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Stone fence renovation workshop scheduled

The Native Stone Scenic Byway Committee will be holding its 15th semi-annual stone fence renovation workshop October 4 & 5, 2014. We will be working on a "new construct" fence at the Arnie Lietz property 5 miles north of Eskridge on K-4 Highway (on the Native Stone Scenic Byway)....more»

Lamb Chop to visit Junction City

Lamb Chop, the beloved children's television icon made famous by Shari Lewis, is visiting Junction City! Skillfully brought to life by Shari's daughter Mallory, A Lamb Chop Celebration is filled with contemporary music, topical comedy and hilarious audience participation as well as vintage footage of Shari and Lamb Chop....more»

Joint drug investigation leads to arrest

Matthew C. Sundgren, 30, Manhattan, was placed under arrest in the 7600 block of Cedar Creek Road, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County for manufacturing of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful use of a telecommunications device, according to the Riley County Police Department....more»

Annual tour focuses on eastern Wabaunsee County

The annual Wabaunsee County Historical Society will travel to the eastern part of the country to visit old farmsteads on Sunday, Oct. 5. Included in this tour is a look at the oldest stone structure in Eskridge....more»

PTSO responds to injury accident

One person was injured in a rural Pottawatomie County accident on Sunday. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported injury accident in the area of Myers Valley Rd and K-13 on at approximately 1:30 p....more»

Alta Vista to host 'Old Settlers Day' Sept. 27

Ag Heritage Park welcomes a new exhibit along with the traditional corn picking demonstrations as part of the Old Settler's Day activities in Alta Vista, Saturday, September 27th....more»

Junction City Little Theatre presents Jesus Christ Superstar

The Junction City Little Theater proudly presents Jesus Christ Superstar live on stage at the C.L. Hoover Opera House for one more weekend, September 19, 20, and 21....more»

Free enrollment for Online Learning Lab ends Friday

For anyone seeking their high school diploma, USD 320's Online Learning Lab is a great opportunity. The opportunity is even greater between now and Friday, while enrollment is still free....more»

K-State Family day is Saturday, Sept. 27

Celebrating a special tradition

Kansas State University's annual Family Day, Sept. 27, will celebrate the long-standing tradition of family involvement on campus. "K-State Family Day is an extremely special tradition," said Cole Grieves, new student services assistant coordinator....more»

Topeka celebrates Octoberfest Oct. 4

Hosted by German-American Club

The German-American Club of Topeka will host its 29th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Fairlawn Plaza Shopping Center. Oktoberfest features authentic German food, polka music, and the Blautaler Schuhplattler Verein Dancers....more»

Preserve your digital memories

Kansas Historical Society offers workshop

TOPEKA, KS—The Kansas Historical Society will present the workshop Loving Your Stuff: Digital Memories 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 2, in Topeka Room 204 at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library....more»

Traumatic brain injury support group meeting

There will be a Traumatic Brain Injury support group meeting for survivors of brain injury, family members, and friends, on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 from 5:30 until 7:00 PM....more»

Cats to be presented at MAC

THE MANHATTAN ARTS CENTER PRESENTS "Cats" Sept. 26-28 & Oct. 2-5 The Manhattan Arts Center's 2014-2015 theatre season opens with Andrew Lloyd Webber's famous musical Cats, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T....more»

The Great Soldier State: Kansas and the Civil War Opens October 3 at Kansas Museum of History

The Great Soldier State: Kansas and the Civil War will open October 3 in the special exhibit gallery at the Kansas Museum of History. The exhibit tells the Kansas story of the Civil War and its aftermath when hundreds of thousands of veterans settled in the state....more»

Kansas State Capitol Complex Interactive Map Available Online

TOPEKA, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced that an interactive map of the Kansas State Capitol complex is now available online. The map is optimized for mobile devices and allows visitors to plan a tour of the Capitol complex, including the state office buildings around Capitol Square....more»

Pott. Co. shorts Jan. 13, 2014

Several things happened during the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 regular meeting. - Betty Abitz, register of deeds, came in with more information about the proposed elimination of the mortgage registration tax which she had briefly talked about at the January 6 meeting....more»

MacMillan wins photo contest

Colin MacMillan of Wamego was the overall winner of the 2013 KansasGreenTeams.org Photo Contest winners. The Green Team program is part of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment....more»

Haefner completed Marine Boot Camp

PFC Alex Haefner, son of Ron and Jane Haefner of Columbus, Neb., completed Marine Boot Camp at MCRD San Diego on Nov. 22, 2013. After schooling, Haefner will go in to helicopter repair....more»
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Wamego native returns internal medicine practice to his hometown

Patients in need of quality care will soon have another resource at the Wamego Health Center and Family Clinic — a provider who has long been an important thread in the fabric of Wamego....more»
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