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DUI Suspect causes accident involving Oketo woman

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On February 5, 2010 at approximately 2130 hours, Gage County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a two vehicle accident south of Wymore near Plum Road.  Upon arrival, Sheriff’s deputies’ investigation revealed that Daron Schmidt, 48 years of age of Shelby Iowa, was traveling northbound on Highway 77 near Plum Road when he crossed left of center of the highway.  His ... Read More »

Injury accident in Gage County sends 3 to the hospital

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On February 5th, 2010 at approximately 2100 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the intersection of Highway 77 and 41 to a single vehicle rollover accident.  Upon arrival, deputies located 38 year old Sandra Price of Beatrice along with two minor children in the vehicle.  Investigation revealed that Price was traveling southbound on Highway 77 when she lost ... Read More »

Filley man killed in Two vehicle accident.

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A Filley man was killed in a two vehicle accident.  On February 5, 2010 at approximately 0715 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a two vehicle injury accident on Highway 136 approximately 750 feet east of Hoyt Road. A van, driven by 75 year old Eldon D. Oltman of Filley, was traveling east on Highway 136 just east ... Read More »

Summerfield Man Injured in Accident

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On Friday, January 22nd, A Summerfield man was injured in an accident near the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 8 in Nebraska. Shortly after 5:00 A.M,. Roger Gilbertson, age 35, of Summerfield was turning north onto Highway 77 when he reportedly began fishtailing on ice. The rear of Gilbertson’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck a car driven ... Read More »

Marysville City Council seeking bids for 11th Road Project

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The Council unanimously approved beginning the bidding process for the improvement of 11th Road South from Highway 36.  The improvements will include the removing 630 feet of the old chip and seal street, replacing that area with a 9” concrete paved road, and work on the water lines in the area.  The preliminary cost estimate for the improvements is between ... Read More »

KHP Says Practice Safe Driving

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With the nasty Christmas weather week now over, at least until the next blast Tuesday evening, the Kansas Highway Patrol is still reminding drivers to practice safety on the roadways as the holiday season draws to an end, especially with New Year celebrations at the end of the week. We obviously know a winter storm, like the one that paralyzed ... Read More »

Congressman Moran To Visit Marshall County

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HOME – Congressman Jerry Moran will visit Marshall County on Tuesday, December 29, during his annual Listening Tour. Moran is visiting communities in each of the 69 counties of the First Congressional District and will be in Home to hear from local residents. Moran will meet with residents at Blue Valley Tele-Communications, located at 1559 Pony Express Highway in Home, ... Read More »

KHP Thanksgiving Accident Report

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With the Thanksgiving Holiday Accident Reporting Period completed, The Kansas Highway patrol has released the state accident figures fro that time frame. According to the KHP, there were 6-fatalities in Kansas, none however, occurred in North Central Kansas. The high volume travel time produced some interesting statistics: • 8-DUI related crashes • 46-DUI arrests • Nearly 1,700 speeding citations • ... Read More »

KHP Ties on Red Ribbons

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Every November, the Kansas Highway Patrol ties red ribbons to agency-owned vehicles to show the agency’s zero tolerance toward impaired driving. The Patrol will again display the red ribbons throughout the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s holidays. These ribbons memorialize the lives lost due to alcohol-related tragedies. KHP Superintendent Terry Maple says, “Crashes involving drug and alcohol impaired drivers impacts ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol STEP Program

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The Kansas Highway Patrol, along with local law enforcement agencies throughout the state, will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Enforcement Campaign starting today. This special Traffic Enforcement Program – STEP is funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation and is intended to minimize traffic-related injuries and fatalities. The program runs through Saturday, November 29th. The KHP and other agencies ... Read More »