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Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is one of the most popular and one of the most dangerous holidays of the year. The actual Halloween this year is officially this coming Sunday but be prepared because some local civic organizations start their celebration of “All Hallows Night” tomorrow evening. Beloit Police Chief Ryan Stocker says there are some common sense things parents should do this ... Read More »

KHP Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips As We Enter Summer

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With the warmer temperatures and summer right around the corner, Kansans may have noticed more motorcycles on the roads. As a precursor to what is normally the beginning of the riding season, federal, state, and local organizations are recognizing the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. “Too many motorcycle riders have been injured or killed on the state’s roadways, the past few years,” ... Read More »

Local Fire Departments Receive Grant Money

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WASHINGTON , DC– U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today announced over $1.24 million in twenty-one grants were awarded to Kansas firefighters to improve homeland security. Senator Roberts said, “I am pleased to announce these funds, which are vital to improve firefighting efforts and first responder needs in rural Kansas . It’s imperative to support our local fire departments.” St. Mary’s Fire ... Read More »

Turkey Fryers Safety Hazard

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As Kansas residents prepare their Thanksgiving Day meals, Kansas State Fire Marshal Dan McLaughlin is urging all families to be careful in the kitchen and to also be extremely cautious if you plan to use a turkey fryer. Turkey fryers are becoming more popular because they greatly reduce the time it takes to cook a turkey compared to conventional ovens. ... Read More »

KMCA Donates Child Safety Seats to KHP

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The Kansas Motor Carriers Association made a donation of 105 child safety seats to the Kansas Highway Patrol today. KHP troopers and child seat technicians will be responsible for distribution of the safety seats statewide. Kansas Highway Patrol Superintendent Terry Maple says, “KMCA’s generosity this year, as in years past, gives 105 more children in this state the chance to ... Read More »

School Bus Safety

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With the new school year here for many of the area students this week and not far off for the remainder, the Kansas Highway Patrol is asking motorists to remind themselves to look out for the children going to and from school. Patrol Superintendent Colonel Terry Maples said, “It’s easy for children to get caught up in their thoughts and ... Read More »