Pottawatomie County Newswire

Pottawatomie County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pottawatomie County, KS.

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  1. Firm proposes $125M worth of USD 383 facility upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... an elementary school in Blue Township, a rapidly developing area east of Manhattan in unincorporated Pottawatomie County. The school would have room for up to 472 students, the highest number allowed at an elementary building under district policy. ...


  2. Student numbers up in most area school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... from last year's 6,020. Numbers were up at all levels-elementary, middle school, and the high school. Pottawatomie County schools fared pretty well, with unofficial numbers in Wamego's USD 320 showing an increase of 16 students, with 1,546 this ...


  3. Hearing set for man charged with heroin, meth distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... has 29 previous charges, including aggravated robbery, probation violation and opiate-related charges in Pottawatomie County. Daniel Reed Mainville, who was also arrested for distributing opiates in August, appeared in court Tuesday as well, and ...


  4. 1 dead, 1 injured in 3-car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Manhattan Mercury

    Daniel McDonald, 18, died at the scene of a car wreck on Highway 24, east of Schoeman Road near Mile Marker 340.8 at about 4:40 p.m. Saturday. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office said McDonald was driving a Volkswagen Jetta that crossed the centerline and was struck by two westbound vehicles.


  5. Wamego man dies in Pottawatomie County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Capital-Journal

    A Wamego man died in a three-vehicle crash over the weekend crash in rural Pottawatomie County, police said Monday. Daniel McDonald, 18, was eastbound on U.S.-highway 24 Saturday around 4:40 p.m. when his 1997 Volkswagen Jetta suddenly crossed the center line, said Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat.


  6. One dead in Pottawatomie County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Still not many details but a Pottawatomie County resident died in a multi-vehicle accident on U-S 24 Saturday afternoon. The Pottawatomie county Sheriff's office tells KMAN the accident was reported at 4:40 p.m. Saturday just east of Highway 24 and Schoeman Road.


  7. Multi-vehicle accident in Pottawatomie County leaves 1 dead, 1 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriffs Office tells KSNT the accident happened just before 5 p.m. near US 24 and Schoeman Road. A resident of Pottawatomie was pronounced dead and another person was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries.


  8. Westmoreland businesses want to be a unique destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | The Capital-Journal

    A handful of antique stores and boutique shops dot the few blocks that make up this rural Pottawatomie County town's quiet Main Street, and Vicki Taylor would like them to become a destination for those seeking unique gifts and other items. For a little more than a year she has operated The Tin Station, a antique store in an old gas station on the corner of Main and Third Street.


  9. Commissioners reject airing meetings on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Manhattan Mercury

    For the second consecutive meeting, the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday rejected a proposal to record weekly meetings for airing on local cable television channels. Commissioner Travis Altenhofen's motion to approve an agreement with Wamego Telecommunications and Blue Valley Tele-Communications to donate equipment to videotape meetings died for lack of a second.


  10. Labette County youth compete in Kansas Junior Livestock showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... ewes, 19. Reno County entered the most steers at six. The largest number of heifers, 27, was entered by Pottawatomie County for the second consecutive year. Montgomery County youth have entered the most market hogs at 18, with Leavenworth County ...


  11. Corps making final preparations for 3 major projects at Tuttle Creek DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    ... County, and replacement of the bridge deck over the dam's spillway at the east of Tuttle Creek Dam in Pottawatomie County. Service Gates 3 & 4 Rehabilitation Project: Work is expected to begin late September and is estimated to last 18 to 24 months. ...


  12. 50-year-old man dies when farm tractor overturns in Pottawatomie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Residents of the Florida Keys are known for riding out hurricanes, but with Irma's potentially catastrophic wind and rain set to crash throu


  13. Pottawatomie County Sheriff announces two investigations-including a farm fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A fatal farm related accident has been reported in Pottawatomie County. Loren Deters, 50, of rural Westmoreland was found under a tractor on Bigelow Road near K-13.


  14. Farm tractor overturns, killing 50-year-old Westmoreland manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Capital-Journal

    The fatality incident was reported just after 11 a.m. Monday on Bigelow Road near K-13 highway in the west-central part of Pottawatomie County. A 50-year-old Westmoreland man died Monday after a farm tractor accident in rural Westmoreland, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said.


  15. Man reports being kidnapped, assaulted early Tuesday in Pottawatomie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Capital-Journal

    Police are looking for kidnapping suspects who fled Rocky Ford fishing area in victim Josh Bearden's white 1997 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office received a report of an injured man near the Rocky Ford Fishing area, sheriff Greg Riat said.


  16. Via Christi opening new primary care clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... will hopefully increase the access to primary care and wellness to the eastside of Manhattan and western Pottawatomie County." The project to renovate the 17,000-squrare-foot building cost about $3 million. Via Christi officials, physicians and ...


  17. Fate of Pottawatomie County Courthouse unclear after public meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Capital-Journal

    The Pottawatomie County Courthouse, built in 1884, is used primarily for storage and small offices now. A facilities study recommends razing the building and replacing it, but some residents want to save the historic building.


  18. Pott County residents gather for discussion on courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Quite a crowd turned up for a round table discussion on Pottawatomie County's 1884 Courthouse. 45 people were present for the Tuesday night meeting, including eight county officials and 37 people from the general public.


  19. Pottawatomie County residents want to save old courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The group of residents met with Pottawatomie County Commissioners on Tuesday night to discuss the future of the county's 130-year-old courthouse. Some residents want to stop any discussion of tearing it down.


  20. Pott County sheriff's office investigating theft of 3 riding mowers ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Capital-Journal

    Pottawatomie County sheriff's officials are investigating the theft of three large riding lawn mowers valued at $23,500 from a Manhattan business. In a news release, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said the theft of three Hustler zero-turn riding mowers from Brooks Yamaha, 8070 E. US-24 highway in Manhattan occurred sometime between 3 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Monday.