Second wave feminism on display at Beach Museum

The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art is opening a new exhibit Tuesday to bring attention to the second wave of feminism from the 1960s to 1970s.  The “Voices: Women Artists in the Era of the Second Wave of Feminism” exhibit will feature artwork utilized by female artists to highlight and bring attention to feminist [...]

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Two deer collisions reported in Geary County Sunday night

Geary County police filed reports for two separate deer collisions Sunday evening. The first occurred around 9 p.m. at mile marker 5 of K-57. Sheriff’s officials report Kevin Jones of Milford was travelling eastbound when a deer entered the path of his Chevy Uplander. Jones walked away unharmed and with minor vehicle damage. Later, just [...]

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Second man arrested in 2021 Geary County murder case

A second arrest has been made in the investigation into the murder of 22-year-old Enfinnity Hayes of Fort Riley. Geary County Sheriff’s officials announced Monday that Jonathan Franklin, also of Fort Riley, was taken into custody Sunday on charges of first degree murder as well as conspiracy to commit first degree murder. In July, Hayes’ [...]

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Maternal and Child Health Program represented at Everybody Counts Community Event

The annual Everybody Counts Community Event was well-attended yesterday at the Douglass Community Complex in Manhattan. The Riley County Health Department’s Bilingual Navigator, Maria Baquero, was there helping the community to learn about available services from the County’s Maternal & Child Health program: Riley County and the State of Kansas have both proclaimed they are [...]

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Everybody Counts Community Event promotes calling 211 for local resources

The Douglass Recreation Complex in Manhattan hosted the Everybody Counts Community Event yesterday. Agencies and Organizations passed out goodies; provided resource information; and chatted with the community. But, Konza United Way’s CEO, Tara Claussen, says there is also 24/7 help available: 211 is answered by a larger United Way in the Wichita area, but Claussen [...]

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Junction City man charged in fatal stabbing incident

One person is in custody following a stabbing incident that left one person dead and injured another. Junction City Police say 21-year-old Jalen Thomas is jailed on suspicion of 2nd degree murder, aggravated battery, domestic battery and aggravated assault. At around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Deerfield Blvd. in [...]

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Iacobellis attorneys withdraw, status hearing with new attorney scheduled Aug. 15

A former Manhattan restaurant owner facing more than two dozen charges of sex crimes had his sentencing delayed after his lawyers motioned to withdraw as counsel Friday. 63-year-old Robert Iacobellis is accused of 27 counts of sexual assault and rape by four different people, three of whom were minors at the time. Iacobellis, the longtime [...]

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Topeka man jailed on Riley County warrant connected to July incident

A Topeka man is jailed in Riley County on a warrant alleging sex crimes, violence and kidnapping. According to RCPD, 31-year-old Luis Martinez is charged with aggravated domestic battery, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated kidnapping. Online court documents allege the crimes from July 19 and July 20. Martinez was located in Pottawatomie County Thursday and [...]

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Manhattan woman injured in Thursday rollover crash

A Manhattan woman was injured after rolling her vehicle in the 1900 block of Hayes Drive. According to the Riley County Police Department, 30-year-old Lyndsay Jones was northbound shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday. Police say her vehicle drifted to the left, hit a curb and struck a tree, causing it to overturn in the front [...]

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USD 383 addresses shift away from using “Indians” on athletic uniforms

The Manhattan-Ogden School Board spent some time Wednesday getting some clarity as to why the district has moved away from using “Indians” in some of its branding on athletic uniforms. The issue was brought up by Board President Curt Herrman, at the request of board member Brandy Santos. She says perception from some in the [...]

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