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State rejects Westar proposal to pass along cost of buying 8% of Jeffrey Energy Center

TOPEKA — The Kansas Corporation Commission has denied Westar Energy’s request to pass along the cost of purchasing 8 percent of the Jeffrey Energy Center in Pottawatomie County. The request would have seen ratepayers bearing the cost of the seven-month lease and subsequent purchase in August 2019 of an 8 percent interest in the center. [...]

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By |2019-09-12T13:34:19-05:00September 12th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, State News|Comments Off on State rejects Westar proposal to pass along cost of buying 8% of Jeffrey Energy Center

RCPD Report 9/11/19

Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 3200 block of Claflin Road in Manhattan on September 10, 2019, at approximately 6:30 AM. Officers listed a 24-year-old female and a 36-year-old female as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect took a 1999 Dodge Intrepid with miscellaneous items inside the vehicle. [...]

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By |2019-09-11T08:47:39-05:00September 11th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 9/11/19

RCPD Communications Center launches Text-to-911 feature

Riley County residents can now send text messages to 911 in the event of an emergency. The Riley County Police Department announced Tuesday it has upgraded its infrastructure to Next Generation 911, an internet-based system. The transition is the beginning step toward enhanced capabilities such as more accurate caller location and a faster, more resilient [...]

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By |2019-09-10T14:53:40-05:00September 10th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Communications Center launches Text-to-911 feature

Pottawatomie County hears updates on gravel roads; final hearing held for Blue Township codes

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Road and bridge damage, some of which is due to an August that saw about 10 inches of rain, was one of the main topics of discussion during the Pottawatomie County Commission meeting Monday morning. Public Works Director Peter Clark displayed a map showing sites of storm damage that occurred between April [...]

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By |2019-09-10T14:14:07-05:00September 10th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County hears updates on gravel roads; final hearing held for Blue Township codes

Pottawatomie County hears updates on gravel roads; final hearing held for Blue Township codes

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Road and bridge damage, some of which is due to an August that saw about 10 inches of rain, was one of the main topics of discussion during the Pottawatomie County Commission meeting Monday morning. Public Works Director Peter Clark displayed a map showing sites of storm damage that occurred between April [...]

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By |2019-09-10T14:14:07-05:00September 10th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County hears updates on gravel roads; final hearing held for Blue Township codes

RCPD Report 9/9/19

Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 4200 block of Spook Rock Way in Manhattan on September 6, 2019, at approximately 8:40 AM. Officers listed a 25-year-old male as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect damaged the paint on his vehicle. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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By |2019-09-10T05:53:06-05:00September 10th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 9/9/19

Update: Boil advisory rescinded for City of Ogden

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Saturday rescinded the boil water advisory for Ogden in Riley County. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system late Thursday. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination. Original story – Thursday, Sept. [...]

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By |2019-09-07T16:04:00-05:00September 5th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Update: Boil advisory rescinded for City of Ogden

Kimball Avenue expected to reopen Thursday

All lanes of Kimball Avenue from Seth Child to Kenmar are expected to reopen Thursday afternoon, just in time for Saturday’s season opener for Kansas State University football. The City of Manhattan announced Wednesday that Ebert Construction has finished their work on Kimball. This project included new storm sewer, new pedestrian beacons, and a turn [...]

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By |2019-08-28T20:15:23-05:00August 28th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Kimball Avenue expected to reopen Thursday

RCPD Report 8/27/19

Officers filed a report for aggravated criminal threat in the 1900 block of Lincoln Dr. in Manhattan on August 26, 2019, at approximately 7:20 AM. Officers listed a 15-year-old male as the victim and a 15-year-old female as the suspect when it was reported the suspect threatened the victim on social media while displaying a [...]

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By |2019-08-27T08:38:59-05:00August 27th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/27/19

Motivational speaker to discuss bullying prevention at Manhattan High

The nation’s number one booked school speaker will be at Manhattan High West Campus Wednesday. Nathan Harmon of Your Life Speaks will talk about bullying prevention, peaceful communications, and personal accountability. Greater Manhattan Community Foundation President and CEO Vern Henricks discussed the event on the GMCF Community Hour Monday , saying it’s presented by the [...]

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By |2019-08-27T07:26:51-05:00August 27th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Motivational speaker to discuss bullying prevention at Manhattan High