EAT WELL TO BE WELL: Strategies taking a bite out of an uncontrolled appetite

No one says having an appetite is necessarily a bad thing. It’s only when your appetite is surging out of control causing excess weight gain or making you primarily choose not so healthy foods that it needs to be restrained.

Osage City staff propose larger street project

OSAGE CITY — Osage City staff members weighed in on the idea of a bond to address several street issues during the March 14 meeting of the Osage City Council.

Rod Willis, city manager, tagged discussion onto a recent grant application submitted by the city for a 1.55 million project to replace the pavement on Market Street between Fourth and Martin streets.

Burn Ban extended until March 23

The Osage County Emergency Management Department has continued the burn ban into March 23, due to a high fire danger and strong winds. All permits are suspended, and no outside burning is allowed.

The county-wide ban has been in effect since March 21, remains in effect for 24 hours, and may be extended.

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Opinion: President’s budget affects local programs

Five hundred leaders, including representatives of East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corporation (ECKAN) were gathered in Washington when news hit that President Trump’s budget would strike core community programs that have broad bipartisan support across the United States. Richard Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of ECKAN, responded by stating the following:

Carbondale man injured in three-vehicle accident

Emergency personnel responded to an injury accident at 6:40 a.m. March 22 on U.S. 75 Highway and 189th Street, where a van collided with a semi trailer and a third vehicle.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 1999 Dodge 3500 Ram Van, driven by Michael C. Finton, 47, Carbondale, was traveling southbound and struck the back of a 2013 Kenworth semi truck and trailer, driven by Joshua Paul Riggles, 22, Mayetta, which had stopped to turn on to 189th Street.

Burn ban extended for March 22

The Osage County Emergency Management Department has continued the burn ban into March 22, due to a high fire danger and strong winds. All permits are suspended, and no outside burning is allowed.

The county-wide ban is in effect for 24 hours, and may be extended.

Early morning house fire under investigation

CARBONDALE — Emergency personnel responded to an early morning house fire March 21 in the 16100 block of S. Berryton Road in rural Osage County.

“At 4:26 a.m., the Osage County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a house fire at 16129 S. Berryton Road,” said a press release from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office. “The fire is being investigated by Osage County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas State Fire Marshal. At this time the fire origin has been undetermined.”

Today, March 21, another 'No Burn Day'

From the Osage County Emergency Management office:

ALL BURN PERMITS ARE SUSPENDED FOR TODAY MAR 21, 2017 “THIS IS A NO BURN DAY” NO OUTSIDE BURNING ALLOWED

OSAGE-308 AM CDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER TODAY...

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON.

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER MEANS...FIRE CONTROL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT AND REQUIRE EXTENDED EFFORT. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

Ernestine “Erni” J. Muzzy

February 1, 1928 – February 27, 2017

GOTHENBURG, Neb. — Ernestine “Erni” J. Muzzy, age 89, formerly of Lawrence, died February 27, 2017 at Gothenburg, Nebraska.

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