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Drivers beware: deer on move

Kansas deer-vehicle collisions peak in November            The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) are warning motorists to be aware that November is historically the month when the highest number of deer-vehicle crashes occur.               According to KDWP biologist, Lloyd Fox, the increase in deer-vehicle crashes is strongly ... Read More »

Gage County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help

The Gage County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous reports involving burglaries in the past couple of months in the south central area of the county.  The burglaries have not only occurred during the evening hours but also during the daytime hours.  The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to lock their doors, not only to their residence, but also ... Read More »

Complete Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 102310 in the 200 block of Clyde Street Eugene, Leblanc, Clifton driving a 2000 Buick backed from a driveway striking a 2006 Ford owned by Joseph Fiesher, Clifton which was legally parked.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.  On 102410 on US 36 at MM 273 Ronnie Flint, Fortescue, Missouri, driving a 2004 Ford struck ... Read More »

SCC Enrollment Increases Nearly 3 Percent For Fall Quarter

Enrollment for the Fall Quarter at Southeast Community College increased nearly 3 percent from the same time a year ago, according to a recent report. Information released by the Administrative Services Office indicates that full-time equivalency increased 2.89 percent for the Fall Quarter, which began Oct. 4. An FTE student is equivalent to 45 quarter credit hours or 30 semester ... Read More »

Area Election Preview from KNDY News

Voters Tuesday will choose national, state, and local candidates.  Polls for the general election will be open 7 am to 7 pm. A one cent sales tax increase for the city of Marysville that would fund a proposed new swimming pool, park and tennis court improvements, and provide for construction of a new fire station will be on the ballot.  ... Read More »

Things to know if you can’t pay your gas or electric bill

A rule preventing utility companies from disconnecting Kansas residents during extreme cold takes effect as the calendar turns to November. The cold weather rule is enforced by the Kansas Corporation Commission and runs from Monday through March 31. It prevents utilities from disconnecting natural gas or electric service for nonpayment when temperatures of 35 or lower are forecast for the ... Read More »

Seneca man injuried in rollover accident

A 20-year-old Seneca man was seriously injured when he was ejected from his pick-up truck in a one-vehicle accident just after 1 a.m. Sunday on a Pottawatomie County road. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Jonathan M. Dawson was traveling north on Onaga Rd., about five and a half miles north of Onaga.  Dawson failed to negotiate a curve, his truck ... Read More »

Beatrice woman injured in rollover accident

On Tuesday, a single vehicle rollover accident with a person trapped was reported on Oak Road. 36 year old Debbie Milligan of Beatrice was found trapped inside of the vehicle.  Her vehicle rolled one and a half times before arriving at final rest in the south ditch partially in a corn field.  Milligan was extricated and transported to Beatrice Community ... Read More »

Grand Jury clears Gage County Corrections

A Gage County Grand Jury ruled Friday that former jail inmate Cecil Creek died from natural causes. In July 73-year-old Creek was found unresponsive in his cell, was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital and pronounced dead. Nebraska State law requires a grand jury be convened whenever someone dies while in custody. The proceeding is closed to the public. Gage County ... Read More »