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Prepare for Winter Weather – NOW!

Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies kit: ?•Rock salt to melt ice on walkways ?•Sand to improve traction ?•Snow shovels and other snow removal equipment. Prepare your home and family ?• Prepare for possible isolation in your home by having sufficient heating fuel; regular fuel sources may be cut off. For example, store a good supply of dry, ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned 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 ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes, January 18, 2011

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, January 18, 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, due to trial matters. Chairman Otott called the meeting ... Read More »

Texting While Driving Warnings Done

The Kansas law banning texting while driving took effect July 1, 2010, but officers could only issue warnings for the first six months. As of Jan. 1, 2011, citations may be written with a minimum fine of $60, plus court costs. Read More »

One Killed, Two Injured in Blue Springs Fire

One person was killed and two injured by a fire in Blue Springs on Monday.  At approximately 8:30 A.M. Gage County Communications dispatched Blue Springs Fire Department to a house fire at 102 West 3rd in Blue Springs.   Upon arrival firefighters found Wes O’Keefe, age 47 of 102 West 3rd, Blue Springs, outside the structure suffering from burns.  O’Keefe told ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 010811 officers were dispatched to 38 South Center, Barnes for a report of Domestic Battery.  No arrests were made.   On 011311 in the 400 block of Quivira Road.  John Holle, Linn driving a 2003 Ford Truck was northbound and could not get stopped in time and struck a 1989 Ford Truck driven by Loren Bott, Linn.  No injuries ... Read More »

Complete TVL Tournament Results – Monday Jan. 17

Monday, January 17 – Twin Valley League Tournament Results Girls #1 Washington Co. 76, #8 Wetmore 45 F #3 Baileyville B&B 60, #6 Centralia 42 F #4 Valley Heights 52, #5 Frankfort 42 F #2 Hanover 46, #7 Onaga 37 F Boys #4 Centralia 61, #5 Onaga 51 F #1 Washington Co. 67, #8 Blue Valley 39 F #3 Baileyville ... Read More »

MARYSVILLE USD #364 Regular Board Meeting Highlights January 12, 2011

• Accepted the following donations: o Received $351.04 from Tom Knott for paint for the “M” on the football field. o Received $6,000 from Guise-Weber Foundation, Inc. and $2,000 from R.L. or Elsa Helvering Trust for the WIA program. o Received $500 from the Winifred Johnson Charitable Trust for the WIA program. o Received $125 from John McNish (Bolton & ... Read More »

Woman Injured in Nemaha County Crash

A Morrill woman was injured Monday on Highway 36 east of K63 when she lost control of her vehicle and went into a ditch.  Karri Wendler, age 20, of Morrill was travelling West on Highway 36 when she tried to pull onto the side of the road, lost control and slid into the ditch striking the brush pile.  According to ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Willing to Help Centralia Re-establish EMS Service

The board phoned and spoke to Brent Teeter with Seneca EMS concerning ambulance services in Nemaha County.  Commissioners let Mr. Teeter know that if the City of Centralia was able to reinstate their ambulance service, the county would subsidize the program in the amount of $1,000.00 per month as they had done in the past.  Commissioners also stated that they ... Read More »