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Scammers Strike Again

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Scammers are once again trying to use a fake lottery to gather financial information from residents under the guise of winning a sweepstakes. Letters have been mailed informing residents that they have won a MEGA-LOTTERY and all that is needed is personal information so a check can be deposited in their accounts. Another scam is a realistic looking check mailed ... Read More »

Attorney General Schmidt warns consumers about new scam

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  TOPEKA  – (January 25, 2011) – Kansas consumers should be on the alert for a possible new scam, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt warned today. The attorney general’s office has received numerous calls from Kansans across the state who have been contacted by an organization calling itself National Credit Solutions and purporting to be a debt collection agency.  Most ... Read More »

Kandrive.org and 511 Available to Travelers

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Kansas Department of Transportation’s would like to remind travelers of the website, kandrive.org.  The site provides travel information and trip planning in Kansas. The site provides road condition and work zone information and links to other information, such as Closed Roads Reports, Driving Conditions Reports, weather and travel information for other states and more. You can also call 511 from ... Read More »

Brown County Sheriff seeks public’s help to find suspicious person.

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The Brown County Sheriff’s office is asking for information from the public on an individual seen inside a stolen car parked along a road in the southern portion of the county. Sheriff John Merchant says the car, a green Volkswagen with Missouri plate’s, was parked in the area of 150th and Sunflower Roads on the east side of the road. ... Read More »

Hunting and Ag Leasing Information

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Hunting season is in full swing in north central Kansas with pheasant hunters and deer hunters seen regularly visiting the private property of landowners in the area. In this column I want to cover some of the landowner’s responsibility to others while on his or her property. In Kansas the answer depends upon the type of visitor; those being an ... Read More »

Grandson calls Grandma for money

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A grandmother in Summerfield received a call from her grandson.  The only problem is that she didn’t have a grandson.  The caller claimed to be a grandchild desperately in need of cash.  This is another scam that has come to our listening area.  With the current economy criminals appear to be working the phone lines and emails harder than ever.  ... Read More »

Advance voting is advancing quickly

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Advanced voting for the November 2nd elections is proving to be a popular way to vote.  According to the Marshall County Clerk’s Office 334 ballots were mailed out on request and another 175 voters have voted at the Clerk’s Office.  Washington County has also had more than 220 voters cast their ballot early as of Wednesday.  Advance voting at the ... Read More »

Kansas State Extension offers tax preparers’ class

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Individuals who prepare their own tax returns as well as professionals have an opportunity to get up-to-date information on how the tax laws apply by attending the 62ndAnnual Kansas Income Tax Institute.  The Institute is held in eight locations across Kansas from late October to mid December.  The closest location for our listeners is Salina on December 7-8.  The Institute ... Read More »

Two arrested for salvage yard theft

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Two Fairbury men were arrested Monday after attempting to sell stolen equipment.  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received information related to a possible burglary at the salvage yard at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday.  Officers were given information about a person trying to sell two trucks and two John Deere tractors to the Dorchester salvage yard.  The items were an exact ... Read More »