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RCPD Daily Activity 2/21/18

Officers filed a report for aggravated criminal sodomy in Manhattan on February 20, 2018. Officers listed a 24 year old male as the victim and a male known to him as the suspect. Due to the nature of the crime reported, no additional information will be released.  Officers responded to the report of an injury [...]

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By | 2018-02-21T23:57:35-06:00 February 21st, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Daily Activity 2/21/18

RCPD Daily Activity Report 2/20/18

Officers filed a report for aggravated assault and battery in the 700 block of Colorado St. in Manhattan on February 19, 2018 at approximately 7:30 AM. Officers listed a 16 year old male as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect struck him in the head. Police ask that anyone with information contact RCPD or [...]

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By | 2018-02-20T10:07:42-06:00 February 20th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Daily Activity Report 2/20/18

New Riley County website redesign approved by commissioners

The Riley County website will have a new look and feel next week. IT/GIS Director Kevin Howser presented the look of the new website to county commissioners on Thursday.  He said the reason for the new update is to keep up with modern programming languages, current optimization , and to meet the latest ADA Accessible [...]

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By | 2018-02-15T13:42:54-06:00 February 15th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on New Riley County website redesign approved by commissioners

RCPD Activity Report 2/15/18

Stephen Garner, 29, of Manhattan was arrested in the 500 block of Pierre St. in Manhattan on February 14, 2018 at approximately 5:15 AM. Garner was arrested on charges of aggravated battery, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary. Garner was issued a total bond of $25,000.00 causing him to remain confined at the time of this [...]

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By | 2018-02-15T13:00:43-06:00 February 15th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Activity Report 2/15/18

USD 383 school board to talk elementary facilities tonight

A special meeting for the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 Board of Education will be held tonight. The meeting is to look over the facilities for the elementary schools throughout the district. The purpose of the meeting is to give board members the opportunities to voice any concerns for things they have found in these studies . [...]

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By | 2018-02-14T10:46:10-06:00 February 14th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on USD 383 school board to talk elementary facilities tonight

New Gov. Jeff Colyer visits Aggieville, dismisses calls for Medicaid expansion

For a moment, it appeared new Kansas Gov. Jeff Coyler had cut his trip to the Little Apple short during a frigid Saturday afternoon stop in Aggieville. The former lieutenant governor to staunch conservative Sam Brownback made his entrance inside a packed Bluestem Bistro after 2 p.m. and wasted no time to engage with citizens [...]

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By | 2018-02-10T19:11:40-06:00 February 10th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on New Gov. Jeff Colyer visits Aggieville, dismisses calls for Medicaid expansion

RCPD Director Brad Schoen to retire after 36 years of service

The Riley County Police Department announced Friday morning that director Brad Schoen will retire after 36 years serving the citizens of Riley County. Schoen began his career as a patrol officer on January 1, 1983, before being appointed director on November 17, 2007. Since the RCPD was established in 1974, he is the only person [...]

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By | 2018-02-09T07:26:34-06:00 February 9th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on RCPD Director Brad Schoen to retire after 36 years of service

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores policing, Kaepernick in Bramlage Q&A

Bramlage Coliseum has had its share of basketball greats on its court over the years, but none as legendary as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Tuesday night the six-time NBA champion, social justice advocate and all-time points leader in NBA history — still to this day after retiring in 1989 —  responded to a wide range of topics [...]

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By | 2018-02-07T14:47:33-06:00 February 7th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores policing, Kaepernick in Bramlage Q&A

Manhattan Regional Airport reports record traffic for 2017

Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) set a passenger traffic record in 2017 with a total of 66,206 enplanements – that’s the number of people boarding scheduled commercial airline aircraft. “This is a milestone accomplishment for not only Manhattan but the entire north-central Kansas region,” Airport Director Jesse Romo said in a media release from the airport. [...]

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By | 2018-02-06T12:43:49-06:00 February 6th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Manhattan Regional Airport reports record traffic for 2017

Reduding ambulance response times discussed at Riley County Commission Meeting

Riley County EMS presented four scenarios to cut down ambulance response time in Northern Riley County to county commissioners on Monday. EMS Director David Adams talked about one scenario that would move on ambulance from Station 1 in the city of Manhattan to the City of Riley. “The response time to Riley will be 1-2 [...]

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By | 2018-02-05T14:06:28-06:00 February 5th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Reduding ambulance response times discussed at Riley County Commission Meeting