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Centralia Lake open for swimming

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Centralia Lake use restrictions on water contact have been lifted.  KDHE says it has rescinded the advisory for Centralia City Lake in Nemaha County. The water is deemed safe for public use and there are no longer restrictions on activity. Read More »

Centralia Lake advisory continues

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An advisory remains in effect for Centralia City Lake, in Nemaha County, and Lake Meade, in Meade County. An advisory allows for boating and fishing at the lake. All other contact with water is discouraged for people and pets. Read More »

KDHE lessens the Centralia Lake warning to an advisory

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KDHE has released an update on Centralia City Lake, in Nemaha County.  The KDHE states that levels are improving and the warning has been downgraded to an advisory to allow for boating and fishing at the lake. The advisory continues to discourage all contact with the water for people and pets. KDHE recommends the following precautions be taken: Do not ... Read More »

Centralia Lake is open – sort of

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Centralia Lake is open for boating and fishing.  The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the blue-green-algae continues to be detected at the lake, but the levels are improving.  The KDHE warning has been downgraded to an advisory which allows boating and fishing.  Contact with the water is discouraged for people and pets. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners

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August 23, 2010 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle member; 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 ... Read More »

Some Good News at Lovewell

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The folks at Lovewell Lake finally got some good news today from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. It comes 5-weeks after the lake was first shut-down July 16th. The Secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has given park officials the green light to open the reservoir to pleasure boating and fishing activities. The latest KDHE water ... Read More »

KDHE issues warning for Centralia Lake

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Centralia Lake in Nemaha County is included in a warning issued by Kansas health officials.  The warning tells people to avoid contact with water in the lake because of toxic blue-green algae blooms.  The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the warnings cover Centralia City Lake in Nemaha County until further notice.  KDHE says people should avoid ingesting the ... Read More »

Lovewell Lake Closed for a Second Week

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It will be closed until at least next Friday, July 30th. That was the order issued by the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment yesterday after the latest test of water from the lake still had dangerous toxin levels. The toxins were produced algae blooms growing there. Lovewell Wildlife and Parks Manager Rob Unruh said he was informed by ... Read More »

Marysville City Council highlights.

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The Marysville City Council approved adding a 1% sales tax increase to the ballot this November. The sales tax will initially be used to fund improvements to the Lakeview complex, repairs and additions to the tennis courts in city park, and building a new fire station on the east side of Marysville. If approved by voters the sales tax in ... Read More »

Beatrice man still missing in Big Blue River

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Beatrice rescue personnel responded to a possible drowning below the West Court Street bridge in Beatrice Wednesday evening. According to witnesses, Eric Pospichal, 23, was swimming near the dam when he was pulled underneath the water by the current. Witnesses said Pospichal was seen one more time and before submerging again. Two women swimming with Pospichal tried to locate but ... Read More »