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Christmas Wreaths Needed for Display

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The Marysville Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a display of Christmas Wreaths at A “Merry”sville Christmas on Thanksgiving weekend. “In order to make this display we need to borrow your wreaths,” said Brenda Staggenborg, Chamber of Commerce Secretary.  “We would like to display old wreaths, new ones, simple ones and fancy ones.  Whatever you have, we would like to display ... Read More »

KHP Thanksgiving Weekend numbers up from last year

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The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Thanksgiving weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 25. During that time, the Patrol worked two fatal crashes, which resulted in two fatalities. One of the fatal crashes was alcohol-related. Information in the table is compared ... Read More »

KHP Thanksgiving Accident Report

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With the Thanksgiving Holiday Accident Reporting Period completed, The Kansas Highway patrol has released the state accident figures fro that time frame. According to the KHP, there were 6-fatalities in Kansas, none however, occurred in North Central Kansas. The high volume travel time produced some interesting statistics: • 8-DUI related crashes • 46-DUI arrests • Nearly 1,700 speeding citations • ... Read More »

KHP Ties on Red Ribbons

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Every November, the Kansas Highway Patrol ties red ribbons to agency-owned vehicles to show the agency’s zero tolerance toward impaired driving. The Patrol will again display the red ribbons throughout the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s holidays. These ribbons memorialize the lives lost due to alcohol-related tragedies. KHP Superintendent Terry Maple says, “Crashes involving drug and alcohol impaired drivers impacts ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol STEP Program

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The Kansas Highway Patrol, along with local law enforcement agencies throughout the state, will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Enforcement Campaign starting today. This special Traffic Enforcement Program – STEP is funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation and is intended to minimize traffic-related injuries and fatalities. The program runs through Saturday, November 29th. The KHP and other agencies ... Read More »

KHP Participates in Special Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement

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The Kansas Highway Patrol, along with local law enforcement agencies throughout the state, will be participating in the Kansas Thanksgiving Enforcement Campaign from November 23-29. This Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) is funded by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) and is intended to minimize traffic-related injuries and fatalities. The Patrol and other agencies will focus on impaired drivers, child ... 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 »