Recovery teams found the body of a Stilwell man who drowned March 3 while fishing alone in a one-person kayak at Tuttle Creek lake. The Manhattan Mercury reports that searchers used boats with sonar to locate on Thursday the body of 21-year-old Anthony Berg. Kansas Wildlife and Parks Game Warden Jesse Gehrt says that while [...]
Authorities and emergency crews continue to search Tuttle Creek Lake for man who may have drowned, according to the Riley County Police Department Sunday morning. The RCPD says 21-year-old Anthony Berg of Stillwell is the victim and that his body has not yet been found. Authorities say recovery efforts continue today. The RCPD said it [...]
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Updated: Wednesday, 4:09 p.m. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has identified the alleged carjacker shot and killed by police Monday evening in Wamego as 25-year-old Ethan M. Straub, the agency said in an email sent to KMAN Wednesday afternoon. KBI said Straub is from Wamego. In 2011, Straub, along with three other teens, were facing charges [...]
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announces initiation of construction for two major construction projects near Tuttle Creek Dam, according to a press release. These projects include replacement of the bridge deck over the dam’s spillway structure at the east of Tuttle Creek Dam in Pottawatomie County and rehabilitation of the stilling [...]
A Wamego Police Department dispatcher was killed in an accident on Highway 24 late Monday night, according both the WPD and the Kansas Highway Patrol Tuesday morning. Authorities say 38-year-old Sarah Salinas of St. Marys was driving her car eastbound on Highway 24 and lost control on an icy bridge two-tenths of a mile from [...]
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The Kansas Highway Patrol has confirmed to KMAN Monday the identity of the woman who jumped out of a car to her death Wednesday south of Wamego. Authorities confirm 25-year-old Stephanie Bryan of Wabaunsee was the woman killed. KHP told KMAN Monday morning the incident was initially investigated as a crime scene, but ultimately ruled [...]
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The Junction City Police Department has announced it arrested a man who had four weapons, two pounds of marijuana and $6,000 in cash. The JCPD says it arrested 31-year-old Joshua Dantzler of Junction City Friday morning at 5 a.m. The JCPD along with members of the Geary Count Sherriff’s Office and Grandview Plaza Police conducted [...]
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Authorities say a person killed in an incident south of Wamego late Wednesday afternoon had jumped from a vehicle, according to WIBW in Topeka. The Kansas Highway Patrol said it happened around 5 p.m. on K-99, just south of K-18. A trooper at the scene said a woman who was a passenger in a southbound [...]
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The local Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program has begun offering its families a new way to shop for their food benefits using an electronic benefit transaction card, according to a press release from the Riley County Health Department. At the state level, the public health nutrition program began piloting the new system in Shawnee [...]
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A proposal to repurpose Pottawatomie County’s Old Jail was heard during Monday’s County Commission meeting. This came via Dru Clarke, who provided both long and short-term initiatives for the project, the former including the conversion of the building into a Welcome Center. Clarke said such a facility would be able to distribute information about the [...]
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