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Fatality Accident Reported In Pottawatomie County

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Pottawatomie County Law Enforcement responded to a rollover injury accident Wednesday evening near Duluth where they found 45-year-old Ronald Shelton deceased. The accident occurred two miles East of Duluth Church on Duluth Road. Sheriff Deputies along with Fire and EMS units responded to the accident where they found Shelton outside of the vehicle. It is believed that Shelton was the ... Read More »

Gage County Medical Director Resigns

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Gage County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of Gage County Medical Director Dr. Don Rice during their meeting Wednesday morning. As Medical Director, Dr. Rice oversaw ambulance and other emergency operations for a several Gage County cities, including Beatrice, Cortland, Clatonia, Pickrell and Odell. Dr. Rice worked with the county board to implement improved standards for EMS departments.  Many ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Willing to Help Centralia Re-establish EMS Service

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The board phoned and spoke to Brent Teeter with Seneca EMS concerning ambulance services in Nemaha County.  Commissioners let Mr. Teeter know that if the City of Centralia was able to reinstate their ambulance service, the county would subsidize the program in the amount of $1,000.00 per month as they had done in the past.  Commissioners also stated that they ... Read More »

Local Fire Departments Receive Grant Money

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WASHINGTON , DC– U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today announced over $1.24 million in twenty-one grants were awarded to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security. Senator Roberts said, “I am pleased to announce these funds, which are vital to improve firefighting efforts and first responder needs in rural Kansas . It’s imperative to support our local fire departments.” St. Mary’s Fire ... Read More »