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RCPD Report: 8/13/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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By |2020-08-13T15:02:22-05:00August 13th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 8/13/20

RCPD Report: 8/12/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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By |2020-08-12T10:45:49-05:00August 12th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 8/12/20

K-State Natatorium to remain closed through fall; university eyeing permanent closure

K-State’s Natatorium will be closed through the fall 2020 semester, citing ventilation issues. The university announced it will also begin plans to close the aging facility permanently within three years. The on-campus indoor swimming facility was closed in March when K-State went into limited operations. A decision on its use during the spring semester will [...]

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By |2020-08-11T12:36:22-05:00August 11th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State Natatorium to remain closed through fall; university eyeing permanent closure

RCPD Report: 8/11/20

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent [...]

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By |2020-08-11T10:26:45-05:00August 11th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 8/11/20

Riley County reports 6 new COVID cases, 2 hospitalized

Riley County today is reporting 6 new positive COVID-19 tests and 1 recovery since Friday. That brings the active case count to 126, a net increase of 5 cases . Additionally, adding in 11 probable cases that have recovered makes 352 recoveries and 5 deaths of 483 confirmed cases reported since the pandemic was declared [...]

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By |2020-08-10T13:03:37-05:00August 10th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 6 new COVID cases, 2 hospitalized

KDOT starting Riley County highway resurfacing project

Motorists traveling through Northern Riley County are advised to be aware of upcoming highway projects starting Friday. KDOT is planning two connected projects amounting $2.3 million on U.S. 24 and U.S. 77 beginning August 14. Road crews from Manhattan’s Shilling Construction Co. will start resurfacing 77 at mile marker 194 and 24 at mile marker [...]

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By |2020-08-10T11:26:27-05:00August 10th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on KDOT starting Riley County highway resurfacing project

KSU, local partnership commended for work to fill COVID test swab shortage

K-State faculty and administration were recognized by the KDHE for efforts to boost supply of COVID swabs in the region. K-State’s Beth Montelone, Jungkwun Kim, and Dong Lin — in partnership with Community HealthCare System — have 3-D printing testing swabs to help address supply chain gaps. So far, they’ve donated over 2500 swabs with another [...]

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By |2020-08-08T13:36:51-05:00August 8th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on KSU, local partnership commended for work to fill COVID test swab shortage

Woman dies in Friday Scenic/K-18 collision

A Wichita woman died in a Friday vehicle collision at the entrance ramp off of Scenic Drive onto K-18. The incident occurred just before noon when a Buick LaCrosse, driven by 83-year-old Sylvia Harden, turned left off of the Scenic ramp to enter K-18. She entered the lane of a Ford F650, driven by 55-year-old [...]

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By |2020-08-08T12:05:42-05:00August 8th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Woman dies in Friday Scenic/K-18 collision

K-State College of Agriculture students named 2020 Cargill scholars

A Wamego Kansas State University student is one of two College of Agriculture students recognized as 2020 Cargill Global Scholars. Sophomore Nathan Williams, a Rock Creek grad, was chosen along with Junior Michael Dowd of Olathe for the honors. The two will receive $2,500 scholarships from the Cargill Global Scholars Program for up to two [...]

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By |2020-08-07T12:10:36-05:00August 7th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State College of Agriculture students named 2020 Cargill scholars

Annual Flush Picnic to move to drive thru setting Sunday, Aug. 9

An annual chicken feed in Pottawatomie County will look a little different this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church has opted to shift its annual chicken dinner fundraiser to a drive-thru event. The picnic typically draws thousands to Flush for the food, festivities, and fun. This year’s event will take place Sunday, [...]

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By |2020-08-07T11:21:29-05:00August 7th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Annual Flush Picnic to move to drive thru setting Sunday, Aug. 9