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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 08/24/2015

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  Jeff Vogel, Kansas Department of Agriculture Plant Protection and Weed Control Manager, talked about the need for farmers to […]

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Man who led authorities on manhunt held on $1.5M bond

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A Falls City man who led authorities on a manhunt which ended in his arrest in Kansas has been formally charged with attempted second-degree murder. 34-year-old Desiderio Hernandez stands accused of shooting and wounding 31-year-old Joseph Debella, Jr. at a residence in Falls City August 5th. Debella remains in critical condition at Bryan West hospital […]

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Manhunt ends with capture of shooting suspect in Kansas

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A manhunt that began in southeastern Nebraska has ended with the arrest of a shooting suspect in northeastern Kansas. Brown County, Kansas authorities took 34-year-old Desiderio Hernandez of Falls City into custody early this morning after a nearly seven-hour standoff in Horton. Horton Police Chief John Calhoon says his department followed up on a tip […]

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Nebraskans on guard as bird flu is identified in Kansas, Missouri

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Nebraska officials are watchful for signs of a strain of bird flu that was recently discovered in two neighboring states. This influenza is highly pathogenic, meaning, it has a high death rate, particularly in turkeys and chickens. Dr. David Schmitt, a veterinarian, says this form of bird flu was first spotted in the northwestern U-S […]

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Kansas man arrested in Nebraska after high-speed chase

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A high-speed pursuit that began in north-central Kansas ended with the arrest of a Kansas man in southeast Nebraska. Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorensen reports that 37-year-old Justin Sutterlin of Marysville, Kansas was arrested in Fairbury after fleeing several agencies in Kansas at speeds topping 100 miles-per-hour. Sorensen says the county communications center received an […]

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Fire heavily damages Jefferson County hog lot, 200+ firefighters respond

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Firefighters from perhaps 20 departments in Nebraska and Kansas battled a major fire at the Livingston Enterprise State Line Hog Facility, south of Fairbury in Jefferson County. The blaze broke out Sunday night and was contained early this  morning. Fairbury Rural Fire Chief Kenny Krause says upwards of 200 firefighters helped fight the blaze. “It […]

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