September unemployment numbers in Manhattan were down considerably from the month before, according to information just released by the Kansas Department of Labor. The 3.3 percent unemployment rate was down from 4.1 in August for the Manhattan metro area including Riley and Pottawatomie Counties. The Manhattan/Junction City combined statistical area showed a lower rate also [...]
A Manhattan man faces rape and other charges following his arrest in Pottawatomie County. Thursday’s Riley County Police report indicates Jesse Porter, 22, was taken into custody in Westmoreland, last Friday October 13th at approximately 2:50 PM. Porter was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for one count of rape, one count of aggravated sexual [...]
Manhattan City Commission members approved a motion to allow Kansas State University to purchase the Innovation Center from the city. The university has leased the building for the last ten years. The purchase total of $5.645 million will be paid out over 15 years. The money, as Commissioner Wynn Butler explained, will return to the [...]
The 2017 Kansas Association of Broadcasters Convention ended honoring one of its founders Tuesday afternoon. Following the convention’s closing lunch at the Manhattan Conference Center, family, friends and colleagues of Grover Cobb gathered on the campus of Kansas State University to rededicate the redesigned memorial in Cobb’s name. Cobb was one of founding members of [...]
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Riley County Police are reporting a shooting in Manhattan this past weekend, with one person suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Riley County Police announced Monday morning that at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday RCPD received a 911 call from a citizen reporting shots fired near 519 North Manhattan Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they [...]
The Kansas State University Police Department has concluded the investigation of damage to a Sukkah and vehicles and determined that severe weather caused the damage, according to a press release from the department Friday morning. A Sukkah is a temporary Jewish gathering place. Sunday, the K-State Collegian reported the damage to the Sukkah and foul [...]
Kansas State University officials say they’re ready to commit to funding a portion of the massive infrastructure improvements needed as part of the University’s North Campus Corridor project along Kimball Avenue. Total cost for infrastructure needs currently sits at $40 million dollars. The City/University Fund would pay for $10 million of the project cost, while [...]
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Officers filed a report for aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and kidnapping in Odgen, Kansas on October 11, 2017. Officers listed a 24 year old female as the victim when she reported a male suspect known to her battered her and would not let her leave. Due to the nature of the crimes [...]
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Riley County Police have announced the financial card readers or skimmers found in Riley county were discovered in Ogden in the 400 block of Riley Avenue. A Shop Quik store is located at that address. Area residents are asked to keep an eye on their bank accounts if they use credit cards to pay for fuel. In a [...]
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A Manhattan woman was injured in an accident on Highway 24 near Walters Drive, on the northeast side of Manhattan, Wednesday afternoon. Alexis Hamilton, 35, was taken to Via Christi following the accident, reported shortly after two p.m. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Hamilton was driving a Pontiac passenger car eastbound on highway 24 [...]