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Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Recovers Stolen Vehicle & Firearms

On November 10, 2020, Deputies with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office located a stolen vehicle from Shawnee County, Kansas, at a residence in the...

First COVID-19 Deaths Reported In Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie County, Kansas – On Monday, November 16, 2020, Pottawatomie County Health Department announced the first and possibly second COVID-19 related deaths for Pottawatomie...

Marysville Resident Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident Saturday

A Marysville native is dead today following a single-vehicle accident Saturday evening at approximately 6:30 p.m. in rural Pottawatomie County. According to the Kansas Highway...

Arrest Made In Pott County Burglaries

PRESS RELEASE: Between July 6, 2020 and July 21, 2020, The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to several burglary reports to new home construction...

Fatal Rollover Accident Reported In Pottawatomie County

On August 16, 2020, at approximately 12:44am, Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to Hwy 63, to the area north of the north junction...

Accident Takes UTV Operators Life Outside Olsburg

Via Press Release: On Friday June 26, 2020 at about 8:33pm, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reference to an injury accident...

Pottawatomie County Clarifies Closings and Restrictions

Pottawatomie County, Kan. (March 21, 2020) —   In an effort to clarify information on closings and restrictions, the Pottawatomie County Board of Health hereby...

Heart of the Farm – Women In Ag Meeting Scheduled

Nemaha, Pottawatamie, and Jackson county conservation districts are presenting the Heart of the Farm, a Women in Agriculture meeting in Corning on Saturday, February...

Identities Released In Fatal UTV Accident Near Onaga Sunday

UPDATE: The identities of 3 individuals involved in a fatal UTV accident near Onaga have been identified as Brad Martin, age 55, of Onaga who...

Manhattan Warns Residents Living Near Big Blue & Kansas Rivers To Prepare For Potential Flooding

(RILEY COUNTY AND POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, KS – May 16, 2019) Tuttle Creek Lake currently is at the third highest level since the dam was...

Kansas Headlines

Safety Is The Secret Ingredient To Holiday Traditions

TOPEKA – With the arrival of the holidays there are many memories to be made and traditions to follow, and having children participate in...

Kansas Organizations Launch Effort to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Kansas

(Nov. 23, 2020) - Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of...

Governor Kelly Makes $38.5 Million of CARES ACT Funding Available to Kansas Small Businesses, Slow COVID-19 Spread

TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the State Finance Council unanimously approved the Kansas Office of Recovery recommendations to allocate $20 million...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Steps to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced several new steps her administration is taking to combat the spike in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and...

KDOC Announces 5th Resident Death at Lansing Correctional Facility; 11th Overall Due To COVID-19

TOPEKA, Kansas – A Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF) resident who died Weds., Nov. 18 had tested positive for COVID-19. This is...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...