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Fire destroys Moline Christian Church

A landmark structure in Elk County, the Moline Christian Church, was totally destroyed by fire during the early hours of Friday. Firefighters said the steeple of the historic church was apparently struck by lightning, then flames quickly engulfed the building. … Continue reading

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Labette Avenue Area Deaths

For more information, see the current issue of the Labette Avenue. To locate previously posted death notices, enter the decedent’s last name in the archive search. Labette Avenue publishes death notices free of charge. Paid obituaries ($20) are printed in their … Continue reading

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Attorney General will visit Sedan and Howard

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt will visit several southeast Kansas communities next week including Howard and Sedan.  Schmidt will stop in Sedan on Monday, Oct. 24 at 8 a.m. at the Family Ranch Restaurant.  He will then be in Howard … Continue reading

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Former Peru fire chief to be honored at memorial

The name of a Chautauqua County firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2010 will be added to a state memorial that commemorates the sacrifice of Kansas firefighters. At a ceremony at the Kansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial in … Continue reading

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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ADVISORY LIFTED AT BIG HILL LAKE

BREAKING NEWS: The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has removed the blue-green algae advisory for Big Hill Lake. Swimming and direct contact with the water is now permissible.

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