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Former 1st Infantry soldier receives Congressional Medal of Honor

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Former 1st Infantry soldier receives Congressional Medal of Honor

A former Fort Riley first division soldier received the Congressional Medal of Honor from the president on Tuesday. Former Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia received the medal of honor from President Donald Trump during a ceremony in Washington DC.  Bellavia served with the 1st Infantry Division in Iraq in 2004.  He is the first living [...]

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Prairiewood planning “non-groundbreaking” for conservation easement

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Prairiewood planning “non-groundbreaking” for conservation easement

MANHATTAN — The Prairiewood Retreat and Reserve will be setting up a conservation easement in the tallgrass prairie. This easement, in partnership with the Kansas Land Trust, will cover over over 200 acres of the native tallgrass prairie . This will prohibit any future development on the historic grasslands. To celebrate this easement, Prairiewood will [...]

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County commissioners make efforts to avoid potential budget election

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on County commissioners make efforts to avoid potential budget election

It appears the Riley County Commission has avoided an election for its proposed 2020 budget, but an increase in the mill levy is still likely. The commission picked back up on their 2020 budget work session during their meeting Monday.  Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison brought the updated list of appropriation adjustments made by [...]

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