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Juvenile Arrested In Onaga Bomb Threat Hoax

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Pottawatomie County authorities arrested a 14-year-old juvenile for aggravated criminal threat following a bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of Onaga Grade School, Onaga Hospital, and local businesses on Tuesday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Gregg Riat released a written statement saying that his department, along with Onaga Police and the Kansas Highway Patrol searched the threatened buildings with explosive-sniffing dogs, and ...

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BREAKING: Onaga Bomb Threat Expanded To Include Hospital, School & Other Buildings

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The developing story in Onaga this afternoon involving a bomb threat at the Onaga Community Hospital has expanded to include the Onaga Schools and other buildings in the community. Onaga police Chief Dan Costlow reports that their department was called after a note was found at the public schools in Onaga at 10:40 a.m. Buildings, including the hospital and school, ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 28th

The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, July 28, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Dimler, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. Next regular ...

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Gage County & Nebraska Statewide Election Results

Beatrice voters Tuesday soundly rejected a proposed half cent hike in the city sales tax. Of all ballots cast, 62 percent were against the effort earmarked for the street department. In a race for Gage County Supervisor, District 3, incumbent Kathy Setzer was unseated by challenger Erich Tiemann by a slim margin, 266 to 247. That represented a mere 19 votes, with over 500 cast. Bob ...

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Consumer Alert: Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger Fines Marketing Firm, Issues Cease/Desist Order

TOPEKA, Kan. — Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, has issued fines totaling $9,000 and a cease and desist order against an Ohio-licensed insurance marketing firm for illegal activities in Kansas. The company, now known primarily as Lead Generating Systems, LLC, was fined $5,000 in August as part of a judgment by the Kansas Insurance Department. An earlier fine of ...

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Bullet Proof Ballistic Shields bought by Seneca City Council

Three bullet proof ballistic shields have been ordered by the Seneca City Council to be placed in the three Seneca Police Department patrol cars for emergency use.  The cost of the shields was $6,000.  Bids are also being accepted by the Seneca Police Department to replace their current pickup truck.  The current truck will be used by the street department ...

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Injury Accident Occurs at Hwy 36 and Hwy 99 Intersection

An injury accident occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 99.  According to Marysville Fire Chief Richardson a car on Highway 99 entered the intersection and was hit by a pickup truck travelling on Highway 36.  Richardson said there were injuries as a result of the crash.  KNDY contacted the Marshall County Sheriff’s department on Thursday ...

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K-State Announces Contract Extension for AD John Currie

Courtesy of K-State Sports Information MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz announced today that Athletics Director John Currie has signed a contract extension through the 2018 academic year, a move that recognizes the success of the department under Currie’s leadership while providing continuity as K-State surges forward toward its vision of a model intercollegiate athletics program. The ...

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One Confirmed Case of Lyme Disease

A confirmed report of Lyme disease has been reported in the listening area.  Lyme disease is a deer tick borne disease.  The bite of a deer tick can transmit the disease into the body.  According to the National Center for Disease Control the initial indicator of the disease is a large bruise in the area of the bite.  This is ...

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Health Officials Warn of Increase in Rabies

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. With 13 animals testing positive for rabies in Kansas since Jan. 1, health officials here anticipate an increase in the number of rabid animals this year compared to last year.  The 13 rabid animals included four skunks, ...

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