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This is National Work Zone Awareness Week

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A FEW KANSAS WORK ZONE FACTS FOR YOU –Nearly 90 percent of the people who are injured or killed in work zone crashes are motorists. Of the eight people killed in work zone crashes in Kansas in 2012, one was a highway worker who worked for a construction company, one was a pedestrian and six were motorists. Most of the ... Read More »

US 136 Under Construction

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A fog seal project will begin this week on US 136 west of Beatrice.  The Nebraska Department of Roads will be sealing the road from reference post 165 to reference post 175.  Work will take approximately five days.  Traffic may be limited to one lane and a pilot car will be used.  The speed limit will be reduced to 45 ... Read More »

K-15 by Linn Now 55 mph

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The speed limit on K-15 by Linn will soon be lowered to 55 miles per hour. Dale Hershberger, Department of Transportation, met with a group of Linn residents; Gene Helms, Washington County Commissioner; Mike Savage, Linn Public School Principal; Terry Ohlde, Linn Mayor and Representative Sharon Schwartz, on March 2nd to discuss lowering the speed limit. Hershberger told the group ... Read More »

Solar Storm May Cause Northern Lights

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The biggest solar storm in five years is battering our planet right now, and may cause disruptions to satellites, power grids and communications networks over the next 24 hours. Two strong solar flares erupted from the surface of the sun late Tuesday (March 6), blasting a wave of plasma and charged particles toward Earth. After speeding through space at 4 ... Read More »

Crowds Brave Winds to Pay Respects to Veterans

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In Marysville crowds braved wind gusts of approximately 40 mph to pay respect to veterans both living and past. A crowd of almost one hundred, including many boy and cub scouts, decorated the creek south of Marysville during a short service honoring fallen veterans. The scouts, many of whom had started placing flags at area cemeteries as early as six ... Read More »

STORMS MOVING INTO THE AREA FROM THE EAST

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The rotation of current storms are causing storms to move EAST to WEST in the KNDY listening area.  There is a chance of severe storms.  Currently the weather channel does not forecast tornadic activity in our listening area.  They are forecasting winds of 40 mph and a chance of hail.  Stay tuned to KNDY for updates. Read More »

Gage county pursuit ends in arrest

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A 19-year-old Sterling man led a Gage County  Sheriff’s deputy on a high speed pursuit through northern Gage County Thursday night, including through the village of Adams. Trevor Bessey was able to escape the pursuit, but the deputy obtained his license plate and arrested him later for operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest and speeding. According to a news ... Read More »

100 mph winds hit Manhattan

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Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins informed the Riley County Commissioners that two storms passed over Manhattan on Friday.  Collins said he contacted the Geary County EMS and winds measured about 50 mph. According to Collins the Weather Services called a few minutes later and said the area could expect 85 to 90 knot winds.  As the second storm ... Read More »

Storm clean-up continues

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Storm clean-up continues throughout the area.  In Marshall County an estimated 8000 people were without power for a period of time.  Emergency Management Director Bill Schwindamann reported that damage estimates are running between 4.5 and 5 million dollars.  Winds measured in excess of 80 mph hit along a 30 mile wide swath that fell between the southern border of Marshall ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »