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Details Released In Randolph Fatal Shooting Accident

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MANHATTAN KAN. – On February 9, 2015 at approximately 1:20 AM officers with the Riley County Police Department responded to a report of an accidental shooting in the 14000 block of Gardiner Road in Randolph, Kansas. Once on scene officers found that a 46-year-old male, identified as Steven Hoard of Randolph, sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was ...

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Today Declared Quarter Day in Beatrice

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Tuesday February 10th has been declared Quarter Day in Beatrice. The designation is in conjunction with the release of a new quarter featuring the Homestead National Monument, which is the first in a series of coins to be minted highlighting national monuments. The Beatrice City Council recently approved the proclamation for Quarter Day, which coincides with a launch ceremony held ...

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The Bulldog Report – Feb. 9, 2015

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Tune in to hear The Bulldog Report every Monday at 5:30 p.m. The Bulldog Report gives a snapshot of the activities that are happening in the classrooms at Marysville High School. Megan Skeen and Austin Prinkki host the episode on February 9th and they discuss everything from reading “Othello” to real life math applications to the foundation of our government. ...

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One Killed In Randolph Shooting Accident

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The Riley County Police report that an accidental shooting this morning in Randolph left one person dead. Police have ruled out suicide, but declined to to identify the victim of the shooting. A full report will be released on Tuesday by the Riley County Police Department.

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U.S. Army Community Listening Session Planned For Today At Fort Riley

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FORT RILEY, Kan. (Feb. 5, 2015) — Army officials are in the process of cutting troop numbers from 570,000 to 490,000 and because policymakers in Washington have not eliminated sequestration, the organization is facing even more severe changes. Those cuts could affect the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley. This is the message Brig. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, 1st Infantry ...

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Manhattan Trench Collapse Claims The Life Of A Water Division Employee

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On February 6, 2015 at approximately 6:52 PM the Riley County Police Department received an emergency call for service requesting a rescue. One 30-year-old male victim was entrapped in dirt and mud near the intersection of Scenic Drive and Fossilridge in Manhattan following a trench collapse. The victim was a City of Manhattan employee who had been repairing a water ...

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An Open Letter From USD 364 Superintendent Bill Mullins

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The following letter was written by USD 364 Superintendent Bill Mullins and originally posted on the Marysville High School Bulldogs Facebook page. The letter is reprinted here as a service to all community members of USD 364 Public Schools. Dear Bulldog Family, As you may have heard Governor Brownback announced “allotments” yesterday afternoon that directly affects K-12 education and higher ...

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Governor Brownback Proposes Education Cuts; Impacts Projected For Local Districts

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The State of Kansas is facing a $600 million budget shortfall for next fiscal year, and to help plug a $344 million deficit projected for June 30th, Governor Sam Brownback announced a plan to cut $54 million in Local Option Budget State Aid and Capital Outlay State Aid spending to public schools and universities in Kansas. With numbers released by ...

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Summerfield Business Reports Second Break-In

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Another break in at the Community General Store in Summerfield was reported early Tuesday morning. Sometime between 3:45 and 7:00 a.m., someone broke through the front door glass, and stole 15 cartons of Marlboro Reds, 2 cartons of miscellaneous, and 3 boxes of candy. The burglary appeared similar to a break in at the store on December 17th. Anyone with ...

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Washington Man Arrested For Assault On A Law Enforcement Officer

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An arrest last Monday in Washington resulted in charges of interference with, as well as battery and assault on a law enforcement officer. Charles Coleman of Washington was booked into the county jail on $2,500 bond.

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