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  • Local |Business | August 27, 2015

    Some Riley residents wary of $40M Wildcat Creek grant

    RILEY — The campaign for a $40 million federal grant to mitigate flooding along Wildcat Creek hit a few bumps Wednesday night. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is applying for the grant on behalf of Riley County and Manhattan. On Wednesday representatives from the state and county

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 27, 2015

    No arrests in robbery of Sunflower Bank

    Riley County police are still searching for a man who robbed Sunflower Bank Wednesday morning. The robbery reportedly took place at 10:20 a.m. at the bank, 2710 Anderson Ave. RCPD spokesman Matthew Droge said on Thursday that he knows of no new developments in the case,

  • Local |Education | August 27, 2015

    MHS under brief lockout Thursday

    Manhattan High West Campus went under a brief lockout Thursday morning after what officials described as a “student issue.” USD 383’s director of communications and safety, Michele Jones, said students and staff members were told to remain in their classrooms for 10 minutes, from about 11:10 to 11:20

  • Local |Business | August 27, 2015

    Manhattan sales taxes on upswing after lull

    Manhattan’s monthly sales tax revenue is on the upswing again after a two-month lull. The city received $904,472 in sales tax revenue, according to the August sales tax report, which reflects the previous month’s sales. This is an increase of $10,336 or about 1.16 percent from

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | August 26, 2015

    Parents, classmates mourn slain student at ceremony

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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 26, 2015

    Police searching for Sunflower Bank robber

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    Riley County police are searching for a man who robbed Sunflower Bank Wednesday morning. The robbery reportedly took place at 10:20 a.m. at the bank, 2710 Anderson Ave. RCPD spokesman Matthew Droge said officers are looking for a white man, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 26, 2015

    Pott County magistrate named to labor department post

    A Pottawatomie County magistrate judge has been appointed to a position with the Department of Labor as an administrative law judge. Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Lana Gordon announced the appointment Tuesday of Steven Roth. He will serve in the position in Topeka. The labor

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 26, 2015

    City works to meld two parks plans

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation officials want the department’s two concurrent strategic plans to flow together. The Manhattan City Commission discussed developments in the City Park Master Plan during its work session on Tuesday. When considering two concepts, 726 residents, or 54 percent of those surveyed, supported

  • Local |Traffic | August 26, 2015

    Three injury accidents investigated

    The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to three injury accidents in Riley County on Tuesday. At 12:05 p.m., an accident involving a motorcycle and a farm truck at the intersection of U.S. 24 and Anderson Avenue sent one person to the hospital. According to a KHP

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 26, 2015

    Police still searching for man who robbed Sunflower Bank

    Riley County police are looking for a man who robbed Sunflower Bank Wednesday morning. The robbery reportedly took place at 10:20 a.m. at the bank, 2710 Anderson Ave. RCPD spokesman Matthew Droge said officers are looking for a white man, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a

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