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Nemaha County Sheriff’s Office warns of a scam

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The Nemaha County Sheriff’s office is warning everyone of a scam which involves the victim receiving a text message on their phone stating their Debit Card has been cancelled and that they need to call the number provided to fix the problem.  When the victim calls the number, they are asked to give their debit card number in an attempt ... Read More »

Former Seneca Business Bounces Payroll Checks

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Lag Design Custom Wood Doors Inc. closed on May 1st.  Owner Rilie Tilley released the 30 plus employees with less than one days notice.  Now more than a dozen of the former employees have paychecks that cannot be cashed due to insufficient funds.  In addition, former employees learned the deductions were taken out from the last three paychecks; however, the ... Read More »

Map Scam Targets Nemaha County

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Another potential scam, using the name of local government, is making the rounds in the local area.  Nemaha County Sheriff Rich Vernon, involves a phone caller claiming to be selling advertisements for a tri-fold map, which they claim is being sponsored by Nemaha County.  Vernon says he believes the caller is attempting to scam businesses into sending money for maps ... Read More »

Highway Patrol Provides Safe Driving Tips

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The Kansas Highway Patrol released a statement concerning winter driving tips. To find out road conditions, call 511 from a landline or cellular phone, or view conditions at: http://www.kandrive.org Prepare your vehicle for winter travel by replacing wiper blades; ensuring tires have good tread and air pressure and making sure your vehicle is in good mechanical condition. The vehicle should ... Read More »

KDOT Resources To Be Unavailable To Public Wednesday & This Weekend

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Maintenance activities will cause interruption to KDOT’s websites and phone services Wednesday and again this weekend. On Wednesday, from approximately 8 a.m. until noon, the 511 Map website (http://511.ksdot.org), will display only the base map due to computer maintenance. While the site will be publicly accessible, none of the information (construction, road conditions, and camera and electronic sign views) will ... Read More »

KDOT Adds Flood Information Page to Website

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A new regional Missouri River flood information page has been added to the KDOT website. The site can be accessed directly at www.ksdot.org/flood.asp or from KDOT’s home page, www.ksdot.org, KanDrive, www.kandrive.org, or directly from the 511 Map at http://511.ksdot.org. With roads closed due to flooding in Kansas as well as Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa, the site provides information for all ... Read More »

Phone Scam Uses “Living Well” to Steal Your Money

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We have been informed by AoA that a phone scam is taking place under the name “Living Well Grant Funds.” One report of this scam was received by Kansas SMP yesterday. Targeted persons receive a phone call asking them to complete a grant application, provide their cell phone number, and then wire money through Western Union. They are told they ... Read More »

Kansas Seniors Should Prepare For Severe Weather

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Severe weather season is right around the corner in Kansas, so be sure to prepare in advance for whatever this season may bring. Being prepared does not need to be complicated; there are three basic steps to help you be prepared in case of an emergency. Know the basics, like what kinds of risks does your community face? Your community’s ... Read More »

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 »

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 »