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Flooding Update On Area Rivers & Tuttle Creek Lake


The National Weather Service still has flood warnings in effect for area rivers on Monday morning. The latest update from the National Weather Service indicates a flood warning is still in effect for the Big Blue River at Beatrice and Barneston. In Beatrice, the river was at 20.8 feet, or 2.8 feet above flood stage at 7:45 a.m. Monday. The …

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Injury Accident Reported In Home City Saturday


An injury accident was reported Saturday afternoon, shortly before 5 p.m. in Marshall County, on US Highway 36 at the railroad tracks in Home City. Michael Dixon, 69, of Axtell, lost control at the crossing. He was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

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KDOT Announces Furlough Effects On Operations


During the period of staff furloughs, the Kansas Department of Transportation will maintain many of its usual public services. Roadside maintenance and operations – Reduced KDOT field crews will be available for traffic control needed to shut down roads in emergency situations, such as flooding or traffic crashes. Routine mowing operations will be suspended. Crews will only remove dead animals …

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Doctor Fernando Ugarte Exhibition Open At Lee Dam Center


The Lee Dam Center for Fine Art is pleased to announce a new exhibition of the works of Fernando Ugarte, M.D., F.A.C.S. opening Thursday, June 4, 2015 and running through the month of June. A special reception will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the center in conjunction with a Chamber of …

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23rd Annual Tour Nebraska To Travel Through Area Saturday & Sunday


Some 425 vehicles, all 30 years and older, will participate in a 600 mile, 2 day driving tour of southeast Nebraska Saturday and Sunday, as the Nebraska Rod and Custom Association will host the 23rd Annual Tour Nebraska. The Sunday route departs west from Lincoln bound for Seward, then drops south toward Beatrice, where a brief stop is planned at the Gage County Fairgrounds from …

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As State Furloughs Announced, Kansas Courts To Remain Open


Chief Justice Lawton Nuss wants to get the message to all Kansans that even if state offices close or operate with reduced staff beginning Monday, all state courts will nevertheless be open — staffed and conducting business as usual. “With all the news stories about the state government budget and the possibility of thousands of state employees being furloughed, I …

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Update On Area River Flooding; Forecasted Crests


Heavy rains overnight across the area increased the threat of flooding of area rivers. The Big Blue River near Blue Rapids is under a Flood Warning. Flood stage is 26 feet, and the river was at 30 feet Thursday night. The river should rise to 41.4 feet by Saturday, and fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon. The Big Blue …

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KDOT Announces Closed Highways Due To Flood Waters


Flooded Road Closures for Northeast Kansas As of Friday, June 5, 2015, 6:30 a.m. NEW! K-5 over Seven-Mile Creek in Leavenworth County is NOW CLOSED due to high #flood waters over the roadway. NEW! K-9 in Marshall County over the Black Vermillion River (between mile markers 248-250) is NOW CLOSED due to high #flood waters over the roadway. NEW! K-87 from …

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – June 1, 2015

Marshall County Kansas

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 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 …

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