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CMH Receives Grant From Kansas Health Foundation

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Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has received a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation’s Recognition Grants program to fund its “Breathe Better Educational Program.” The grant, in the amount of $5,291, will be used to help promote lung health and reduce chronic diseases among residents of Marshall County by creating traveling educational displays and presentations that will reach clinics, schools and community ... Read More »

Rabies Reminder

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. “We have a significantly higher number of confirmed rabid animals this year”, said KDHE State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Ingrid Garrison. Vaccines are available for dogs, cats, ferrets, horses, cattle and sheep.   Animal rabies is common ... Read More »

Whooping Cough on the Rise

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says reports of pertussis are beginning to rise in Northeast Kansas . Since April 1, 2012, 71 reports of pertussis have been received in Northeast Kansas counties, compared to 23 outside of Northeast Kansas . For more information, please see the attachment. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused ... Read More »

Health Officials Warn of Increase in Rabies

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. With 13 animals testing positive for rabies in Kansas since Jan. 1, health officials here anticipate an increase in the number of rabid animals this year compared to last year.  The 13 rabid animals included four skunks, ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 12-27-11

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COMMISSION MINUTES, December 27, 2011            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.    .  Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

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October 17, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle acting Chairman and Robert S. Connell member; and Judy Ballman, Deputy County Clerk present. Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and ... Read More »

Beatrice Woman Charged with Additional Child Abuse Charges

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21-year-old Tieghsia Udell of Beatrice was arrested for child abuse last week was arrested again on Wednesday for two additional counts of cruelty toward a child for prior incidents in which she left her two-year-old son home alone. In addition to her previous child abuse charge, Udell is now facing two counts of cruelty toward a child. The Nebraska Department ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes

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COMMISSION MINUTES, September 12, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, September 12, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due to medical appointment. ... Read More »

Allegations of Abuse at Beatrice Developmental Center

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The Beatrice State Developmental Center is under investigation once again. The Nebraska State Patrol confirmed Wednesday it is investigating abuse and neglect allegations at one unit in the center. Patrol spokesperson said the investigation was requested by the Department of Health and Human Services and is ongoing. Spokesperson for the Center said the department has suspended all staff involved in ... Read More »

Milford Lake Closed for Labor Day

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There will be no Labor Day activities at Milford Lake. People planning to spend Labor Day at Milford Lake might want to make new arrangements. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Tuesday that it is canceling all activities at the lake that involve direct contact with water, including swimming, fishing and skiing. Boating also is prohibited but the ... Read More »