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Flexibility sought in removing abatement criteria
The Abilene City Commission will consider removing specific capital investment and job criteria from a tax abatement program to give the city more flexibility and match the requirements of surrounding communities.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New 911 System in Wamego
Wamego 's 911 system is taking a new direction. At Tuesday 's City Commission meeting, City Manager Merl Page said the earlier plan of action has changed.
Manhattan girls No. 7 to start basketball season
The Manhattan High girls' basketball team is ranked seventh in Class 6A to start the season, according to the KBCA rankings that were released Monday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Manhattan, Wamego residents deck the halls for holiday tours
A tree is flanked by a pair of table lamps with bows at the home of Bonnie Lynn-Sherow and Jim Sherow at 617 Colorado St. How much: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas
Kansas names 2014 Teacher of the Year
Jeff Baxter won the honor during ceremonies Saturday night in Wichita. As Teacher of the Year, Baxter receives a $4,000 cash award from Security Benefit Life, a major sponsor of the Kansas Teacher of the Year program.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Wamego theater installs technology to aid hearing disabled
The Columbian Theatre in Wamego plans to install a state-of-the-art hearing loop system that will provide clearer sounds and eliminate the negative effects of distance, noise and reverberation for patrons with hearing disabilities.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Pott. Co. Authorities Investigate Theft
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a skid loader and trailer.
10 Kansas sites nominated for national register
The state's Historic Sites Board of Review recently voted to forward 10 nominations to the Office of the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places in Washington, D.C., to be evaluated by its professional staff for inclusion in the national register.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Military Service for Local Soldier KIA
Over 300 volunteers showed up to 'plant' flags to honor a fallen soldier. On Wednesday, the volunteers gathered at the Wamego Sports Complex for direction from Larry 'the flagman' Eckhardt .
The Wichita Eagle
Vanderbilts to relocate to Cherry Creek Shopping Center at Harry and Rock Road
Vanderbilts, the western and work wear store, is moving its east-side store to make way for the expansion of Kellogg.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Hays Daily News
Flags to be at half-staff Thursday
Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down Thursday in honor of Sgt.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Services set for Westmoreland warrior killed in Afghanistan
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday in Wamego for Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest Warren Robertson, a Westmoreland native killed in action Sunday while deployed with American military forces in the Logar province of Afghanistan.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Software Upgrades For Wamego
Security concerns are prompting Wamego to make software upgrades. At Tuesday's City Commission meeting, City Manager Merl Page said the City has offered an automated payment option for utility bills for some time, but due to tighter Federal regulations requiring enhanced security, they now need software to allow ACH transactions.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
AFP's Common Core Meeting Draws A Crowd
Are Common Core educational standards really just rotten apples? That's what one brochure indicated at a meeting in Manhattan Tuesday, organized by the Americans for Prosperity.
2013 State Cross Country Results
The Remington Cross Country Team ran state cross country last weekend, on November 2nd in Wamego, KS.
Trip to Belvue Bridge
During the afternoon hours on Monday, the Pottawatomie County Commission and the Waubunsee County Commission met in Wamego at the K-DOT building to discuss another possible solution to repairing the bridge.
Kansas top ten most haunted locations in 2013
Old Abilene Town tops the most haunted list again this year and provides an amazing photo of another ghostly cowboy..