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Washington County Weekly Sheriffs Report

On June 15th on 25th Road ¼ mile west of Rainbow Road, Nicholas Garber, Hanover driving a 2008 Chevrolet struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On June 19th on Quivira Road ¼ mile north of Quail Avenue, Emily Schreiber, St. John, KS driving a 2001 Pontiac struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, ... Read More »

Koch Receives Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship

Marysville, KS – Jacqueline (Jackie) Koch, a second-year nursing student at Baker University of Nursing at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka, KS, is the recipient of the Henry W. Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship from Community Memorial Healthcare. Koch is a 2006 graduate of Marysville High School and is the daughter of Steve and Joyce Koch of Beattie, KS. Koch will be honored ... Read More »

New CMH Foundation Established; Board Elected

Marysville, KS — The Board of Trustees for Community Memorial Healthcare’s newly created foundation met June 23, 2010, to elect officers and establish areas of giving. CMH Foundation will be the philanthropic arm of the hospital whose purpose is to support and encourage health care services and education.  The foundation board consists of three hospital board members who will serve ... Read More »

“Films On The 50″ Scheduled for Charles Steele Field in Waterville

Charles Steele Memorial Field in Waterville will be host to a few outdoor cinematic films this summer. The series, dubbed “Films on the 50″ will feature the following movies: Wednesday, July 7th - The Incredibles at 8:00 PM & Iron Man at 10:00 PM. Wednesday, July 21st - Monsters Inc. at 8:00 PM & The Bounty Hunter at 10:00 PM Wednesday, ... Read More »

Several New Laws in Kansas Go Into Effect This Week

Several new laws go into effect this week, and two laws that were effective last July with a one-year warning period become enforceable with a citation. The Patrol would like to remind motorists of these changes, and encourage them to follow these important traffic laws. Kansas Seatbelt Law Kansas’ new Primary Seatbelt law has been effective since June 10, 2010, ... Read More »

No More Warnings For Not Wearing A Seatbelt in Kansas

TOPEKA – Beginning June 30, 2010, citations for non-seat-belt use will be issued, ending the warning period for the new primary seat belt law, which went into effect June 10. Law enforcement officers in Kansas will now be able to stop and ticket drivers and front-seat passengers who are not wearing safety belts even if the officers do not observe ... Read More »

Harvest Moves North Finally

It’s been right at a week since the area wheat harvest got underway. A check of the harvest progress in the Beloit and eastern half of Mitchell County areas shows producers have been cutting, but only those with fields south of a line east and west starting about 5-miles south of Beloit. Those with fields north of that line took ... Read More »

Moran Asks President to Abandon Amnesty Program

U.S. Senate hopeful Jerry Moran is calling on President Obama to abandon a plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants in the U.S. Moran said, “Granting amnesty to illegal immigrants is no solution. I strongly oppose this attempt to circumvent Congress and reward those who have entered our country illegally.” Moran said the plan would further bankrupt the ... Read More »

Storm clean-up continues

Storm clean-up continues throughout the area.  In Marshall County an estimated 8000 people were without power for a period of time.  Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann reported that damage estimates are running between 4.5 and 5 million dollars.  Winds measured in excess of 80 mph hit along a 30 mile wide swath that fell between the southern border of Marshall ... Read More »

County Stampede fatality identified

A 20-year old man who was found unconscious at the Country Stampede and died in route to the hospital has been identified.  Sheriff Greg Riat says security at the Tuttle Creek State Park called his office after Jacob Krueztzer of Beaver Creek, Nebraska was found unresponsive at the campground about 2:30 Thursday morning. Kreutzer died on the way to the ... Read More »