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USD 383 crews cleaning up following Monday pipe burst at Oliver Brown Elementary

School district officials are looking into what caused a pipe to break Monday at Oliver Brown Elementary School. During his update to the school board Wednesday, Assistant USD 383 Superintendent Eric Reid noted the incident happened during in-service. Fortunately people were in the building at the time to respond. USD 383 Maintenance Director Matt Davis [...]

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By |2022-01-06T15:26:21-06:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on USD 383 crews cleaning up following Monday pipe burst at Oliver Brown Elementary

Amid upcoming release of Blue Township annexation study, some residents showing interest in expanding Pottawatomie County Commission

The City of Manhattan is planning to announce the results of its annexation plan for the Blue Township area sometime in January. The area is of particular interest to the city in its comprehensive plan, which identifies it as a key area for growth in the future. Manhattan City Manager Ron Fehr spoke about it [...]

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By |2021-12-28T14:30:22-06:00December 28th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on Amid upcoming release of Blue Township annexation study, some residents showing interest in expanding Pottawatomie County Commission

Signalized crosswalk to be funded from Pott. County, USD 383, despite Blue Township Board refusal to support

Pottawatomie County has agreed to pay a portion of the cost to install a new signalized crosswalk at the intersection of Green Valley Road and Nature Ave. The solar powered signal is aimed at improving safety for students in the area who walk to the new Oliver Brown Elementary School. County Administrator Chad Kinsley explains [...]

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By |2021-11-15T15:51:33-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on Signalized crosswalk to be funded from Pott. County, USD 383, despite Blue Township Board refusal to support

Pott. County approves final plat for Flint Hills Christian School expansion

Pottawatomie County commissioners have approved a final plat for the Flint Hills Christian School property for its expansion project. Planning and Zoning Administrator Gregg Webster presented Monday the 12.7 acre tract where the new addition will be constructed. The plat identifies utility easements already in place, as well as dedication of new utility easements along [...]

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By |2021-10-08T05:46:38-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on Pott. County approves final plat for Flint Hills Christian School expansion

FHCS senior named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Flint Hills Christian School has announced that senior Michaela Crow is among the semifinalists for the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The school says it was not surprised that Michaela was chosen. In a release Monday, Director of Advancement Jordan Candido said Michaela is “a driven and talented leader among the students and will [...]

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By |2021-09-20T13:05:31-05:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on FHCS senior named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Gov. Kelly issues new mask mandate

A mask mandate goes into effect Sunday morning at midnight for all state buildings as the Delta variant of coronavirus continues to drive new cases. Governor Laura Kelly announced the mandate while encouraging residents to get vaccinated Wednesday afternoon. Kelly kept the mandate strictly to state facilities, leaving counties, cities and school districts able to [...]

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By |2021-07-29T11:20:39-05:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Clay County, COVID-19, Fort Riley, Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wabaunsee County, Wamego|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Gov. Kelly issues new mask mandate

USD 383 to host Aug. 7 grand opening for Oliver Brown Elementary

USD 383 will host a grand opening for the new Oliver Brown Elementary School on August 7th. Assistant Superintendent Eric Reid made the announcement at Wednesday’s school board meeting. The new school is a key part of the district’s 2018 bond and is under construction in Blue Township. The 2021-22 school year begins Aug. 18.

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By |2021-07-08T20:24:05-05:00July 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Tags: |Comments Off on USD 383 to host Aug. 7 grand opening for Oliver Brown Elementary

McKee says Pottawatomie County exploring benefit districts to pave crucial county roads

A work session focused on paving county roads was held Monday, following the Pottawatomie County Commission’s regular meeting. Two of the county’s priority roads under consideration for widening and paving Elm Slough and Salzer roads, both of which are northwest of Wamego. Commissioner Dee McKee says the county is trying to decide if a 3 [...]

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By |2021-04-27T15:20:40-05:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on McKee says Pottawatomie County exploring benefit districts to pave crucial county roads

Blue Township resident lobbies Pottawatomie County for better roads to accommodate growth

Blue Township resident Judson Jones used to live in a remote section of Pottawatomie County at the northeast corner of the Green Valley Road/Junietta Road intersection. But today, his home at 8801 Junietta Road is surrounded by housing developments. Junietta Road is now paved east to where the road curves north and becomes Moody Road. [...]

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By |2021-04-26T16:03:17-05:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on Blue Township resident lobbies Pottawatomie County for better roads to accommodate growth

Neighbor seeks Pott County action on abandoned home in Blue Township

Pottawatomie County Commissioners heard a concern Monday about an abandoned house in Blue Township. Resident Richard Wollenberg says the home at 8739 Eagles Landing Drive has been vacant for an extended period of time. The homeowner, who now lives in Connecticut, has not maintained the home and Wollenberg says the building, which is deteriorating has [...]

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By |2021-04-19T15:28:14-05:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Pottawatomie County|Tags: |Comments Off on Neighbor seeks Pott County action on abandoned home in Blue Township
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