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RCPD arrests one on charge of flee and elude, other charges

OGDEN, Kan. — Riley County Police arrested a 52-year-old man Saturday on a host of charges including drug possession and eluding law enforcement. Hal Dean Lucas, listed as homeless in Saturday’s arrest report faces five total charges including flee or attempt to elude including a motor vehicle accident or property damage, attempted interference with an [...]

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By |2019-06-10T07:21:02-05:00June 10th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD arrests one on charge of flee and elude, other charges

Update: Releases begin from Tuttle Creek Dam outlet works, not expected to exceed riverbanks

Update Wednesday, 5/29, 12 p.m. Releases from Tuttle Creek Dam’s outlet works — colloquially called the tubes — began Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. Sirens in the area should be expected to sound regularly, though no flooding is expected as a result of the releases. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins spoke with KMAN [...]

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By |2019-05-29T12:44:29-05:00May 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Releases begin from Tuttle Creek Dam outlet works, not expected to exceed riverbanks

Junction City Police officer and girlfriend arrested in domestic violence incident

JUNCTION CITY — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says a Junction City police officer was arrested Monday. Lieutenant Jason Waryan, 39, is charged with domestic battery and criminal restraint. His live-in girlfriend 27-year-old Krysteen Harbert also was arrested for domestic battery. Junction City Police contacted KBI at approximately 1 p.m. Monday to request an investigation [...]

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By |2019-05-28T08:51:48-05:00May 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Junction City Police officer and girlfriend arrested in domestic violence incident

Manhattan area in an enhanced to moderate risk for severe storms Tuesday

Another significant threat for severe weather is ramping up this afternoon and evening across the state. The National Weather Service says a powerful upper level system will move northeast across the Plains. Thunderstorms will develop along a cold front across north central and central Kansas this afternoon. As a result, most of the Manhattan is [...]

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By |2019-05-28T08:27:56-05:00May 28th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan area in an enhanced to moderate risk for severe storms Tuesday

Update: As Tuttle Creek Lake rises, officials planning for potential water releases

MANHATTAN — Tuttle Creek Lake is expected to reach an elevation of 1,132.96 feet by Monday. At this point, no evacuation advisories have been issued for any parts of Riley County of Pottawatomie County, aside from Saturday’s notice that went out to the Rocky Ford Campground and visitors to Tuttle Creek State Park. Still, residents [...]

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By |2019-05-26T21:45:50-05:00May 25th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: As Tuttle Creek Lake rises, officials planning for potential water releases

Pottawatomie County officials considering housing study as recommended by FHRC

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY — A housing needs assessment is being recommended for Pottawatomie County by the Flint Hills Regional Council. Pott County Zoning Enforcement Officer Stephan Metzger says he was contacted by the council who has received funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Pott County Commissioner Dee McKee says this especially be helpful [...]

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By |2019-05-24T14:26:14-05:00May 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County officials considering housing study as recommended by FHRC

Tuttle Creek Lake now at second highest level on record as waters continue to rise

MANHATTAN — Tuttle Creek Lake is now officially at its second highest level, surpassing 1,128 feet Friday morning, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins says the levels at the lake surpassed the the level in 1973, when it reached 1,127.9 feet. The record for the lake [...]

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By |2019-05-24T11:36:17-05:00May 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Tuttle Creek Lake now at second highest level on record as waters continue to rise

Residents in flood-prone areas advised to stay alert

MANHATTAN — The City of Manhattan is encouraging residents to stay alert with the ongoing wet weather and rising waters at Tuttle Creek Lake. No significant releases from the lake are scheduled or anticipated for the immediate future, according to the US Army Corps of Engineers. The lake level as of Thursday was 1127.36 feet. [...]

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By |2019-05-24T06:29:58-05:00May 24th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Residents in flood-prone areas advised to stay alert

Severe storms possible Thursday, Friday and Saturday

MANHATTAN — Our area could use an extended break from severe weather and heavy rains, but the way the current weather pattern is shaping up, it could be an active next few days with strong to severe thunderstorms. In fact, slight severe weather chances exist now through Saturday for the Manhattan area and a large [...]

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By |2019-05-23T14:13:29-05:00May 23rd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Severe storms possible Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Manhattan on pace for record May rainfall

MANHATTAN — The Manhattan area got some reprieve from rainfall Wednesday, but not before several more chances heading into Memorial Day weekend. Meteorologist Audra Hennecke with the National Weather Service in Topeka says the area remains in an active pattern with not a whole lot of change in flow. Hennecke says as the rainy pattern [...]

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By |2019-05-22T15:37:33-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan on pace for record May rainfall