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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

Tracey Mann hopes to represent Kansas’s 1st District in Congress

A former Kansas lieutenant governor and K-State student-body president is hoping to succeed U.S. Senate candidate Roger Marshall as the latest Republican to represent the state’s 1st District in Congress. Tracey Mann, a United States House of Representatives candidate who currently lives in Salina, KS, says if elected, he will make agriculture and trade a [...]

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By |2020-11-02T17:44:52-06:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Clay County, Fort Riley, Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, State News, Wabaunsee County, Wamego|Comments Off on Tracey Mann hopes to represent Kansas’s 1st District in Congress

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran talks mental-health legislation, potential stimulus package

National Suicide Prevention Hotline United States Senator Jerry Moran recently spoke with KMAN about the signing of his 9-8-8 National Suicide Prevention Hotline bill into law. He says that while the number isn’t currently accessible, he hopes it will be soon. “We’re in the process now of the FCC implementing a three-digit 9-8-8 number that [...]

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By |2020-10-23T17:05:50-05:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Clay County, COVID-19, Fort Riley, Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, State News, Wabaunsee County, Wamego|Comments Off on U.S. Senator Jerry Moran talks mental-health legislation, potential stimulus package

Death reported at Wamego Aquatic Center

A former Manhattan High student has died after an apparent drowning Tuesday at the Wamego Aquatic Center. Thomas “Wyatt” Balman, a 2018 graduate of MHS, and a member of the high school swim team was identified from an email sent out to USD 383 staff Tuesday. Wamego City Manager Stacie Eichem confirmed the report and [...]

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By |2020-10-14T15:12:00-05:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Death reported at Wamego Aquatic Center

Wamego Central Elementary teacher Kerri Haller receives Country Music Teacher Classroom Initiative nomination

The Halls are alive with the sound of Country Music, as Kerri Haller was recently nominated for the Country Music Teacher Classroom Initiative (CMTCI). This program was designed to provide teachers with classroom supplies and project funds across the United States. Teachers develop a catalogue of desired items for their classrooms and materials required throughout [...]

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By |2020-10-09T19:21:13-05:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County, Wamego|Comments Off on Wamego Central Elementary teacher Kerri Haller receives Country Music Teacher Classroom Initiative nomination

Former Wamego Wastewater Treatment operator indicted for violations of Clean Water Act

The former operator of the Wamego Wastewater Treatment Facility was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of violating the Clean Water Act. According to a release from US Attorney Stephen McAllister’s office, 47-year-old David Schleif of Belvue was charged with discharging untreated or inadequately treated sewage from the Wamego facility into the Kansas River. The crime [...]

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By |2020-09-16T14:49:12-05:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Local News, Wamego|Comments Off on Former Wamego Wastewater Treatment operator indicted for violations of Clean Water Act
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