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Now’s the Time to Check for Radon

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Winter, when homes are closed up, is the best time of year to test your home for radon. This odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas causes nearly 100 times more deaths every year than carbon monoxide poisoning. With radon exposure being the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, it’s estimated that approximately 21,000 people die every year from breathing ... Read More »

Cold Weather Rule In Effect

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The Cold weather rule has taken effect and will remain in effect through March 31st.  The Cold weather rule prohibits utility companies from disconnecting a customer’s natural gas or electric service during extreme cold periods.  The rule also requires the utility companies to offer a 12 month payment plan that allows cunsumers to maintain or re-establish utility service. Read More »

Goff Man arrested on numerous charges

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Seneca Police Department arrested 22 year old Brent A. Haverkamp of Goff on Tuesday in Seneca on charges of burglary, theft, and unlawful use of a financial card.  When arrested, they also found suspected drugs, including methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.  They also recovered a gas card, reported to have been stolen.  Haverkamp is being held in the Nemaha County ... Read More »

Wymore Man Sentenced To Life For Murder

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Reported by the Beatrice Daily Sun. A Wymore man was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife in August 2011. Daniel Chapman, 55, was sentenced for killing Sandra Chapman, formerly Sandra Little, from Beatrice. Sandra is a Beatrice High School graduate who was found dead on Aug. 11, 2011, in Cabool, Mo. She was 55 years ... Read More »

Things to know if you can’t pay your gas or electric bill

A rule preventing utility companies from disconnecting Kansas residents during extreme cold takes effect as the calendar turns to November. The cold weather rule is enforced by the Kansas Corporation Commission and runs from Monday through March 31. It prevents utilities from disconnecting natural gas or electric service for nonpayment when temperatures of 35 or lower are forecast for the ... Read More »