Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Wamego

Wamego Kansas area information

Westmoreland man files for Pott commission

A Westmoreland man is looking to help Pottawatomie county grow by running for the District 3 seat on the Pottawatomie County Commission. Travis Altenhofen,...

Wamego Commission introduces new library director

The Wamego City Commission was introduced to the new Library Director. At Tuesday’s meeting, City Manager Merl Page introduced Bryan McBride, the new Wamego Public...

Wamego Commission reviews tax abatements

The Wamego City Commission reviewed the tax abatements on two businesses. At Tuesday’s meeting, City Manager Merl Page reviewed the annual tax abatement renewals for...

Fire weather watch issued in the region through Friday

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a fire weather watch in the Flint Hills region till Saturday. Riley, Pottawatomie, Geary, Clay and Wabaunsee...

Playground repairs coming to USD 320 school

Wamego’s USD 320 Board of Education accepted a bid to repair the West Elementary playground. At Monday’s meeting, Director of Operations Larry Hannan handed out...

USD 320 alters food service policy

Wamego’s USD 320 Board of Education has revised their Food Service Policy. At Monday’s meeting, Food Service Director, Laura Fails, requested and was approved for...

USD 320 to require financial literacy class

Wamego’s USD 320 Board of Education approved a new financial literacy class for the 2017-18 school year. At Monday’s meeting, Principal Tim Winter introduced Teacher...

Highland says school district bill won’t proceed

TOPEKA -- The chairman of the Kansas House education committee says his panel won't vote on a school consolidation measure. Rep. Ron Highland, R-Wamego, told...

RCPD Report 2/1/16

A report for rape was filed in the city limits of Manhattan Friday evening at approximately 5:20. This report was in relation to an incident that...

Two people injured in Friday accidents

A rollover car accident sent a St. George woman to the hospital on Friday morning. Shortly after 11 a.m., Kelly Miller, 38, was driving...