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Campgrounds Closed At Tuttle Creek Amid High Lake Levels

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Flooding continues to be a concern across the area as heavy rains have fallen over the last couple of months. Of concern for many right now is the current high levels at Tuttle Creek Lake near Manhattan. On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed two campgrounds at Tuttle Creek, which will last throughout the duration of Country Stampede. ...

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Heavy Rainfall Causes Tuttle Creek Lake To Rise

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Tuttle Creek Lake near Manhattan has risen to 1,107.04 feet above sea level in recent weeks, or 32 feet above normal levels. The Army Corps of Engineers continues to monitor lake levels, and anticipates increasing output from 16,000 cubic feet per second, to 20,000 cubic feet per second to stabilize and lower the lake over the coming days. While the ...

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Flooding Update On Area Rivers & Tuttle Creek Lake

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The National Weather Service still has flood warnings in effect for area rivers on Monday morning. The latest update from the National Weather Service indicates a flood warning is still in effect for the Big Blue River at Beatrice and Barneston. In Beatrice, the river was at 20.8 feet, or 2.8 feet above flood stage at 7:45 a.m. Monday. The ...

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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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Highway K-13 Closed In Pottawatomie County Due To Accident

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*K-13 is now open in Pottawatomie County. As of 2PM, TODAY, February 13, all lanes of K-13 north of Manhattan (between Mile Marker 12-13) CLOSED due to multi-vehicle traffic incident in Pottawatomie County. Estimated Reopening: 2+ hours Drivers should expect delays and will need to seek alternate routes. Currently traffic on K-13 is being turned around to find alternate routes.

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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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Blue Rapids Woman Injured In Auto Accident

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An injury accident Wednesday, shortly after noon half a mile south of Randolph was reported. Pansy Rudolph, 77, of Blue Rapids went off the highway, struck a guard rail, and then went into the ditch, with the vehicle flipping onto its side. She was taken to a Manhattan hospital with a possible injury.

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Blue Valley Tele-Communications Acquires Networks Plus of Manhattan

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Home, Kan. – October 20, 2014 – Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Inc. announced this week it has acquired Networks Plus of Manhattan, Kan. The acquisition combines BVTC’s experience and expertise in communications and Information Technology (IT) services, with capabilities, certifications, and technical expertise from the Networks Plus team. This will provide customers access to one of the most powerful IT teams ...

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Allegiant Air To End Service From Manhattan Regional Airport

Allegiant Air announced Monday that the airline will discontinue service from Manhattan Regional Airport on February 23rd, which provided service to Phoenix, Arizona. Any customers with reservations past February 23rd will be contacted for a full refund. “We are always disappointed to end service in a market,” said Eric Fletcher, Allegiant Travel Company Manager of Airports. “We thank Manhattan Regional ...

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