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Pott Co. Treasurer’s Office Hit Hard by Cyberattack

The Pottawatomie County Treasurer’s Office continues to deal with the after effects of a cyberattack that effectively shut it down last week. County treasurer Lisa Wright told the County Commission Monday morning that her office continues to work with the state to get Drivers License services back up and running. Wright said her office worked [...]

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By |2021-09-27T10:06:06-05:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pott Co. Treasurer’s Office Hit Hard by Cyberattack

Cyberattack on Pottawatomie County systems under investigation

Pottawatomie County officials are looking into a cyberattack on certain county computer networks and systems that occurred on Sept. 17. According to a statement from Public Information Officer Becky Ryan, the breach encrypted multiple servers, preventing county employees from accessing many of their everyday systems. She says immediate steps were taken to isolate the affected [...]

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By |2021-09-23T06:25:11-05:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Cyberattack on Pottawatomie County systems under investigation

Pott. County weighing options on Elm Slough cost share for paving near proposed subdivision

Questions remain over how Pottawatomie County will approach a potential cost share agreement for eventual paving on a stretch of Elm Slough Road, east of the Flush Road interchange. At issue is the prospect of right-of-way acquisitions where a new residential development is being proposed. The developer is required to pay for the 750 feet [...]

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By |2021-09-21T14:09:32-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pott. County weighing options on Elm Slough cost share for paving near proposed subdivision

FHCS senior named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Flint Hills Christian School has announced that senior Michaela Crow is among the semifinalists for the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The school says it was not surprised that Michaela was chosen. In a release Monday, Director of Advancement Jordan Candido said Michaela is “a driven and talented leader among the students and will [...]

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By |2021-09-20T13:05:31-05:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on FHCS senior named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Rock Creek Schools to continue as mask optional; COVID numbers improving at St. George Elementary

The Rock Creek USD 323 school board on Monday heard from patrons both in favor and against masks in schools. The issue was revisited following a recent outbreak of COVID-19 at St. George Elementary which has since improved. After hearing all public comments the board took no action. Masks remain optional for teachers, staff and [...]

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By |2021-09-14T14:26:16-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Rock Creek Schools to continue as mask optional; COVID numbers improving at St. George Elementary

Rent Backlog Tied to Coronavirus Estimated at $9M for Flint Hills Counties

The coronavirus pandemic and the federal foreclosure moratorium have resulted in what one study says is nine million dollars in outstanding rent being built up in Flint Hills counties. The Manhattan Housing Authority is urging those facing issues tied to rental arrears that the Kansas Emergency Rental Assistance program is sending aid to 500 households [...]

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By |2021-09-14T00:27:27-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Rent Backlog Tied to Coronavirus Estimated at $9M for Flint Hills Counties

Riley County reports two COVID-related deaths, seven hospitalizations

Two additional COVID-related deaths have been confirmed by the Riley County Health Department, bringing the pandemic total for the county to 57. In the latest report, published Wednesday, the health department said a 51-year-old unvaccinated woman died Sept. 3 after testing positive three weeks earlier. The other individual, a 75-year-old man, was identified by the [...]

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By |2021-09-08T19:12:12-05:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports two COVID-related deaths, seven hospitalizations

St. George Elementary navigating through COVID outbreak

COVID numbers are said to be improving at St. George Elementary following an outbreak of cases last week. At one point, as many as 22 cases had been reported since Sept. 2, the most of any active cluster in the state according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s website Wednesday. Rock Creek Schools [...]

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By |2021-09-08T15:23:05-05:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on St. George Elementary navigating through COVID outbreak

Pottawatomie County considering paving of Salzer Road near Wamego

A future paving project along Salzer Road near Wamego is on hold temporarily as Pottawatomie County officials work with area land owners to begin right-of-way acquisition discussions. The county wants to pave a one mile stretch of Salzer from Say Road north to Elm Slough Road, the latter of which is also on the docket [...]

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By |2021-09-06T08:03:05-05:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County considering paving of Salzer Road near Wamego

Onaga hospital facing added stress from pandemic surge

The pandemic surge is impacting Community Health Care System’s Onaga Community Hospital. In addition to rising numbers of COVID-19 inpatients, the hospital has also been challenged transferring stroke and cardiac patients since the beginning of August. Chief Nursing Officer Mindy Olberding said Friday that it took more than three hours finding a bed for at [...]

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By |2021-09-03T14:16:52-05:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Onaga hospital facing added stress from pandemic surge
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