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Storm Damage Reported In Frankfort; Emergency Management On Scene

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Marshall County Emergency Management on the scene with storm damage in Frankfort. Sheriff Dan Hargraves discouraging traffic, lots of trees, limbs, and power lines down. “It’s a mess,” he says. Widespread wind damage reported throughout town. Power lines and poles down. Roof of city hall blown off. Windows throughout the town were broken either by hail or wind. In Washington ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 29th

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. The minutes and agenda were approved ... Read More »

Aqueduct Proposal Rejected By Brown & Doniphan Counties

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Brown and Doniphan counties have rejected a proposal to establish an aqueduct that would pass through northeast Kansas from the Missouri River to western farms near Utica. A $4.4 billion dollar system of reservoirs and channels spanning some 360 miles was first conceived in 1982, and a study is underway that would update that concept. It is not known what ... Read More »

Habitat Specialists Available To Assist Local Landowners

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As hunting season approaches, Pheasants Forever, and Quail Forever remind landowners that habitat specialists are available, in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.  They may assist with planning, implementing, and developing wildlife habitat management projects.  Planting native grasses, performing prescribed burns, and other practices can aid in maximizing native areas that foster wildlife.  Alex Thornberg is the ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 29

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, September 29, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next ... Read More »

Teen With Marshall County Ties Fatally Shot In Davenport, Iowa

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An eighteen year old, with Marshall County ties, was fatally shot in Davenport, Iowa Friday morning. Thomas Nye Taylor, son of Todd Taylor, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. Authorities termed it an isolated incident, and the person responsible for firing the weapon was interviewed. The investigation into the accident, which was reported around 4:30 a.m. Friday in Davenport remains under investigation. Graveside services were ... Read More »

Injury Accidents Keep Washington County EMS Crews Busy

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An injury accident was reported September 21st in Washington County. Justin Musil of Marysville was driving a motorcycle, and struck a coyote. He was taken by ambulance to Hanover Hospital. An accident September 14th was reported at the U.S. Highway 36, and Highway K-148 junction. April Calovich of Chapman was unable to stop in time at a stop sign, and was struck by Cynthia ... Read More »

No Injuries Reported In Vehicle Collision With Apartment Building

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No injuries were reported late Thursday evening in Beatrice as a vehicle struck an apartment at the Prairie Village Apartment Complex on East Scott Street. The vehicle involved was totaled, after the driver attempted to park, realized the vehicle was moving, and got back in, hitting the accelerator instead of the brake. Read More »