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Riley County commission honors RCPD; retiring assistant public works director

Riley County commissioners presented a plaque to the Riley County Police Department to commemorate the new firing range. Commission Chair John Ford presented the plaque to Director Dennis Butler, Captain Josh Kyle, and Captain Kurt Moldrup for their hard work getting the range completed. Butler thanked Ford, county staff, the current commission, and former commissioners [...]

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By |2021-08-31T10:52:01-05:00August 31st, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission honors RCPD; retiring assistant public works director

21st District Court to hold first drug court Sep 1

The 21st District Court will have its first drug court session starting next week. The process started about two years ago and has been spearheaded by District Judge Kendra Lewison.  This specialty court is for those non violent offenders who have been sentenced to felony probation. Community Corrections Director Shelly Williams says this specialty court [...]

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By |2021-08-27T11:36:46-05:00August 27th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on 21st District Court to hold first drug court Sep 1

Big Red One, Fort Riley deploying 500 troops to support Afghan evacuees

The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will be deploying troops in support of Afghan evacuees. The Department of Defense recently approved a request for assistance from the State Department to provide temporary housing, sustainment, and support inside the United States for vulnerable Afghans from forts across the nation. Approximately 500 service members from the [...]

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By |2021-08-27T06:46:53-05:00August 27th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Big Red One, Fort Riley deploying 500 troops to support Afghan evacuees

Riley County reports 70 new COVID cases; 74 recoveries

70 new COVID cases are being reported by the Riley County Health Department this week. Riley County has identified 70 new positive Coronavirus cases and 74 additional recoveries since the last report on August 18. This brings the total number of active cases in the county to 121. In Riley County, since December, there have [...]

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By |2021-08-25T16:21:36-05:00August 25th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 70 new COVID cases; 74 recoveries

Riley County reports one new COVID death; 85 new cases

Riley County is reporting one new COVID related death this week. The 60-year-old woman was unvaccinated and died July 30 at the University of Kansas St. Francis Hospital in Topeka after testing positive just three weeks earlier. Her death represents the county’s 53rd COVID-related death. Eight COVID-positive patients are currently under care at Ascension Via [...]

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By |2021-08-18T14:36:15-05:00August 18th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports one new COVID death; 85 new cases

July sets record for highest call volume for Riley County EMS

Riley County EMS reported July was their busiest month in the history of the department for calls for service. Speaking to the county commission, EMS Director David Adams says they answered a total of 501 calls for the month. Adams broke the call volume down by each of the four stations in the county. The [...]

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By |2021-08-16T23:10:52-05:00August 16th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on July sets record for highest call volume for Riley County EMS

Copple: Frustration mounting from health care officials over vaccine hesitancy

At least one local health care leader is growing frustrated with a lack of trust of professionals regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Ascension Via Christi CEO and President Bob Copple says physicians are giving advice on a number healthcare issues, but still have patients not listening to expert advice when it comes to COVID. Copple says [...]

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By |2021-08-16T06:43:09-05:00August 16th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Copple: Frustration mounting from health care officials over vaccine hesitancy

USD 383 to require masks for first five weeks of classes

The Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 school board voted 6-1 to adopt the pandemic response plan, which includes a mask mandate for the first month of classes. The board held a special meeting Wednesday night to adopt the plan before the start of classes. Board Member Brandi Santos was the lone vote against adopting the plan. While [...]

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By |2021-08-12T06:24:06-05:00August 12th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on USD 383 to require masks for first five weeks of classes

Historic designation bestowed upon former First Christian Church

The former First Christian Church property Saturday was designated an historic site, following a ruling by the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review. The 112-year-old building is currently owned by Riley County, who have previously expressed an intent to demolish the building. County Chair John Ford tuned in to the hearing Saturday held by the [...]

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By |2021-08-09T14:50:32-05:00August 9th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Historic designation bestowed upon former First Christian Church

Riley County commission opposes mask mandate for county employees

Riley County commissioners dismissed a mask mandate recommendation for county employees on Monday. Health Department Director Julie Gibbs, Human Resource Manager Elizabeth Wad, and Assistant EMS Director Josh Gering brought the recommendation to the commission. Ward says this is based on guidance from health professionals. Ward says if they do not take protective actions, a [...]

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By |2021-08-05T23:30:32-05:00August 5th, 2021|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County commission opposes mask mandate for county employees
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