Riley County

National Radon Action Month: Testing homes for radon can save lives

January is National Radon Action Month, meaning now is a good time to become informed about radon and radon exposure in your home. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found in the soil that is a result of uranium decay. Brian Hanson, the K-State Engineering Extension Radon Program Coordinator, says radon can eventually make [...]

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By |2020-01-17T16:23:17-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News, National Radon Action Month, Pottawatomie County, Radon, Radon Exposure, Riley County|Comments Off on National Radon Action Month: Testing homes for radon can save lives

Second mistrial declared in case of Manhattan man accused in infant’s murder

For the second time, a mistrial has been declared in the case of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, the Manhattan man accused in the death of his former girlfriend’s infant son in late 2018. According to Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson, the mistrial was requested by Deputy Riley County Attorney Bethany Fields. The office said during the [...]

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By |2020-01-17T12:13:08-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Second mistrial declared in case of Manhattan man accused in infant’s murder

RCPD Report: 1/17/20

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 |2020-01-17T11:25:35-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 1/17/20

RCPD Report: 1/16/20

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 |2020-01-16T14:35:23-06:00January 16th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 1/16/20

Gov. Kelly outlines agenda to include sales tax relief on food, returning LAVTR funds to counties

Gov. Laura Kelly outlined her agenda for the 2020 legislative session Wednesday during her second State of the State address. That includes efforts to expand Medicaid and a food and property tax relief proposal. But she says she’ll veto any tax bill that includes steep cuts or would hamper the state’s ability to fund public [...]

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By |2020-01-16T12:37:44-06:00January 16th, 2020|Riley County, State News|Comments Off on Gov. Kelly outlines agenda to include sales tax relief on food, returning LAVTR funds to counties

Lyons retrial continues, closing arguments expected Friday

A Riley County jury has heard testimony from a number of doctors and social workers on the severity of injuries sustained by a 2-month-old boy who died in November 2018. The defense continued to build its case Wednesday in the retrial of 24-year-old D’Khari Lyons, who’s charged with first-degree murder and child abuse. The defense [...]

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By |2020-01-16T08:21:51-06:00January 16th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Lyons retrial continues, closing arguments expected Friday

RCPD Report: 1/15/20

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 |2020-01-15T08:56:07-06:00January 15th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 1/15/20

Rodriguez files for re-election to Riley County Commission

Riley County Commission Chair Marvin Rodriguez has filed for re-election. He filed for re-election Monday for the District 2 seat which he’s held since 2016. Rodriguez says he still has some unfinished business left to do, which is why he decided to run again. “The money that the state legislature took away from the Local [...]

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By |2020-01-15T07:25:22-06:00January 15th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Rodriguez files for re-election to Riley County Commission

Riley County commissioners begin process for new planning and development director

The Riley County Commission has started the process to find a new planning and development director, after learning Monday that current director Monty Wedel plans to retire in September. Human Resources Manager Cindy Volanti says a summary was used in the past for previous department head hiring processes.  They will advertise the position on various [...]

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By |2020-01-14T23:00:31-06:00January 14th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County commissioners begin process for new planning and development director

RCPD Report: 1/13/20

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 |2020-01-13T13:17:51-06:00January 13th, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report: 1/13/20