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Bucks Rewarded To Drivers Who Buckle Up

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Topeka — Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend. Many families will head out on one last camping trip or getaway as the school year begins. Safe Kids Kansas, State Farm and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) want to encourage families to buckle up and drive safely to protect their most valuable ... Read More »

Pottawatomie County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 11, 2014

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At 8:30 A.M., the Pottawatomie County Board of Canvassers met. Present were Ashley Cooper sitting in for Stan Hartwich, Precia Haskins sitting in for Gary Yenzer, and Pat Weixelman, County Commissioner. The Board of Canvassers adjourned and the Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. Present were Gary Yenzer, Vice Chairman; Dennis Weixelman, Member; and Nancy McCarter, County Clerk. ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Aug. 18

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, August 18, 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 »

Boil Water Advisory Issued For The City of Clifton

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TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the public water supply located in the City of Clifton in Clay and Washington Counties. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a power outage resulting in a loss of pressure. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of ... Read More »

Orange Barrel Alert: Resurfacing Project Starts Monday For Highways 77 & 24

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On Monday, August 18, a resurfacing project will begin on a 21.8-mile combined total stretch of U.S. 77 and U.S. 24 in Marshall and Riley Counties. Chip seal work will take place on U.S. 77 from the K-16 junction in Riley County to the Marshall County line and then from the Riley/Marshall County line north to the west K-9 junction ... Read More »

Emergency Response Drill Planned Tuesday Near Manhattan Airport

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On August 19, 2014, the Riley County Police Department along with members of Riley County Emergency Management, Riley County EMS, and the Manhattan Fire Department (for a full list of participants contact the Riley County Emergency Management Office), will be participating in a full scale emergency response exercise. Emergency crews will be placed into a scenario at approximately 6:00 PM ... Read More »

Riley County Police Looking For Suspect In Alleged Rape

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On August 15, 2014, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Riley County Police Department received an emergency call for service stating that a female victim in her mid-twenties was raped by a suspect known to her. This crime occurred in the northern portion of Riley County within the hour prior to police receiving the 911 call. Several officers with RCPD as ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 11th

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The Board met at 8:00 a.m. to canvass the votes of the August 5, 2014 Primary Election. The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourn session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman, Charles R. Loiseau and 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 ... Read More »

Updated Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas

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TOPEKA, Kan. – (Aug. 14, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other ... Read More »

Kansas Coaching Legends To Reunite For 60th Celebration of Historic Allen Fieldhouse

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas Athletics is pleased to announce an anniversary party unlike any other, celebrating 60 years of Jayhawk Basketball in Allen Fieldhouse. Coaching legends Ted Owens, Larry Brown, Roy Williams and current head coach Bill Self will reunite in Lawrence to pay homage to college basketball’s most storied building. The four will join together on James Naismith Court ... Read More »