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Water main break in Overbrook

Water line repair

Jim Koger, Overbrook City Clerk, has announced a water line break at the S.E. corner of the Kansas State Bank parking lot, alley east of Santa Fe Trail and Maple streets.

Crews are on site and hope to isolate it to the area on the east side of Maple north from Market Street to fifth Street, east to Walnut, and south to Market. Surrounding areas may also be affected.

Right now, there is no estimate as to how long the repair will take.

You may experience lowered pressures and some water discoloration.

April 27, 2017 – PDF Edition

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No burn day announced

Burn permits suspended

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director, has announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, April 24. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

The rangeland fire danger index will be in the very high category today. Very high fire danger means fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Winds will be gusting to as high as 40 miles per hour.

No burning is in effect for the next 24 hours.

April 20, 2017 – PDF Edition

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USD 434 closed due to threat

CARBONDALE — USD 434 Santa Fe Trail has cancelled classes at all schools for Thursday, April 20, do to a possible threat.

"We're still working on the investigation. It will be the county attorney working on the case," said Lori Dun, sheriff.

Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn, said that at approximately 6 p.m. April 19 that the Osage County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a possible threat to Santa Fe Trail High School. An investigation began immediately.

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