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Wamego poverty simulation shines light on difficulties families face

The K-State Research and Extension Office recently hosted a poverty simulation at Wamego High School.  Tuesday’s event, Living on the Edge – The Realities of Living Paycheck to Paycheck in Today’s World, was attended by about forty community members. Pottawatomie County Family Consumer Science Agent Erin Tynon explains.  The decisions involved housing and utilities, clothing [...]

By |2022-09-22T16:34:11-05:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wamego poverty simulation shines light on difficulties families face

Community proposes shift in constitution of Riley County Law Board

Multiple community members proposed a shift in the constitution of the Riley County Law Board at Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission meeting. The discussion came amid consideration of the proposed 2023 city general fund, the primary operating account for Manhattan’s government operations. City staff presented on some of the struggles they’ve faced in trying to maintain [...]

By |2022-07-27T11:12:30-05:00July 27th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Community proposes shift in constitution of Riley County Law Board
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