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Statewide Tornado Drill Postponed

Due to a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the forecast, the National Weather Service and Kansas Department of Emergency Management have postponed the statewide tornado safety drill that had been scheduled for Tuesday. The tornado safety drill will now be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30. Read More »

Linn High School Damaged by Vandals

Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case of criminal damage to property that occurred in Linn Friday. An unknown person damaged the front door of the Linn High School. Anyone with information should contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Department at 325-2293. Read More »

Washington Count Firefighters respond to a Feed Truck Fire

On Friday the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to 2239 17th Road for a feed truck fire.  According to Fire Chief Jerry Aldridge a feed truck belonging to Curtis Stamm was damaged by a fire in the engine compartment.  No cost estimate was available. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

March 7, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle 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. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes, March 7, 2011

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, March 7, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney. Chairman Otott called the meeting to order. Next regular ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 022811 the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to 304 West 1st Street Washington for smoke coming from house. On 030111 the Linn and Greenleaf Fire Departments were dispatched to 1907 10th Road for a grass fire. On 030111 on US 36 at Sunflower Road Kelly Otott, Washington driving a 1995 Oldsmobile struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, ... Read More »

Local Scouts Participate In Search Drill At Alcove Spring Park

Local Boy Scouts assisted in the rescue of a small girl who wandered off at the Alcove Spring park. The scouts were part of an emergency management drill coordinated between the Marshall County Fire Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Marshall County Emergency Management and the leaders of Boy Scout Troop 180. The scouts were unaware the rescue was a drill ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Minutes – February 28th

The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, February 28, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Mark Wessel and Gary Scoby, Road and Bridge Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum and Office Assistant Carolyn Huerter, and County ... Read More »