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Frankfort Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison Term

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According to U.S. Attorney Barry Grisomm, Monica Smart, 49 of Frankfort pled guilty to one count of mail fraud, and sentenced to 21 months in federal prison. The charges were in connection with a scheme where Smart changed customer mailing addresses and they did not receive premium notices. She also changed the billing cycles, collecting the difference in premium payments ... Read More »

Kansas Opts Out of Federal Recreational Trails Program

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What do Kansas and the State of Florida have in common? Answer – They are the only 2-states in the country to opt out of the Federal Recreational Trails Program that matches local contributions with Federal dollars to build bike, walking and ATV-paths. The money for the program comes from fuel taxes. According to Federal studies, a portion of the ... Read More »

Southeast CC Offering Aviation Ground School On Beatrice Campus

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A 12-week course that prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration written exam will begin in January on Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus. SCC’s Continuing Education Division is offering Aviation Ground School Tuesday nights from Jan. 10 through March 27. The class will be held from 6-10 p.m. in Room 334 of the Kennedy Center on the Beatrice Campus, 4771 ... Read More »

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Will Take Place On November 9, 2011

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, November 9 at  1 p.m. central time and may last up to three and a half minutes. ... Read More »

Four Arrested on Federal Warrants in Beatrice

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DATE: December 17th, 2010 @ 1100 Hours      LOCATION: Gage County, Nebraska   OFFENSE: Active Federal Arrest Warrants        CASE: 2010-6132, 2010-6127, 2010-6131, 2010-6135                 On December 17th, 2010, Jacob Dickinson 22, Zachary Lyons 18, Andrea Carlson 40, and Daniel Hile 40 all of Beatrice were arrested on active Federal Arrest Warrants for Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine and Possession of Pseudoephedrine With Intent ... Read More »

Kansas Attorney General Elect Will Watch Federal EPA Regulations

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Kansas Attorney General-elect Derek Schmidt announced this week that his office will keep an eye on any environmental regulations coming from the federal government that might exceed federal authority. The Republican Schmidt takes office next month. He said, “I think we’re in a period of time here where it’s going to be important for states’ legal representatives to keep an ... Read More »

Marysville City Council highlights

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Marysville City Council approved and agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for work at the Marysville Airport.  The total project cost will be 1,591,600 dollars with the city share being 79,580 dollars.  The city is pursuing action that will recover 91,000 dollars of the cost. A pedestrian and bicycle path is in the final stages of planning.  The path will ... Read More »

Moran Asks GAO for Upgrade in Flood Maps

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First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran, along with the other Republican members of the Kansas delegation, recently requested an investigation into the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s flood map upgrading methods under its Flood Map Modernization Initiative. Moran said, “FEMA’s map revisions have the potential to drop property values and reduce household income through flood insurance premiums.” Adding, “Protecting Kansans and ... Read More »