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  1. RCPD Report 9/19/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Stephanie Bryan, 22, of Wamego was taken into custody on a probation violation warrant issued by the Riley County District Court stemming from original charge of making false information. Her bond was set at $10,000.


  2. Wamego Commission Approves Several MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    The Wamego City Commission took care of business Tuesday evening. City Manager Merl Page introduced an ordinance to issue temporary notes in the amount of $690,000 for the West Highway 24, Unit 3 project.


  3. Sixth grade downs Bucs, 32-19Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Blade-Empire

    ... at Harold M. Clark Stadium. Concordia ground out 278 yards of total offense on 57 plays, while limiting... [More] WAMEGO - Competing against some of the top Class 4A teams in the state, the Concordia High School girls' cross country team placed 12th ...


  4. EMS cross country begins its seasonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Manhattan Mercury

    The Eisenhower Middle School cross country team began it's season with meets on Sept. 7 at the Manhattan Invitational and Sept. 9 at the Wamego Invitational.


  5. Parole Denied in Area Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... he was 18 years old. He was convicted of killing 36-year-old Sherryl Crowder, who lived in Manhattan and taught in Wamego. An autopsy showed she was sexually assaulted and died of internal bleeding from a blow to the head. A Kansas Department of ...


  6. Kansas authorities reject inmate's parole requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... he was 18 years old. He was convicted of killing 36-year-old Sherryl Crowder, who lived in Manhattan and taught in Wamego. An autopsy showed she was sexually assaulted and died of internal bleeding from a blow to the head. A Kansas Department of ...


  7. Prisoner review board denies parole for man convicted of 1990 Topeka murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Capital-Journal

    The state's prisoner review board has denied parole for three years for a man convicted of beating to death a Wamego elementary schoolteacher in 1990 in Topeka. The Kansas Prisoner Review Board on Wednesday decided to deny parole until September 2017 for Peter Spencer, 42, who currently serving a life sentence for first-degree murder in the Lansing Correctional Facility.


  8. In Focus 9/10/14Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    On today's In Focus, Cathy was joined by Wamego's USD 320 Superintendent, Denise O'Dea and Rock Creek's USD 323 Superintendent, Darrel Stufflebeam. She also spoke with Marcia Rozell with Manhattan Convention and Visitor's Bureau and Dane Jensen with the Color Run.


  9. Man questions nurse's authority to send child homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Manhattan Mercury

    Pottawatomie County Health Department director Leslie Cambell said officials have seen 30 cases of pertussis since school started in August. The department is trying to combat the spread of the disease with vaccination clinics in Wamego and St. Marys, where most of the cases have been reported.


  10. New Teachers at USD 320Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Wamego's USD 320 is welcoming 17 new teachers for the 2014-15 school year. At Monday's Board of Education meeting, the respective principals introduced their staff to the Board.


  11. MHS girls win JV race at Warner ParkRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... for MHS. The boys' JV team in second place as a team with 61 points behind Seaman, which won with a 49 team score. Wamego took third in the JV race with a 70. Manhattan got top finishes from Ethan Levin (4th, 18:28.0) and Grant Wagner (5th, ...


  12. Ride for the Red postponed out of respect for slain officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Capital-Journal

    ... course planned, into a 120-mile tour of rural Kansas with stops at Eskridge and Rossville, and a barbecue luncheon in Wamego, As a special feature of the event, Red Cross volunteers training in disaster relief will get to test their skills by using ...


  13. Wamego takes 3rd at Manhattan InviteRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Manhattan Mercury

    Both Wamego cross country teams finished in third place in the team standings at Saturday's Manhattan Invitational at Warner Park. The boys' team finished with 90 team points behind Manhattan and Newton while landing two runners in the top 10. Ethan Artzer took fifth, while Matt Scherer took sixth.


  14. Editorial: Vaccination important in fight against dangerous illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Capital-Journal

    ... is calling 17 recent diagnosed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, in Pottawatomie County an outbreak. Schools in Wamego and St. Marys have offered vaccination clinics for staff and students. Whooping cough starts with cold-like symptoms and ...


  15. Prep kickoff 2014: Top 5 area games to catchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Capital-Journal

    ... runner-up to Smith Center in 2008. Coming off two straight undefeated runs through the North Central Kansas League, Wamego's bid for a three-peat will get arguably its biggest test at home. Abilene has a new coach in Steve Simpson, but the most ...


  16. Commissioner's Corner-September 2014 By Sandy Praege...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... extends from Omaha south to Oklahoma City. The Humboldt Fault Zone is the eastern boundary of the ridge, passing near Wamego, east of Manhattan to El Dorado. West of the ridge is the Midcontinent rift, which runs from near Salina to the Great Lakes ...


  17. Author: LSD missile silo crime case verges on 'Breaking Bad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | The Capital-Journal

    Guy Hargreaves has written a book about the law enforcement raid of a former nuclear missile silo in Wamego, which netted chemicals to produce millions of doses of LSD, the hallucinogenic drug.


  18. Dove Nation: Hunting the Opener in 3 StatesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | Outdoor Life

    ... Early on the morning of September 1, a group of friends and family gathered in a public hunting area not far from Wamego, Kansas. This small town of less than 5,000 in the central part of the state is surrounded by fields of alfalfa, wheat, and ...


  19. Payment for bypass project - in limbo'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Manhattan Mercury

    Wabaunsee County's about-face on the Belvue Bridge has left Pottawatomie County in limbo about its level of financial participation in a proposed truck bypass route in the southeast portion of Wamego...


  20. True Blue Award Nominees for Rock Chalk Choice Awards ReleasedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... (SAAC) executive team and was active in planning and participating in community outreach activities. Scherer, from Wamego, Kan., was a member of the varsity eight boat and she earned All-Big 12 honors during her junior and senior campaigns. As a ...


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