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KDOT Offers Tips To Drive Through Dust Storms And Blowing Smoke


With recent road closures because of dust storms in northwest Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation would like to remind drivers of simple tips when driving into or through dust storms. Drivers are urged to stay alert because strong winds can result in sudden periods of limited or zero visibility due to blowing dust and or smoke during burning season. ... Read More »

Two Fatalities Reported In Pawnee County Rollover Accident


Pawnee County authorities report that a fatality accident occurred sometime over the weekend on 610 Road. Sheriff Jayme Reed reports that a passerby discovered the accident scene 4 miles southeast of Lewiston about 1 p.m. Sunday. The actual time of the accident wasn’t known by Reed. The Sheriff’s Office reports that 47-year-old Tami Wagner was driving a 2007 Pontiac southbound ... Read More »

Van crashes through front door of 12th St. Liquor


BJ Patel of Marysville drove through the front doors of 12th Street Liquor early Monday evening. According to the report from the Marysville Police Department, Patel was driving a 2011 Toyota Sienna van at about 6:20 Monday evening when he drove through the front doors, damaging the front door and walls of the building. Alcohol was a factor in the accident. Read More »

Beatrice Man Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

    59 year old Bruce A. Benash of Beatrice, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Saturday morning.   The accident occurred on West Chestnut Road approximately a ½ mile east of Southwest 100th Road.    Benash was driving eastbound on East Chestnut Road when his vehicle left the road and collided with a bridge structure on ... Read More »

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood

With half as many blood products currently in the American Red Cross inventory as this time last year, the Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors of all types. Unseasonably early warm weather may be a contributing factor to the 50,000 donation shortfall in June as many regular donors got an early start on summer ... Read More »

Three Injured in Alcohol Related Crash

Three people were injured in an accident Thursday night in Nemaha County Nebraska, west of Johnson. The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department report says Tyler Armknecht was eastbound on 731 Road when he apparently lost control of the vehicle he was driving. The vehicle went into the south ditch and rolled.   Armknecht and two female passengers were transported to the ... Read More »

Blue Springs Teen Injured in Accident

On March 11th, 2012 at 0002 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle rollover accident near the address of 14027 E. B-Line Road in rural Blue Springs. Kenya B. Naumann (17 years old) was traveling east on E. B-Line Road approximately ½ mile east of S. 134th Road in her 1997 Pontiac Sunfire. The driver hit a ... Read More »

Who did it? Multi-million dollar tax-exemption

In a follow-up to last week’s story about the Keystone Pipeline:  a multi-billion dollar oil pipeline under construction in Kansas. Six counties are arguing that they will lose millions of dollars in property taxes because Kansas lawmakers gave the project a 10-year tax exemption.  Six affected counties:  Washington, Cowley, Marion, Dickinson, Butler, and Clay have hired an attorney to see if ... Read More »