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Crews replacing rural Pottawatomie County bridge after structural failure

Pottawatomie County Public Works officials are working to replace a rural bridge following a structural failure recently Interim Public Works Administrator Dustin Newman told county commissioners Monday the failure was on an old stone bridge on Victory Road, an unpaved county road, just south of the Excelsor Road intersection, near Onaga. “It washed out the [...]

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Riley County launches online self-service vaccine scheduling

Riley County on Monday launched a new online, self-service scheduling system for COVID vaccinations. Vaccine appointments are now open to all residents 18 and older who have not yet received the shot. Anyone interested can go to rileycountyks.gov/vaccinerequest. All first dose appointments this week will be held at the Riley County Health Department, 2030 Tecumseh [...]

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By |2021-04-05T14:43:01-05:00April 5th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County launches online self-service vaccine scheduling

Pedestrian injured Sunday after being struck by a car near College and Kimball Ave.

Riley County Police say one person was hospitalized after being struck by a car Sunday morning. Officers responded to an injury accident near College and Kimball Ave. just before noon Sunday. According to its incident report, 68-year-old Marian Brandenburg of Manhattan, was found at the intersection and was transported to nearby Ascension Via Christi for [...]

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Manhattan man charged in alleged burglary, theft

A Manhattan man is jailed on a host of charges after police say he broke into a home and was found in possession of stolen items and drug paraphernalia. Riley County Police charged 28-year-old Tony Hoover Thursday with nine total counts including aggravated burglary, two counts of criminal trespass, possession of stolen property, interference with [...]

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Northern Riley County wildfire burns over 800 acres

More than 800 acres were scorched in a wildfire in northern Riley County Friday afternoon The fire, first reported around 2 p.m. forced a temporary closure of Blue River Hills Road, west of Tuttle Creek Lake. In addition to local volunteer firefighters, two 600-gallon Kansas Forest Service contracted tankers were brought in to assist along [...]

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Pottawatomie County sales tax, property tax revenues up, despite pandemic

Sales tax revenue in Pottawatomie County was up in 2020, despite the economic downturn associated with the pandemic. Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jack Allston highlighted the figures from the corporation’s annual report. “And mostly due to the fact that some of the big boxes are in Pottawatomie County, grew from $5.3 million [...]

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Local officials begin early steps of exploring alternatives for indoor aquatics

One of the biggest blows to Manhattan out of the pandemic has been the loss of the use of Kansas State University’s Natatorium. At a virtual town hall with faculty and staff Thursday, K-State Chief of Staff Linda Cook said the university is in the early stages of conversations with a local committee that includes [...]

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Update: RCPD says road rage contributed to shooting outside Manhattan Town Center

Update: 10 a.m. Thursday The man shot in the Manhattan Town Center parking lot Wednesday evening is reportedly in critical condition at a Topeka hospital. Riley County Police said Thursday morning the 33-year-old man was involved in an road rage incident in Manhattan and threatened two people with a crowbar. Police say a 20-year-old woman [...]

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Pott. County Commission to meet Friday to opt out of potential new statewide mask mandate

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly is likely to come down with a new statewide mask order Thursday. As has been the case during the pandemic, counties have the option to override the governor’s orders and opt out, but doing so requires a special meeting. County Counselor John Watt informed Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday of their options [...]

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Suspect sentenced in 2019 fatal attempted robbery in Manhattan

A Riley County judge has sentenced one of four individuals for his role in a 2019 fatal attempted robbery. After pleading guilty in February, 21-year-old Dylan Hitsman, of Abilene, was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 24 years in prison on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated battery. Chief Judge Grant Bannister presided over the case. Hitsman [...]

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