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Local Residents Affected by the Heat

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While area hospitals report an increase in heat related patients the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says heat has contributed to the deaths of at least three people this summer in the state. The KDHE is reporting that more than 400 people have gone to Kansas hospitals with heat related illnesses, such a heat exhaustion. KDHE spokesman Jonathan Larance ... 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 »

How to beat the heat

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Stay indoors and in an air-conditioned environment as much as possible unless you’re sure your body has a high tolerance for heat. Drink plenty of fluids but avoid beverages that contain alcohol, caffeine or a lot of sugar. Eat more frequently but make sure meals are balanced and light. Never leave any person or pet in a parked vehicle. Avoid ... Read More »