City commissioners plan to receive an update on the Casement road and bridge project, and the new FEMA floodplain maps during their scheduled work session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the City Commission Room at City Hall. The Casement Road issue involves a review
The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team was ranked Number 1 in Class 6A in the 2013 preseason coaches’ poll, released today. The girls’ team was also highly ranked, checking in at No. 3 in 6A. Behind the Indians on the boys’ side is Wichita North at No. 2,
Carolyn Besa started her bucket list long before the release of the movie of the same name. She first created it about 20 years ago. Since then, she and her husband have traveled to Germany and Australia and, most recently, to Kansas City for a hot
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team only lost one player from last year’s regional runner-up team. That player was senior captain Blake Fingalsen, who led the Indians most of the year and was at or near the top of the leaderboard most of the
The Junction City/ Geary County SWAT Team was called to a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon after a child called police. Junction City Police Department reported that officers were dispatched at 1:52 p.m. on Sunday to 1216 Downtain St. The officers reported they met a woman in
The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint between 2 and 2:45 am August 25 in the 300 block of Bluemont Avenue. RCPD officials said 345 stops were made, and those stops resulted in the arrests of five people. A total of 24 drivers
A man was arrested in connection with a reported stabbing Saturday night in Junction City, police said. Roberto Pedro Carlos Mendiola, 23, of Junction City, was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated battery following a report at 8:56 p.m. Saturday that a man had been stabbed
Two men were arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting of a Fort Riley soldier in Junction City, police said. Angel L. Colon, 33, of Junction City, was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder. Thomas C. Aven, 25, a Fort Riley soldier, was arrested on the
Brian Swenson, 48, of St. George, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.
Jerome John “JJ” Meinhardt, 92, of Paxico, died Sunday at Midland Hospice Care in Topeka. Full obituary and service information is pending and will be announced by Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home.
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