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Pottawatomie County opts out of governor’s executive order, following rescheduled meeting

Face masks won’t be required in public spaces in Pottawatomie County. The Commission in a rescheduled meeting Thursday, opted out of Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order mandating masks, instead passing Local Health Order No. 7. The new order includes guidelines from the Health Officer “strongly recommending” the use of masks and other safety items when [...]

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By |2020-07-02T21:19:11-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County opts out of governor’s executive order, following rescheduled meeting

Pott County Sheriff investigating theft of hitch camper from St. George storage unit

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office says a hitch camper, valued at $13,000 was recently stolen from a storage unit in St. George. According to Sheriff Shane Jager, the theft was reported Wednesday from Blackjack Road Self Storage. It’s believed the theft occurred about 10 to 14 days ago. It’s described as a white 2010 Escape [...]

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By |2020-07-02T14:26:55-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pott County Sheriff investigating theft of hitch camper from St. George storage unit

Pott County Sheriff investigating theft of hitch camper from St. George storage unit

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office says a hitch camper, valued at $13,000 was recently stolen from a storage unit in St. George. According to Sheriff Shane Jager, the theft was reported Wednesday from Blackjack Road Self Storage. It’s believed the theft occurred about 10 to 14 days ago. It’s described as a white 2010 Escape [...]

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By |2020-07-02T14:26:55-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pott County Sheriff investigating theft of hitch camper from St. George storage unit

Pott County Commission to decide Friday if they’ll opt in on mask mandate

The Pottawatomie County Commission will meet Friday to determine its course of action regarding Gov. Laura Kelly’s face mask mandate. The commission, meeting as the Board of Health met Wednesday at the Emergency Operations Center in Wamego where they received public comment, both for and against, with comments about equally divided. Commissioner Pat Weixelman, after [...]

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By |2020-07-01T16:01:53-05:00July 1st, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pott County Commission to decide Friday if they’ll opt in on mask mandate

RCPD says no criminal charges anticipated following fatal hit-and-run near Leonardville

Riley County Police are no longer seeking the public’s help identifying the parties involved in a fatal traffic accident in Leonardville in the early morning hours of June 19. The Kansas Highway Patrol worked the traffic accident, after a pedestrian was found dead in the 12,900 block of Barton Road. Investigating officers located 38-year-old Christopher [...]

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By |2020-07-01T11:25:04-05:00July 1st, 2020|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD says no criminal charges anticipated following fatal hit-and-run near Leonardville

Geary Co. Sheriff rules shooting death of 10-year-old boy accidental

The Geary County Sheriff’s Office has ruled a June 14 shooting that killed a 10-year-old boy accidental, after a thorough investigation. Sheriff’s Office Spokesman David Gilbert says Grady Erichsen’s death was a community tragedy that no parent should have to face. He says officers are still waiting on a few items to return as they [...]

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By |2020-07-01T08:29:46-05:00July 1st, 2020|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Geary Co. Sheriff rules shooting death of 10-year-old boy accidental

Wamego Aquatic Center to open Wednesday with limitations

The Wamego Aquatic Center officially opens its doors Wednesday with some limitations to visiting patrons. Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce Event & Tourism Director Kara Holle previewed the reopening on Monday’s In Focus. “The Wamego Aquatic Center opened late in the summer last year, so it didn’t really get a full run, but it will [...]

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By |2020-06-30T15:14:49-05:00June 30th, 2020|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Aquatic Center to open Wednesday with limitations

Riley County closes June with increase of 167 cases of COVID-19

The Riley County Health Department reported five more new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, but says none of the new patients have required hospitalization. Additionally, six more people people were added to the recovered list. The total active cases is at 139, with 91 recovered and three deaths since the virus first presented locally in March. [...]

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By |2020-06-30T14:38:30-05:00June 30th, 2020|Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Riley County closes June with increase of 167 cases of COVID-19

RCPD arrests Kansas City man from department’s Most Wanted list

Riley County Police have arrested a Kansas City, Kansas man who previously was on the department’s Most Wanted List. According to Tuesday’s arrest report, 35-year-old Montell Warren Jones Jr. was jailed Monday on a warrant for aggravated domestic battery, criminal trespass, aggravated intimidation of a witness and criminal threat. RCPD’s media incident report lists a [...]

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By |2020-06-30T10:48:23-05:00June 30th, 2020|Kansas, Kansas City, kansas news, KS, Local News, Manhattan, Most Wanted, RCPD, Riley County, Riley County police|Comments Off on RCPD arrests Kansas City man from department’s Most Wanted list

K-State President says university planning actions to combat racism and bigotry; vows to join student-led protests

K-State President Richard Myers says he’s asked administrators to fast-track actions to combat racism and bigotry and other forms of social injustice. Details on those action plans could be released later this week. In a letter penned Monday, Myers apologized for the actions of Jaden McNeil, the self-described founder of conservative group America First Students, [...]

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By |2020-06-29T15:32:24-05:00June 29th, 2020|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State President says university planning actions to combat racism and bigotry; vows to join student-led protests