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Statewide Tornado Drill Postponed

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Due to a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the forecast, the National Weather Service and Kansas Department of Emergency Management have postponed the statewide tornado safety drill that had been scheduled for Tuesday. The tornado safety drill will now be held on Thursday afternoon at 1:30. 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 »