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Accident in Pottawatomie County sends semi-driver to hospital

A Kansas City man is being treated at the Onaga Community Hospital following a one vehicle accident in Pottawatomie County Thursday morning.  Willie Edward Bass IV, 30, was taken to the hospital following the accident on eastbound K-16 near Forbes Road. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Bass was driving a semi eastbound at about [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T13:44:06-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Accident in Pottawatomie County sends semi-driver to hospital

Boil water advisory rescinded for parts of St. George

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of St. George, Pottawatomie County. The advisory affected all customers last Thursday on 2nd Street, 3rd Street, Jefferson Street, and Jackson Street. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a loss of pressure. [...]

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By | 2017-12-05T10:20:01-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Boil water advisory rescinded for parts of St. George

Kansas Transportation Secretary comments on controversial Pottawatomie County intersection

  KMAN’s Cathy Dawes had an opportunity to visit with Kansas Transportation Secretary Richard Carlson, former State Representative and Pottawatomie County Commissioner, about whether the Highway 24/Flush Road intersection needs to be re-evaluated following a serious accident there Monday. A petition called “Make Hway 24/Flush Road Safe” has been circulating since the Monday accident and [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T11:35:07-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Transportation Secretary comments on controversial Pottawatomie County intersection

Manhattan sales tax numbers up

Sales tax numbers for Manhattan were up significantly in the most recent numbers released. More than one million dollars was collected in November–$1,087,282, in fact. That compares favorably to last November’s numbers which were $1,033.811. And it’s the most collected in a four year time period for November. That leaves a positive budget impact of [...]

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By | 2017-11-30T07:56:01-06:00 November 30th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Manhattan sales tax numbers up

Diversity discussed by intergovernmental leaders

Every governmental group representeded at Monday’s intergovernmental luncheon shared information on efforts at diversity training –although many of those who spoke up admitted efforts need to continue and more can always be done. Riley County officials led the discussion, with talk of their annual Columbus Day training for all employees–and continuing training and information provided [...]

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By | 2017-11-27T15:04:07-06:00 November 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Diversity discussed by intergovernmental leaders

Two injured in early Monday accident in Pottawatomie County

  Two people were injured in an early Monday morning accident in Pottawatomie County. 17-year-olds Breanna Cheever and Brandon Cheever of St. George, were injured in the accident and U-S 24 and Flush Road , shortly after 7:30 a.m. Breanna was taken to Stormont Vail in Topeka, with Brandon taken to Via Christi in Manhattan. [...]

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By | 2017-11-27T10:38:46-06:00 November 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Two injured in early Monday accident in Pottawatomie County

Fatal accident reported in Manhattan

A 30-year-old Manhattan man died in a Friday night crash in the 1800 block of Anderson Avenue. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Spencer Clark was driving a Honda S-2000 Convertible westbound when the vehicle went into a skid, crossing all lanes of traffic. Clark’s Honda then exited the roadway to the south, impacted a [...]

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By | 2017-11-27T06:22:24-06:00 November 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Fatal accident reported in Manhattan

Fatal accident reported in Manhattan

A 30-year-old Manhattan man died in a Friday night crash in the 1800 block of Anderson Avenue. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Spencer Clark was driving a Honda S-2000 Convertible westbound when the vehicle went into a skid, crossing all lanes of traffic. Clark’s Honda then exited the roadway to the south, impacted a [...]

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By | 2017-11-27T06:22:24-06:00 November 27th, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Fatal accident reported in Manhattan

Plea entered in Country Stampede battery case

A Roeland Park man entered a no contest plea to two counts of misdemeanor battery in Pottawatomie county district court Tuesday in connection with an incident at Country Stampede last year that ended with a victim life-flighted to a Topeka Hospital. Chance Stevenson, who had been set for a status hearing Tuesday, entered the plea, [...]

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By | 2017-11-22T09:33:03-06:00 November 22nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Plea entered in Country Stampede battery case

Grandview Plaza police chief won’t face charges

Formal charges will not be filed against Grandview Plaza Police Chief Shawn Peirano, who was taken into custody October 22nd on initial domestic battery and criminal restraint charges. A release Tuesday indicates a thorough investigation by the Geary county Sheriff’s office concluded all actions taken by Peirano were done in defense of another person and [...]

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By | 2017-11-22T06:26:12-06:00 November 22nd, 2017|Local News|Comments Off on Grandview Plaza police chief won’t face charges