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Retail Tax Due

John AndersonSeptember 23, 2022

Three Mexican-style restaurants in Clay Center, Wamego, and Manhattan were temporarily closed by the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) for nonpayment of retail sales tax on Tuesday. According to the KDOR, the three restaurants that had tax warrants executed against them were Viva La Fiesta of Wamego Mexican Cantina Inc., La Fiesta of Manhattan Inc. and Viva La Fiesta Mexican Cantina Inc. in Clay...


John AndersonSeptember 19, 2022

A 55-year-old Ogden man is facing rape and sexual battery charges for incidents involving two Riley Co. women. The Riley Co. Police Dept. says Charles McMullen of Ogden, was taken into custody on Friday, September 16 around 8 p.m. Officials say McMullen faces a total of three counts of rape, and two counts of sexual battery. They say the first incident involved a 51-year-old woman on July 5 and th...

Record High Temps

John AndersonSeptember 18, 2022

Record high temperatures are possible today through Tuesday. Heat indices during this period may climb as high as 105. This is almost 20 degrees above normal for this time of year. Thankfully, a cold front will move through Wednesday, bringing cooler temperatures and a chance for rain....


John AndersonSeptember 14, 2022

Wabaunsee County Deputies are no longer searching the area for a black male subject. He was not located. We ask that you continue, at this time, keeping doors locked & keys removed from vehicles. Kansas Highway Patrol & Wabaunsee County Deputies are in the McFarland / Paxico areas searching for a black male subject. At this time, make sure doors are locked & keys are removed from vehic...

Screening at School

John AndersonSeptember 13, 2022

After the first weeks of the school year that saw several students in USD 259-Wichita taken into custody for allegedly having a gun at school, the school board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve the funds, over $1 million dollars, to purchase automatic screening devices for the district's high schools....

Herb Alpert in Concert

John AndersonSeptember 12, 2022

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame trumpeter Herb Alpert and his Grammy-winning wife Lani Hall will grace the McCain Auditorium Stage in September.   Kansas State University says the 2022-2023 McCain Performance Series will continue with a full slate of shows in September - including Grammy-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame trumpeter Herb Alpert and his wife, Lani Hall. This concert will be he...

Bomb Threat At Kansas Statehouse.

John AndersonSeptember 8, 2022

A 13-year-old is facing felony charges after officials say they threatened to bomb the Kansas Statehouse. The Shawnee Co. Sheriff’s Office said their agency was made aware of a threat to the Kansas State Capitol made through social media earlier this week. Officials say a post was made about “bombing” the Capitol. Shortly after learning about the post officials evacuated the Statehouse and s...

Precipitation Totals

John AndersonSeptember 5, 2022


Public Health Advisories

John AndersonSeptember 2, 2022

If you are heading lo a lake in Kansas this Labor Day Weekend be aware toxic blue green algae has prompted state health officials to issue public health advisories for 18 different bodies of water across the state. Still included on the list is a pond at a Salina park.   According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, a harmful algal bloom (HAB) may look like foam, scum or pai...

Teacher Awarded $95,000

John AndersonAugust 31, 2022

A retired math teacher at Fort Riley Middle School has been awarded $95,000 from the school district after a settlement agreed that her First Amendment rights had been violated when she used a student’s dead name and was required to not tell their parents about their social transition. Pamela Ricard, a math teacher, had been reprimanded and suspended by Fort Riley Middle School officials for add...




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