Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartez sentenced to 272 months for attempted murder

A Manhattan man will be spending 272 months -- or 22 years and six months -- behind bars for attempted 1st degree murder. Samuel Dartez,...

Search warrant leads to drug bust Thursday night

On Thursday evening at approximately 10:40 p.m. Riley County Police executed a search warrant at 311 North 9th St. in Manhattan where officers seized approximately 2.8 pounds of marijuana, over...

Rape arrest by RCPD

A Colorado man has been arrested by Riley County Police for rape and aggravated criminal sodomy charges.  William Nesbitt, 36, was taken into custody Thursday...

Local legislator files for re-election

State Representative Tom Phillips (R-Manhattan) filed for re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives in the Secretary of State’s office. “I consider it a true privilege...

RCPD Report – 1/28/16

Robyn Brown, 21, of Junction City, Kansas was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on January 27, 2016 at approximately 6:45 PM....

Duzan scheduled for arraignment

Brian Duzan A preliminary hearing set for a Manhattan man in Pottawatomie County Court on Thursday was waived and his arraignment has been scheduled. 38-year-old Brian...

Commission braces for possible property tax lid amendments

Riley County Commissioners Ron Wells, left, Robert Boyd and Ben Wilson. Local leaders haven’t been shy about expressing their opposition to the state-imposed property tax...

Huelskamp announces removal of Lesser Prairie Chicken from ‘threatened list’

U.S. Congressman Tim Huelskamp of Kansas’ 1st District speaks to the audience in the Manhattan Public Library. Huelskamp held a town hall meeting in...

I-70 closure Thursday afternoon

A suspicious package led to the closure of I-70 Thursday afternoon. The closure of east and westbound lanes from K-99 to K-177 was announced...

ReImageMHK hopes to phase out mascot

School districts across the country have been changing their mascots in the name of political correctness, a newfound organization is urging Manhattan High School...