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RCPD honors officials during board meeting

Several Riley County Police Department officials were presented with award during the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Law Board meeting Tuesday, according to Little Apple Post.

Officer Jeffery Childs received a Meritorious Service Award for his arrest of a shooting suspect near 11th and Fremont last April.

In addition, RCPD acknowledged four officials that assisted in the rescue of an individual during a kayaking incident last September. Police officers Garrett Lloyd and Andrew Toolin, and Dispatch Supervisor Tyler Siefkes received the RCPD Life Saving Award while Sgt. Dustin Weiszbrod recieved a Letter of Appreciation.

Hallmark diversity, inclusion leader to speak at K-State

The College of Business Administration has announced the spring 2016 speaker for its Diversity Lecture Series, according to K-State Today.

In his role as leader of corporate diversity and inclusion for Hallmark, Michael Gonzales is responsible for the execution of all efforts, strategies and direction regarding Hallmark’s workforce, workplace, marketplace and community priorities.

Gonzales’ lecture will begin at 10:30 a.m. on next Wednesday in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. The event is free and open to the public.

Winter weather to persist through Thursday

More snow is heading Manhattan’s way, according to the National Weather Service of Topeka.

Snowfall is on track to develop through this evening into early Thursday morning, with Manhattan predicted to receive 2-4 inches. Areas of snow are also expected to transition over to a mix of freezing drizzle into Thursday morning and afternoon. The weather service anticipates hazardous travel conditions.