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Board of Education approved land transfer agreement

The Manhattan-USD 383 Board of Education gave final approval to the land transfer agreement between the district and David Nelson and Leon H. Borck.   Assistant Superintendent Eric Reid presented the agreement to the board during the March 28 meeting.  In the presentation, Reid said they would be trading the land they owned near Elbo Creek [...]

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By | 2018-04-04T21:51:58-05:00 April 4th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Board of Education approved land transfer agreement

USD 475 picks Hutton Construction for new high school

The USD 475 Board of Education approved the selection of Hutton Construction as its Construction Manager At Risk for construction of the new Junction City High School Monday, as well as performance against the District Master Plan for facilities and maintenance repairs and construction through 2023. According to a press release from the school district [...]

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By | 2018-04-04T13:18:40-05:00 April 4th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on USD 475 picks Hutton Construction for new high school

Pott County expresses desire to add ambulance station

The Pottawatomie County Commission has expressed interest in establishing a fifth ambulance station. It would serve the southwest portion of the county, according to County Administrator Robert Reece, who appeared before the commission Monday morning. According to a report in the Manhattan Mercury Tuesday, such talks are occurring amid Riley County recently stating that it [...]

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By | 2018-04-04T13:00:26-05:00 April 4th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Pott County expresses desire to add ambulance station

RCPD Daily Activity 4/03/18

Officers responded to the report of an injury accident in the 100 block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan on April 2, 2018 at approximately 2:45 PM. When officers arrived on scene they found a pedestrian, Dale Budden, 71, of Manhattan had been struck by a 2011 Chevy Silverado Pickup driven by Stanley Fegter, 79, of [...]

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By | 2018-04-03T12:04:04-05:00 April 3rd, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Daily Activity 4/03/18

Aguirre sentenced to life in prison for murder of son, girlfriend

And Ogden man was sentenced to life in prison with a 25-year minimum for first-degree murder Monday. The Manhattan Mercury reported Monday 30-year-old Luis Aguirre was sentenced inside the Riley County District Courthouse for the murder of his son and additional 61 months for the voluntary manslaughter of his ex-girlfriend. The two died on Sept. [...]

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By | 2018-04-03T11:06:03-05:00 April 3rd, 2018|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Aguirre sentenced to life in prison for murder of son, girlfriend

Colorado man pleads guilty to robbing Manhattan bank

A Colorado man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a bank in Manhattan, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. Kenneth Wayne Fisher, Jr., 42, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. Fisher admitted that on Aug. 26, 2015, he robbed Sunflower State Bank at 2710 Anderson [...]

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By | 2018-04-03T10:50:11-05:00 April 3rd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Colorado man pleads guilty to robbing Manhattan bank

Irwin Army to hold Retiree Health Fair

Irwin Army Community Hospital at Fort Riley invites military retirees and their family members to a Retiree Health Fair April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Retirees will be able to get health screenings and needed vaccinations. Team members from specialty care clinics and ancillary services will also be on hand to talk with retirees [...]

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By | 2018-04-02T13:44:51-05:00 April 2nd, 2018|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Irwin Army to hold Retiree Health Fair

RCPD report 4/2/18

Officers filed a report for aggravated criminal sodomy in Manhattan on March 30, 2018. Officers listed a 14 year old female as the victim and a 14 year old male known to her as the suspect. Due to the nature of the crime reported, no additional information will be released. Jaylin Riley, 21, of Manhattan, [...]

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Waterville soldier receives donated SUV repaired by MATC students

Manhattan Area Technical College presented a free SUV to the family of Kansas National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Michael Tryon and his wife, Arlene, Friday inside the college’s automotive collision repair shop. The vehicle is a 2010 Mazda Tribute. Tryon, of Waterville, is a soldier with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery. He recently returned [...]

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By | 2018-03-30T12:18:35-05:00 March 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Waterville soldier receives donated SUV repaired by MATC students

Manhattan woman arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in JC

A Minneapolis man was shot late Thursday night in Junction City near the intersection of I-70 and U.S. Highway 77. In a press release from the Junction City Police Department, authorities received a report of a subject suffering from a gunshot wound at the Motel 6 at 1931 Lacy Drive at 11:14 p.m.. Officers located an [...]

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By | 2018-03-30T11:43:23-05:00 March 30th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan woman arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in JC