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Tips for staying safe during and after a motor-vehicle crash with a deer

This time of year can be particularly dangerous on the roads as we enter peak-mating season for deer. The number of motor-vehicle wrecks involving deer goes from 200 to 400 per day before October to around 1000 by early to mid November, according to a study by the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism [...]

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By |2019-10-11T17:54:18-05:00October 11th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Tips for staying safe during and after a motor-vehicle crash with a deer

Fort Riley to host Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday

An opportunity for military retirees from all branches and their spouses to listen to speakers and learn about topics relevant to them is coming up soon. Fort Riley’s annual Retiree Appreciation Day will be at Riley’s Community Center this Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m.. “Elements of the [...]

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By |2019-10-10T17:48:20-05:00October 10th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Fort Riley to host Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday

Flu clinics set up in Pottawatomie County; county commissioners discuss various public works projects

With the flu season coming up, Pottawatomie County Health Department director Lisa Kenworthy’s update to the county commission could not have come at a better time. Kenworthy gave an update on area flu clinics to Pottawatomie County commissioners at their weekly meeting Monday morning. 20 clinics, four being new, have been established through October. Here [...]

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By |2019-10-01T18:59:42-05:00October 1st, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Top Story|Comments Off on Flu clinics set up in Pottawatomie County; county commissioners discuss various public works projects

The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Latest on the criminal case involving an Army solider charged with distributing explosives information online (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A prosecutor says an Army soldier charged with distributing information about making explosives online is a Satanist who wanted to overthrow the U.S. government. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Mattivi said during [...]

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By |2019-09-28T05:37:47-05:00September 28th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Latest on the criminal case involving an Army solider charged with distributing explosives information online (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A prosecutor says an Army soldier charged with distributing information about making explosives online is a Satanist who wanted to overthrow the U.S. government. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Mattivi said during [...]

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By |2019-09-28T05:37:47-05:00September 28th, 2019|Fort Riley, Local News, State News, Top Story|Comments Off on The Latest: Prosecutor: ‘Satanist’ Fort Riley soldier sought overthrow

Manhattan’s furriest residents cool off for annual Pet Poolooza

PetPoolooza kicked off on Sunday for it’s 13th year in Manhattan, and several pet owners and their dog buddies turned out to go for a swim at City Park pool. PetPoolooza is a very well attended event, one of the benefits is getting both owners and their dogs some good quality swim time and exercise. [...]

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By |2019-08-12T06:28:55-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan’s furriest residents cool off for annual Pet Poolooza

Stuff the Bus collects school supplies for children in need

K-State Credit Union, Konza United Way, and Manhattan Broadcasting helped stuffed the bus for the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 FIT Closet over the weekend. A school bus was parked outside of Walmart where volunteers handed lists of school supplies the FIT closet is in need of. The supplies will be handed to students who qualify for [...]

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By |2019-07-14T12:35:38-05:00July 14th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Stuff the Bus collects school supplies for children in need

County commissioners make efforts to avoid potential budget election

It appears the Riley County Commission has avoided an election for its proposed 2020 budget, but an increase in the mill levy is still likely. The commission picked back up on their 2020 budget work session during their meeting Monday.  Budget and Finance Officer Tami Robison brought the updated list of appropriation adjustments made by [...]

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By |2019-06-25T10:54:54-05:00June 25th, 2019|Local News, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on County commissioners make efforts to avoid potential budget election

KSRE recommends residents prepare for potential floods, gather important materials

With Manhattan dealing with ongoing flood concerns from Tuttle Creek Reservoir, K-State Research and Extension Family Resource Management Specialist Elizabeth Kiss suggests for families to make a “grab-and-go” box for any documents and papers that are difficult to prepare. “Birth certificates, social security cards, marriage certificates and things that you might keep in a safety [...]

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By |2019-06-03T13:53:53-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on KSRE recommends residents prepare for potential floods, gather important materials

Manhattan to study costs, benefits of Blue Township annexation

Manhattan is seeking more data on what would be the costs and benefits of extending the city limits east by annexing a portion of Pottawatomie County’s Blue Township. The City Commission unanimously approved requesting proposals from private contractors to study the topic at its Tuesday meeting. The area in question is the Green Valley portion [...]

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By |2019-05-10T18:37:21-05:00May 10th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan to study costs, benefits of Blue Township annexation