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Two injured in late Thursday wreck that closed Seth Child Road

By |November 25th, 2022|

Two people were injured in an overnight wreck that closed Seth Child from late Thursday into early Friday morning. According to the Riley County Police Department, the crash occurred at the intersection of Seth Child and Anderson Ave. around 11:30 p.m. Arriving officers found a passenger car that was involved in a crash with an [...]

Pottawatomie County officials working to redraw commission districts as expansion looms

By |November 23rd, 2022|

Pottawatomie County officials held a work session Monday, to discuss how the county will divide population into five districts, now that voters have approved expansion of the board from three to five seats. Two new commissioners will come aboard next year. County Counselor John Watt says the county’s preference is to have that occur in [...]

Wareham Hall, Inc. seeking community input on future programming plans

By |November 22nd, 2022|

A nonprofit that purchased the Wareham Opera House has released a new survey, looking for community input on future programming plans for the venue. Wareham Hall Incorporated will oversee operations, and the associated Wareham Hall Renovation Fund took over ownership of the space in October – planning to turn the historical property into a regional [...]

Riley County proclaims Native American Heritage Month and Small Business Saturday

By |November 22nd, 2022|

Riley County Commissioners have proclaimed November 2022 as Native American Heritage Month. Commission Chair Greg McKinley says the State of Kansas is historically home to many native nations including – the Kaw, Osage, and Pawnee. Nathan Dixon accepted the honor on behalf of the Native Americans of Riley County. McKinley noted that Kansas is currently home to [...]