RCPD: No serious injuries reported after morning crash sends one vehicle onto its side

No serious injuries were reported following a two vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Tuttle Creek Blvd and Walters Drive. According to RCPD, officers were called out to the scene just after 7:30 a.m. and found a Dodge Journey SUV had flipped onto its side and had at least one person entrapped. The vehicle had been [...]

By |2022-11-29T14:47:45-06:00November 29th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD: No serious injuries reported after morning crash sends one vehicle onto its side

Manhattan Red Cedar Holiday Harvest to return to Roger Schultz Park December 3

Manhattan’s annual Red Cedar Holiday Harvest returns this Saturday at Roger Schultz Community Park. The event is free, giving families an opportunity to chop down their own tree for their holiday decor. The event also has a two-fold purpose of helping cull the population of Red Cedars — an invasive species that grow throughout the [...]

By |2022-11-29T11:33:37-06:00November 29th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Red Cedar Holiday Harvest to return to Roger Schultz Park December 3

Authorities investigating after small fire reported in MHS bathroom Monday

An investigation is underway after a small fire was reported Monday inside a bathroom at Manhattan High School’s west campus. In a letter sent to parents Monday evening, Principal Michael Dorst noted that students reported to a teacher around 10:30 a.m. that the soap dispenser in a boys’ bathroom in the F hall had been [...]

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21st Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet by teleconference Friday

The search for a new district magistrate judge in the 21st Judicial District will officially begin Friday as a nominating commission plans to convene by telephone conference, to set the schedule for filling a vacancy on the court. Last week it was announced that Judge James Kepple was leaving the court to become the next [...]

By |2022-11-29T06:33:07-06:00November 29th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on 21st Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet by teleconference Friday

Coin toss determines Grant Township clerk race in Riley County

A coin flip was held at Monday’s Riley County Commission meeting to break a tie in the election of the Grant Township Clerk. Travis Shanahan, the current clerk finished with 19 votes in the Nov. 8 election. So did Riley County resident Larry Noble. Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo explains that a coin toss, while [...]

By |2022-11-28T19:12:08-06:00November 28th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Coin toss determines Grant Township clerk race in Riley County

Riley County Health Department says flu season has potential to be severe

Riley County health officials say cases of the flu are presenting earlier this year than any of the past 13 years. The health department noted in a Facebook post Monday that data so far indicates the 2022 flu season will be severe, based on indicators from across the globe, including Australia, where a lot of [...]

By |2022-11-28T14:39:36-06:00November 28th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Health Department says flu season has potential to be severe

One person dies in Junction City mobile home fire

Authorities in Junction City say one person died in a mobile home fire early Monday. According to a release from the Junction City Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to 948 Grant Ave. shortly before 1 a.m. to a mobile home fully engulfed with fire at lot 381. Firefighters found one person dead inside the home. [...]

By |2022-11-28T12:50:17-06:00November 28th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on One person dies in Junction City mobile home fire

Manhattan defeats Gardner-Edgerton 21-20 to win first state championship in 34 years

It took two overtimes for the Manhattan High football team to  battle back to gain their first lead in the Class 6A state championship and it took a defensive stand on the next series to preserve their first state title since 1988, as they defeated the Trailblazers of Gardner-Edgerton 21-20. Much like it has all [...]

By |2022-11-26T18:01:47-06:00November 26th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan defeats Gardner-Edgerton 21-20 to win first state championship in 34 years

Two injured in late Thursday wreck that closed Seth Child Road

Two people were injured in an overnight wreck that closed Seth Child from late Thursday into early Friday morning. According to the Riley County Police Department, the crash occurred at the intersection of Seth Child and Anderson Ave. around 11:30 p.m. Arriving officers found a passenger car that was involved in a crash with an [...]

By |2022-11-25T10:47:48-06:00November 25th, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Two injured in late Thursday wreck that closed Seth Child Road

Pottawatomie County officials working to redraw commission districts as expansion looms

Pottawatomie County officials held a work session Monday, to discuss how the county will divide population into five districts, now that voters have approved expansion of the board from three to five seats. Two new commissioners will come aboard next year. County Counselor John Watt says the county’s preference is to have that occur in [...]

By |2022-11-23T11:22:30-06:00November 23rd, 2022|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County officials working to redraw commission districts as expansion looms
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