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Wamego man injured after rolling vehicle on I-70

A Wamego man was injured Monday evening in a crash on Interstate 70 in Shawnee County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Hunter Dodge was eastbound near mile marker 356, just before 7 p.m. when he lost consciousness and rolled his vehicle, striking the barrier wall. The vehicle continued to roll onto the right shoulder [...]

By |2023-01-31T07:29:34-06:00January 31st, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Wamego man injured after rolling vehicle on I-70

RCPD director issues statement regarding Memphis Police violence

Following the Friday release of video showing the brutal beating death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of Memphis Police officers, Riley County Police Department Director Brian Peete has issued a statement condemning the violence. In a letter to the community released on Monday, Peete says that while he doesn’t know specifics about what happened [...]

By |2023-01-31T07:25:31-06:00January 31st, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on RCPD director issues statement regarding Memphis Police violence

Riley County destroying ballots, redistricting, and elections being audited

Elected officials are required to review districts to ensure equal population rates. Riley County residents comprise three districts, each represented by a commissioner. The districts were contiguous to each other years ago. County Clerk Rich Vargo explains. Vargo says the districts must be less than a 5% variation in population, and the current districts are within [...]

By |2023-01-31T00:44:12-06:00January 31st, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County destroying ballots, redistricting, and elections being audited

KBI investigating suspicious death of Wamego man

A Wamego man was found dead in a home Sunday afternoon and authorities are now investigating his death as suspicious. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it’s working with the Wamego Police Department and Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office to positively identify the man. An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday. Wamego Police responded to a 911 [...]

By |2023-01-30T14:49:56-06:00January 30th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on KBI investigating suspicious death of Wamego man

Busby becomes first candidate to file for USD 383 board race

A retired military officer is the first candidate to announce a run for a seat on the Manhattan-Ogden School Board. Robert Busby filed for the November general election Friday, according to the Riley County Clerk’s Office. Busby, who resides in the Green Valley area, is the current Vice Chair of the Pottawatomie County Planning Commission [...]

By |2023-01-30T14:34:20-06:00January 30th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Busby becomes first candidate to file for USD 383 board race

Manhattan man arrested for holding knife to lady’s throat

A Manhattan man was jailed Saturday evening following a domestic incident in the 700 block of Dondee Drive. RCPD arrested 31-year-old Bryan Mosley on charges of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, domestic battery, criminal threat, intimidation of a witness and aggravated assault. Police say a 28-year-old woman reported that Mosley hit her, took her cell phone [...]

By |2023-01-30T10:23:35-06:00January 30th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan man arrested for holding knife to lady’s throat

New RCPD director settling in to new position

In the first month since taking over as the sixth director of the Riley County Police Department, Brian Peete has done a lot of visiting with members of the public. A well-attended meet and greet was held Thursday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. A day later, Peete visited with KMAN, calling the ceremony both [...]

By |2023-01-29T12:14:17-06:00January 29th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on New RCPD director settling in to new position

K-State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with annual wreath laying

Kansas State University honored the life and legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with their annual candle lighting and wreath laying ceremony on campus Friday. Prior to the laying of the wreaths next to Dr. King’s bust outside of Ahearn Fieldhouse, members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity held their candle lighting ceremony. Before lighting [...]

By |2023-01-27T17:19:36-06:00January 27th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State honors Martin Luther King Jr. with annual wreath laying

Officials break ground on 50 million dollar Midtown project

City officials, contractors, developers, employees, and more gathered Thursday in the parking lot behind Kite’s Bar and Grill for the official groundbreaking of the Midtown Development project. Prior to the groundbreaking, Aggieville Business Association Executive Director Dennis Cook noted he’s witnessed a lot of change in the district, but calls this project one of the [...]

By |2023-01-27T09:53:46-06:00January 27th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Officials break ground on 50 million dollar Midtown project

JCPD arrest woman in connection to August fentanyl-related death

Junction City Police on Thursday arrested a woman in connection to the death of a 19-year-old woman last August. Police charged 22-year-old Alyzah Benitez, of Junction City, with distribution of a controlled substance causing great bodily harm or death. The arrest follows a nearly six month investigation into the death of Caytlin Hinkle. Police say [...]

By |2023-01-27T06:44:08-06:00January 27th, 2023|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on JCPD arrest woman in connection to August fentanyl-related death
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