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Diamonds and Denim event raises over $74K for Wamego Health Center 3D mammography upgrade

The Wamego Health Foundation is celebrating after a successful Diamonds and Denim virtual fundraiser that saw over $74,000 raised to support the health center’s 3D mammography upgrade. In a news release Wednesday, Wamego Hospital Foundation Development Director Tina Rockhold noted that event participants and the community “demonstrated phenomenal support” for the life-saving technology. Many call [...]

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By |2021-04-14T15:32:37-05:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Diamonds and Denim event raises over $74K for Wamego Health Center 3D mammography upgrade

Wamego School adopts new ELA curriculum for K-8 students

Wamego School Board members have approved a new English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum which is being implemented at the elementary and middle school levels. Assistant Superintendent and Director of Instructional Services Scott Meitler says the process has been ongoing for a few years as teachers have re-examined the way kids learn to read. “Over the [...]

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By |2021-04-14T15:00:16-05:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego School adopts new ELA curriculum for K-8 students

Wamego mask mandate expires Saturday

A citywide mask mandate in Wamego will expire Saturday, after city commissioners there opted not to take action to extend it at their Tuesday meeting. The commission did adopt a resolution recommending a proactive approach by community members to prevent the spread by social distancing and wearing a mask when in large groups. Vaccines remain [...]

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By |2021-04-09T13:34:48-05:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego mask mandate expires Saturday

Wamego Health Center administrator to step down

Wamego Health Center senior administrator Steve Land has announced that he will step down from the position he has held since 2016. He is leaving to take over as Director of Rehab at Community HealthCare System in Onaga. This won’t be Land’s first venture into the field of rehab. As a licensed physical therapist, he [...]

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By |2021-03-25T19:01:21-05:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Health Center administrator to step down

Pottawatomie County authorities searching for stolen UTV, trailer

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the recent theft of a van, a trailer and a UTV in rural Wamego. Deputies were dispatched Monday for the theft of a white 2001 GMC G2500 van, with an attached flatbed trailer that was hauling a 2008 Polaris model black UTV. It’s believed the theft occurred sometime [...]

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By |2021-03-17T07:42:56-05:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County authorities searching for stolen UTV, trailer

Power in short supply, possible controlled outages ahead

Residents in Wamego and Clay Center are being asked to conserve energy during this extreme cold weather. Kansas Electric Cooperative reported Monday morning their Southwest Power Pool (PPP) was in a Level three energy emergency alert. This pool is used by Bluestem Electric for Wamego and Clay Center. Level 3 may mean implementing controlled outages [...]

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By |2021-02-15T13:06:11-06:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Clay County, Fort Riley, Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, State News, Wabaunsee County, Wamego|Tags: |Comments Off on Power in short supply, possible controlled outages ahead

USD 320 Wamego finalizes calendar for 2021-22 school year

USD 320 Wamego has finalized its calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. Tim Winter, USD 320 superintendent, says staff opted for a full week off for Thanksgiving break instead of the usual three days off leading up to the weekend. “That week off at Thanksgiving was won by just a few votes,” Winter said. “I [...]

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By |2021-02-10T14:08:35-06:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on USD 320 Wamego finalizes calendar for 2021-22 school year

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office investigating series of thefts

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglary and theft reports from the past week. Among the thefts, Sheriff Shane Jager says the department is investigating the theft of about $22,000 in tools taken from an enclosed trailer at the construction site of the new Oliver Brown Elementary School in Blue Township. [...]

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By |2021-01-06T11:23:28-06:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office investigating series of thefts

Rep. Highland to chair newly formed water committee

Things will look much different at the Statehouse when the Kansas Legislature convenes for its 2021 session. “The floor, the House chambers will be off limits to outsiders. About half of the seats have been removed and so the galleries will be open for all legislators to spread out throughout the building so when we [...]

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By |2020-12-30T15:32:31-06:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Rep. Highland to chair newly formed water committee

Wamego High School to remain in hybrid through Dec. 18

Wamego High School will continue its hybrid learning mode through the remainder of the semester, which wraps up Dec. 18. The district announced via Facebook Tuesday its guidance committee made the decision, based on guidance from Pottawatomie County health officials. Wamego High switched to hybrid about a month ago, following four positive COVID cases which [...]

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By |2020-12-08T14:49:14-06:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego High School to remain in hybrid through Dec. 18
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