Riley County police officers are currently on the scene of what is being called an “officer-involved shooting” in the 3700 block of Hawthrone Woods Circle. According to RCPD Public Information Officer Hali Rowland, emergency crews were on the scene of the reported shooting. One officer was was shot and suffered a “non-life threatening gunshot wound,” [...]
Joseph Geske, 28, of Manhattan was arrested in the 3000 block of Anderson Ave. on January 3, 2017 at approximately 10:40 PM. Geske was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for aggravated battery. Geske was issued a bond of $20,000.00 causi...
An overnight fire resulted in no injuries but caused $175,000 in losses to an apartment house in Manhattan, authorities said Thursday morning. The fire was reported at 2:22 a.m. at a house at 600 Osage St., about three blocks north of the city’s downtown area. Upon their arrival, crews found a three-story apartment house with [...]
Jackie Hartman, Kansas State University’s chief of staff and its first director of community relations, has announced her retirement, effective Feb. 1. Appointed by President Kirk Schulz in 2010 as director of community relations and assistant to the president, Hartman was later named chief of staff. She currently reports directly to President Richard Myers and [...]
A woman living in exile after spending two years as president of the east African country of Malawi is speaking at Kansas State University. Joyce Banda’s Jan 29 appearance is open to the public. Banda was the Republic of Malawi’s first female president from 2012 through 2014. She has also been a women’s rights activist, [...]
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Manhattan sales tax numbers ended the year in a somewhat disappointing fashion according to City Finance Director Bernie Hayen. December figures, which generally reflect October sales across the community, indicate $912,482 collected compared to $960,447 last December. The net budget impact for the month is listed a negative $89,736, and negative $273,341 for the year. [...]
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On January 1st, the city of Manhattan will see changes in water and sewer rates. After the first of the new year, most customers will see an increase in their bill with the average residential combined water and sewer bill going up from $58.82 to $59.84. That is a $1.02 increase. However, the average combined [...]
A Junction City man faces a $250,000 bond for probation violation following his arrest by Riley County Police late Tuesday morning. Israel Maldonado, 45, was taken into custody at the Riley County Law Enforcement Center on Seth Child at 11:50 a.m. Maldonado was arrested earlier this month in Manhattan on several charges which included fleeing [...]
K-State alum and award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet gave the K-State Marching Band an early Christmas gift Saturday. The Emmy Award-winning “Modern Family” star surprised the Pride of Wildcat Land with a new box truck to transport equipment just before the band left for the Cactus Bowl in Arizona. The truck arrived with K-State police escort [...]
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A Manhattan man faces a $10,000 bond and failure to appear charge following his arrest Christmas night. Zachary Tilton, 29, was taken into custody shortly before 7:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Judson Street. Tilton was arrested in late October in the 2100 block of Northview in Manhattan on charges of possession of opiates [...]