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JCLT Holds Auditions December 6 & 7 for Neil Simon's Proposals

Junction City – The Junction City Little Theater will hold auditions for Neil Simon's Proposals on Sunday, December 6 from 4-6 pm and Monday, December 7 from 7-9 pm in the C....more»

Criminal discharge of a firearm

Deputies from the Pottawatomie County Sheriff 's office responded to the area of Wildcat Way and Snyder Drive, St. George, at about 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov....more»

Media Inquiry into Halstead Investigation

The Kansas bureau of Investigation (KBI) is conducting an investigation in and around Halstead, Kansas. No search warrants have been served and no arrests have been made in the investigation....more»

'Tis the season for entertainment: Kansas State University the place for holiday music, fun and more

MANHATTAN — Celebrate the holiday season with Kansas State University through theatre, dance, art, music and more during December. Events listed below are offered by the university's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, McCain Performance Series and the School Music, Theatre, and Dance....more»

Kansas Profile – Now That's Rural: Heidi and Charles Anderson – Livestock Photography

****This news release from K-State Research and Extension is posted at http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/news/news-stories/2015-news-releases/november/ksprofile-anderson112515....more»

JC Arts Council Winter Gallery Walk Downtown Will Feature Artists, Free Wine, Live Music, and Santa

Junction City – The Junction City Arts Council will hold its annual Winter Gallery Walk in downtown Junction City on Friday, December 11 from 5-7pm. Local artists will partner with downtown merchants on the 100 and 200 blocks of W....more»

No Dollar General for Alma

Due to land acquisition issues, Dollar General will not be moving into Alma, according to Wabaunsee Economic Development Director Tracy Henry. Henry told the Wabaunsee County Commissioners at their Monday meeting, since the school board did not accept the offer for the land on Highway 99 and 11th Street, the company had looked across 11th Street to the north for a suitable location....more»

On the road again with the Pottawatomie County Commission.

Roads dominated the business at the Monday commission meeting with Jim Jenkins, assistant Public Works Director, reporting several roads were bladed and other projects completed, including Salzer and Harvest Road projects....more»


One person was injured in a car vs. deer accident near Belvue, according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office. At about 8:15 p.m., Monday, Nov....more»


The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office received a report of a burglary at 4290 Columbian Road, rural Wamego on Saturday, Nov. 21. The suspect or suspects in this matter entered a building on the property and removed power tools and other items that exceed $1,000 in value....more»

Via Christi offering help with health insurance marketplace enrollment

Via Christi Health, through its federally funded CARE program, is holding several free public events designed to help Kansans better understand the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace....more»

Kansas Forage and Grassland Council Annual Conference to be Held December 15

MANHATTAN –The Kansas Forage and Grassland Council will hold its Winter Conference and Annual Meeting on December 15, 2015, at Kansas Farm Bureau Headquarters, 2627 KFB Plaza, Manhattan, KS....more»

AG Schmidt: California company prohibited from offering online batterer intervention course in Kansas

TOPEKA – A California company purporting to offer online court-ordered classes has been prohibited from offering its batterer intervention program course in Kansas while a lawsuit against the company is pending, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today....more»

Kansas Fire Marshal offers fire safety tips for Thanksgiving cooking

TOPEKA — The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and Kansas families will be coming together for a time of celebration and thankfulness. The hours spent in the kitchen preparing turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and all the other fixings, however, comes with an increased risk for household fires....more»

KanDrive reveals a new design

The busiest travel season of the year is here and the Kansas Department of Transportation has an updated tool, www.kandrive.org to make your travel plans easier....more»

Albert Bloch's Poem "Garden of the Asses" to be Read by Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry

In conjunction with the Mulvane Art Museum's current holiday exhibition Albert Bloch: Scenes from the Life of Christ, Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry and Jeff Weinberg, Honors Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at KU, will read selections from Albert Bloch's poem "Garden of the Asses....more»

'Big Red One' dining facilities to serve Thanksgiving dinners

To celebrate the season and show appreciation for all members of the "Big Red One" family, the 1st Infantry Division is offering Thanksgiving meals Nov....more»

Berry arrested on cultivation of marijuana charges

On Nov. 21, 2015 the Onaga Police Department arrested Edward Berry in connection with a previous search warrant on charges of Cultivation of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia (Misd), Possession of Paraphernalia (felony), and Possession of Marijuana....more»

Wakefield Museum's Annual Chirstmas Bazaar

Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 6th and Hickory, Wakefield. Admission is free Handmade crafts, baked goods, and white elephants special displays, holiday music, door prizes, raffle items....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»

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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