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Third lake death reported in Nebraska this weekend

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Nebraska authorities report a third person has drowned in Nebraska over the weekend. Jefferson County officials say 32-year-old Christopher Troxel of Fairbury drowned while swimming at the Fairbury Dam. The Hebron Volunteer Fire Department Dive Team helped find Troxel’s body Sunday afternoon under the dam’s power house. According to Jefferson County, rescue crews responded shortly […]

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Man drowns in Branched Oak Lake

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A 67-year-old Crete man has drowned in Branched Oak Lake. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a family member noticed Guerrero Perales had not returned after swimming near the buoy line at the Area 10 beach Saturday night. The family called 911 around 8:30pm Saturday, according to Game and Parks. Dive teams could not […]

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Girls and boys swimming and diving championship results

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HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS 11 DIVES Rank, Diver, School, Prelims Semis Finals 1 Taylor Carter Marian 228.90 376.05 526.00 2 Kelly Straub Marian 207.90 347.65 491.55 3 Jessica Warak Bellevue West 200.20 321.85 472.05 4 Lexie Ryan Duchesne 194.65 307.85 415.00 5 Dani Barmore Millard West 197.30 303.15 411.70 6 Cat Sobus Elkhorn/Elkhorn South 183.55 286.95 […]

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Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

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TOPEKA, Kan. – (July 10, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other ...

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Blue-Green Algae Advisories Extended To More Lakes In Kansas

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TOPEKA, Kan. – (June 20, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other ...

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Lake Advisories

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples recreational bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and other lake managers where appropriate, responds by informing the public of these ...

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