New local order expected to be more strict, health officer says, as new cases...

About 56 percent of all cases documented in the county fall in the 18 to 24 age range.

A lot of recent COVID-19 cases are associated with ‘high-risk’ behavior, health officials say

Andrew Adams, emergency preparedness coordinator for public health, said the rate of positivity in Riley County is still about 18 percent.

Rate of positivity in COVID-19 tests continues to rise in Riley County

The local percent of positivity from last week was 18.75 percent. About three weeks ago, the positivity rate was about two percent.

KDHE declares two more outbreaks in Manhattan

Two bars in Aggieville were named as the source of the outbreaks.

KDHE declares COVID-19 outbreaks associated with K-State football, Aggieville

On Wednesday, Riley County added 24 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the local total to 156.

COVID-19 spike caused by traveling, lax social distancing, health officer says

Local health officer Julie Gibbs said individuals returning to Riley County may be contributing to the increase in cases.

New local ‘restricted activities’ order to take effect Wednesday

The return to more strict guidelines comes on the heels of a recent climb in local COVID-19 cases.

‘We let our guard down’: As COVID-19 case numbers climb, health department plans to...

Reverting to a more restrictive phase is on the table, local health officer Julie Gibbs said, as the rate of infection from COVID-19 climbs

Riley County passes into triple-digit COVID-19 case totals

At least eight of the new cases are in athletes who have returned for voluntary practices at Kansas State.

Second COVID-19 related death in Riley County documented

Riley County documented its second COVID-19 related death in an 88-year-old man who had previously tested positive.

Protestors share art, discuss the importance of voting at Junction City rally

Protest organizer Michael Turner invited Junction City police chief John Lamb and Mayor Jeff Underhill to attend.

Peaceful protests continue in Manhattan as locals rally in City Park

Several hundred locals gathered in City Park and marched around its perimeter to protest against police brutality.

A crowd of 2,000 gather for another round of peaceful protests in Manhattan

A crowd of 2,000 people gathered in Triangle Park tonight for the second "Black Lives Matter" movement.

KBI has yet to identify RCPD officer reportedly involved in battery

Upon preliminary investigation, KBI has yet to discern the identity of the officer accused of battering a resident in their home on Monday.

RCPD officer accused of battery

An unidentified Riley County police officer has been accused of battery by a citizen, which is now being investigated by KBI.

Manhattan community joins wave of nationwide protests

The Manhattan community joins the wave of Black Lives Matter protests that have been breaking out across the nation following the May 25 murder in George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.

Down to six active cases, Riley County softens limitations on business reopenings

Riley County reported three new case of COVID-19 since Monday, bringing the local count to 64.

Riley County Health Department increases gathering size, allows all businesses to open

The health department maintains the authority to shutdown any businesses that are not in compliance or are declared to be the source of an outbreak.

How do Riley County’s COVID-19 statistics compare to statewide data?

A month ago, local health officer Julie Gibbs indicated that Riley County is faring better than anticipated in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Riley County reports no new cases of COVID-19 for third day in a row

Though the county started the process of reopening earlier this month, there hasn't been a spike in new cases.
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