Riley County

RCPD Report 4/25/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 700 block of N Manhattan Ave in Manhattan on April 24, 2019, at approximately 12:20 PM. Officers listed Computer Hospital of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown male suspect took a Mac Book Pro. The estimated total loss associated with this case is [...]

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Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

City of Manhattan administration will continue working on a potential ballot question to raise the city’s sales tax rate. Manhattan City Commissioners expressed interest in sending the decision to voters in November at their Tuesday work session. They’re looking at a 0.3 percent sales tax increase, which would raise the base rate in Manhattan from [...]

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By |2019-04-24T12:31:25-05:00April 24th, 2019|city, government, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, Manhattan City Commission, news, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, sales tax, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan eyeing 0.3 percent sales tax increase

St. George woman arrested on Idaho warrant for drugs, failure to appear

MANHATTAN — A 28-year-old St. George woman is awaiting extradition to Idaho after a number of charges there from a 2017 arrest. Riley County Police arrested Brandi Danielle Sunderman just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. Sunderman is charged in Bingham County, Idaho District Court with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine); a [...]

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By |2019-04-24T11:00:52-05:00April 24th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on St. George woman arrested on Idaho warrant for drugs, failure to appear

RCPD Report 4/24/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 3000 block of State St in Manhattan on April 23, 2019, at approximately 6:05 AM. Officers listed Rebecca Benfield, 29 of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took her 2017 Subaru Impreza and cash. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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By |2019-04-24T09:27:21-05:00April 24th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 4/24/19

KDHE, K-State continue air quality research amid busy burning season

A report out by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment shows over 2.2 million acres of grassland were burned in Kansas and Oklahoma between March 15 and April 14. Controlled burns are up substantially in the Manhattan area as 43,908 acres were burned in Riley County (up 36 percent) and 69,870 acres were burned [...]

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By |2019-04-23T15:13:02-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on KDHE, K-State continue air quality research amid busy burning season

County commission approves letter to be sent to state

The Riley County commissioners approved a letter to be sent to the state in regards to Senate Bill 190 on Monday. County Counselor Clancy Holeman says the county specifically has an issue with Section 3 Three of the bill.  This would cancel the Local Ad Valorem Funds (LAVRF) and County City Revenue Sharing (CCRS) statutes [...]

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By |2019-04-23T11:14:32-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Clancy Holeman, John Ford, KS, Local Ad Valorem Fund, Local News, Manhattan, Marvin Rodriguez, Pawnee Mental Health Services, Riley County, Riley County Commission, Ron Wells, Senate Bill 190|Comments Off on County commission approves letter to be sent to state

One person injured in early Tuesday Riley County wreck

A Manhattan man was treated for injuries he sustained in a rollover accident in north Riley County early Tuesday morning. According to the Riley County Police Department, 19-year-old Justice Sensley was traveling in the 16,000 block of Barton Road west of Leonardville just before 6 a.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and overturned. It [...]

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RCPD Report 4/23/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 900 block of Moro in Manhattan on April 22, 2019, at approximately 12:30 PM. Officers listed Dakota Allen, 23 of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took his 2006 Suzuki motorcycle. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,500.00. [...]

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By |2019-04-23T09:52:55-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 4/23/19

RCPD makes separate arrests on suspected child abuse, lewd and lascivious behavior

MANHATTAN — Riley County Police made a pair of notable arrests overnight in Manhattan. According to the RCPD arrest report, 43-year-old Savalas Tolliver was arrested just after 12:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Kearney Street. He’s charged with one count of abuse of a child; torture of cruelly beating a child under 18 years [...]

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By |2019-04-23T08:28:02-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD makes separate arrests on suspected child abuse, lewd and lascivious behavior

Riley County fourth graders touring historic Wolf House this week

MANHATTAN — Fourth graders from all over Riley County will experience life in the 1800s this week at the Wolf House. Riley County Historical Museum Curator Allana Parker says the kids will be able to see the food of that time, the differences in the way people use different rooms, and even hygiene. “One of [...]

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By |2019-04-22T13:31:45-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County fourth graders touring historic Wolf House this week