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Riley County reports 68 new COVID tests, most with mild symptoms

Riley County has seen a steep increase in COVID-19 cases in the last week and a half, but public health officials say the majority are experiencing mild symptoms. Riley County reported Wednesday 68 new positive tests and one recovery since Monday’s release. That makes 290 active cases, up from 153 in the week since Wednesday, [...]

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By |2020-08-26T17:45:09-05:00August 26th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 68 new COVID tests, most with mild symptoms

Fort Riley man arrested for two counts of rape of a minor

A Fort Riley man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the rape of a 12-year-old earlier in August. The 19-year-old Jamichael Strahan was taken into custody by Riley County police around 6 p.m. August 25th. He is charged with two counts of rape, aggravated criminal sodomy, aggravated indecent liberties with a child occurring in Riley [...]

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By |2020-08-25T20:13:29-05:00August 25th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley man arrested for two counts of rape of a minor

Manhattan approves ’21 budget, sales tax ballot question, extends mask ordinance

Manhattan Tuesday unanimously approved its 2021 budget, featuring a flat mill levy and no salary increases for city employees. Read about the prior budget discussion here. Though approved to the tune of about $166 million — a $3 million increase due to additional sales tax revenue earmarked for the new middle school recreation centers — [...]

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By |2020-08-19T17:42:07-05:00August 19th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan approves ’21 budget, sales tax ballot question, extends mask ordinance

Manhattan approves ’21 budget, sales tax ballot question, extends mask ordinance

Manhattan Tuesday unanimously approved its 2021 budget, featuring a flat mill levy and no salary increases for city employees. Read about the prior budget discussion here. Though approved to the tune of about $166 million — a $3 million increase due to additional sales tax revenue earmarked for the new middle school recreation centers — [...]

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By |2020-08-19T17:42:07-05:00August 19th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan approves ’21 budget, sales tax ballot question, extends mask ordinance

Fort Riley welcomes new CG, says farewell to Kolasheski

With a blast from “Old Thunder,” a replica 1855 model 3-inch ordinance cannon, the ceremony had officially begun. Fort Riley’s transfer of authority played out a little different than usual amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the accelerated departure of the 1st Infantry Division’s commanding general. Lt. Gen. John Kolasheski was promoted to his three-star position [...]

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By |2020-08-14T19:20:53-05:00August 14th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley welcomes new CG, says farewell to Kolasheski

Riley County anticipates COVID uptick, reports 6 new cases and 17 recoveries

As students return to Kansas State University, health officials expect some uptick in COVID-19 cases. Riley County Wednesday reported 6 new positive COVID tests and 17 recoveries since Monday. That brings the active case count to 115. 369 recoveries, 12 probable cases and 5 deaths of 489 confirmed cases have also been reported since March. [...]

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By |2020-08-12T18:25:41-05:00August 12th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County anticipates COVID uptick, reports 6 new cases and 17 recoveries

Manhattan rejects pursuing city emergency resolution at this time

Manhattan will not immediately pursue a city-specific emergency resolution amid the COVID-19 pandemic after a testy-at-times discussion by city commissioners. A majority of city commissioners previously expressed interest in discussing the resolution, though three of the five representatives Tuesday voiced opposition to the idea following a briefing by City Attorney Katie Jackson and conversation among [...]

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By |2020-08-12T16:12:06-05:00August 12th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan rejects pursuing city emergency resolution at this time

Riley County reports 12 new COVID cases, no patients hospitalized

Riley County Friday reported 12 new positive COVID-19 tests and 5 recoveries since Wednesday. That brings the active case count to 121. Additionally, adding in 10 probable cases that have recovered makes 351 recoveries and 5 deaths of 447 confirmed cases reported since the pandemic was declared in March. 186 test are pending and 4,822 [...]

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By |2020-08-07T14:44:50-05:00August 7th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 12 new COVID cases, no patients hospitalized

Kansas violent crime up amid overall downward crime figures, local area below state average

Crime in Kansas overall was down in 2019, though violent crime has continued on a multi-year upward trend according to a Friday report. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation Friday released its crime index report for the previous year. The annual document compiles reported crime statistics by state and local law enforcement agencies and calculates state [...]

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By |2020-08-07T14:24:07-05:00August 7th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas violent crime up amid overall downward crime figures, local area below state average

Kansas violent crime up amid overall downward crime figures, local area below state average

Crime in Kansas overall was down in 2019, though violent crime has continued on a multi-year upward trend according to a Friday report. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation Friday released its crime index report for the previous year. The annual document compiles reported crime statistics by state and local law enforcement agencies and calculates state [...]

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