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One dead, another injured after roll-over accident Friday near Riley

One man died and a woman was seriously injured as the result of a two-vehicle roll-over accident that trapped occupants in their vehicle near Riley Friday afternoon. According to the KHP, just after 1 p.m. Friday a Ford Focus Northbound on Tuttle Creek Boulevard struck a southbound GMC Yukon when the Focus tried to turn [...]

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By |2019-06-02T17:55:26-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on One dead, another injured after roll-over accident Friday near Riley

Evacuation advisories lifted, Tuttle levels falling for now

After a few dry days and increased outflows from Tuttle Creek Dam’s outlet works, the evacuation advisory for portions of the Northview neighborhood have been lifted. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says inflows into the reservoir are less than the current outflow, still 30,000 cfs at this time. The Corps’ 3-day projections show the [...]

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By |2019-06-02T16:28:06-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Evacuation advisories lifted, Tuttle levels falling for now

Update: Water no longer expected to impact roadways, Tuttle elevation stabilized for the time

Update: After the US Army Corps of Engineers increased outflows from the outlet works on Tuttle Creek Reservoir, projections show the lake elevation has stabilized and is even expected to fall slightly by the end of the weekend. As a result, Riley County Emergency Operations Director Pat Collins says water is no longer expected to [...]

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By |2019-05-31T17:29:02-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Update: Water no longer expected to impact roadways, Tuttle elevation stabilized for the time

Limited sandbags available for those in flood-prone areas

Update 10 a.m.: There are no more sandbags available at the USD383 Warehouse at 1112 Hayes Drive. They are still available at the Riley County Shops on Tuttle Creek Blvd. Original: A limited amount of sandbags are available for residences and businesses located in flood-prone areas. 15 sandbags will be handed out per property, and [...]

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By |2019-05-31T09:31:30-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Limited sandbags available for those in flood-prone areas

Gas service being switched back on for Northview residents

Update: According to a Kansas Gas release, the company began working with emergency management officials to determine where it is safe to switch service back on. Technicians started assessing locations and began restoration operations Friday evening where it is determined safe to do so. They continued work through Saturday. Kansas Gas anticipated the process would [...]

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By |2019-06-01T09:29:13-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Gas service being switched back on for Northview residents

Morse seeking re-election to Manhattan Commission

A current Manhattan City Commissioner and former mayor has officially filed to run for re-election. Linda Morse announced her candidacy for the commission Wednesday. Morse is looking to renew her term as she nears the end of a 4-year term she was elected to in 2015.  Morse has served as Mayor of the City of Manhattan [...]

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By |2019-05-31T09:11:31-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Morse seeking re-election to Manhattan Commission

Country Stampede relocates to Heartland Motorsports Park

Due to the closure of Riverpond State Park and the persisting situation at Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Kicker Country Stampede will relocate venues to Topeka. The 24th annual festival will be held at the Heartland Motorsports Park — still June 20th through 22nd. Country Stampede President Wayne Rouse says in a release that their main concern [...]

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By |2019-05-31T08:55:32-05:00May 31st, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Country Stampede relocates to Heartland Motorsports Park

Manhattan Fire Crews quench accidental fire, rescue two dogs

No injuries were reported after the Manhattan Fire Department responded to an accidental dryer fire in Manhattan mid-afternoon Thursday, according to a release. Crews received the call just after 2:30 p.m. and arrived to find smoke exiting the duplex at 610 Vattier Street. Scanner traffic indicates the blaze began in the basement of the building. [...]

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By |2019-05-30T22:41:11-05:00May 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan Fire Crews quench accidental fire, rescue two dogs

Emergency officials, Army Corps of Engineers speak with media Thursday

No water has washed over any roadways or impacted any homes at this point following a Wednesday evacuation advisory in parts of the Northview neighborhood was issued by local authorities. Riley County Emergency Operations and Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) officials held a press conference regarding Tuttle Creek Reservoir Thursday morning. Levels as of 4 [...]

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By |2019-05-30T16:41:23-05:00May 30th, 2019|Local News|Comments Off on Emergency officials, Army Corps of Engineers speak with media Thursday