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City Of Washington To Shut Down Water Tower At 8:30 AM

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The City of Washington is dealing with a water mess, and it is only going to get worse this morning. As part of the repairs, after two water mains broke on Tuesday, city crews plan to shut down the water tower at approximately 8:30 a.m. to repair a water valve. Utility customers in the 500 block of West 3rd Street ... Read More »

National Weather Service Issues Heat Warning

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With triple-digit heat in the forecast for Topeka and northeast Kansas later this week, the National Weather Service has posted an excessive heat watch for the area through Saturday evening. Forecasters say high pressure building over the Plains will spread a “very warm” air mass into northeast Kansas. High temperatures Wednesday through Saturday will range from the mid-90s to near ... Read More »

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 »

Summerfield Boil Water Order Continues

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the city of Summerfield in Marshall County. The city has experienced a water main break that has caused the water system to lose pressure. When such a loss of pressure occurs, it is possible for contaminants to enter the system. Also, chlorine residuals may drop to ... Read More »

Summerfield Boil Water Advisory Still in Effect

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory for the city of Summerfield in Marshall County. The city has experienced a water main break that has caused the water system to lose pressure. When such a loss of pressure occurs, it is possible for contaminants to enter the system. Also, chlorine residuals may drop to ... Read More »