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
Before Kansas State University students return to classes on Monday, thousands of them have to move into their new homes in the residence halls. Hannah Robinson, who is majoring in business at K-State, moved into Boyd Hall on Saturday. “I had never been in the
Love him or hate him, Tim Huelskamp can draw a crowd. The First District representative in Congress showed that Friday afternoon when nearly 140 persons showed up for his Town Hall appearance at the Manhattan Public Library. Judging from more than 15 questions fired at the congressman
With an eye toward an ever-growing population, city officials are making moves to increase the amount of park space in Manhattan. Eddie Eastes, acting Parks and Rec director, said the city currently owns about 550 to 580 acres of developed park land. That works out to about 10
The Wareham Opera House, owned by Darrel Hills, has recently signed a multiple-year contract with Ryan Platt of RPA Entertainment to run and operate the house. This new management will bring new and exciting acts to Manhattan, including music and comedy acts. Up-coming events can
TOPEKA — Governor Sam Brownback recently appointed David Vail of Manhattan to the Kansas Humanities Council Board of Directors. He joins a 22-member board representing leaders from across the state. David Vail is an assistant professor with Kansas State University Libraries and serves as public services
Working overtime may cost you your health, according to a Kansas State University doctoral researcher. Sarah Asebedo, doctoral student in personal financial planning and conflict resolution, Edina, Minn., conducted a study using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. She and her colleagues—Sonya Britt, assistant
A Fort Riley soldier was injured when he was shot early Saturday morning outside a Junction City club. Jeffrey D. Bragg Jr., 20, reportedly was shot in the parking lot of Club Rose, 851 Grant Ave. Junction City. Police were dispatched to the Shell Station at 1808 N.
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