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Riley County reports two new positive cases of COVID-19, one hospitalization

Two new positive cases of coronavirus have been announced in Riley County. The newest to test positive are from the same household, a 44-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man. Ascension Via Christi also is reporting one positive patient in the intensive care unit, currently on a ventilator according to the Riley County Health Department. Two [...]

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By |2020-06-01T10:19:29-05:00June 1st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports two new positive cases of COVID-19, one hospitalization

Law Board proceeds with cuts to RCPD merits and COLA in ’21 budget

Employees of the Riley County Police Department will not receive a cost of living adjustment or merits next year. The Riley County Law Board, in a special meeting Friday, voted 5-1 to accept its 2021 budget for publication, which includes a point 65 percent decrease on the overall mill levy, amounting to $143,012 less than [...]

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By |2020-05-30T11:53:58-05:00May 30th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Law Board proceeds with cuts to RCPD merits and COLA in ’21 budget

Four injured in head on crash in Riley County

Four people were injured Friday in a head on collision northwest of Manhattan on Highway 24. The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. when a southbound Nissan Pathfinder left the roadway near the Riley County Public Works office. The driver lost control of the vehicle and re-entered the roadway, crossing the center line. The driver of [...]

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By |2020-05-30T06:06:31-05:00May 30th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Four injured in head on crash in Riley County

Riley County cases of coronavirus unchanged Friday; 6 active cases, 57 recoveries

Riley County continues its flattening of the coronavirus curve reporting no new positive cases since Wednesday. In a release Friday, the health department reported six active cases and 57 recoveries among the 64 total cases since mid-March. One coronavirus-related death has also been recorded. A total of 1,213 Riley County residents have been tested, accounting [...]

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By |2020-05-29T15:25:05-05:00May 29th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County cases of coronavirus unchanged Friday; 6 active cases, 57 recoveries

Manhattan Regional Airport cleared after Friday morning bomb threat

The Manhattan Regional Airport was given the all clear Friday after receiving a voicemail from a man claiming a bomb was located in the building. The Riley County Police Department Bomb Team and Kansas Highway Patrol Hazardous Device Unit investigated the threat, which was called in shortly after 9:30 a.m. After sweeping the terminal and [...]

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By |2020-05-29T13:49:56-05:00May 29th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Regional Airport cleared after Friday morning bomb threat

Law Board to finalize 2021 budget which could eliminate COLA and merits for RCPD

The Riley County Law Board will finalize its 2021 budget Friday during a special meeting ahead of its June 5 publication date. Up for consideration is the removal of a .63 percent cost of living adjustment and merits for RCPD employees. While the police department previously made other cuts within its operating budget to provide a [...]

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By |2020-05-28T15:07:08-05:00May 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Law Board to finalize 2021 budget which could eliminate COLA and merits for RCPD

Wamego man jailed on more than two dozen storage unit burglary offenses

A Wamego man is jailed on more than two dozen counts of burglary and a host of other charges. Riley County Police arrested Joshua Davies Wednesday in the 700 block of 3rd Place. He’s charged with 26 counts of burglary, three counts of violating a protection order, five counts of criminal damage to property and [...]

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By |2020-05-28T13:41:56-05:00May 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Wamego man jailed on more than two dozen storage unit burglary offenses

NBAF construction resumes following brief shutdown

Construction operations resumed Wednesday at the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility, just one day after a construction worker tested positive for COVID-19. NBAF Program Manager Tim Barr says following their prescribed plan, construction contractor McCarthy Mortenson Joint Venture temporarily halted work and shut down the project to conduct an investigation and thorough cleaning of [...]

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By |2020-05-28T07:26:03-05:00May 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on NBAF construction resumes following brief shutdown

Goos hired as new Northview Elementary principal

The USD 383 school board has hired a new principal for Northview Elementary. Dr. Nick Goos was announced Wednesday as the new principal who will replace the retiring Dr. Cleion Morton. He currently serves as principal of Voy Spears Jr. Elementary School in Blue Springs, Missouri, where he’s been for the past two years. He [...]

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By |2020-05-28T07:18:58-05:00May 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Goos hired as new Northview Elementary principal

RCPD investigating string of catalytic converter thefts

Riley County Police are investigating a string of thefts involving catalytic converters stolen from four different vehicles over a two-day period. Officers filed two reports Monday, listing Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency as one of the victims when an unknown suspect stole the engine part, valued at around $1,500. Earlier in the day a 21-year-old [...]

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By |2020-05-27T14:31:05-05:00May 27th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating string of catalytic converter thefts