Marion County, KS

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Nominees are sought for two vacancies

TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission is seeking nominations to fill two district judge vacancies. Judge Steven Hornbaker, who served in Geary County, retired June 1. Chief Judge Michael Powers will retire August 20. His position is based in Marion County. The 8th Judicial District is composed of Dickinson, Geary,...
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Marion lakes still under algae advisories

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Two area lakes remain under advisories for blue-green algae. Marion County Lake is under a watch, which means you can do some water activities, but must use caution. Swimming and water skiing are discouraged. The Marion Reservoir is under a warning, which means all contact with the water should be avoided. All livestock and pets should be kept away from the water.
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Algae Warnings Increase at Lakes and Ponds

The pond at Salina’s Jerry Ivey park is among four bodies of water in Kansas now under a public health warning. Additionally, another three are under a watch. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has issued public health advisories for four Kansas lakes and ponds due to toxic blue-green algae.
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8th Judicial District nominating commission to convene

TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission will convene by telephone conference at 12:30 p.m. Friday to discuss the nomination process to fill two district judge vacancies. Judge Steven Hornbaker, who served in Geary County, retired June 1. Chief Judge Michael Powers will retire Aug. 20. His position is based in...
Marion County, KSksal.com

More Algae Warning at Lakes and Ponds

The pond at Salina’s Jerry Ivey park is among three bodies of water in Kansas now under a public health warning. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism has issued public health advisories for three Kansas lakes and ponds due to toxic blue-green algae.
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Algae advisories for Marion Co. lakes

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Two area lakes are feeling the effects of blue-green algae very early this summer season. Both Marion County Lake and Marion Reservoir are under algae advisories. Marion Lake is under a watch, which means you can do some water activities, but must use caution. Swimming and water...
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Township, county choose to not improve road

There's a minimum maintenance road in the northeast corner of Harvey County that residents on the road, and the Peabody-Burns School District, would like to see get graveled and graded — but the cost of doing so for the half-mile stretch of road has the township balking. "We try and...
Marion County, KSHutchinson News

Blue-Green Algae watch issued for parts of Marion Reservoir

Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism have issued the first blue-green algae public health advisories of season. Officials issue a warning for Jerry Ivey Lake in Saline County and a watch for...
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Kansas lakes are prime for algae blooms

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism have issued a public health watch for Marion Resevoir in Marion County due to blue-green algae. The warning for Jerry Ivey Lake in Saline County also continues. KDHE and KDWPT urge Kansans to be aware...
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First responders rescue driver swept of road by flood waters

Flood waters from torrential rains Wednesday night stranded a driver for hours in a Marion County field before first responders could rescue him. The incident tool place northeast of Goessel near the intersection of 160th St and Indigo Road. According to Marion County Sheriff Robert Craft, sometime around 5 am,...
Marion County, KSKAKE TV

Marion County flooding with chance of more rain on the way

Days of on and off rain across the state are causing concerns for people especially in rural communities. The Cottonwood River in Marion County is high and rushing right now. County officials tell us the river could turn into an issue as rain continues. Nearly every weekend Derrick Dvorak takes...
Goessel, KSharveycountynow.com

Goessel dries out following flash flood

By Adam Strunk A massive downpour in Marion County caused flooding that inundated parts of Goessel, closed numerous Marion County roads and floated one... We've recently changed our subscription system. If you've previously had access but experience difficulty logging in, please click here to fill out a support request. Online...
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Toxic Algae at Jerry Ivey Pond

One body of of water in Kansas is under a warning for toxic blue green algae and its in Salina. According to the Kansa Department of Health and Environment, the pond at Jerry Ivey Park is under a warning. Additionally, Marion Reservoir in Marion County is under a watch due to blue-green algae.
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NWS issues flood warning for Marion County

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a flood warning in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday for Marion County. At 10:33 p.m. CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Some locations that will experience flooding include Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Florence, Goessel, Burns, Lincolnville, Ramona, Lehigh, Durham, Tampa,...