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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for the City of Melvern, Osage County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the City of Melvern located in Osage County. The advisory was issued because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach closed at Melvern Lake

MELVERN — The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Melvern Lake announce the Coeur D’ Alene Park swim beach is closed after receiving positive test results for blue-green algae this week.

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for 10 Purchasing Systems of PWWSD No. 12

Boil Water Advisory Still in Effect for the City of Melvern in Osage County

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for 10 of the purchasing systems of Public Wholesale Water Supply District No. 12. The advisory was issued because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss of chlorine residuals and bacterial contamination.

Edith M. Montgomery

Oct. 25, 1926 – Aug. 21, 2018

BURLINGAME — Edith M. Montgomery, Burlingame, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 at an Osage City nursing home. She was 91.

She was born Oct. 25, 1926 at Belvue, the daughter of Gallus and Maud Archbold Voelker. She graduated from Maple Hill High School. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

She married Ivan L. Montgomery on May 1, 1950. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1991. She was also preceded in death by a brother, LeRoy Voelker.

Richard "Rich" L. Taylor

Sept. 29, 1949 – Aug. 21, 2018

BURLINGAME — Richard "Rich" L. Taylor, Burlingame, died on Aug. 21, 2018. He was 68.

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