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Orange Barrel Alert: Resurfacing Project Starts Monday For Highways 77 & 24

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On Monday, August 18, a resurfacing project will begin on a 21.8-mile combined total stretch of U.S. 77 and U.S. 24 in Marshall and Riley Counties. Chip seal work will take place on U.S. 77 from the K-16 junction in Riley County to the Marshall County line and then from the Riley/Marshall County line north to the west K-9 junction ... Read More »

Emergency Response Drill Planned Tuesday Near Manhattan Airport

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On August 19, 2014, the Riley County Police Department along with members of Riley County Emergency Management, Riley County EMS, and the Manhattan Fire Department (for a full list of participants contact the Riley County Emergency Management Office), will be participating in a full scale emergency response exercise. Emergency crews will be placed into a scenario at approximately 6:00 PM ... Read More »

Riley County Police Looking For Suspect In Alleged Rape

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On August 15, 2014, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Riley County Police Department received an emergency call for service stating that a female victim in her mid-twenties was raped by a suspect known to her. This crime occurred in the northern portion of Riley County within the hour prior to police receiving the 911 call. Several officers with RCPD as ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 11th

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The Board met at 8:00 a.m. to canvass the votes of the August 5, 2014 Primary Election. The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourn session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman, Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the ... Read More »

Updated Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas

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TOPEKA, Kan. – (Aug. 14, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other ... Read More »

Kansas Coaching Legends To Reunite For 60th Celebration of Historic Allen Fieldhouse

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas Athletics is pleased to announce an anniversary party unlike any other, celebrating 60 years of Jayhawk Basketball in Allen Fieldhouse. Coaching legends Ted Owens, Larry Brown, Roy Williams and current head coach Bill Self will reunite in Lawrence to pay homage to college basketball’s most storied building. The four will join together on James Naismith Court ... Read More »

Brown Receives Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship

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Marysville, KS – Kash Patrick Brown, a student at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, is the recipient of the Henry W. Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship from Community Memorial Healthcare. The scholarship amount is $2,000. Brown is a 2009 graduate of Frankfort High School and is the son of Patrick Brown and Stacy Brown of Frankfort, KS. Brown will be ... Read More »

Celebration Planned For Aggieville’s 125th Birthday

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Aggieville, Kansas’s oldest business district, will celebrate its 125th birthday with a Birthday Street Fair and Dance on September 20, 2014. This event will take place on Moro Street of Aggieville starting at 10:00 AM. This Birthday Bash will feature a state fair food cook-off, antique car show, carnival, maker faire, giant donut birthday cake, and dance. These events will ... Read More »

City Of Washington Asks For Water Conservation Due To Drought

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Due to local drought conditions, the City of Washington’s water table indicates a reduction of four feet over the last three to four months, and demand per day is in excess of 300,000 gallons. If this trend continues, it could trigger a Stage 1 Water Watch as indicated in the City of Washington’s Municipal Water Conservation Plan. The City of ... Read More »

Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station

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HANOVER, KS—Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site will host the annual Pony Express Festival, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, August 31. 10 a.m. – Festival opens with period demonstrators. 11 a.m. – Non-denominational church service by circuit rider preacher with music by the community choir. Noon – Lunch vendors available. 1 – 3 p.m. – Entertainment. 3 p.m. ... Read More »