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Postal Service Expands Prescription Mail Back

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WASHINGTON — Veterans will be able to safely dispose of expired and unused prescriptions and help the environment at the same time under a program offered by the U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This pilot program is limited to an estimated 780,000 veterans living in Baltimore, Washington, DC, and West Virginia. Veterans mail back outdated, ... Read More »

Furlough Friday, This Friday

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This Friday court rooms all across the State of Kansas will literally be shut down…No services will be available to the public. Because of the state budget crunch, it has been mandated by the State Supreme Court that Court Service Employees be placed on unpaid involuntary leave – or furloughed. This Friday, April 9th is the first of 4-Fridays in ... Read More »

Kansas Appellate Judge Passes Away

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Flags at the state capitol in Topeka and all court buildings and facilities have been directed to lower flags to half-mast in memory of Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Jerry Elliot who passed away on Monday. The dictum came from Governor Mark Parkinson yesterday afternoon. Judge Elliot had served on the Kansas Court of Appeals since 1987 when he was ... Read More »

Diller building a new firehouse

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Diller Fire and Rescue Department will soon have a new headquarters. Lottman and Carpenter Construction of Diller demolished the old lumber yard on Wednesday, to make way for a new fire station. The plans include a meeting area and bays for firetrucks and ambulances. Fire chief Jeff Nelson said a new fire department had become a necessity. Diller Fire and ... Read More »

Marysville Connection to Beatrice Drug Bust

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A Beatrice woman has been arrested for the distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. Jessica Rogge, 1103 Meriweather St., was arrested after police executed a search warrant on March 25. Rogge’s roommate, Kristina Meyn, was also arrested. Police found marijuana, $35 cash and cell phones used for the selling of marijuana and other drug related ... Read More »

Rollover accident in Gage County sends three to hospital

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On 4-1-10, Gage County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with Adams Fire and Rescue, Cortland Fire, Sterling Rescue, and Clatonia Rescue responded to a two-vehicle, rollover injury accident at the intersection of Highway 41 and Highway 43.  Vicky Benson, 48 of Sterling was driving a 2002 Dodge Caravan and was stopped at the stop sign at Hwy 41 East and Hwy ... Read More »

New lead paint rules take effect

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) New rules on lead-based paint in Kansas housing go into effect this week. The regulations are meant to minimize the risk of lead poisoning to residents and to people who work with paint. The Kansas Department of Heath and Environment administers the new rules, which take effect Friday. They apply to contractors, property managers and others who ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau 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 a motion by ... Read More »

State Delays Public School Payments Again

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It sounds very familiar… the State of Kansas has delayed some of its monthly aid payments to public schools. The delinquent March payment makes it the 6th consecutive month all or some of the state payment had been delayed. This time, about half the monthly payments due to the 293 public school districts in Kansas, have been postponed. This morning ... Read More »

Heights Student Hits First Hole-in-One At Waterville Course

By Megan Wanamaker – Valley Heights High School Cell phones aren’t usually allowed during golf practice but on March 30th Tim Laughlin called Tanner Whiting with some amazing news. Golfing on hole 8 with a par 4, Whiting started and ended with a wonderful drive. Laughlin, Donovan Bradley, and Nathan Ramsay, who had been finishing up the hole 8, were ... Read More »