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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 18, 2014

    Police report scams

    The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas State University Police Department have received several complaints regarding possible scams in the Manhattan and Riley County Area. The scams are carried out over the phone using the RCPD name on caller identification or sent via postcard.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | December 18, 2014

    Local bar challenges MIP citation

    Can a person buy a beer but not possess it? That’s the question at the center of a case involving a local bar. Kite’s Bar & Grill has filed for judicial review in response to a charge of minor in possession after an

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | December 18, 2014

    Regents approve $10.4M for K-State building maintenance

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Board of Regents approved rehabilitation and repair projects for K-State totaling more than $10.4 million Wednesday afternoon. These repairs are for the 2016 fiscal year. The biggest item of concern in the 29-point list of projects is for state fire code updates for the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | December 18, 2014

    Police refute racial profiling allegation

    A former Kansas State football player and father of an Oklahoma State player says he was the victim of racial profiling by stadium police at the schools’ game in Manhattan on Nov. 1. Steve Clark, 55, a former Wichita North football coach and one of two African-American

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 18, 2014

    Local man arrested on drug charges

    The Riley County Police Department arrested a Manhattan man as part of an ongoing investigation into the distribution of illegal narcotics in the Manhattan and Riley County area. Connor James Yeager, 19, 9104 Tonya Terrace, was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of

  • Local |Education | December 18, 2014

    Wamego USD 320 will be closed on Thursday, December 18.

    Wamego USD 320 will be closed on Thursday, December 18.

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 18, 2014

    Fort Riley personnel report time delayed two hours

    FORT RILEY, Kan. – Fort Riley will operate on a two hour delay Thursday, Dec 17. Soldiers report at 9 a.m.; civilians 2-hour delay. Exception: Irwin Army Community Hospital is operating on a normal work schedule. Questions, contact your supervisor.

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 17, 2014

    Winter storm may bring snow, ice to Manhattan


    Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp said the best Manhattan residents could hope for is a small amount of snow Wednesday night into Thursday moring. Her only wish is that temperatures aren’t warm enough to bring ice. “What we know is that we don’

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 17, 2014

    Matta resigns from law board

    It took nearly a month, but Mayor Wynn Butler will finally get to appoint the person he wanted to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board. Commissioner John Matta resigned his citizen-at-large seat during Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission meeting, which paved the way for

  • Local |Business | December 17, 2014

    Hotel occupancy drops slightly

    The hotel occupancy rate is down about 1 percentage point, according to the Manhattan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) quarterly report. CVB director Karen Hibbard presented data at the Manhattan City Commision meeting on Tuesday from Smith Travel Research, which included information on hotel performance.

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