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Empty Tanker Cars Derail Tuesday In Marysville; No Injuries Reported

Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis reports that the company had 10 empty tank cars derail early Tuesday morning in the Union Pacific Rail Yard in Marysville. No injuries were reported, and no hazardous materials were released in the derailment.

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Marysville Woman Airlifted After Accident Near Beatrice

A Marysville woman, Susan McHenry, 52, was injured Sunday, and airlifted to a Lincoln hospital after she was injured when her vehicle apparently crossed the center line, and struck an oncoming semi on U.S. Highway 77 south of Beatrice. Ricky Webb, 49, of Booneville, Missouri had swerved to the shoulder, but could not avoid the collision. He, and a passenger in the truck ...

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Fire Burns 20 Car Bodies At Beatrice Scrap Processing

Firemen responded to Beatrice Scrap Processing, in the 300 block of Market Street Monday morning around 9 a.m., after a cutting torch had apparently ignited leaking fuel. Several explosions were reported, with thick smoke downtown as firemen battled the blaze most of the morning. Over twenty car bodies were burned.

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Nemaha County Sheriff Warns Of Telephone Scam

The Nemaha County Sheriff advises that residents have been receiving phone calls recently asking for banking, and personal information. The caller may indicate that they are affiliated with a bank or business, and the call may show up as a local number. Authorities report that these are in fact computer generated, and may be from another country. As a result, there is little ...

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Arrest Made In Attempted Vehicle Theft In Washington

Washington County authorities arrested Shawn Clark of Belleville last Tuesday, after responding to an attempted vehicle theft in the 300 block of West 6th Street in Washington. He was held in the county jail on $5,000 bond.

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Kansas Water Vision Team Holds Community Meeting

Last week the Kansas Water Vision team completed a series of twelve community meetings to unveil the preliminary discussion draft of the state Water Vision Plan. Stops included Washington, Kansas.

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Community Memorial Healthcare Welcomes New CFO

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) announces the selection of Beverly J. Fiferlick as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the hospital. Her start date is July 14, 2014. With over 11 years of health care experience, Fiferlick will be responsible for all financial operations at CMH. Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc. is a community system that operates a ...

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Troopers Again Inspecting School Buses Across The State

This month and next, as parents are purchasing their kids’ school supplies, teachers are prepping their classrooms, and students are looking forward to seeing their friends again, the Kansas Highway Patrol will be working to ensure these students are kept safe on their travels to and from school. Every July and August, KHP troopers, in conjunction with school districts across ...

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Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday For Primary Elections

Tuesday, July 15th at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote in the August Primary. Party candidates will be selected for the November General Election. Those who have moved or changed names will also need to re-register at the County Clerks’ Office in their respective county. Advance voting begins Wednesday, July 16th. Voters can request a mail ballot, or vote in the County Clerks’ ...

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Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

TOPEKA, Kan. – (July 10, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other ...

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