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Anhydrous Ammonia Leaks Causes Evacuation in Home, Kansas

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An anhydrous ammonia leak from a portable 1,000-gallon fertilizer tank caused evacuation of approximately 20 homes in Home City Wednesday afternoon. A Sheriff’s report revealed a valve broke on a portable tank behind Lewis Seed and Fertilizer. Employees from Lewis Seed called 9-1-1. According to William Schwindamann, Marshall County Emergency Management Director, the tank was being worked on when the ... Read More »

Local Groups Gathering Items for Hospitalized Veterans

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Veterans seeking treatment at the two Kansas Veterans’ Administration Hospitals often arrive without items they later find essential.  The cost of these items are not covered by the VA. Items being collected include: Men’s blue jeans Men’s tennis shoes Small luggage, totes and duffle bags envelopes postage stamps To donate any of these items you may drop them off in Frankfort at: ... Read More »

Landoll Employee and Family Nearly Escape Fire

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A family nearly escaped after their home caught fire early Friday morning.    Harry and Deanna Merrill and their three children were sleeping when the fire started.  According to Debbie Swobada, Washington County Emergency Manager, the Linn, Palmer and Clifton Fire Departments along with Linn EMS were dispatched to 1120 West 5th Road at approximately one in the morning.  Swobada reported that ... Read More »

Knowledge at Noon: Home Energy Update

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“Home Energy Update” This program will be presented by David Carter from Kansas State University, Industrial Pollution Prevention on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at the Marysville City Building.  David will be sharing tips on ways to make your home more energy efficient for little to no cost.  Come find out what tips might work for you so you have some ... Read More »

Prepare for Winter Weather – NOW!

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Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies kit: ?•Rock salt to melt ice on walkways ?•Sand to improve traction ?•Snow shovels and other snow removal equipment. Prepare your home and family ?• Prepare for possible isolation in your home by having sufficient heating fuel; regular fuel sources may be cut off. For example, store a good supply of dry, ... Read More »

Fire Damages Odell Home

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A house fire in Odell caused extensive damage to a home on Thursday evening.  Odell, Diller and Beatrice Firefighters responded to a blaze at a house owned by Jake Rutti just after 5 p.m.  The home is located on Highway 8 and Highway 112 west of Odell. Rutti reported that he was sealing cracks with foam when the foam caught ... Read More »

Garage and Home Damaged by Fire on Christmas

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A rural Odell family’s house caught fire at approximately 9 p.m. on Christmas Day.  Odell and Rural Beatrice Firefighters responded to a house fire about two and one half miles west of the Odell black top.  A garage was engulfed in flames.  Firefighters extinquished the flames but the fire did damage the interior of some of the homes rooms.  The ... Read More »

Pickup Crashes into Home Injuring One

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A person allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol hit a home in rural Washington County.  Early Saturday morning a pickup hit the side of the Charlie Walter residence, injuring Walter.  The Washington County Sheriff’s Office informed KNDY that they would issue a press release on Tuesday. Read More »

Second Waterville Home Destroyed by Fire

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      A rural Waterville Home was destroyed by Fire on Sunday.  According to Waterville Fire Chief Dane Parker the home located at 1842 Second Road was completely destroyed.  The home belonged to Jeremy Milner.  A passerby noticed the fire at approximately 3:30 p.m. and called the fire department.  According to Parker, the home had already started to collapse when the ... Read More »

Prepare for Emergencies Before They Happen

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The Kansas Division of Emergency Management is urging everyone to check the emergency supplies in their home and automobile, particularly if there are plans to travel during the holiday weekend.     If you plan to travel, even a short distance, the Kansas Division of Emergency Management wants you to be prepared.  Make sure your gas tank is full and your ... Read More »