Axtell, KS


Onaga woman injured in wreck after vehicle goes airborne

POTTAWATOMIE CO., Kan. (WIBW) - An Onaga woman sustained suspected serious injuries after her vehicle hit a field entrance and went airborne around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Delores E. Sauvage, 58, of Onaga, was driving a 1995 Cadillac DeVille northbound on K-63 when she left the road to the east, struck a field entrance and then went “airborne for some distance.”
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Onaga woman injured in crash near Pottawatomie-Nemaha County line

An Onaga woman is recovering following a Wednesday car crash near the Pottawatomie and Nemaha County line. Officials with the Kansas Highway Patrol say 58-year-old Delores Sauvage was northbound on Kansas Highway 63 shortly before 12:30 p.m. when her Cadillac Deville left the roadway to the east and struck a field entrance. The car reportedly went airborne before coming to rest on it’s front.
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Western Center Students Pass Boilermaker Welding Test

Two Welding Technology students from the Western Center in Baileyville passed the Boilermaker Local 83 welding test. Peyton Gerstner and Sebastian Kirk, both of Frankfort completed the welding technology program this May. Both completed a super coupon 6G test – TIG root and 7018 fill and cap. This welding test is the top of the American Welding Society (AWS) standard. Gerstner and Kirk are working to become indentured into the apprenticeship program. Previously, three additional Western Center students have completed this welding test.

Janet Sue Kyle

85, formerly of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Signature Health Care at Parkwood in Lebanon. She was born in Frankfort on December 21, 1936, to Mable Robbins. Her first marriage was to Herbert Hill on February 8, 1958, until his passing on July 17, 1973. She then married Robert “Red” Kyle on February 14, 2004, until his passing on April 13, 2011.

Senior Braves take three of four on the road

The Hiawatha Senior Legion squad hit the road this week, traveling to Marysville on Sunday and visiting Oskaloosa on Tuesday evening. The Braves got off to a rough start, surrendering 9 runs in the 6th inning of the opener with Marysville, and rallying to within one run of tying things up in the top of the 7th, as they took the 15-14 loss. Hiawatha held a 9-6 lead heading into the bottom of the 6th, but ran out of pitching late as the team tried to manage pitch counts with several players away for the games. Carson Bredemeier went 2-4 for the game, scoring 3 times and driving in 2 runs, with a double and a walk. Xavier Oldham finished 3-5, knocking in 2 RBIs and scoring 3 times. Ashton Rockey was 2-4 with a double, 2 walks and 4 runs scored. Hiawatha threw four pitchers in the game, managing just 3 strikeouts and giving up 5 walks and 14 hits, but allowing just 7 earned runs. The team finished with 8 errors, giving the Marysville squad extra outs and opportunities that they eventually capitalized on.

Bravos win two games over four days

The Sabetha Bravos played a trio of games and had one game called in the first inning from Friday to Monday, picking up a pair of wins in three finished games. On Friday night, the Bravos hosted the Lawrence Travelers, and scored 3 runs over the first four innings on their way to a 5-2 win. Jesus Espinoza was 2-3 in the game, knocking in an RBI, a double, scoring a run and picking up a walk. Rommel Perez was also 2-3 with 2 runs scored and an RBI, and Lei Rivero was 2-4 with a double. Carlos Lopez drew the start for Sabetha, throwing 6 strong innings with 7 strikeouts, allowing just two hits and no earned runs to earn the win. Mario Franco pitched the last three innings, striking out 5 and giving up just one hit.

Man Arrested After Rolling Domestic Disturbance On Highway 2

An Elk Creek man is accused of forcing his girlfriend to drive against her will Sunday evening and attacking her on the side of the road. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says the woman spotted a man changing his tire at 120th and Highway 2 around 8:30 p.m. and pulled over. Wagner says Cody Ringle then got out to help change the tire.

Domestic Disturbance While Driving Leads To Elk Creek Man’s Arrest

LINCOLN–(LSO June 26)–An Elk Creek man is in the Lancaster County Jail, after he allegedly forced his girlfriend to drive, then assaulting her in a ditch near 120th and Highway 2 around 8:30pm Sunday. Sheriff Terry Wagner says 32-year-old Cody Ringle forced the 37-year-old woman to drive to...

Community Calendar

Items MUST be submitted by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before publication to be included in this calendar. No exceptions Friday, July 1 The Driver License Office in Pawnee City will be closed Friday, July 1, and July 29, due to staff shortage. Saturday, July 2 2:00-B Monday, July 4 Independence Day 7:30 p.m.-Alcoholics Anonymous at the Methodist Church in DuBois. Tuesday, July 5 10:30 -…