Wabaunsee County

Storms bring hail, tornadoes to the region; more storms likely Friday

Severe storms pushed through the region last night, knocking out power briefly to more than two thousand Manhattan residents. The storm dumped 2 to 4 inches of rain throughout most of the area, in addition to hail up to golf-ball size and prompted overnight flash flood warnings. Storms intensified further south. In Wabaunsee County, a [...]

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By |2019-08-16T09:00:45-05:00August 16th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Storms bring hail, tornadoes to the region; more storms likely Friday

Geary Co Sheriff arrests three from Kentucky after pursuit through three counties

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Three people were arrested after leading a pursuit through Geary, Riley and Wabaunsee counties Monday. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office says the pursuit began around 11 a.m. along Interstate 70 in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 310 and continued through the three counties, ending in a field one mile west [...]

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By |2019-08-05T19:47:16-05:00August 5th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Geary Co Sheriff arrests three from Kentucky after pursuit through three counties

On and off storm chances continue Friday and through the weekend

The long holiday weekend forecast has some increased chances for rain and periodic thunderstorms, especially on Friday. Storm activity developed in the morning hours and forecasters say redevelopment is possible later in the afternoon or evening. Some of that activity, especially in the evening could spawn severe storms, with the potential to produce damaging winds [...]

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By |2019-07-05T11:11:21-05:00July 5th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on On and off storm chances continue Friday and through the weekend

Slight risk for severe weather Monday; Flash Flood Watch posted through Wednesday

MANHATTAN — A shift in the weather pattern this week will bring the threat for severe weather Monday and continued heavy rainfall and storm chances through Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of northeastern Kansas through Wednesday night including Riley, Pottawatomie and Geary counties. Rainfall amounts [...]

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By |2019-05-06T06:56:58-05:00May 6th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Slight risk for severe weather Monday; Flash Flood Watch posted through Wednesday

Wabaunsee County authorities net $9 million drug bust in Maple Hill

MAPLE HILL — Wabaunsee County authorities uncovered a large amount of drugs Wednesday in Maple Hill. According to the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Max Joye and his K-9 partner Karma were alerted to the odor and presence of narcotics after coming across a driver with a suspended license during a traffic stop. The driver, [...]

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By |2019-05-02T12:54:17-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Local News, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Wabaunsee County authorities net $9 million drug bust in Maple Hill