Jenkins of [...]
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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 [...]
The Geary County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in an attempted burglary case. According to a press release from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, deputies responded to Hildebrand Farms Dairy on Rucker Road just was of Junction City at approximately 3 a.m. Monday morning. Authorities say an unknown suspect forced entry [...]
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The Pottowattomie County Commission made its voice heard Monday, as it voted unanimously against listing the Old County Courthouse on the National Register of Historic Places. Those properties listed on this Register may qualify for state tax credits and the Heritage Trust Fund grant program. Consideration of the courthouse’s nomination to the National Register will be held [...]
A 62-year-old Kansas Department of Corrections inmate serving time for a 1986 aggravated robbery in Geary County has just been released. Archie Watkins Jr. was released by the KDOC November ninth. Watkins parole hearing was in September after August public comment sessions. Watkins had been serving time since his sentencing in April of 1987. He [...]
The arraignment of a Manhattan man charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder was held earlier than originally scheduled this past Monday. As KMAN previously announced Steven Harris had been scheduled for a November 27th arraignment, but attorneys appeared in Riley County Court Monday and requested the arraignment be moved up and [...]
A Mound city man entered a plea of no contest in Pottawatomie County Court Tuesday to an amended count of battery, in connection with a Country Stampede altercation this year that sent a victim to a Topeka hospital via life-flight. Benjamin Rowe was given an underlying sentence of six months, will serve three days, and [...]