Pottawatomie County

Wamego woman involved in rollover car crash

A woman from Wamego was taken to Wamego Health Center yesterday after icy roads caused her vehicle to roll over Monday morning. Beth M. Brunkow, 69, was heading east on Oregon Trail Rd. near Onaga Rd. in a 1999 GMC Jimmy when icy conditions caused her to lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle then [...]

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By |2020-01-21T10:37:48-06:00January 21st, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Top Story|Comments Off on Wamego woman involved in rollover car crash

Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

Wamego will soon be home to a major agricultural chemical and seed company. The Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership (GMEP) is planning an official announcement Thursday to welcome Corteva Agriscience to the region. The company will occupy 22,000 square feet of space inside a recently constructed building inside the Wamego Industrial Park on the city’s eastern [...]

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By |2020-01-21T14:06:09-06:00January 20th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Update: New Corteva Agriscience facility in Wamego predicted to have “substantial” economic impact on area

National Radon Action Month: Testing homes for radon can save lives

January is National Radon Action Month, meaning now is a good time to become informed about radon and radon exposure in your home. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found in the soil that is a result of uranium decay. Brian Hanson, the K-State Engineering Extension Radon Program Coordinator, says radon can eventually make [...]

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By |2020-01-17T16:23:17-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News, National Radon Action Month, Pottawatomie County, Radon, Radon Exposure, Riley County|Comments Off on National Radon Action Month: Testing homes for radon can save lives

Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation to visit Wamego, Rock Creek

Pottawatomie County school districts will host Kansas Teacher of the Year finalists over the next two weeks. Nominees are touring the state, observing classrooms and will speak with lawmakers in Topeka later this year to share their ideas to help further education policy and initiatives. USD 320 Superintendent Tim Winter says the group will visit [...]

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By |2020-01-17T14:04:02-06:00January 17th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation to visit Wamego, Rock Creek

Kansas Teacher of the Year delegation to visit Wamego, Rock Creek

Pottawatomie County school districts will host Kansas Teacher of the Year finalists over the next two weeks. Nominees are touring the state, observing classrooms and will speak with lawmakers in Topeka later this year to share their ideas to help further education policy and initiatives. USD 320 Superintendent Tim Winter says the group will visit [...]

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Property developers want Pottawatomie County to conduct study of revenue generated by development

About a month after the Pottawatomie County Commission adopted policy requiring all subdivision entrances be connected to paved roads, Commissioner Dee McKee, county officials and property developers met Thursday to discuss how the responsibility of paving certain roads might be shared. This policy puts more of the burden of paving roads connected to subdivisions on [...]

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By |2020-01-16T17:41:16-06:00January 16th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Property developers want Pottawatomie County to conduct study of revenue generated by development

Former Pott. County sheriff begins tenure as county commissioner

Greg Riat attends first County Commission meeting as commissioner Monday’s Pottawatomie County Commission meeting was the first for Greg Riat as a commissioner. During the meeting, Commissioner Dee McKee thanked Riat for his decision to join the commission alongside her and Commissioner Pat Weixelman. Commissioner Riat was elected by Pottawatomie County Republican Party precinct leaders [...]

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By |2020-01-14T13:25:35-06:00January 14th, 2020|Local News, Pay, Pottawatomie County, Reorganization, Sheriff|Comments Off on Former Pott. County sheriff begins tenure as county commissioner

Former Pott. County sheriff begins tenure as county commissioner

Greg Riat attends first County Commission meeting as commissioner Monday’s Pottawatomie County Commission meeting was the first for Greg Riat as a commissioner. During the meeting, Commissioner Dee McKee thanked Riat for his decision to join the commission alongside her and Commissioner Pat Weixelman. Commissioner Riat was elected by Pottawatomie County Republican Party precinct leaders [...]

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Manhattan man jailed in Pottawatomie County following second pursuit in six months

A Manhattan man was arrested last week in Pottawatomie County after eluding law enforcement for the second time in six months. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 34-year-old Jesse Sexton led a short vehicle pursuit Thursday near Wamego. After crashing his vehicle, Sexton then fled on foot and was eventually taken into custody by the [...]

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By |2020-01-13T14:09:03-06:00January 13th, 2020|Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Manhattan man jailed in Pottawatomie County following second pursuit in six months

Manhattan man jailed in Pottawatomie County following second pursuit in six months

A Manhattan man was arrested last week in Pottawatomie County after eluding law enforcement for the second time in six months. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 34-year-old Jesse Sexton led a short vehicle pursuit Thursday near Wamego. After crashing his vehicle, Sexton then fled on foot and was eventually taken into custody by the [...]

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