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Corteva Agriscience officially announces new facility in Wamego

Agricultural chemical and seed company Corteva Agriscience officially announced the location of its new facility to the public at the Columbian Theater in Wamego this morning. Among those in attendance were various local government officials, Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership members, Corteva Agriscience employees and property developers. The installation will occupy a 22,000 square foot building [...]

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By |2020-01-23T17:58:25-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Corteva Agriscience, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Corteva Agriscience officially announces new facility in Wamego

Wamego Police arrest man who fled after domestic incident

Wamego Police have arrested a man who fled authorities Saturday night following a domestic dispute at a convenience store. Police say 38-year-old Russell Spears was located Sunday and taken into custody. Officers were called to the Short Stop convenience around 11 p.m. Saturday. When officers arrived, police say he fled in a green SUV then [...]

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By |2019-12-30T07:24:58-06:00December 30th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Police arrest man who fled after domestic incident

Second Jingle Bell Rock found in Wamego

The hunting season has wrapped up in the search for the second G. Thomas Jewelers – Godfrey’s Tactical Supply Jingle Bell Rock. Manhattan couple Blake Kitchens and his wife Tonya found the rock near the tennis courts by a tree in the Wamego recreation complex, telling the KMAN Morning Show, the clue they heard Friday [...]

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By |2019-12-20T11:27:27-06:00December 20th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Second Jingle Bell Rock found in Wamego

Wamego Superintendent says proposed traffic signal long overdue; school board considering joining Juul lawsuit

A new traffic signal is coming soon to Wamego’s west side after the city and Pottawatomie County recently entered into an agreement. It will be installed at the intersection of US-24 and Columbian Road using a Kansas Department of Transportation grant to fund construction. The remaining costs will be split between the two entities. USD [...]

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By |2019-12-12T14:36:54-06:00December 12th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Superintendent says proposed traffic signal long overdue; school board considering joining Juul lawsuit

Geary County fugitives arrested in Wamego

WAMEGO, Kan.  — A group of four Geary County fugitives were arrested in Wamego Monday following an anonymous tip. The Wamego Police Department posted on its Facebook page that the four were wanted on charges of aggravated burglary and aggravated battery and were staying at the Simmer Motel. The department says it received assistance from [...]

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By |2019-11-19T07:17:05-06:00November 19th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Geary County fugitives arrested in Wamego

MATC Board authorizes president to begin negotiations for expansion into Wamego

Manhattan Area Technical College has cleared the first step toward expansion. The college’s board of directors at a Wednesday meeting voted 7-0 in favor of a motion to authorize President Jim Genandt to negotiate for property acquisition in Wamego to establish the college’s first off-campus center in the community. Genandt spoke on KMAN’s In Focus [...]

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By |2019-10-17T08:57:23-05:00October 17th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Wamego|Comments Off on MATC Board authorizes president to begin negotiations for expansion into Wamego

Update: Victims in stable condition after Wednesday crash near Wamego

The victims in Wednesday’s injury crash that shut down a portion of Hwy 24 near Wamego have been identified. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Shane Jager tells KMAN that 79-year-old Joyce Martin, who was driving the vehicle that was struck, is in stable condition at a Topeka hospital after being life-flighted from the scene. A passenger, 70-year-old [...]

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By |2019-10-17T10:35:21-05:00October 16th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Update: Victims in stable condition after Wednesday crash near Wamego

Stream Advisory for the Kansas River

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a stream advisory for the Kansas River, along the area between Wamego and Belvue in Pottawatomie County. The stream advisory is a result of chronic issues of elevated bacteria in Wamego wastewater. The City is working to repair the equipment. Potential elevated bacteria and contaminants may [...]

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By |2019-09-20T17:23:29-05:00September 20th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Stream Advisory for the Kansas River

Katt hired as Wamego High principal

WAMEGO — There will be a new principal walking the halls of Wamego High School this fall. Kale Katt was introduced Monday to the USD 320 Wamego School Board by Superintendent Tim Winter. Applications were accepted through July 3 following the June 19 resignation of former principal Chad Brecheisen. Winter says they made a great [...]

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By |2019-07-19T15:24:02-05:00July 19th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Katt hired as Wamego High principal

Wamego Police say hundreds affected by financial crimes; source of breach undetermined

WAMEGO, Kan. — Hundreds of people were victims of identity theft recently in Wamego, according to law enforcement officials. An investigation is trying to determine where the breach occurred and who is responsible. Wamego Police said Tuesday that it’s become a felony criminal investigation after reports started pouring in to the office over the weekend. [...]

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By |2019-07-16T14:19:26-05:00July 16th, 2019|Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Police say hundreds affected by financial crimes; source of breach undetermined