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Local healthcare officials react to Pott. County Commission’s decision to opt out of mask mandate

While the Pottawatomie County Commission unanimously voted to opt out of the statewide mask mandate on Monday, the decision did not come without opposition from county health officials. Leslie Campbell, Pottawatomie County health director, says she was disappointed by the commission’s decision and hopes efforts from other counties will help prevent spread caused by inter-county [...]

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By |2020-11-24T17:48:02-06:00November 24th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Local healthcare officials react to Pott. County Commission’s decision to opt out of mask mandate

Pott. County opts out of mask mandate despite appeals from healthcare administrators

The Pottawatomie County Commission, while convened as the Board of Health on Monday, unanimously decided to opt out of Gov. Laura Kelly’s latest statewide mask mandate. In adopting Health Order No. 9, the commission will continue a stance that it first took when it opted out of the original statewide mask mandate in July. County [...]

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By |2020-11-23T17:42:47-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County opts out of mask mandate despite appeals from healthcare administrators

Riley County reports 271 new positive COVID-19 cases, 234 recoveries and two new outbreaks

Riley County is reporting 271 new positive COVID-19 cases and 234 recoveries since Friday. This puts the county’s total number of active cases at 510 and recoveries at 2,904 222 of the new positive cases came from the two free testing events that took place in CiCo Park last week. 1,492 people took part in [...]

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By |2020-11-23T16:35:13-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 271 new positive COVID-19 cases, 234 recoveries and two new outbreaks

Riley County reports 114 new positive COVID-19 cases and 73 recoveries

Riley County is reporting 114 new positive COVID-19 cases and 73 recoveries since Wednesday. This puts the county’s total number active cases at 473 and recoveries at 2,670. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is currently caring for six COVID-19 positive patients and four persons under investigation. 1,492 people took part in the free testing events at [...]

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By |2020-11-20T14:29:40-06:00November 20th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 114 new positive COVID-19 cases and 73 recoveries

Pott. County Sheriff’s Office arrests man in connection to reports of criminal threat

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a homeless man in connection to a report of criminal threat. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, Riley County Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol reported to the 8200 block of Southport Dr. in Manhattan Thursday morning in response to reports of a possible active shooter. While there was [...]

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By |2020-11-19T12:56:22-06:00November 19th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County Sheriff’s Office arrests man in connection to reports of criminal threat

Update: RCPD looking for suspect in Thursday morning stabbing

The Riley County Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Thursday morning at about 8:15 a.m. in the 400 block of Leavenworth St. Emergency workers reporting to the scene found a 34-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest. He was later transported to Ascension Via Christi Hospital, reportedly in critical condition. As [...]

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By |2020-11-20T09:42:58-06:00November 19th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Update: RCPD looking for suspect in Thursday morning stabbing

City discusses Aggieville parking restrictions and sidewalk cafes

Aggieville and City Park parking restrictions The Manhattan City Commission Tuesday discussed adding parking restrictions in Aggieville, City Park and nearby neighborhoods. The move is in response to what will be a sizable decrease in available parking stalls during 2021 due to the construction of a parking garage near the N. Manhattan Ave./Laramie St. intersection. [...]

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By |2020-11-18T19:59:20-06:00November 18th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on City discusses Aggieville parking restrictions and sidewalk cafes

Riley County reports 56 new positive COVID-19 cases and 175 recoveries

Riley County is reporting 56 new positive COVID-19 cases and 175 recoveries since Monday. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 432 and recoveries to 2,597. The percent positive rate in Riley County for the week of Nov. 8 came in at 18.6 percent, down slightly from the previous week’s rate of [...]

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By |2020-11-18T19:02:09-06:00November 18th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 56 new positive COVID-19 cases and 175 recoveries

Pott. County health administrators urge increased mask wearing; commission discusses on-call engineering services

Increasing COVID-19 cases numbers and calls for mask wearing Local health administrators spoke to the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday about the urgency of the local COVID-19 situation and the need for increased mask wearing. Steve Land, Wamego Health Center administrator, says that increased hospitalizations and the inability to transfer patients to other hospitals is currently [...]

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By |2020-11-17T18:53:32-06:00November 17th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County health administrators urge increased mask wearing; commission discusses on-call engineering services

Riley County reports 180 new positive COVID-19 cases and 54 recoveries

Riley County is reporting 180 new positive COVID-19 cases and 54 recoveries since Friday. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 551 and recoveries to 2,422. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is currently caring for 11 positive patients and two Persons Under Investigation (PUI). Two of the PUIs and three of the positive [...]

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By |2020-11-16T14:28:40-06:00November 16th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 180 new positive COVID-19 cases and 54 recoveries
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