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Police Shoot Suspect In Quality Inn & Suites Disterbance

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At approximately 6:02 AM this morning, the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call regarding shots fired at 150 East Poyntz Ave. (The Quality Inn and Suites). Police officers from Riley and Pottawatomie counties responded, and once on scene observed a subject discharging a firearm outside of the hotel. As events unfolded, officers ordered the subject to cease firing ... Read More »

ONGOING: “Act of Violence” Reported at Manhattan Quality Inn Hotel

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The morning quiet was broken this morning in Manhattan near the Quality Inn on Highway 24 in what Riley County Police are calling an “act of violence”. Details are scarce at this point, but reports indicate that police responded to the Quality Inn at 6:02 a.m. for a reported disturbance. A suspected is reported to be in custody, and nobody ... Read More »

Marshall County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Dec. 9

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Dec. 9

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— These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, December 9, 2013 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Gary Scoby leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Tim Burdiek ... Read More »

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Dec. 9

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These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, December 9, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gary Ouellette, ... Read More »

SCC Board Of Governors Selects Paul Illich To Be Its Next President

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Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors has selected Dr. Paul Illich to be its next president, effective July 1, 2014. Illich, the vice president for research, planning and information technology at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, was selected by a unanimous vote of the Board to become the school’s next president during a special meeting Friday afternoon in Lincoln. ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Library Closer To Expansion Funding Goal

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A grant and loan from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced recently brings an expansion project at the Blue Rapids Public Library to nearly 90% funding for the $241,000 effort. Adding an additional 700 square feet to the original 1895 structure would nearly double the libraries current size. The added space would serve books and technology, along ... Read More »

Meeting Explaining The Kansas Open Meetings Act Scheduled

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Area county commissioners, school board, and city council members have been invited to a meeting Tuesday evening in Marysville to learn more regarding the state open meeting law. Any elected official and the public are welcome. Kim Winn, Director of the Kansas League of Municipalities will present details on the Kansas Open Meetings Act, and Kansas Open Records Law. The ... Read More »

KNDY Featured In Marysville Advocate Article Celebrating 25 Years of Dierking Communications

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KNDY radio is featured in the Marysville Advocate this week celebrating the 25 year history of Dierking Communications ownership of the station. Dierking communications this fall marked 25 years operating the marysville stations. You can read the full article written by JoAnn Shum online via the Marysville Advocate website. http://marysvilleonline.net/articles/2013/12/05/news/features/doc529e700ab2bde301699050.txt Read More »

Westar Energy Alerts Customers About Fraudulent Calls

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Topeka, Kan., Dec. 4, 2013 — Westar Energy reminds customers to be on the alert for fraudulent callers claiming to be Westar Energy employees. Several customers have contacted Westar Energy’s Customer Relations Center after receiving suspicious calls. In most cases, the caller claims to be a Westar Energy customer service representative and tries to get the customer to provide credit ... Read More »