Governmental oversight of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shifted back to the local level, and Miami County health and political leaders announced Wednesday, May 27, that they have no plans to implement any mandated restrictions on businesses or residents.
Modification to Phase 2 of Gov. Laura Kelly’s “Ad-Astra” plan has pushed back the county’s timeline for reopening its offices to the public by one week, the county administrator said Wednesday, May 20.
A person in their 40s is the latest Miami County resident to test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a news release from the Miami County Health Department on Tuesday, May 26.
TOPEKA - After a day-long wrap-up session, the Republican-controlled Legislature passed sweeping legislation early Friday, May 22, that limits the governor’s emergency powers.
Miami County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Fleming and the rest of the emergency management team at the Miami County Sheriff’s Office want everyone to stay safe and protect themselves and others against COVID-19 while celebrating Memorial Day.
PAOLA — Job seekers won’t even have to leave their vehicle to get help finding employment during an upcoming drive-thru job fair in Paola.
A 3-year-old girl died on the morning of Wednesday, May 20, after being hit by a delivery truck that was backing out of a driveway in rural Miami County west of Paola.
An 89-year-old Osawatomie man was killed Tuesday, May 19, when the John Deere mower he was driving was hit by another vehicle on 335th Street north of Osawatomie.
Miami County cities are locked in a friendly battle for the top 2020 U.S. Census response rate, and in doing so, they’ve pushed the countywide response rate higher than most of the neighboring regions, as well as the state average.
Kansas will implement a modified Phase 2 reopening of the state on Friday, May 22, which includes a new mass gathering limit of 15 individuals.
Miami County and the cities of Louisburg and Osawatomie are gathering information from local businesses to put together applications for federal funding being made available through the state’s Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) program.
Mass gatherings will continue to be limited to no more than 10 people during Gov. Laura Kelly’s Phase 1.5 plan to reopen the state, which launched Monday, May 18.
Gov. Laura Kelly has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, May 13, until sunset in honor of Overland Park Police Officer Mike Mosher, who was killed in the line of duty May 3.
The Miami County Health Department reported Friday, May 8, there is one new positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county, and it involves a person in their 80s who is appropriately isolated.
The Louisburg Aquatic Center will not open Memorial Day weekend, May 23, as previously planned, the city of Louisburg announced Thursday, May 7.
Miami County Commission Chairman Rob Roberts, Sheriff Frank Kelly, Paola City Councilman Trent Upshaw, and state Sen. Caryn Tyson all have something common — they have filed for reelection this fall.