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MANHATTAN, KAN. – The 13th annual Speedy Pd Race for Parkinson’s Disease will be offered as an in-person event at Tuttle Creek State Park on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. A virtual race option is also being offered. Register for the Half-Mile Memorial Run/Walk, 5K, or 10K by visiting www.meadowla…

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Editor's note: Full coverage of the meeting will be in the Aug. 12 print edition of The Times.

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The Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug., 5, in the West Elementary Gym to discuss masking in response to the recent upsurge in Covid-19 cases, according to Superintendent Greg Mann.

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MONDAY, AUG. 2, Wamego -- At a special board meeting held at noon today, the USD 320 Board of Education voted to hold a meeting Thursday to discuss back to school COVID-19 mitigation issues.

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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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(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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(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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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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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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A project that will close a portion of U.S. 24 in both directions north of Riley to the traveling public for several months is scheduled to begin Friday, May 7.

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Friday, April 30, 2021, the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consump…

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(RILEY COUNTY, KS – April 7, 2021) Riley County has identified 27 new positive coronavirus cases and 22 additional recoveries since the last report on March 31, 2021. The percent of positive cases for the week of March 28 was 1.1%. That translates to 20 of the 1,787 tests performed coming ba…

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Many of Governor Laura Kelly’s executive orders related to COVID-19 were set to expire yesterday, Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Earlier today she extended many of those orders, and they will remain in effect until rescinded, or until the statewide state of disaster emergency expires, whichever …

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On March 31, 2021, at approximately 5:18 p.m., the Riley County Communications Center received a report of shots fired outside of Dillard’s in the 100 block of Manhattan Town Center in Manhattan.

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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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