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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

Wamego, Onaga adopt face mask ordinances

Two Pottawatomie County communities have implemented face mask ordinances of their own to help mitigate community spread of the coronavirus. City officials in Wamego adopted an ordinance Tuesday which will remain in effect through Feb. 2. It requires masks be worn in all public spaces indoors or outdoors where six feet of physical distancing cannot [...]

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By |2020-12-02T15:15:47-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego, Onaga adopt face mask ordinances

Pott. County Sheriff’s Office searching for two stolen trailers

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in the search for two trailers that have been stolen in the past week. The first theft occurred between Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 at a work site in the 4000 block of Tyler Court on the Pottawatomie County side of Manhattan. It involved a [...]

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By |2020-11-06T14:46:23-06:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Pott. County Sheriff’s Office searching for two stolen trailers

Update: Wamego High to transition to hybrid learning for three weeks

Update 4:45 p.m. Wamego High School will in fact switch to hybrid a hybrid learning mode as a result of rising numbers of students in quarantine. The hybrid model will be adopted for at least the next three weeks. Superintendent Tim Winter confirmed to KMAN late Tuesday afternoon the district’s decision after the high school [...]

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By |2020-11-03T17:02:27-06:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Update: Wamego High to transition to hybrid learning for three weeks
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