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Riley County sees major push in advance voting

Riley County saw a steady stream of people voting in advance ahead of today’s primary. County Clerk Rich Vargo noted 5,154 people had cast their ballots through Saturday, a figure he said Monday would likely approach 6,000 by noon. He was not far off. The final number of Riley County residents to vote in advance [...]

By |2022-08-02T12:39:53-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County sees major push in advance voting

RCPD investigating numerous gun-related crimes from the weekend

Riley County Police are investigating a slew of gun-related incidents from over the weekend. On Friday, officers filed a report for aggravated assault and burglary in the 500 block of 15th Street in Ogden listing two young men as victims and two other young men as suspects, who reportedly entered a home and stole two [...]

By |2022-08-02T12:00:13-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating numerous gun-related crimes from the weekend

Riley County sees major push in advance voting ahead of primary

Riley County saw a steady stream of people voting in advance ahead of today’s primary. County Clerk Rich Vargo noted 5,154 people had cast their ballots through Saturday, a figure he said Monday would likely approach 6,000 by the noon cutoff for advanced voting. Vargo’s estimate was not far off. The final number of Riley [...]

By |2022-08-02T12:00:06-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County sees major push in advance voting ahead of primary

Riley County sees major push in advance voting ahead of primary

Riley County saw a steady stream of people voting in advance ahead of today’s primary. County Clerk Rich Vargo noted 5,154 people had cast their ballots through Saturday, a figure he said Monday would likely approach 6,000 by the noon cutoff for advanced voting. Vargo’s estimate was not far off. The final number of Riley [...]

By |2022-08-02T08:46:56-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County sees major push in advance voting ahead of primary

RCPD investigating numerous gun-related crimes from the weekend

Riley County Police are investigating a slew of gun-related incidents from over the weekend. On Friday, officers filed a report for aggravated assault and burglary in the 500 block of 15th Street in Ogden listing two young men as victims and two other young men as suspects, who reportedly entered a home and stole two [...]

By |2022-08-02T07:58:12-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating numerous gun-related crimes from the weekend

Kansas Supreme Court upholds conviction in State vs. Genson out of Riley County

The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man who failed to register with the state’s offender registry and has ruled the law to be constitutional. On the sole issue the Supreme Court granted for review, Daniel Genson III raised an insanity defense and claimed he was involuntarily committed just days after his [...]

By |2022-07-31T19:31:26-05:00July 31st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Supreme Court upholds conviction in State vs. Genson out of Riley County

RCPD investigating after possible homemade explosive device located at apartment complex

Riley County Police say they do not believe there is any public threat after someone reported finding what appeared to be a homemade explosive device this week at a Manhattan apartment complex. Officers were called out to the 1300 block of Flint Hills Place Wednesday evening after a resident found a toilet paper roll with [...]

By |2022-07-21T13:06:15-05:00July 21st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD investigating after possible homemade explosive device located at apartment complex

Junction City man seriously injured after intentionally driving into oncoming traffic

A Junction City man was seriously injured Wednesday after intentionally driving his vehicle across the I-70 median into oncoming traffic. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Aaron Smith was eastbound on I-70 in Geary County, near mile marker 298, shortly before 1 p.m. when authorities say he intentionally drove across the median and into westbound [...]

By |2022-07-21T08:03:15-05:00July 21st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City man seriously injured after intentionally driving into oncoming traffic

Schliffke named new Wamego Police Chief

The City of Wamego has named a new Chief of the city’s police department. Paul Schliffke, who has served as Deputy Chief of Police for the past nine years, has been promoted to the position permanently. He had served in the role on an interim basis following the termination of former Chief Mike Baker on [...]

By |2022-07-21T06:48:12-05:00July 21st, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Schliffke named new Wamego Police Chief

Battle of the Badges collects 202 pints of blood; MFD defends title

The Manhattan Fire Department has defended its title, collecting the most recruits to the Manhattan Battle of the Badges Blood Drive to support the American Red Cross. The two-day event wrapped up at St. Thomas More Church Tuesday and collected 202 pints of blood, which was a little short of its 243 pint goal this [...]

By |2022-07-19T15:42:15-05:00July 19th, 2022|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Battle of the Badges collects 202 pints of blood; MFD defends title
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