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On Thursday July 22, 2021, at 12:54pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a person reporting they had been stabbed and they were driving on Westmoreland Road near Cree Road heading to Westmoreland, Kansas.

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WASHINGTON, July 16, 2021 – Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Dickinson County, Kansas, the National Archives and Records Administration is closing the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene effective Monday, July 19, 2021.

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(POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, KS – July 1, 2021) Pottawatomie County Coronavirus cases are on the rise along with other counties in the Wildcat Region (Geary and Riley). As of today, Pottawatomie County has 13 active cases of Coronavirus which is less than numbers a week ago of 24 active cases (6-23-2021).

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Every year about 1/3 of the city's sewer lines are cleaned. The link below is to the city's blog page where detailed information about the sewer line cleaning may be found:

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Please have your vehicle(s) removed from Bertrand Avenue by 4:30 a.m. on Friday (July 2nd) so that the Street Department may sweep the streets. They will be sweeping from 4th St to 8th St.

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Topeka – Humanities Kansas (HK) announces four new stories now available on the Humanities Hotline. Topics on the toll-free hotline feature unique Kansas stories about road trip music, Black banjo and violin traditions, the East Lawrence community of La Yarda, and a trip to the Grand Canyon.…

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LAWRENCE — After extensive study, the University of Kansas Alumni Association’s national board of directors has voted unanimously to retire the Kansas Honor Scholars Program (KHSP), which since 1971 has recognized the top 10% of high school seniors throughout Kansas for their academic achievement.

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(Manhattan, Kan., June 25, 2021) — The Manhattan Fire Department would like to encourage everyone to have a safe and happy Independence Day. Many people associate Independence Day celebrations with fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection Association, the only safe way to view fi…

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MANHATTAN, KS — June 17, 2021 — Junior League of the Flint Hills announced they are hosting a New Member Informational Social on June 28th from 6:30-7:30 on the patio at Public Hall in Aggieville. This event will be an opportunity to learn about the Junior League organization, meet current m…

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As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, they will make a splash this summer when they perform in Marshall County, Kansas. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world.

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Staying close to home during the last year has increased interest in outdoor family activities, including gardening. On Saturday morning, June 26, six local couples will be sharing their beautiful home landscapes during the 32nd annual Manhattan Garden Tour.

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Bridge repairs on eastbound I-70 in Wabaunsee County are scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 8, weather permitting. The project will include work on the Mill Creek bridge on I-70 and the Snokoma Road bridge over I-70 near Paxico.

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RILEY COUNTY, KAN. – A Manhattan man’s body was recovered late Wednesday night from Tuttle Creek Lake after emergency response teams searched for nearly 10 hours.

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June 1, 2021 — The American Legion Boys State of Kansas has announced that the deadline to register for the 2021 session has been extended until Wednesday, June 30. Individuals can continue to register after that date, but only on a space-available basis.The 2021 ALBSK session will be held S…

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WAMEGO, May 25 -- Kale Katt has resigned as the principal of Wamego High School. The resignation came out as an agenda item for a special USD 320 Board of Education meeting called for tonight.

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POTT. CO., May 21 -- The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office arrested Zachariah Bayless, 31, of rural Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, today on charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Child under the age of 18, according to a press release from Sheriff Shane Jager.

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The Museum of the Kansas National Guard will host the Remembering Our Fallen exhibit from June 9-14. The exhibit is a photographic war memorial honoring our country's military fallen from The War on Terror. The traveling display includes both military and personal photos. The display's legac…

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Wamego City Mayor Bill Ditto announced his resignation at tonight's meeting. He indicated his desire to share the position with Commissioner Cliff Baughman, having both been up for election at the same time. Ditto will stay on the commission as a commissioner.

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – Beginning on May 21st, and continuing through May 31st, travelers can expect increased police presence in Manhattan and Riley County as the Riley County Police Department joins 180 other law enforcement agencies in aggressively enforcing Kansas occupant restraint and other …

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Ascension Via Christi in Manhattan continues to aggressively respond to the evolving Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. Hospital leadership has updated the hospital’s visitation measures. Hospital leaders continue to be committed to protecting patients, visitors, caregivers and associates at hos…

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"Effective immediately, Kansas will adopt the CDC's latest guidance that fully-vaccinated Kansans are no longer required to wear masks indoors or outdoors or physically distance, except in circumstances such as those required by businesses, public transportation, or health care facilities. S…