Rossville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center staff rally behind one of their own
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Rossville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center staff usually take care of residents — today they took care of one of their own. Suzie Oliver has been the Activities Director at the center for four years but has been on leave for the past two months due to complications from COVID and a broken shoulder. For everyone at Rossville, it was a no-brainer to help someone known for always going above and beyond for others.
One dead after crash south of Wamego
WAMEGO (KSNT) – One person is dead in a single-vehicle crash on K-99 south of Wamego. The Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B of Pottawatomie County confirmed the crash was on K-99 south of I-70. Dispatchers said the scene has since been cleared. At 5:50 a.m., 51-year-old Jerry Anstey of Alma was driving a 2006 Ford […]
Scholar Athlete of the Week: Tatum Lara
ONAGA, Kan. (WIBW) - Our next Kaw Valley Bank and Cable Dahmer Scholar Athlete of the Week is Tatum Lara of Onaga High School. Lara plays football, he wrestles and plays golf for the Buffaloes. He’s a part of KAYS as vice president, FFA as vice president, O’Club as the...
Today the gas price is close to $2.74 in Wamego as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
One confirmed fatality near Alma, KS
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas Highway Patrol has confirmed a single fatality on Hwy 99 near Alma, KS. Update: The name of the fatality has been released. Jerry Anstey, 51, of Alma, is confirmed to be deceased from the incident on Hwy 99. The Pottawatomie Kansas Highway Patrol dispatch told...
Highschool Basketball | 22 February Wamego Boys Game Notice
The Wamego Boys Basketball team will have a Non-conference game with Concordia(Concordia, KS) on 22 February, 2024, 7:30 PM. As of now, Red Raiders has won 8 games and lost 27 games, and the winning rate is 0.229.
Silver Lake takes care of Wabaunsee on senior night
SILVER LAKE, Kan. (WIBW) - The Eagles picked up wins to end the regular season in style.
Area KS legislator seeks re-election
(KNZA)--An area Kansas legislator is seeking re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives. According to the Kansas Secretary of State- office, St. Marys Republican Francis Awerkamp filed last week for re-election to another term representing the 61st District. The 61st District includes portions of Jackson and Pottawatomie Counties. Awkerkamp is...
St. Marys, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Riley County High School basketball team will have a game with St. Marys High School on February 22, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
Pottawatomie County, KS High School Girls Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 20
Today, there's high school basketball on the agenda in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. To know how to watch the games, we've got you covered below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Pottawatomie County, Kansas High School...
KNDY Rewind: Marysville Boys Basketball vs. Wamego – 2/20/2024
KNDY Rewind: Marysville Boys Basketball vs. Wamego – 2/20/2024. Sunflower State Radio is the digital platform for Dierking Communications, Inc. serving Kansas from our broadcast studios in Marysville, Glen Elder, and Norton, Kansas. KNDY AM & FM Marysville; KDNS-FM & KZDY-FM Glen Elder; KQNK AM & FM Norton.
'The kids keep life going.' Kansas facility puts senior citizens and kids under same roof
ALMA — Sandy Bohnsack says she feels spoiled by her senior citizens home, where she gets to spend time regularly with children. Bohnsack talked with The Capital-Journal on Thursday at The Heritage Home, the intergenerational senior living facility and child care center where she lives in Alma, about 37 miles west of Topeka.
Insight: Proposing policy
Glenn Brunkow, Pottawatomie County farmer and rancher. In the next couple of weeks each of Kansas Farm Bureau’s 10 districts will be holding their issue surfacing meetings. I am a little late with this for a couple of districts, and I apologize to the 2nd and 4th districts. Good timing has never been my thing. This is the beginning of our policy development process and something I would hope each member is involved in.
Panthers hold off Red Raiders
Trailing by just four points with three minutes to play in the game, the Wamego Red Raiders rolled the dice and started sending the Concordia Panthers to the free throw line. That gamble did not pay off for Wamego. Concordia connected on 15 of 16 free throws, including 14 straight,...
Yonkers Man Arrested in Dominican Republic for Manhattan Murder
Juan Peguero has been taken into custody and charged with murder related to the 2022 shooting of Erni Garcia in Manhattan.
Local Manhattan Resident Arrested for Bail Violation and Drug Charges
A Manhattan man, Ronald Ince, was arrested on February 16, 2024. He was accused of breaking his bail conditions. The arrest occurred on the 100 block of Courthouse Plaza in Manhattan.
CHS girls defeat Red Raiders, 43-33
The Concordia High School Panthers remained perfect at home in North Central Kansas League play this season by turning back Wamego 43-33 Friday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Concordia, picking up its fourth consecutive win, is now 4-0 at home in league play. The Panthers improved to...
Manhattan, Kansas Police Report: Aggravated Battery and Arrests on February 15, 2024
The news report for February 16, 2024, covers several incidents and arrests in Manhattan, Kansas. The report, aimed at maintaining transparency, summarizes the local police agency's service calls and reports. Some information is withheld to protect the community and adhere to laws.
House committee advances bill cleaning up language for counties expanding commissions
Pottawatomie County will be expanding its board of county commissioners from three to five seats in the next general election, but getting to this point has been anything but simple. Voters approved expansion in November 2022, and many presumed expansion would occur during the next election cycle in 2023. However,...
Kansas State basketball shot down by a dagger three as TCU eeks out a 75-72 victory
MANHATTAN — So close and yet so far. After rallying from a 10-point deficit in the last seven minutes to tie it with 15.6 seconds left, the Kansas State basketball dropped a 75-72 heartbreaker Saturday when TCU's Jameer Nelson knocked down a 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left. The loss...