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Riley County Law Board launches search for next RCPD Director

The Riley County Law Board announced Monday it is beginning the search for the next director of the Riley County Police Department. The job posting will go live next week, with the Law Board accepting applications starting May 24. Screening of applications will immediately follow the posting of the job and continue until the position [...]

By |2022-05-16T13:30:33-05:00May 16th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Law Board launches search for next RCPD Director

Remains of missing Lawrence man recovered from Milford Lake

Authorities have recovered the remains of a man who went missing almost two weeks ago at Milford Lake. Members of the Geary County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and the Geary County/Junction City Fire Department dive team, with the assistance of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Parks Division helped recover the remains of [...]

By |2022-05-13T21:12:35-05:00May 13th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Remains of missing Lawrence man recovered from Milford Lake

Riley County shifting weekly COVID reports to Friday to align with KDHE dashboard

Riley County health officials will continue to provide weekly COVID-19 updates on Fridays to align with KDHE’s weekly data dashboard updates. According to the latest report out Friday, May 13, Riley County recorded 37 COVID-19 cases between May 2-8. The Incidence Rate per 100,000 is 49.8, which places Riley County into the moderate incidence category. [...]

By |2022-05-13T16:40:06-05:00May 13th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County shifting weekly COVID reports to Friday to align with KDHE dashboard

RCPD to patrol Pillsbury Crossing after complaints of drinking, partying

The Riley County Police Department says it’s already fielded numerous calls from citizens concerned with large amounts of people drinking and parking in the water at Pillsbury Crossing, south of Manhattan. (Above video courtesy RCPD) According to a statement Friday on the RCPD Facebook page, at least one DUI arrest was made in the area [...]

By |2022-05-13T16:22:25-05:00May 13th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD to patrol Pillsbury Crossing after complaints of drinking, partying

One person killed in crash near St. George

One person was killed Friday morning in a crash near St. George. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a northbound Chevy Malibu failed to yield at the stop sign at the intersection of Flush Road and Highway 24. The car was struck on the drivers side by an eastbound semi truck. The driver of the [...]

By |2022-05-13T16:07:29-05:00May 13th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on One person killed in crash near St. George

Three injured in head-on crash north of Manhattan

Three people were injured Thursday in a head on crash near the intersection of Tuttle Creek Blvd. and Seth Child Road. The Riley County Police Department says the crash happened just after 4 p.m. east of the intersection. According to PIO Aaron Wintermote, the crash occurred when an eastbound Ford Focus driven by 16-year-old Helen [...]

By |2022-05-13T08:48:25-05:00May 13th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Three injured in head-on crash north of Manhattan

Gov. Kelly proclaims Beef Month at Riley County family-owned ranch

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly was in rural Riley County Thursday to proclaim Beef Month, which continues through the end of May. The governor visited the Lyons Ranch, about 13 miles south of Manhattan off of McDowell Creek Road where she spoke about Kansas being recognized for healthy cattle and high quality, nutritious beef. “The Kansas [...]

By |2022-05-12T15:14:22-05:00May 12th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Gov. Kelly proclaims Beef Month at Riley County family-owned ranch

Manhattan man charged in connection to 2020 alleged kidnapping

A Manhattan man has been arrested in connection to a 2020 alleged kidnapping. The Riley County Police Department says 45-year-old Antonio Cooper is jailed on a warrant for charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, criminal possession of a weapon by a felon and two counts each of criminal threat and aggravated assault. Police say the [...]

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By |2022-05-12T09:28:09-05:00May 12th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man charged in connection to 2020 alleged kidnapping

Severe weather a possibility through the weekend

Severe weather is a possibility for the region through Saturday. The National Weather Service says a cold front will push through today and thunderstorms are expected to develop along a boundary that could move into north central Kansas, which will weaken as they move eastward. The weaker storms will likely continue into Friday morning. It’s [...]

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By |2022-05-12T07:56:38-05:00May 12th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Severe weather a possibility through the weekend

Riley County to require licenses for Airbnb, Vrbo owners

Residents operating short-term rental properties in unincorporated areas of Riley County now must apply for a license, with yearly renewals, following updated regulations passed by the County Commission May 5th. This applies to Airbnb and Vrbo rentals. Licenses will be granted only once properties are in compliance with a list of requirements in the updated [...]

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By |2022-05-11T14:36:02-05:00May 11th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County to require licenses for Airbnb, Vrbo owners
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