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Telephone Scams come to our area.

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Seneca Police Chief Brent Schulte says the Pamida store in Seneca reported that someone is calling customers of the Pamida Pharmacy and identifying themselves as a Pamida representative that is verifying customer information. Pamida is not conducting any type of telephone verification and believe this to be a scam to obtain personal information on individuals. Schulte reminds residents not to give out ... Read More »

U.S. Census Bureaus seeking workers

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The US Census Bureau is in the process of hiring nearly 4,000 temporary workers in Kansas from now until July. Dennis Johnson, the Regional Director of the US Census Bureau, says the bureau is in a very active mode of both recruiting and hiring. Interested applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18 years old or older, have a valid social security ... Read More »

Marysville Housekeeper Cleans Up with $12,210 Keno Win

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TOPEKA, KAN. – Maria Arana plays Kansas Lottery scratch tickets almost every day, and she does pretty well with them, too. “I won $2,000 on a Bonus Crossword ticket just last month,” said Arana. But it was the Kansas Lottery’s Keno game that gave Arana a much bigger prize last week, when she won $12,210 on an 8-Spot Keno ticket ... Read More »

Letter for federal aid submitted to President Obama

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson is seeking a federal disaster declaration for 49 counties hit by winter storms in December and early January. The state Adjutant General‘s Department said Friday that Parkinson sent a letter this week to President Barack Obama. Parkinson said in a statement that he‘s hoping to obtain federal aid to help the state and ... Read More »

Alleged drunk driver hits patrol vehicle.

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DATE:  2-13-10             LOCATION:  Hwy 136/SW 89th Rd  TIME:  2100               OFFENSE:  Two vehicle non-injury accident/DUI       CASE:  2010-0619                As a Gage County deputy was conducting a DUI investigation on Highway 136 at approximately SW 89th Road on February 13, 2010, her patrol unit was struck by the suspect’s vehicle.  Sue Glynn, 66 of Lincoln, was in her 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix when ... Read More »

Clay Center woman injured in roll-over accident

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News DATE:  2-14-10            LOCATION:  Hwy 77 and Chestnut Rd  TIME:  1755 hrs               OFFENSE:  One vehicle rollover accident        CASE:  2010-0632                On February 14, 2010, Beatrice Communications received a report of a one vehicle rollover accident on Highway 77 by Chestnut Road.  Teresa Yarrow, 46 of Clay Center, KS was traveling northbound in a 2000 Ford Ranger.  Yarrow lost control of the ... Read More »

Two Home, Kansas women injured in 13 car pileup

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On February 14, 2010 at approximately1200 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, Homestead National Monument Park Ranger, Beatrice Fire and Rescue, Beatrice Rural Fire, Plymouth Fire and Rescue, and Dewitt Fire and Rescue responded to multiple accidents involving 13 vehicles on Highway 4 between SW 117th and SW 131st Roads. The initial accident occurred when a 2003 Pontiac Montana driven ... Read More »

Marshall County Rural Fire Department receives grant money

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U.S. Senator Pat Roberts has announced more than $690,000 in thirteen grants to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security. Of those, Nemaha County Rural Fire District #4 in Bern will receive a nearly $19,000 grant for fire operations and safety. In addition, Marshall County Rural Fire District #9 in Frankfort will receive a more than $15,000 grant for fire operations ... Read More »

It is official – the Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge

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The Kansas House of Representatives has approved a bill to name the future Big Blue River bridge near Blue Rapids as the Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge. The measure now goes to the Senate for consideration. Breeding’s plane was shot down in Vietnam on February 12th, 1970. His body was never recovered. Breeding was a native of Blue Rapids Read More »

Budget issues dominate annual Legislative Forum

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Budget issues dominate annual Legislative Forum By Sarah Kessinger School budget cuts, veterans affairs office closure, Medicaid reductions to nursing homes and other pressing issues came up during Saturday’s Legislative Forum in the Marysville City Building. The forum, which drew about 60 people, gave Rep. Sharon Schwartz, R-Washington, and Sen. Mark Taddiken, R-Clifton, who represent Marshall County, a chance to ... Read More »