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Rural Clay County shooting leaves one injured; shooter dead

CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says one person is dead and another was wounded in a rural Clay County shooting incident Thursday. Authorities say just before 1 p.m. a deputy from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was flagged down by a motorist who told him she was taking her husband to the [...]

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By |2019-04-19T08:20:02-05:00April 19th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Rural Clay County shooting leaves one injured; shooter dead

Tuttle Creek Lake officials nearing potential for some water releases

MANHATTAN — Rising waters at Tuttle Creek Reservoir have been a concern for many in the region since a wet March inundated the lake with its third highest readings since 1973. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operation Project Manager Brian McNulty informed a joint meeting of Manhattan, Riley and Pottawatomie county officials that the lake [...]

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By |2019-04-19T07:57:11-05:00April 19th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Tuttle Creek Lake officials nearing potential for some water releases

Easter Family Fun Day returns to City Park Saturday

MANHATTAN — An “eggstradordinary” event is happening at Manhattan City Park on Saturday. The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its third annual Easter Family Fun Day, a free event for the community that includes the Manhattan Lions Club Easter egg hunts for different age groups (2 to 3), (4 to 5) and (6 [...]

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By |2019-04-19T06:53:43-05:00April 19th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Easter Family Fun Day returns to City Park Saturday

Update: Apartment complex fire ruled accidental, damage estimated over $100,000

MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Fire Department has determined Wednesday night’s fire at the Brookfield Residences apartment building was accidental. Investigators determined the fire started on the second-floor porch balcony due to improperly discarded smoking materials. Damage to the building is estimated at $120,000 along with $20,000 damage to the building’s contents. The two-story, 12-unit building [...]

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By |2019-04-18T10:45:59-05:00April 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Update: Apartment complex fire ruled accidental, damage estimated over $100,000

Stephens, Jimenez tapped for leadership positions at Marlatt Elementary, Manhattan High

The USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden School Board announced it filled two leadership positions within the district Wednesday. Current Marlatt Elementary assistant principal Sheila Stephens has been named the principal at Marlatt Elementary School. She replaces Brett Nelson who is leaving the district for a superintendent job in Clay County. Stephens has worked at Marlatt since 2016 [...]

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By |2019-04-18T07:56:00-05:00April 18th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Stephens, Jimenez tapped for leadership positions at Marlatt Elementary, Manhattan High

RCPD informs Law Board of additional Fake Patty’s Day stats

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police spent close to $64,000 in personnel funds to staff the areas around Aggieville March 2 for this year’s annual Fake Patty’s Day. That included a total of 1,869 hours of employee labor, according to RCPD Captain Richard Fink. The total cost was $63,915. Fink says they aren’t charged by outside [...]

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By |2019-04-18T06:54:02-05:00April 18th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD informs Law Board of additional Fake Patty’s Day stats

Former USD 383 school board member arrested for DUI

MANHATTAN — A Manhattan man who recently entered the race for a seat on the Manhattan City Commission this fall was arrested Monday. Aaron Estabrook, 35, was arrested shortly before 8:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Bluemont Ave. on suspicion of driving under the influence, a second offense according to Tuesday’s Riley County Police [...]

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By |2019-04-16T08:28:03-05:00April 16th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Former USD 383 school board member arrested for DUI

RCPD presents Law Board adjusted revenue requests for 2020 budget

MANHATTAN — With budget talks continuing forward, an adjustment to spending requests was presented by the Riley County Police Department at Monday’s meeting of the Riley County Law Board. RCPD Director Dennis Butler says he was approached after last month’s initial budget proposal by Law Board Chair and Manhattan Mayor Mike Dodson to reduce the [...]

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By |2019-04-16T07:51:33-05:00April 16th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD presents Law Board adjusted revenue requests for 2020 budget

Two arrested after discharge of weapon, alleged assault

MANHATTAN — A pair of Manhattan residents were arrested over the weekend on charges stemming from an alleged assault that involved the unlawful discharge of a firearm. Riley County Police listed two Manhattan women as the victims after a known female suspect discharged a weapon and a known male suspect displayed a weapon around 2:30 [...]

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By |2019-04-15T11:04:11-05:00April 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Two arrested after discharge of weapon, alleged assault

Little Apple Pride to host 10th annual parade and festival Saturday

MANHATTAN — The LGBTQ community and allies are being celebrated this weekend with the 10th annual Little Apple Pride Festival. A parade will kick things off at noon starting at Manhattan Town Center, continuing down Poyntz Avenue to City Park. Committee member Jonathan Mertz says people will arrive to the park to a plethora of [...]

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By |2019-04-12T10:44:08-05:00April 12th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Little Apple Pride to host 10th annual parade and festival Saturday