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Overnight grass fire leads to brief evacuations of Riley County homes

Riley County Fire crews made quick work of a grass fire early Thursday near the corner of North 52nd and Anderson Ave. Fire Chief and Riley County Emergency Manager Pat Collins says high winds caused a power line to arc, which scorched almost a mile just after midnight between Keats and the Riley turnoff. “It [...]

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By |2020-01-09T11:23:33-06:00January 9th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Overnight grass fire leads to brief evacuations of Riley County homes

Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Some changes are on the horizon for outreach efforts for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Shane Jager was promoted in November by the Pottawatomie County Republican Party from Undersheriff to Sheriff, replacing Greg Riat who resigned to take a position on the county commission. Jager is serving the remainder of the term and has filed [...]

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By |2020-01-08T15:04:13-06:00January 8th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Some changes are on the horizon for outreach efforts for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Shane Jager was promoted in November by the Pottawatomie County Republican Party from Undersheriff to Sheriff, replacing Greg Riat who resigned to take a position on the county commission. Jager is serving the remainder of the term and has filed [...]

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Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Some changes are on the horizon for outreach efforts for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Shane Jager was promoted in November by the Pottawatomie County Republican Party from Undersheriff to Sheriff, replacing Greg Riat who resigned to take a position on the county commission. Jager is serving the remainder of the term and has filed [...]

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Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Some changes are on the horizon for outreach efforts for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Shane Jager was promoted in November by the Pottawatomie County Republican Party from Undersheriff to Sheriff, replacing Greg Riat who resigned to take a position on the county commission. Jager is serving the remainder of the term and has filed [...]

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Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Some changes are on the horizon for outreach efforts for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Shane Jager was promoted in November by the Pottawatomie County Republican Party from Undersheriff to Sheriff, replacing Greg Riat who resigned to take a position on the county commission. Jager is serving the remainder of the term and has filed [...]

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Pott. County Sheriff aiming to improve community outreach, launching new social media page

Some changes are on the horizon for outreach efforts for the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Shane Jager was promoted in November by the Pottawatomie County Republican Party from Undersheriff to Sheriff, replacing Greg Riat who resigned to take a position on the county commission. Jager is serving the remainder of the term and has filed [...]

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Burn bans in place Wednesday, Thursday, due to dry, windy conditions

Burn bans are in place across much of the region including Riley and Pottawatomie counties for today and tomorrow. That’s because of the threat of high winds and dry conditions which could easily fuel grass fires. Breezy southeasterly winds could gust as high as 35 mph, coupled with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50s are likely [...]

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By |2020-01-08T07:50:37-06:00January 8th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Burn bans in place Wednesday, Thursday, due to dry, windy conditions

Sentencing set for suspect in theft of vehicle carrying K-State Collegian newspapers

The suspect accused in an October 7 motor vehicle theft has entered a plea deal with prosecutors. Court records show 35-year-old Brewster Lee Jones entered guilty pleas to one count of motor vehicle burglary and one count of theft at an arraignment hearing Dec. 30. The vehicle involved in the incident was carrying numerous K-State [...]

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By |2020-01-08T06:26:44-06:00January 8th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Sentencing set for suspect in theft of vehicle carrying K-State Collegian newspapers

Hayes Drive sinkhole construction hits more snags; likely won’t be completed until end of January

Work continues, albeit slow, on a sinkhole at the intersection of Bluemont Ave. and Hayes Dr.. Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr said last month they’d hoped to have work completed by mid-January, but now says there are some factors complicating that. “We had to put in a third de-watering well at that location. We were [...]

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By |2020-01-07T15:18:03-06:00January 7th, 2020|Local News|Comments Off on Hayes Drive sinkhole construction hits more snags; likely won’t be completed until end of January