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Wamego man injured after rolling vehicle on I-70

A Wamego man was injured Monday evening in a crash on Interstate 70 in Shawnee County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Hunter Dodge was eastbound near mile marker 356, just before 7 p.m. when he lost consciousness and rolled his vehicle, striking the barrier wall. The vehicle continued to roll onto the right shoulder [...]

By |2023-01-31T07:29:34-06:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Wamego man injured after rolling vehicle on I-70

KBI investigating suspicious death of Wamego man

A Wamego man was found dead in a home Sunday afternoon and authorities are now investigating his death as suspicious. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it’s working with the Wamego Police Department and Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office to positively identify the man. An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday. Wamego Police responded to a 911 [...]

By |2023-01-30T14:49:56-06:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on KBI investigating suspicious death of Wamego man

Wamego man arrested following investigation into illegal drug activity

Pottawatomie County authorities have arrested a Wamego man on a number of drug charges. According to Sheriff Shane Jager, deputies executed a narcotics search warrant Wednesday in the 3600 block of Apel Road, charging 47-year-old Michael Duane Johnson with cultivation of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a firearm, as well as possession of marijuana, [...]

By |2023-01-13T14:39:56-06:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Wamego man arrested following investigation into illegal drug activity

Inaugural 15 Under 40 Class chosen by Junction City, Manhattan, and Wamego Chambers of Commerce

There’s no shortage of young professionals in Riley, Pottawatomie, and Geary Counties. But the Junction City, Manhattan, and Wamego Chambers of Commerce took on the challenge of choosing 15 professionals to recognize for making a difference in their communities.  They must first be nominated to be considered for the recognition; be at least 18 but [...]

2022 Mid-Term Election Results

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By |2022-11-08T17:42:41-06:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 2022 Mid-Term Election Results

Kansas Honor Flight returns to packed house at Wamego High School

Wamego High School was full of excitement late Thursday evening. The community packed the gymnasium awaiting the return of 25 veterans and their student guardians after a whirlwind tour of the nation’s capital. At 9 p.m. flashing lights of police vehicles approached the high school, followed by a line of Veteran Bikers, and finally the tour [...]

By |2022-10-25T11:53:56-05:00October 25th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Kansas Honor Flight returns to packed house at Wamego High School

Gallery: Wamego goes ‘Toto-ly Gingham’ for 2022 Oztoberfest

Downtown Wamego transformed Saturday in celebration of the beloved tale ‘The Wizard of Oz.’ The annual Oztoberfest returned for 2022 with a ‘Toto-ly Gingham’ theme, shutting down a portion of Lincoln Ave. for a full day of performances, contests and other activities for all ages — and all featuring an Oz-ey overtone. One of Wamego’s [...]

By |2022-10-01T15:40:47-05:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Gallery: Wamego goes ‘Toto-ly Gingham’ for 2022 Oztoberfest

Wildcat Region applies for KDHE opioid prevention grant; RCHD updating sign

Riley, Geary, and Pottawatomie Counties have joined forces as The Wildcat Region to apply for a grant. Riley County Health Department Director Julie Gibbs explains to the Riley County Commissioners Thursday morning. The grant is offered by KDHE and is intended to help support efforts to prevent opioid abuse. The counties plan to use the possible grant by [...]

By |2022-09-22T16:57:26-05:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wildcat Region applies for KDHE opioid prevention grant; RCHD updating sign

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

Truck driver charged in August fatal crash that killed Wamego man and son

A Douglas County man has been charged in connection to an August motor vehicle crash that killed a Wamego man and his son and injured three others. Pottawatomie County Attorney Sherri Schuck confirmed to KMAN in an email Monday, that 44-year-old Mark Stanwix, of Lecompton, is charged with six felonies, including two counts of involuntary [...]

By |2022-09-19T18:25:13-05:00September 19th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Truck driver charged in August fatal crash that killed Wamego man and son
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