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Beatrice Hosting “Out of Darkness” Walk

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Beatrice will host an Out of the Darkness Walk to prevent suicide Saturday at Chautauqua Park. Walk registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Chautauqua Park in Beatrice with the walk beginning at 1 p.m.  Registration is free but donations are welcome. Organizers hope to use the funds raised to bring awareness to the schools by educating high school and middle ... Read More »

Whooping Cough on the Rise

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says reports of pertussis are beginning to rise in Northeast Kansas . Since April 1, 2012, 71 reports of pertussis have been received in Northeast Kansas counties, compared to 23 outside of Northeast Kansas . For more information, please see the attachment. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused ... Read More »

Benefit Basketball Tournament Scheduled In Baileyville

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The annual Baileyville Benefit Basketball Tournament will take place Saturday and Sunday at the B & B High School Gym. Tournament Chairman Kenny Schmitz says the funds raised from this year’s event will go to Wade Moore, Anayah Brown and Coins for Cause. Schmitz says 100 percent of the funds raised are distributed back into the community. He says there ... Read More »

Gage County Sheriff’s Department receives DUI enforcement grant.

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The Gage County Sheriff’s Office has been selected to participate in the national D.U.I. “You Drink and Drive, You Lose” campaign.  The grant begins in December and will run until the beginning of January.  The mini-grant is sponsored by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.  Numerous full-time, part-time, and reserve deputies will be participating in the grant.  All overtime and ... Read More »

Wymore Rescue is rolling again

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Wymore Rescue Service is finally open for business.  Wymore Rescue re-opened on Monday with eight EMTs, six drivers and five support staff. Gage County Medical Consultant Dr. Don Rice said there could be up to 14 EMTs by the beginning of 2011. Rice continues to give credit to the volunteers who worked hard to make this happen There still appears ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol Checking School Buses Before School Starts

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With the first day of school quickly approaching, Kansas Highway Patrol troopers are assisting school districts throughout the state in assuring that students arrive to and from their destinations safely. Troopers are inspecting school buses from now until the beginning of the school session to make sure the vehicles will load, transport, and unload students safely. Buses and other vehicles ... Read More »