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Wamego police chief’s future uncertain

TOPEKA (KSNT) – An appeal hearing Friday morning for former Wamego Police Chief Michael Baker went nowhere. Baker brought a witness to speak on his behalf, but the witness was only allowed to answer questions that were asked by the Wamego City Manager Stacie Eichem. The meeting, which lasted only 10 minutes, was then ended. […]
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Decision in former Police Chief’s appeal expected in three days

WAMEGO, Kan. (WIBW) - Former Wamego Police Chief Michael Baker will know whether or not he gets his job back in three days. No action was taken Friday morning at Baker’s appeal hearing. Baker and his wife arrived to Wamego City Hall shortly before the 9 a.m. meeting began, however his wife was not allowed to attend the actual hearing.
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Wamego ready for Fourth of July with fireworks show

WAMEGO (KSNT) – Boomtown USA is right around the corner. The City of Wamego’s annual firework display draws visitors from all around. The volunteer team at Boomtown USA says it’s because they put on the best fireworks show in the state. This year, some worried the show wouldn’t go on because of COVID-related supply chain […]

Why are Manhattan ‘blessing boxes’ turning up empty?

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – Several “blessing boxes” in the Manhattan area are looking a little emptier than usual. So what is a blessing box and why are they so important? Some people don’t qualify for income-based aide, but still suffer from food insecurities. That’s where the blessing boxes come into play. They help bridge that gap […]

3-star DB McIntosh pledges to K-State

(Manhattan) -- Defensive back Donovan McIntosh has committed to Kansas State. McIntosh – a 2023 prospect from St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis – committed to the Wildcats over offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Ball State and Buffalo. The three-star pledge is Kansas State’s 10th commit...

K-State's Tang signs transfer Tykei Greene

MANHATTAN – Kansas State head coach Jerome Tang made another addition to his team on Thursday afternoon with the signing of graduate transfer Tykei Greene (Queens, N.Y./Long Island Lutheran/Manhattan College/Stony Brook) to a Financial Aid Agreement with the program for the 2022-23 season. Greene is the eighth player to...

Kansas State Offer Blitz: Late June 2022

The dead period is upon us with a busy month of June now closed. Here's how the final weeks of the prominent camp season wrapped up for K-State. 2023 Offer Count = 172 (Big 12 average = 211) 2024 Offer Count = 36 (Big 12 average = 85) 2025 Offer...

Jordy Nelson charity softball game to return

Kansas State Athletics announced Thursday that the Jordy Nelson Legends Classic softball game will return this fall, bringing a host of former Wildcats athletes for a reunion open to the public. The game is set for Sept. 11, the day after K-State hosts Missouri in a non-conference football matchup. Last...

Saint Marys man sentenced for Atchison Co. burglaries

ATCHISON CO., Kan. (WIBW) - A Saint Marys, Kansas man has been sentenced to just under seven years in prison for his role in a burglary spree in 2020. Curt Vandevelde was found guilty on June 1 by a jury on all charges, which included aggravated battery of a residence, burglary of a motor vehicle, and three counts of theft.

64 DAYS TO 2022 KICKOFF: Alex Key

NOTE: Kansas State has elected to advance players’ classification even though the 2020 season did not affect eligibility. Those who wish to take advantage of this extra year will be listed as a (“super”) senior again after their original eligibility would have been exhausted. #74 Alex Key.

How to help your pet cope with fireworks on Independence Day

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – A veterinarian from Kansas State University has some advice for pet owners who want to help their anxious animals have a happy Independence Day. With the Fourth of July right around the corner, many people are getting ready to fill the sky with lights and explosions. This can be a fun experience […]

In Focus 6/30/22: Tuttle Creek Lake, Boomtown!

Thursday’s edition of In Focus featured guests from Tuttle Creek Lake out of the Kansas Dept. of Wildlife and Parks as well as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The show also featured a preview of the Wamego Fireworks Show on Monday. The first half of the program, Brandon...

K-State gets commit from St. Louis cornerback

Kansas State football added another high-level three-star prospect on Friday when St. Louis cornerback Donovan McIntosh made his commitment to K-State over social media. The commit is the second this week for the Wildcats and the sixth in the past two weeks. McIntosh, who stands 6-foot-3 and weighs 170 pounds,...