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Movement Restrictions For Poultry Events, Exhibitions And Sales Issued In Kansas

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Manhattan, Kansas – In an effort to protect the Kansas poultry industry and to promote stronger biosecurity practices throughout the state, Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has issued a stop movement order, signed by Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, targeting Kansas poultry and live birds, effectively cancelling all poultry-related shows and events through calendar year 2015.  This ...

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Riley County Police Apprehend Wanted Suspect In Hit & Run Accident

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – Officers with the Riley County Police Department would like the thank the community for their assistance in apprehending a subject involved in an injury rollover accident that tied up traffic at Tuttle Creek Blvd. and Casement Road Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 2:10 AM on May 28, 2015 police made contact with and apprehended Jason Calhoun, 37, of ...

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KHP Participates In Annual Memorial Day Step Campaign

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The peak of summer travel across our nation’s highways is about to begin. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working additional hours from May 18 until May 31. This additional coverage comes thanks to funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation through the STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) campaign, to help motorists reach their destinations safely. “The Patrol is dedicated ...

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Steele City Legion and Auxiliary Plans Memorial Day Ceremonies

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The Steele City Campbell-Klein Post # 349 American Legion and Auxiliary will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies on Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 2:00 P. M. at the Steele City, Nebraska Cemetery and at 2:45 P. M at the Joy Creek Cemetery southwest of Hollenberg, Kansas. At both cemeteries the ceremony will be at the flagpole. Mark Scheonrock will be the ...

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Topeka Man Charged In Plot To Explode Car Bomb At Fort Riley Military Base

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A Topeka, Kansas, man has been charged in federal court with attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb at Fort Riley military base near Manhattan, Kansas, announced Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom of the District of Kansas and Special Agent in Charge Eric K. Jackson of the FBI’s Kansas City Division. The defendant ...

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Marysville Man Arrested Following High-Speed Nebraska Police Chase

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A 37 year old Marysville man was arrested in Nebraska following a high-speed chase. Authorities in Nebraska are saying that Justin T. Sutterlin is a suspect in Kansas for a convenience store burglary that took place in Mitchell County early Tuesday. Fairbury, Nebraska police arrested Sutterlin on suspicion of burglary and other charges after the high-speed chase. He is being ...

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National Work Zone Awareness Week Asks Kids To Color Kansas Orange

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The Kansas Department of Transportation is participating in National Work Zone Awareness Week, through March 27th. Kids are encouraged to color Kansas orange, by downloading and printing a coloring sheet from the K-Dot website, then sending a photo of the picture, which will be posted on the departments Northeast Kansas Facebook page. Download Coloring Sheet Here (PDF)

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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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