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Escapee Still At-Large

The search continues for a prisoner who escaped from the Richardson County Jail early Sunday morning. Sheriff Randy Houser reported a Holt County, Missouri farmer found 36-year-old Michael Thompson in a barn about 8 a-m Sunday morning. The farmer did not know Thompson was an escaped prisoner and gave him a ride to the Eagles Nest Truck Stop along Interstate ...

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Linn Art Teacher Receives High Honor

Linn Art teacher, Rick Hildebrand in the Barnes-Hanover-Linn school district has been selected as one of seven Kansas Master Teacher Award winners. The award was established by Emporia State University in 1954 and is presented annually for teachers who typify the outstanding qualities of earnest and conscientious teachers. Hildebrand has served the students of Linn since 1987. Seven teachers representing ...

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USD 115 Chooses Name

A name has been chosen for new school district to be formed by the consolidation of the Nemaha Valley and B & B school districts, effective July 1st. The interim USD 115 Board of Education voted Monday evening to name the new district the Nemaha Central School District. The District combines the Nemaha Valley School District and the B&B Baileyville ...

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Full House Set to Act on Tuition Bill

The Kansas House of Representatives will take final action tomorrow on a bill that would repeal a state law allowing some illegal immigrants in Kansas to pay in-state tuition at public universities and colleges. The House passed the controversial bill 69-49 on an unrecorded vote today. Ever since the law was enacted in 2004, critics have argued it encourages illegal ...

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Marysville Man Injured in Police Chase

A Marysville Man was injured in a police chase on Saturday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Riley County Police were chasing a pickup driven by 31-year-old Jason Fisher of Marysville in the 1300 Block of Walnut Creek Road, 1.7 miles from K-77. Fisher lost control of the pickup and the pickup went into the south ditch where it ...

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Tiemeyer Wins Washington County Spelling Bee

Washington County eighth grader Andrew Tiemeyer won the Washington county spelling bee. Second was Linn eighth grader Kendra Bargman and in third, Heather Hillert, Washington County eighth grader. Tiemeyer and Bargman qualified for the state spelling bee.

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Randolph Resident Wins 5,000 Bucks – Now Trying for Truck

TOPEKA, KAN. – According to Melody Pfaff, she enjoys playing Bonus Crossword instant scratch tickets and scratch tickets that have a second-chance drawing. Last month, when she saw the $5 Truck & Bucks game, she decided to purchase four tickets. On the very last ticket she scratched, the Randolph resident revealed a $5,000 cash prize. “I took my tickets home ...

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Anhydrous Ammonia Leaks Causes Evacuation in Home, Kansas

An anhydrous ammonia leak from a portable 1,000-gallon fertilizer tank caused evacuation of approximately 20 homes in Home City Wednesday afternoon. A Sheriff’s report revealed a valve broke on a portable tank behind Lewis Seed and Fertilizer. Employees from Lewis Seed called 9-1-1. According to William Schwindamann, Marshall County Emergency Management Director, the tank was being worked on when the ...

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