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Glen Elder elevator is fully operational

GLEN ELDER - A loud explosive sound near the Glen Elder Elevator startled those in the area on Tuesday afternoon as they also viewed smoke rolling at the location.It was reported that the issue was with a locomotive used to move grain and the elevator was fully operational with no ...

Wakonda Indian Festival celebrates Saturday

After successful celebrations of the Native American culture, the 7th Annual Wakonda Indian Festival plans for the upcoming date on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Glen Elder State Park Osage area, are set for this years event. It will not be cancelled and an ...
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Hastings man takes plea deal after 2021 double-fatality crash

A 33-year-old Hastings man accused of causing the deaths of two teenagers last year on the outskirts of Hastings has taken a plea deal in the case. Anthony Pingel of 3239 Wendell Drive pleaded no contest Monday in Adams County District Court to two counts of manslaughter, two counts of third-degree assault and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Deceased Individual Found Tuesday At Lovewell Lake

The Jewell County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 1:34 p.m. Tuesday advising that a citizen had discovered a deceased individual at the White Rock Creek campground area at Lovewell Lake. Sheriff Don Jacobs along with Deputy Hess and Jewell County EMS responded. A deceased individual was found....

Sheriff investigates after body found at Lovewell Lake campground

JEWELL CO., Kan. (WIBW) - The Jewell Co. Sheriff was called to a campground at Lovewell Lake to investigate after a dead body was found. The Jewell Co. Sheriff’s Office says just after 2:30 on Tuesday, Sept. 20, a resident called in to report that he had found a person who appeared to be dead at the White Rock Creek Camp Ground area at Lovewell Lake.
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Franklin resident, Ukraine native helping country recover from war

Big help is on the way for some Central Community College Hastings students. Construction moving along at the Hastings Theatre District. The theatre is expected to be completed in November. Construction to one of two multifamily apartments is underway. John's Wednesday Evening Forecast. Updated: 8 hours ago. Local 4 Weather...
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Riverton man re-arrested after urination incident

SIDNEY – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reports the re-arrest of a Riverton man after a urination incident on the lawn of the Fremont County courthouse. A sheriff’s office press release says 64-year-old Edward Umbreit was originally arrested Sept. 10 for suspicion of violating a no-contact order. Umbreit was released on bond the next day, but the sheriff says he urinated on the lawn following a court appearance on Sept. 14.

Kansas Tall Tales preliminaries set for next month in Downs

Introducing a uniquely named larger-than-life main character, one with heroic qualities in an unusual setting, will immediately capture the audience's attention at the Kansas Storytelling Tall Tale Contest. The annual tall tale contest will be October 8, in Downs, Kansas, at 7 p.m., at the Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1019 Blunt St.
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Shelton football maintains perfect season with win over Franklin

SHLETON, Neb. (KSNB) - Shelton football played host to the Franklin Flyers Thursday night. The Bulldogs held the Flyers scoreless after the first quarter and dominated the rest of the game, 46-6 the final. Shelton improves to 4-0 on the season. See imbedded video for highlights.

Football in Kansas: “Heart of a lion” – How retooled Hill City built Eight-Man, Division I’s best statistical defense after three weeks

KENSINGTON – Hill City met on the football field immediately after the postgame handshake line last Friday. HC limited Thunder Ridge’s physical playmakers and explosive offense in a 48-22 win. TR is highly senior-laden and significantly larger than Hill City. Thunder Ridge quarterback Dylan Bice and end Kaleb Wagenblast both have KCAC offers.
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Webster County officials making a push for a new jail

RED CLOUD, Neb. -- The current Webster County Law Center serves as both a jail and the Webster County Sheriff's Department Office. It was built in the late 1880s and is showing signs of deterioration, beyond the point of a renovation,. County officials have been making a push to see...

St. John’ s CC athletes medal for the Blujays

SMITH CENTER – The St. John's Blujays Cross Country teams competed at the Redmen Invitational at the Smith Center Golf Course on Sept. 15, 2022.Other teams participating included Natoma, Osborne, Phillipsburg, Smith Center, and Stockton. The first varsity race of the day was the girls. Medalists for the Lady Jays ...
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Webster county officials making a push for a new jail

Ron Seymour with the Adams County Extension office talks safety tips during harvest season, and fall lawn care tips. A new rash of thefts involved trailers carrying meat hits Grand Island. Hastings 150th Celebration. Updated: Sep. 18, 2022 at 7:31 PM CDT. Local4 News at Five Sunday. Special Olympics: World’s...

Coyotes sweep weekly KCAC Women’s Volleyball honors

Much like the last seven matches for the Kansas Wesleyan women’s volleyball team, the weekly KCAC women’s volleyball awards were a clean sweep for the Coyotes. KWU student-athletes earned all three KCAC weekly honors as Morgan Bryand (SR/Wichita, Kan.), Josie Deckinger (JR/Wichita, Kan.), and Elizabeth Hardacre (SR/Kensington, Kan.) were named as the Attacker, Setter and Defender of the Week, respectively, after a vote of conference sports information directors based on matches from the last week.

Hill City defense answers call in tough test vs. Thunder Ridge

KENSINGTON – If there were any questions whether a lack of size would be a hindrance for Hill City, the Ringnecks may have put that to rest Friday night at Thunder Ridge. Eager to see how it stacked up against a physical Longhorn team, Hill City’s speed and playmaking ability showed up on both sides of the ball in a 48-22 win.

Webster County proposes replacing Nebraska’s oldest jail

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Webster County is looking to replace Nebraska’s oldest jail, built in the late 1800s. The sheriff and county commissioners say the current jail is no longer safe for inmates, staff or the public. The building in Red Cloud has only two cells and can...

Football Night In Kansas – September 16 – Find Your Game Here

KD Country 94 and Z-96.3 The Lake in Beloit/Glen Elder suffered a damaging lightning strike on Thursday night. Both stations remain off-the-air. The originally scheduled Osborne at Hanover game will be available via the KD Country 94 mobile app and via 95.5 KNDY-FM in Marysville. The Lakeside at Logan/Palco game will not air on Z-96.3 The Lake.

St. John’ s/Tipton now 11-2 on the season

KENSINGTON – The St. John’ s/Tipton Lady Jays are now 11-2 overall on the season, 7-1 in District play after adding one win against Pike Valley and a loss to Thunder Ridge on Sept. 13, 2022. They will now compete in Mankato on Sept. 20 against Rock Hills and Lakeside.The ...