Burn ban in Riley/Pottawatomie counties

Due to the high winds sweeping through the area, there will be no prescribed burning allowed in Riley County or Pottawatomie County today. The post Burn ban in Riley/Pottawatomie counties appeared first on 1350 KMAN.

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Sanders, Cruz take local and state caucus

Both caucus sites in Manhattan reported higher-than-anticipated turnouts Saturday as Democratic and Republican voters picked their preferred candidates for president. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was the choice at Anthony Middle School in Manhattan, besting former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton 1,078 to 517 for the Democratic nod. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was the

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21-year-old suffers critical injury after Fake Patty’s fall

A 21-year-old male sustained a “critical head injury” as a result of an apparent fall from several feet, according to a news release from the Riley County Police Department Saturday night. At approximately 5:20 p.m. officers with the RCPD along with emergency medical professionals with Riley County EMS were dispatched to the 1800 block of

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Unemployment a little higher in area

Unemployment numbers for the Manhattan area are up just a bit–although still relatively low when compared to the rest of the state. The Manhattan metropolitan area including Riley and Pottawatomie counties had a 3.5 percent rate in January, up from 2.8 in December. The Manhattan/Junction City combined area had 4.1 compared to 3.2 in December.

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Riley man bound over in murder case

A 39-year-old Riley man has been bound over (Friday) for second degree murder, with an alternative count of involuntary manslaughter while DUI in connection with the death of his six year old daughter last October. A variety of witnesses took the stand during Joshua Mall’s preliminary hearing which took up most of the morning, including witnesses at the

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Police Report 3/4/16

Courtesy of the Riley County Police Department On Thursday at approximately 9:30 AM police arrested Tashaun Foster, 21, of Ogden while in the 200 block of 12th Street in Ogden. Foster was arrested on the offenses of violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act and perjury and given a bond of $5,000. These offenses were

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Special meeting with hard look at budget

The Kansas Legislature’s property tax lid has local governments wondering how to adjust for a potential funding squeeze. The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Law Board met Thursday to discuss how the lid would impact the Riley County Police Department. President of the local Fraternal Order of Police, Detective, Brian Johnson, says his main concern

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Riley County Commissioners say no to change order

The improper design of an entry way at Tuttle Creek Fire Station, has Riley county officials looking for answers. Riley County Emergency Management Director and Fire Chief, Pat Collins talked with county commissioners about the issue Thursday. The south wall of a training room, where the front entry way is located, wasn’t designed properly to show

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Local News – 1350 KMAN 2016-03-03 12:16:56

The 2016 Kansas Presidential Caucuses will be held around the state of Kansas, on March 5th. The Democratic Party will hold caucuses in over 40 locations while the Republican Party will hold caucuses in each Kansas county. Those planning to exercise their right to vote can do so at the following locations: Democratic Caucus Information: Per Pottawatomie

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KSU’s BSU recognized as best in Big 12

Once again, Kansas State University’s Black Student Union, or BSU, is the best in the Big 12 Conference. For the eighth time in 11 years, the university’s Black Student Union was awarded the Clarence Wine Award for Outstanding Big 12 Council of the Year at the 39th annual Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government,

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