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14 year old killed at Centralia Lake Monday

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The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 14 year old boy who was killed at Centralia Lake on Monday evening, just before 6 pm. According to the report, they received a call of an injury at the Lake after he was thrown from a tube being pulled by a boat. He was transported to Nemaha Valley Community ... Read More »

Two men arrested for theft at Centralia Lake

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Two men have been arrested in connection with a theft at the Centralia Lake that occurred sometime November 9th or 10th. Jimmy Flowers, Jr, age 32 of Liberty, TX and Dusty Benefield, also 32, of Conrow, TX, were arrested Monday by the Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office. The suspects allegedly took two camper speakers, gas, tools, and camping supplies valued at ... Read More »

Centralia Lake Under Public Health Warning

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Centralia Lake has once again been listed as a lake under a health warning due to toxic blue-green algae. A public health warning indicates that water conditions are unsafe and direct water contact is prohibited.  KDHE will continue to monitor the lakes and will provide updates as conditions warrant. Read More »

Centralia Lake Under “Public Health Advisory”

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says Centralia Lake has been placed under a “Public Health Advisory” due to the threat of toxic blue green algae.   KDHE says water activities like boating and fishing may be safe. However, direct contact with the water—such as wading and swimming—is strongly discouraged for people, pets and livestock. Fish from the lakes ... Read More »