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PT Pottawatomie County, Kansas, was established in 1857. It was created out of Calhoun & Riley Counties, and was named for the Pottawatomie Indians who lived in this area. The county seat of Pottawatomie County is Westmoreland, Kansas.
In a few years Wamego banks are going to be overloaded with money. A number of amateurs have bought a few hens and the results go something like this. Twenty hens will lay eggs and hatch over one hundred eggs per year. Next year we will have 2,000 hens who will lay...read more
James Mansfield, a pioneer of this community died at his home in West Wamego Friday, April 9, 1915. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon in charge of Rev. Phillips, and services at the grave in charge of the Masonic Lodge. James Mansfield was born...read more
William Asmussen is today celebrating his naturalization as an American citizen by acting as Captain of a “gang” in today’s annual clean up. William has charge of the northeast quarter of the town and is giving it a thorough manicuring, raking, etc. He is bringing to...read more
Robbers blew open the safe of the Louisville post office early Saturday morning, and secured about $75. As soon as the officers arrived on the scene, they roped off a space around the post office, and telephoned to Concordia for Sheriff Moore’s bloodhounds. A deputy...read more
When Jess Willard knocked out the big smoke, Monday, he won the championship of the world, and put Emmett, Pottawatomie County, on the map. Willard was born on a farm near the little town of Emmett. He is 28 hears of age, and for some time he ran livery stable at...read more
Last night county Attorney Dunn and Sheriff Kersey came to Wamego. All was quiet and peaceful, except in spots. Marshall Thompson was pressed into service together with a Mr. Huffman who drove the car for the county officials. Assembled in force with all the law of...read more