Tex Winters life to be celebrated Saturday

Kansas State University is hosting a “celebration of life” in honor of the university’s storied basketball coach Fred “Tex” Winters on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. Winters, who was 96 when he died on October 10,  was head coach of the K-State men’s basketball team from 1954 to 1968 and is known for [...]

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RCPD Report 10/19/18

Officers responded to the report of a medical call in the 1800 block of Anderson in Manhattan on October 19, 2018, at approximately 4:40 AM. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 21 year old male deceased. Investigators do not suspect foul play at this time. The death does not appear to be suspicious. [...]

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1st Infantry Division to rotate deployed units

FORT RILEY — The Department of the Army announced today the winter 2018-2019 rotation to Europe and Afghanistan of three 1st Infantry Division units stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. The 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division will replace 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division stationed at Fort Hood, Texas as part of [...]

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KBI arrests Geary County Sheriff

Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf was arrested this morning by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation on a charge of felony theft and misuse of public funds. He was booked into the Geary County Jail and released on bond. He also has been placed on administrative leave by the department. Sheriff Wolf is accused of gifting [...]

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KSU librarians to participate in benefit trivia competition

Are you smarter than a librarian? You can find out through a game of trivia. A team of librarians from K-State will participate in a trivia competition at Arrow Coffee tonight. Teams of up to 6 members can link up to participate in the competition. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the game starts at [...]

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USDA leader to speak in Landon Lecture at KSU

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will deliver the next Landon Lecture, scheduled for November 1st. The series is named for former Kansas Gov. Alf Landon, who was the 1936 Republican nominee for president. The series was established in 1966 to bring in speakers to discuss issues facing business, politics and international relations. Perdue’s speech [...]

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RCPD Report 10/16/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 3200 block of Kimball Ave. in Manhattan on October 15, 2018 at approximately 9:05 PM. Officers listed Dustin Downie, 46, of Manhattan as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his 2004 GMC Canyon Truck. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately [...]

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K-State to offer active shooter response training to faculty, students

Kansas State Police Department will be offering training on how to respond to active violence and critical incidents to both students and faculty at K-State near the end of the month. The training will be focused on an active shooter response training program called ALiCE — which stands for alert, lock-down, inform, counter, evacuate. Past [...]

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Law board to re-do RCPD director search with minor tweaks

The selection process for the Riley County Police Department director will restart after the candidate chosen to be the next director unexpectedly withdrew his candidacy last week. The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency, or Law Board, discussed their next steps at their meeting in Randolph Monday. Board members agreed to re-list the job opening, take [...]

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RCPD Report 10/15/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 2100 block of Prairie Glen Pl. in Manhattan on October 12, 2018, at approximately 8:40 AM. Officers listed Raiya Ebini, 39, of Manhattan as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect took a bicycle from the victim. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]

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