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Soldiers wrap up week long training mission at Fort Riley
"We started off at teh smallest levels just 1 c's and 2 c's, then we got to the 10s and 20s and now we're at the hundreds," said Lt. Col. Iven Sugai. "We're able to train on all things that we are required to do to ensure that when the nation asks us to what it requires of us for combat, we're able
Manhattan Juneteenth celebration continues to grow with venue change
Juneteenth has only been celebrated in Manhattan for the past 29 years, even though it has been something to celebrate for 153 years, according to Juneteenth committee members. Juneteenth, nationally recognized on June 19, marks the abolition of U.S. slavery.
Junction City Jane Doe still unidentified - WIBW News Now!
After a KBI analysis of DNA and fingerprints, the body has still not been identified. However, forensic anthropologist Dr. Alexandra Klales, with the Washburn University Forensic Anthropology Laboratory was able to provide a preliminary profile. The woman is believed to be a white female with brown
Manhattan holds 29th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
“1865 the war was over, and it was two years after that for people in Texas, Oklahoma, the southern part of the country that the slaves knew that they were free,” explained Baker.
City approved Ultra ICE's $745K eco devo request
The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved Tuesday giving $745,500 in economic development money to Ultra Electronic ICE to build a new facility.The Manhattan aerospace electronics company will receive $630,000 in forgivable loans and $115,000 in performance grants to build a facility in the
City seeks to cut parking regulations
Generally, the minimum number of parking spaces required would be decreased for commercial buildings. As an example, parking for general retail stores would change from one space per 250 square feet to one space per 500 square feet.
12&U Tigers defeat Rossville Dawgs, Manhattan Aggies
Most*PopularArticlesTwo campers to be evicted from Clay County ParkTwo arrested this week for obstructionMan's body found under New Jersey beach town boardwalkGrandmother found guilty of misdemeanor batteryMan bound over for theft of ignition keyFormer Clay Center officer dies in motorcycle crash, p
JC woman to repay $1,600 to Medicaid
Ruby Powell, 41, pleaded no contest in April to one felony county of making a false claim to the Medicaid program. She was ordered Monday to repay $1,607.27 to the program. She also received 12 months probation.
Moxie claim 3rd at Father's Day NIT
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18U team had a solid showing at the Father's Day NIT last weekend in Lawrence.The Moxie went 4-1 overall, good enough for a third-place finish.In the first game of pool play, Manhattan beat the Missouri Venom 4-2. The Moxie got on the board in the first inning thanks to
OPINION: Starbucks is an insult to the art of making coffee
Brittney Miller, Manhattan resident, inscribes words on a Starbucks coffee cup on July 19, 2016 at the shop on Anderson Avenue. (Archive Photo by Evert Nelson | Collegian Media Group)
News Briefs: June 20
North Korea will return the remains of what are believed to be 200 U.S. servicememberswho perished in the Korean War.CNN reportsthis agreement came out of the June 12 summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. The date and location of the transfer is undecided. When the remains are received, th
County collecting same revenue as hospital for ambulance billing
Despite predicting an increase in revenue collection for ambulance services, Riley County has collected nearly the same proportion of the billing amount from January through May 2018 as Via Christi Hospital collected during the same period last year.The county took over ambulance service from Via Ch
Area farmers race to put wheat in bin
LEONARDVILLE — Wheat kernels and dust flew up in the air on a windy afternoon as Merlin Potts dumped a truckload of grain into a pit at Central Valley Ag elevator.Potts is one of many farmers in the area harvesting wheat this week, working around rainy days to clear his fields.At the elevator an aug
City to vote on Ultra ICE's $745K eco devo proposal
The Manhattan-based aerospace electronics company’s proposal includes $630,000 in forgivable loans and $115,000 in performance grants.
Topeka man jailed on burglary charges Sunday - WIBW News Now!
According to a release from Topeka police, at around 6:45 p.m. Sunday, police were called to a female in distress in the 2200 block of SE Adams. She reported that her back door was kicked in and she was hiding in a locked room in the house. Officers saw 40-year-old Brian M. Britt and pursued him and
Dan and Beth Bird awarded K-State medal of excellence
At the spring KSU Foundation Board of Trustees meeting, trustees Dan and Beth Bird, Manhattan, were awarded the Kansas State University Medal of Excellence, which recognizes those who have advanced Kansas State University through exceptional service, leadership and philanthropic contributions.Dan re
Juneteenth Festival unites community in celebration
Sarah Brown and her daughters always enjoy attending community festivals, she said Saturday afternoon.“I like to do things that the community does,” said Brown, who lives on Fort Riley. “It’s teaching my kids how to build structure.”On a hot Saturday in Manhattan, many people from the Manhattan comm
Former ED director fondly recalls time serving community
Jami (Williams) Mayfield, hired as Clay County Economic Development Director 10 years ago, returned to Marion, where she was previously employed as the economic development director for the City of Marion before accepting the Clay County post.She now serves as business clerk for the Marion County Sp
Bandits’ bats blister Junction City
Camden Meeks had two hits and RBI for Abilene while Kaden Coup, Kaleb Becker, Benjamin Short, Michael McClanahan and Braden Adams got hits in the Bandits ten hit out burst.
Stolen vehicle and foot chase lands man behind bars
Topeka Police say Jesse McCormick, 25, was arrested after leading authorities on a chase through the Likens Foster Neighborhood before ending on South Topeka Boulevard at the Best Value Inn.