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Centralia Teenager Injured in One-Vehicle Accident

16-year-old Jonathan Durland of Centralia was injured Thursday evening in an accident in Nemaha County. Durland lost control of the vehicle he was driving and the car overturned. The accident occurred on J Road, just south of 112th Road. Jonathan Durland was taken by private vehicle to the Nemaha County Hospital.

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Property Thefts Continue to Plague Northeast Kansas

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department has seen an increasing trend in property thefts over the course of the last year. According to Sheriff Hargrave the thefts over the last year have been spread across the county, touching all four corners. Sheriff Hargrave said that the thefts have included body shop tools and mechanic tools, firearms, and computers. Both homes and ...

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Local Residents Affected by the Heat

While area hospitals report an increase in heat related patients the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says heat has contributed to the deaths of at least three people this summer in the state. The KDHE is reporting that more than 400 people have gone to Kansas hospitals with heat related illnesses, such a heat exhaustion. KDHE spokesman Jonathan Larance ...

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USD 113 Ratifies Agreement with Teachers

The Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education has ratified a negotiated agreement with teachers for the 2011-2012 school year. Superintendent Dennis Stones says the contract approved by the board Monday evening includes a supplemental salary increase to help offset the cost of insurance— Following a public hearing, the board approved the 2011-2012 budget as published. In other business, Stones ...

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Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 071011 on 8th Road 1/2 mile east of K 15 Terry Ohlde, Linn driving a 1987 Deer was turning left into a field. Barbara Ohlde, Linn driving a 2007 Ford, thought Terry was pulling over for her to pass, Barbara began to pass and struck Terry’s tractor. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On 071111 ...

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Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

Kids ages 5 to 13 in Kansas are encouraged to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focusing on Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day – a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities. Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge and also $50 gas cards from QuikTrip Corporation. A total ...

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Pursuit Begins in Beatrice – Ends in Gage County

At approximately 3 am on Saturday the Beatrice Police Department attempted to stop on a vehicle within the Beatrice city limits. A pursuit ensued, exited the city limits, and entered the county. The pursuit ended when the vehicle was crashed north of Belvedere on Southwest 32nd Road. Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene and began working the accident investigation. It ...

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Three Arrested for Refusing to Leave Jail

On Sunday, Gage County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the front door of the Sheriff’s Office in reference to loud yelling and pounding on the front door. Upon their arrival, they made contact with three individuals: 31 year old Aaron Burr, 23 year old Catie Tellinghuisen, and 61 year old Thomas Sailors all of Beatrice. After deputies answered the individuals’ question ...

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Marshall County Commissioner’s Minutes

August 1, 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 ...

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Washington County Commissioners’ Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, August 1, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, August 1, 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; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting ...

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