Riley County

RCPD is gradually getting back to pre-pandemic operations

As local businesses slowly begin to open back up, so do different parts of the Riley County Police Department. Dennis Butler, the RCPD director, says inmate visitations started back up earlier this week. Butler also says the patrol and detective divisions will begin transitioning to more regular operations. Other aspects of the department involving citizens, [...]

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By |2020-05-22T18:24:30-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD is gradually getting back to pre-pandemic operations

Riley County commissioners consider transferring money to reserve fund

Riley County commissioners were presented recommended transfers for the 2021 budget. Seven funds are supported with tax levy dollars; General fund, Riley County Police Department, Capital Improvement, Economic Development, Bond and Interest, County Building, and Health Department.  The beginning cash balance for Jan. 1 exceeded what was estimated to begin the year in each of [...]

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By |2020-05-22T12:07:21-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners consider transferring money to reserve fund

Riley County sees week without COVID-19 positive, Pott. County sees just two

Riley County novel coronavirus cases continue on a downward trend, seeing a full week without a new positive test. Officials Friday morning reported just 5 active COVID-19 cases in the county. Zero of those individuals are hospitalized, though Via Christi hospital reports 2 people awaiting test results in the building. Fifty-four Riley County residents have [...]

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By |2020-05-22T11:29:37-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County sees week without COVID-19 positive, Pott. County sees just two

Proposed RCPD budget decreased from ’20, officials looking to codify carry over fund procedure

After righting a budget miscalculation, the Riley County Police Department will present a budget to the Law Board that is slightly decreased from 2020’s numbers. But officials at a joint meeting of Riley County and Manhattan Thursday discussed looking for further reductions and potentially codifying how the police department’s carry over cash is handled. RCPD [...]

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By |2020-05-21T20:25:38-05:00May 21st, 2020|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Proposed RCPD budget decreased from ’20, officials looking to codify carry over fund procedure

By donating blood, you can help those going through cancer treatment

Through their partnership, the American Red Cross and American Cancer Society are attempting to spread awareness of how donating blood can help cancer patients. American Red Cross Account Manager Kristi Ingalls explains why cancer patients often receive blood donations. Ingalls says she personally knows someone who received a significant amount of blood while receiving treatment. [...]

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By |2020-02-14T15:03:32-06:00February 14th, 2020|American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, Blood Drive, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on By donating blood, you can help those going through cancer treatment

Riley County commissioners brush up on quarantine protocols

Riley County Health Department is making sure the county and Riley County commission are ready in the event a coronavirus outbreak occurs in the county. Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Andrew Adams says the reason for the presentation was due to the recent coronavirus outbreak that has been in the news. He started by reassuring [...]

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By |2020-02-14T12:52:27-06:00February 14th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners brush up on quarantine protocols

Riley County commissioners brush up on quarantine protocols

Riley County Health Department is making sure the county and Riley County commission are ready in the event a coronavirus outbreak occurs in the county. Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Andrew Adams says the reason for the presentation was due to the recent coronavirus outbreak that has been in the news. He started by reassuring [...]

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By |2020-02-14T12:52:27-06:00February 14th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners brush up on quarantine protocols