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Oz Museum officials reflect as Wizard of Oz named most influential movie of all-time

WAMEGO — The Wizard of Oz was recently named the most influential movie of all time according to an article by the Telegraph news. It beat out Star Wars, Psycho, and 47,000 other films. The article cited work from researchers at the University of Turin who developed a computer program that measures the success of a [...]

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By |2018-12-06T15:31:23-06:00December 6th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Oz Museum officials reflect as Wizard of Oz named most influential movie of all-time

Bridge failure, road safety plan highlight Pottawatomie County Commission meeting

Pottawatomie County Public Works Director Peter Clark gave an update to the county commission on Monday with two big topics addressed during the meeting. One of those was a recent bridge failure. The bridge will be closed for the next few months while they design and rebuild. The second topic discussed was over a local [...]

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By |2018-11-20T08:42:17-06:00November 20th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Bridge failure, road safety plan highlight Pottawatomie County Commission meeting

Drought monitoring through K-State’s Mesonet highlighted during Governor’s Water Conference

MANHATTAN — During this week’s Governor’s Conference on the Future of Kansas Water, Assistant Scientist at K-State Christopher Redmond gave a presentation on drought monitoring with the university’s Mesonet soil moisture monitoring system. Mesonet consists of 16 weather stations across the state that create a network. Redmond said the data they record is provided through [...]

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By |2018-11-15T15:11:29-06:00November 15th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Drought monitoring through K-State’s Mesonet highlighted during Governor’s Water Conference

Operation Santa Claus underway at Fort Riley

Christmas may be seven weeks away but they’re already getting into the holiday spirit at Fort Riley. That was volunteer Juan R Pena talking about the 34th annual Operation Santa Claus which is now officially underway following Monday’s opening ceremony and ribbon cutting. Volunteers have begun taking donations of gifts or money to help make [...]

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By |2018-11-06T14:04:58-06:00November 6th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Operation Santa Claus underway at Fort Riley

RCPD seeing spike in deer-vehicle collisions

Riley County Police Department reported via twitter on Monday that they responded to 20 vehicle accidents involving deer in October. In addition, so far in November there have already been 10 incidents involving deer. As a result, the RCPD has come out with some friendly reminders to anyone who may become involved in a vehicle-deer [...]

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By |2018-11-06T13:26:03-06:00November 6th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on RCPD seeing spike in deer-vehicle collisions

Pottawatomie County Commission hears updates on health grant, fire station costs

Pottawatomie Health Director Lisa Kenworthy reported to the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday that they are applying for a grant through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The grant is for an opioid overdose crises response cooperative agreement and is a one time grant that runs from December to August 31st. Kenworthy says although Pottawatomie [...]

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By |2018-11-06T13:19:28-06:00November 6th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Pottawatomie County Commission hears updates on health grant, fire station costs

Recovery work continues at K-State’s Hale Library following May fire

Hale Library is still in recovery from the fire in May. According to the Dean of LIbraries, Lori Goetsch, the progress has been significant during this phase. “We’ve got almost every floor emptied, except for the third floor of the library” Goetsch said. ” We’ve taken out over about 100,000 boxes of books.” Once they get [...]

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By |2018-08-09T16:58:34-05:00August 9th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Recovery work continues at K-State’s Hale Library following May fire

Family, friends gather for candlelight vigil for missing Ogden woman

OGDEN — Friends, family and supporters of the Meiss family gathered Sunday evening outside the Ogden Friendship House for a candlelight vigil. Ashley Meiss, an Army veteran, has been missing since May 18. Ashley’s father, Tom Lewis, said they can not give out specifics due to the pending investigation, but he told KMAN there was [...]

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By |2018-07-30T12:38:22-05:00July 30th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Family, friends gather for candlelight vigil for missing Ogden woman

Gov. Colyer visits KSU Tuesday, signs bill restoring some higher ed cuts

Gov. Jeff Colyer traveled to Kansas State University on Tuesday to sign House Substitute for Senate Bill 109. This is the supplemental appropriations passed by the legislature that includes $15 million restoration for higher education across the state. The money will be spread out over multiple platforms including universities and technical colleges. “This is a [...]

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By |2018-05-16T12:18:27-05:00May 16th, 2018|Local News|Comments Off on Gov. Colyer visits KSU Tuesday, signs bill restoring some higher ed cuts