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Meet your Pottawatomie County Commission candidate (round 2): Nancy McCarter

Nancy McCarter, the current Pottawatomie County clerk, will face Pat Weixelman, a Pottawatomie County commissioner who was represented District 2 for about 12 years, in this year’s election. KMAN spoke with McCarter about what would make her a good county leader and her stances on various county issues. This conversation can be found below. What [...]

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By |2020-07-31T06:37:50-05:00July 31st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Meet your Pottawatomie County Commission candidate (round 2): Nancy McCarter

Meet your Pottawatomie County Commission candidate (round 2): Pat Weixelman

Pat Weixelman, a Pottawatomie County commissioner who has represented District 2 for about 12 years, will face Nancy McCarter, the current Pottawatomie County clerk, in this year’s election. KMAN spoke with Weixelman about his motivation for running for reelection and his stances on various county issues. This conversation can be found below. What is your [...]

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By |2020-07-31T06:37:27-05:00July 31st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Meet your Pottawatomie County Commission candidate (round 2): Pat Weixelman

Pott. County seeing increase in mail-in ballot participation; commission gets public-works update

Mail-in ballot numbers The Pottawatomie County Clerks Office has seen high rates of voter participation via mail-in ballots so far this year. “We are getting hundreds of them back a day,” Nancy McCarter, Pottawatomie County clerk, said. “One day we got 400 and that was pretty exciting. You’ll never get 100 percent of them back, [...]

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By |2020-07-28T11:58:10-05:00July 28th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Pott. County seeing increase in mail-in ballot participation; commission gets public-works update

Milford Reservoir Blue-green Algae Treatment Scheduled for July 28

Release from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Warning in effect for Milford Lake, Zone B and C. TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will initiate treatment for blue-green algae at Milford [...]

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By |2020-07-25T06:02:22-05:00July 25th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Milford Reservoir Blue-green Algae Treatment Scheduled for July 28

K-State to keep tuition and fees for in-person and hybrid classes flat for the 2020 fall semester

Tuition and fees for in-person and hybrid classes at Kansas State University will remain flat for the 2020 fall semester. This includes the campus privilege fee and academic infrastructure fees, which are charged to students taking in-person and hybrid courses, as well as specific college fees. Tuition for online classes will have a reduced rate [...]

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By |2020-07-24T16:36:49-05:00July 24th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on K-State to keep tuition and fees for in-person and hybrid classes flat for the 2020 fall semester

Update: KDHE confirms one additional COVID related death in Riley County

*Updated 9:30 a.m. Saturday The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed one new death related to COVID-19 in Riley County. The death involved a 96-year-old woman who was a resident of Leonardville Nursing Home. The woman died on June 26 after testing positive for COVID-19 on June 10, although she was not showing [...]

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By |2020-07-25T09:31:09-05:00July 24th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Update: KDHE confirms one additional COVID related death in Riley County

Riley County Commission candidate Phil Mattox discusses platform

A former U.S. Army general and defense contractor is hoping to use a platform on the Riley County Commission to bring medical-services accessibility, government transparency and economic sustainability to the county. Phil Mattox, a military veteran of over 30 years who is running against District-2 incumbent Marvin Rodriguez and Riley City Council Member Greg McKinley [...]

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By |2020-07-22T16:41:44-05:00July 22nd, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Commission candidate Phil Mattox discusses platform

Riley County Police Dept. wins 17th annual Battle of the Badges blood drive

The Riley County Police Department took the top prize in the 17th annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. The American Red Cross blood drive, which took place at St. Thomas More Catholic Church this year, gives people the opportunity to donate blood while also voting for a local emergency-services department. With 97 votes, RCPD [...]

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By |2020-07-21T17:08:25-05:00July 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County Police Dept. wins 17th annual Battle of the Badges blood drive

Apartment cooking-fire in Manhattan results in about $3,000 in estimated losses

An accidental cooking fire that occurred at a 12-story apartment building in the Brookfield Residences in Manhattan Tuesday resulted about $3,000 in estimated losses. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at 415 Walters Dr., apartment number 408, where they found light smoke coming from a fire that had already been [...]

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By |2020-07-21T16:47:52-05:00July 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Apartment cooking-fire in Manhattan results in about $3,000 in estimated losses

Over $4,000 worth of tools stolen from construction sites in rural Manhattan

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple burglaries that took place between July 17 and July 21 in the Green Valley area of rural Manhattan at new-home construction sites. Three burglaries involving the theft of several DeWalt cordless handheld tools have resulted in an estimated loss of over $4,000. Those with information related to [...]

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By |2020-07-21T16:18:19-05:00July 21st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Over $4,000 worth of tools stolen from construction sites in rural Manhattan