Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie County

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Wamego postal employee faces theft charge

  A Wamego man had been indicted by a federal grand jury, according to a news release form the U-S Attorney's office in Topeka. 23...

Identical Earhart plane to make stop in Wamego Saturday night

The world’s last known original 1935 Lockheed Electra L-10E named “Muriel” will be displayed in Wamego over the weekend on its way to Atchison, according...

Wamego Commissioners approve hazard mitigation plan

The Wamego City Commission approved a multi-jurisdictional plan. At Tuesday’s meeting, City Manager Merl Page said he was approached by a company to participate...

Wamego USD 320 board passes budget

Wamego’s USD 320 Board of Education held one of the shortest meetings to date. At Monday’s meeting, Superintendent Tim Winter briefly went over the...

Mill levy increase in Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie County Commissioners approved a budget Monday following a public hearing with a mill levy increase of about 2 mills. KMAN's Cathy Dawes asked...

Onaga man arrested after alleged gun threat

An Onaga man who allegedly threatened a person with a gun was arrested Thursday. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Dispatch received a report of an unwanted...

Local stores supporting “Back the Blue Event”

Wamego’s Water’s True Value opened Friday with the “Back the Blue Event” which is in support of local law enforcement. During this event, all...

Fire in Emmett ruled incendiary

Update Friday morning: Fire which destroyed two campers in Emmett was incendiary in nature. That's according to Pottawatomie County Fire Supervisor Jared Barnes, who visited...

Emergency responder day camp in Onaga

  The Onaga Police Department hosted its first day camp with emergency responders Wednesday. Chief Daniel Costlow indicates they had great classes from Kansas Wildlife and Parks, Kansas...

Three arrested for meth in rural Wamego

On the evening of August 8, 2016, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 9380 Broderick Rd. in rural Wamego, Kansas.  The...