Pottawatomie County

Public hearing set for Blue Township sewer district codes resolution

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — The Pottawatomie County Commission is one step closer to determining how codes are established moving forward for residents and businesses in the Blue Township Sewer District County Counselor John Watt spoke Monday about how the area is in the process of adopting same codes that match what’s in place in the City [...]

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By |2019-06-24T15:24:45-05:00June 24th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Public hearing set for Blue Township sewer district codes resolution

Local News – News Radio KMAN 2019-06-23 12:59:56

MANHATTAN — Flooding is occurring across much of north-central and northeast Kansas after storms pushed through the region on Saturday. Reports of 2 to 4 inches of rainfall were commonplace across the region. Numerous flood warnings are posted including for the Kansas River at Manhattan until Wednesday afternoon. At 11 a.m. Sunday the river had [...]

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By |2019-06-23T12:59:56-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Local News – News Radio KMAN 2019-06-23 12:59:56

Pottawatomie County judge finds Wamego man guilty of murder

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Sentencing is coming next month for a Wamego man connected to the stabbing death of a teenager in late 2018. According to Pottawatomie County Attorney Sherri Schuck, 24-year-old Cody Lamia-Beck entered a no contest plea Friday to a charge of intentional second-degree murder of Jacob Bouck. The court was presented evidence of [...]

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By |2019-06-14T13:29:08-05:00June 14th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County judge finds Wamego man guilty of murder

Boat ramps expected to reopen this weekend in Manhattan, Pottawatomie County

MANHATTAN — As water levels recede at Tuttle Creek Reservoir and outflows begin to decrease, local officials have decided to reopen the boat ramps in the area, that had previously been closed. The boat ramps along the Kansas River in Pottawatomie County will be opened as personnel and resources allow. All area ramps are expected [...]

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By |2019-06-13T06:48:36-05:00June 13th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Boat ramps expected to reopen this weekend in Manhattan, Pottawatomie County

Elevation continues to fall at Tuttle, high water advisory lifted

The high water advisory in place in areas downstream from Tuttle Creek Lake — including the Berry Streets and Dix Addition in Northview — has been lifted, but residents are advised to stay aware of the situation. Lake elevation has steadily declined since the end of May, recorded at a level of 1129.48 feet above [...]

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By |2019-06-10T17:45:48-05:00June 10th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Elevation continues to fall at Tuttle, high water advisory lifted

K-13 over Tuttle Dam to open Monday

Highway K-13 between Riley and Pottawatomie Counties over Tuttle Creek dam will be opening again next week. The roadway was closed in February for a project replacing the bridge deck over the spillway structure, it will open again Monday, June 10th. Pedestrian and non-motorized traffic will be prohibited on or along K-13 as well as [...]

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By |2019-06-07T07:52:51-05:00June 7th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on K-13 over Tuttle Dam to open Monday

Multiple races for municipal, school board positions across Riley, Pottawatomie Counties

The November municipal and boards of education ballots are set as the deadline to file passed at noon, June 3, bringing out multiple last minute filings. For the City of Manhattan, the only incumbent seeking re-election is Commissioner and former Mayor Linda Morse. Current Mayor Mike Dodson and Commissioner Jerred McKee are not seeking re-election. [...]

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By |2019-06-03T18:29:54-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Belvue, City of Manhattan, City of Wamego, Emmett, Havensville, Leonardville, Local News, Louisville, Manhattan, Ogden, Olsburg, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Randolph, Riley, Riley County, St. George, St. Marys, USD 320, USD 321, USD 322, USD 323, USD 378, USD 383, USD 384, Wamego, Westmoreland, Wheaton|Comments Off on Multiple races for municipal, school board positions across Riley, Pottawatomie Counties

33 Kansas counties now eligible for federal disaster relief

TOPEKA — Fifteen more Kansas counties have been added to the list of counties eligible for emergency disaster assistance. Gov. Laura Kelly announced Saturday that 33 of the state’s 105 counties are covered by the federal declaration in response to damage from recent tornadoes. The designation makes the counties eligible for federal support and resources [...]

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By |2019-06-03T10:53:24-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on 33 Kansas counties now eligible for federal disaster relief

Evacuation advisories lifted, Tuttle levels falling for now

After a few dry days and increased outflows from Tuttle Creek Dam’s outlet works, the evacuation advisory for portions of the Northview neighborhood have been lifted. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says inflows into the reservoir are less than the current outflow, still 30,000 cfs at this time. The Corps’ 3-day projections show the [...]

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By |2019-06-02T16:28:06-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Evacuation advisories lifted, Tuttle levels falling for now

Emergency officials, Army Corps of Engineers speak with media Thursday

No water has washed over any roadways or impacted any homes at this point following a Wednesday evacuation advisory in parts of the Northview neighborhood was issued by local authorities. Riley County Emergency Operations and Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) officials held a press conference regarding Tuttle Creek Reservoir Thursday morning. Levels as of 4 [...]

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By |2019-05-30T16:41:23-05:00May 30th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Emergency officials, Army Corps of Engineers speak with media Thursday