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Stormont Vail to assume control of Geary Community Hospital

By |July 1st, 2022|

The Geary County Commission held a special meeting Friday to approve a contract with Stormont Vail Hospital which will assume control of the struggling Geary Community Hospital on January 1. The hospital will become Stormont Vail – Flint Hills Campus. Under the contract, Stormont will manage the Geary Community Hospital and its rural health clinic [...]

Onaga woman injured in crash near Pottawatomie-Nemaha County line

By |June 30th, 2022|

An Onaga woman is recovering following a Wednesday car crash near the Pottawatomie and Nemaha County line. Officials with the Kansas Highway Patrol say 58-year-old Delores Sauvage was northbound on Kansas Highway 63 shortly before 12:30 p.m. when her Cadillac Deville left the roadway to the east and struck a field entrance. The car reportedly [...]

Pottawatomie Co. Clerk to begin verifying signatures in petition to expand county commission

By |June 29th, 2022|

A petition to expand the Pottawatomie County Commission is in the hands of elections officials. Election Supervisor Ashley Rice tells KMAN that a 106-page list of signatures were turned in June 23rd by planning commissioner Doug Kern, who is advocating to expand the board from 3 to 5 seats. Rice says they’re hoping to start [...]

True Colors House set to open Friday for LGBTQ+ youth in Manhattan area

By |June 29th, 2022|

An open house is planned Friday for a new space aimed at connecting LGBTQ youth in the Manhattan area. True Colors will officially launch its Flint Hills Chapter with a Pride themed 4th of July party at the new space. Manhattan-Ogden school board member Jayme Morris-Hardeman and her husband recently donated a rental property for [...]