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RV catches fire in Marysville

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Marysville firefighters and emergency responders were called to the scene of an RV on fire on Center Street, near 12th Street Sunday afternoon in Marysville. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann said a couple from Oregon, their cat and dog managed to escape unharmed from the fire, which billowed thick black smoke. People in the area said they heard ... Read More »

Fisherman Lands Pickup

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Gage County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a pond near South 80th Road and East Lilac Road Sunday evening after receiving a report of a vehicle in a pond. Beatrice Communications had received a call from some young men who had been fishing at the pond. One of their fishing lines became snagged and in an attempt to retrieve the ... Read More »

Monday Evening Storms Produce Hail and Some Damage

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Monday evening’s storms brought strong winds and hail but no reports of tornados in the KNDY listening area. Morrowville reported golf ball size hail. Clifton Clyde area reported pinball size hail. Pea to marble size hail was reported in the Marysville area. Marshall County Emergency Management reported that there were some larger branches and portions of trees down in the ... Read More »

Local Scouts Participate In Search Drill At Alcove Spring Park

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Local Boy Scouts assisted in the rescue of a small girl who wandered off at the Alcove Spring park. The scouts were part of an emergency management drill coordinated between the Marshall County Fire Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Marshall County Emergency Management and the leaders of Boy Scout Troop 180. The scouts were unaware the rescue was a drill ... Read More »

Severe Weather Awareness Week

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The week of March 6 is the official Severe Weather Awareness Week. The Annual Statewide Severe Weather Tornado Drill will take place Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Kansas recorded 88 tornadoes in 2010.The record number of tornadoes in Kansas remains at 187 documented in 2008. The average number of tornadoes that occur across Kansas during the past 20 years is around ... Read More »

Anhydrous Ammonia Leaks Causes Evacuation in Home, Kansas

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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 ... Read More »

Anhydrous Leak Repaired – Evacution Order Rescinded

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Citizens in the town of Home were evacuated at approximately 3:00 p.m. due to an Anhydrous Leak. According to William Schwindamann, Marshall County Emergency Management Director, a portable anhydrous tank was being worked on when a leak developed.  The tank was located in the southeast area of town.  Blue Valley Telecommunications served as an evacuation point for those in Home ... Read More »

Summerfield Water Boil Order CANCELLED

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KNDY was notified by Marshall County Emergency Management the Boil Water Order for Summerfield, Kansas has been cancelled.  Notification was made at approximately 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 29th Read More »