Mankato

September 05, 2018 - 6:44 pm
A fund has been established to help two Jewell County sheriff deputies who were shot on duty last week. Authorities say the deputies were shot by a man who walked into the sheriff's office, asked to see a deputy and opened fire. The man, Jason Whitson, 40, of Mankato, later shot and killed himself...
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August 28, 2018 - 7:11 pm
A man suspected of shooting two deputies at a sheriff's office in north-central Kansas has died and the deputies are recovering from their injuries. One of the wounded deputies has been released from the hospital, and the other is out of surgery and in stable condition. The Kansas Bureau of...
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August 28, 2018 - 2:40 pm
A deputy who was shot and wounded at a north-central Kansas sheriff's office is scheduled to undergo surgery, while a second injured deputy has been treated and should be released from the hospital soon. Jewel County Sheriff Don Jacobs says in a news release that investigators are working to...
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August 28, 2018 - 8:57 am
Early this Tuesday morning at about 8am, 2 Jewell County sheriff’s deputies were shot by an inmate, who managed to escape. This happened at the sheriff’s office in Mankato, located in north-central Kansas. Both deputies are hospitalized and expected to survive. Law enforcement are now searching for...
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Dreamstime
June 19, 2017 - 10:42 am
MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has shaken north-central Kansas. The Hays Post ( http://bit.ly/2tjIDy7 ) reports that the 2.9 magnitude earthquake was reported just after 2 a.m. Monday. It was centered 6 miles northwest of the Jewell County town of Mankato...
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