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Road Construction Projects To Impact Area Highways

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Traffic is to be detoured on Highway K-99 north of Frankfort beginning this week for a bridge replacement project over the Clear Creek drainage area, five miles north of Frankfort. Crews will begin setting traffic control, which will include a marked detour via Highway K-9 to Highway K-87 to U.S. Highway 36. That will be operational directing traffic for the duration of ... Read More »

Highway K-9 Remains Closed Following Train Derailment

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The Kansas Department of Transportation advises that Highway K-9 from Frankfort west remains closed following the train derailment Monday. It is hoped that it will reopen sometime Sunday, weather permitting, as work continues on cleanup and crossing replacement. Read More »

Cleanup Continues On Union Pacific Coal Train Derailment Near Frankfort

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Eight to as many as ten cars of a Union Pacific coal train derailed at the west edge of Frankfort Monday morning around 9 a.m. The crossing at the west edge of town, Highway K-9 to Blue Rapids, remains closed as cleanup continues. Tumbleweed Road crossing a mile north of Frankfort is also impacted. The south crossing on Highway K-99 was closed temporarily as the train ... Read More »

Area 1A State Track & Field Results From Wichita

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association Track & Field Championships were held this past weekend at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. Below are the area team results from the meet, with complete results available at the following link. [ COMPLETE 1A RESULTS ] 1A GIRLS RESULTS TEAM SCORES 1. Valley Heights, 4. Linn, 14. Baileyville B&B, 15. Centralia, 17. Clifton-Clyde, ... Read More »

Kansas White Way Centennial Car Run Saturday

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A celebration commemorating the Centennial Kansas White Way car run is planned Saturday. The auto tour begins simultaneously at 8 a.m. in Concordia from the Brown Grand Opera House, and in Atchison from the county historical society museum, meeting in Frankfort at 2 p.m. for a commemoration ceremony. The event marks a grass root effort in 1914 that covered the same route, then designated as the Kansas ... Read More »

First 150 Year Farm Recognized In Marshall County

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The Marshall County Historical Society, at their quarterly meeting Sunday was to recognize the counties first 150 year farm. Gwynn Hazen of rural Frankfort submitted the application, noting 150 years continuous family ownership of the farm located two miles south, and about two miles east of Frankfort. Over 180 century farms have been recognized over the years in the county, ... Read More »

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 »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Report & Tournament Seeding

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League Overall B & B 11-0 29-2 Centralia 11-1 25-5 Washington County 11-2 23-6 Valley Heights 10-2 14-14 Linn 8-4 19-11 Onaga 6-6 13-13 Clifton-Clyde 5-8 7-17 Axtell 4-7 13-16 Frankfort 4-8 11-18 Hanover 4-8 11-15 Doniphan West 4-9 11-19 Wetmore 3-9 6-21 Blue Valley 3-9 5-23 Troy 1-12 6-25 Scores from October 15, 2013 Linn def Axtell 25-16 28-26 ... Read More »