Marion County

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Ted Woodward
September 16, 2019 - 2:11 pm
A series of three earthquakes have rattled portions of south-central Kansas. The Kansas Geological Survey says the strongest measured 3.8 and struck around 2:40 a.m. Monday in Chase County. Another trembler with a 3.6 magnitude was reported around 10 a.m. Monday in Marion County, and a third with a...
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June 30, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The Marion County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 46-year-old Eudora man after he went missing early Sunday morning at the Marion Reservoir. The Marion County sheriff's office received a report of a missing boater around 1:20 a.m. When they got to the reservoir, they found the man's truck and...
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Dreamstime
June 13, 2018 - 10:59 pm
One person is dead following an accident late Wednesday afternoon involving a semi and pickup truck. The accident occurred on highway 50 shortly before 5 p.m. west of Florence, Kansas in Marion County. 22-year-old Shelbi Kind of Wichita was driving westbound on highway 50 when, for undetermined...
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Max Power
September 02, 2017 - 7:54 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment along with wildlife officials have issued Public Health Warnings to eleven area lakes because of harmful blue-green algae blooms. If a lake is under a public health warning for blue-green algae, activities such as boating and...
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Dreamstime
June 21, 2017 - 2:58 pm
LEHIGH, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an officer has shot and killed a central Kansas man after he refused to drop a gun. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says in a news release that 50-year-old Robb Stewart was killed Tuesday night after officers responded to a domestic situation in the small town...
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Steve Boyer
June 01, 2017 - 5:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, has closed Marion Reservoir in Marion County (Marion County Lake is not closed) and all recreational...
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