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Update On Area River Flooding; Forecasted Crests

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Heavy rains overnight across the area increased the threat of flooding of area rivers. The Big Blue River near Blue Rapids is under a Flood Warning. Flood stage is 26 feet, and the river was at 30 feet Thursday night. The river should rise to 41.4 feet by Saturday, and fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon. The Big Blue ...

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KDOT Announces Closed Highways Due To Flood Waters

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Flooded Road Closures for Northeast Kansas As of Friday, June 5, 2015, 6:30 a.m. NEW! K-5 over Seven-Mile Creek in Leavenworth County is NOW CLOSED due to high #flood waters over the roadway. NEW! K-9 in Marshall County over the Black Vermillion River (between mile markers 248-250) is NOW CLOSED due to high #flood waters over the roadway. NEW! K-87 from ...

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River Flood Warnings In Effect For Marshall, Gage & Washington Counties

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Flooding, round two is forecast for the KNDY listening area following heavy rain that fell across the area. On Thursday, the National Weather Service issued Flood Warnings for the Big Blue River near Blue Rapids. Forecasts have the Big Blue River at Blue Rapids rising to 36.9 feet, which is 10.9 feet above flood stage. The river is forecast to ...

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Patrol Seeking Information On Those Who Tampered With Patrol Vehicles

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This past weekend, some of our troopers discovered missing or loose lug nuts on their patrol vehicles. On two particular vehicles, all lug nuts were loose or missing on all four of the tires. On one specific vehicle, one tire had two lug nuts totally removed, three were within two turns of coming off, and the other was within a ...

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CJ Express Announces Timetable For New West Marysville Location

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CJ Express in Marysville has announced when they will take over the Trails N Rails location on the west side of Marysville. Trails N Rails will close at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29th. Valero rewards will no longer apply at this location. Valero gift cards will be accepted until June 15, 2015. CJ Express will take over Trails N ...

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Macomber Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

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A Topeka man, Stephen Macomber, involved in the June 2010 shooting of a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy and a kidnapping in Blue Rapids that resulted in an overnight standoff with authorities, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Friday by a Shawnee County District Court jury. The charges, in connection with the slaying of Ryan Loften, who was fatally shot by ...

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Washington Man Sentenced To 64 Months In Prison

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Jim Bugbee, 42, of Washington was sentenced Friday in Washington County District Court to a maximum allowable sentence of 64 months in prison in connection with charges of sexual exploitation of a child, and commercial sexual exploitation of a child, while serving as a youth minister at a local Christian Church. He was arrested in November, and remains in custody. ...

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Kansas Supreme Court Upholds Brammer Conviction

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The Kansas Supreme Court last Friday upheld the conviction of Jason Lee Brammer, of Frankfort, who was found guilty by a Marshall County Jury on charges of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol, and having no liability insurance. The charges stem from an accident in 2009 that claimed the life of Marysville teenager Taylor White, when the ...

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Blaine Resident Killed In K-13 Auto Crash Friday

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A Blaine man, Warren Berg, 57, was killed Friday afternoon in a two vehicle crash on Highway K-13, 12 miles north of Manhattan. He had crossed the center line colliding head-on with Rickie Maginness, 61, of Westmoreland. That driver and a passenger, Frank Wege, 76, of Olsberg were not injured. The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m.

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Auto Accident Claims Life Of Humboldt Man

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A fatality accident was reported Friday morning near Table Rock. Dennis J. Schlund, 27, of Humboldt, Nebraska lost control of his vehicle, went off the road and rolled several times. He and his three minor children were unrestrained, and ejected from the vehicle. The driver, Dennis Schlund, died as a result of the accident. No immediate details on the children ...

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