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Riley County Law Board approves early purchase of new RCPD vehicles

Rather than waiting until January to purchase vehicles for its fleet, the Riley County Law Board is allowing RCPD to do so now to ensure they can fulfill their request. The Law Board gave the police department early permission to use funds from its 2021 budget to purchase seven 2021 Dodge Durango SUVs totaling about [...]

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By |2020-09-21T15:11:58-05:00September 21st, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Law Board approves early purchase of new RCPD vehicles

RCPD arrests suspect in November alleged robbery and kidnapping

Riley County Police have arrested one of two suspects tied to an alleged robbery and kidnapping late last year. Aaron Michael Noonan, 25, of Colorado Springs, Colo. is charged with one count of aggravated kidnapping, one count of aggravated robbery and a charge of conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Noonan was arrested Thursday on a [...]

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By |2020-09-18T11:08:10-05:00September 18th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD arrests suspect in November alleged robbery and kidnapping

Gibbs: Beware of scammers posing as contact tracers

Contact tracers have been working seemingly around the clock these past few months getting in touch with people who may have come in contact with someone infected with the novel coronavirus. Due to the uptick in cases locally and statewide, scammers may be posing as health department employees trying to take advantage of the situation. [...]

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By |2020-09-17T15:17:05-05:00September 17th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Gibbs: Beware of scammers posing as contact tracers

Clay Center man injured after semi overturns in Pott. County

A Clay Center man was injured early Thursday morning after his semi overturned in rural Pottawatomie County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 2019 Mack truck driven by 56-year-old Gerald Taylor went off the road north of K16 highway at Wheaton Road, just east of Wheaton. The incident occurred around 6 a.m. Taylor was transported [...]

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By |2020-09-17T13:30:29-05:00September 17th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Clay Center man injured after semi overturns in Pott. County

GMCF launches CARES grant program for nonprofits

Federal dollars are now available to Manhattan area nonprofits through the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation. GMCF President and CEO Vern Henricks spoke about the application period on Monday’s GMCF Community Hour on News Radio KMAN. Henricks says these dollars come from the CARES Act, approved by Congress earlier this year. “We’re helping administer the $500,000 [...]

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By |2020-09-17T13:01:42-05:00September 17th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on GMCF launches CARES grant program for nonprofits

Former Wamego Wastewater Treatment operator indicted for violations of Clean Water Act

The former operator of the Wamego Wastewater Treatment Facility was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of violating the Clean Water Act. According to a release from US Attorney Stephen McAllister’s office, 47-year-old David Schleif of Belvue was charged with discharging untreated or inadequately treated sewage from the Wamego facility into the Kansas River. The crime [...]

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By |2020-09-16T14:49:12-05:00September 16th, 2020|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Former Wamego Wastewater Treatment operator indicted for violations of Clean Water Act

Riley County reports spike in new cases, largely from delayed results; promises fix on the way

Riley County health experts say a large increase in positive coronavirus cases is largely blamed on delays in getting results, but plans are underway to fix the problem. Wednesday’s report included 111 new positive cases and two additional recoveries since Monday’s report. Ascension Via Christi is monitoring three positive patients. Local health officer Julie Gibbs [...]

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By |2020-09-16T14:11:47-05:00September 16th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Riley County reports spike in new cases, largely from delayed results; promises fix on the way

Wamego High principal says current teaching mode is unsustainable, citing fears of teacher burnout

Wamego High Principal Kale Katt says school teachers are navigating curriculum to the best of their abilities, but fears the challenges may be too overwhelming for some. Speaking to the USD 320 school board Monday, Katt opened up about the challenges teachers are facing in his building. (NOTE: A link to the full meeting video [...]

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By |2020-09-15T14:54:06-05:00September 15th, 2020|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego High principal says current teaching mode is unsustainable, citing fears of teacher burnout

Open house planned for new Riley clinic

An open house is planned later this month for a new clinic in Riley. A ribbon cutting for the new Riley Family Physicians clinic will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. September 26. The new clinic has been under construction since spring, located just west of the Dollar General store in Riley. The one [...]

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By |2020-09-15T14:21:37-05:00September 15th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Open house planned for new Riley clinic

Riley County reports two additional deaths related to COVID outbreak at Homestead Assisted Living

The Riley County Health Department on Monday added 43 new active cases to its overall count from three days prior, but also logged two more deaths from a COVID outbreak location. The total number of active cases is 663, with 719 recovered. The county recorded two more coronavirus-related deaths over the weekend, bringing the total [...]

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By |2020-09-14T14:26:28-05:00September 14th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports two additional deaths related to COVID outbreak at Homestead Assisted Living
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