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Sabetha Family Practice unveils Patient Portal

Patients of Sabetha Family Practice now have the option for online access to their electronic health information, as well as an additional option for contacting their healthcare provider. Sabetha Family Practice is now offering an online Patient Portal, a secure website that gives patients convenient 24-hour access to personal health information, from anywhere with an Internet connection.... Read More

Changed location of USPS outdoor mailbox location worries Police Chief

The Sabetha United State Postal Service Office moved its mail drop boxes from a inset driveway off of Virginia Street to in front of the Post Office on 9th Street. The boxes sit on the east side of street, meaning that to drop mail a driver would have to pull into oncoming traffic in order to drop from the driver's side. This move has created a social media uproar, as well as inciting a letter to the editor in this week's Herald.
Amber Deters | Herald

The Sabetha United State Postal Service Office moved its mail drop boxes from a inset driveway off of Virginia Street to in front of the Post Office on 9th Street. The boxes sit on the east side of street, meaning that to drop mail a driver would have to pull into oncoming traffic in order to drop from the driver’s side. This move has created a social media uproar, as well... Read More

SCH Breastfeeding Clinic is awarded $4,600 STEP grant

The STEP Foundation Board of Directors has announced recipients — including Sabetha Community Hospital — for the second round of grants for 2014. Sabetha Community Hospital is in the process of opening a breastfeeding clinic to provide education and support during and after hospital discharge for breastfeeding mothers. The STEP Foundation has awarded a $4,600 grant for this... Read More

Saturday events will honor local men killed in action, feature Sabetha native

These men make imprints of names on the American Veterans Traveling Wall.
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These men make imprints of names on the American Veterans Traveling Wall.Submitted The American Veterans Traveling Tribute and Traveling Wall will visit the Museum of the Kansas National Guard at Forbes Field/Topeka Regional Airport at 6700 SW Topeka Boulevard in Topeka from noon on Thursday, Aug. 28, to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, with special events Saturday that honor Sabetha,... Read More

Search continues for William Lee Vogel in connection with Aug. 10 rape of a juvenile; SPD enlists U.S. Marshals Service

William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape.

Vogel is wanted for questioning in connection with Aug. 10 rape of a juvenile William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape. Sabetha Police Chief Robert Wahwasuck said the SPD has enlisted the help of the United States Marshals Service in the department’s search for 51-year-old William Lee Vogel of Sabetha. Vogel is wanted for... Read More

‘Nothing new to report’ in search for William Vogel, Wahwasuck says

William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape.

William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape. Sabetha Police Chief Robert Wahwasuck said law enforcement is in “hurry up and wait mode” as they continue the search for 51-year-old William Lee Vogel of Sabetha. “We continue to track down leads as to Vogel’s whereabouts,” Wahwasuck said. “We are working with many different... Read More

Bern community to hold blood drive on August 20

Bern area residents will have the opportunity to donate blood at a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, Aug. 20. The drive will be held at the Community Building in Bern. The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in... Read More

MOPS encourages membership from mothers of all ages and stages

MOPS at Grace Bible Church in Morrill will begin its fifth year this fall. MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers and is an international organization committed to helping moms of children birth through kindergarten age. While MOPS is geared more for mothers of preschoolers, Morrill MOPS invites moms of all ages and stages. The organization’s slogan is “Better moms make a better... Read More

USD No. 113 School Board approved $17.3 million budget

The Prairie Hills USD No. 113 Board of Education met at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at the district office in Sabetha. Board members present were Ed Reznicek, Brent Lortscher, Kent Kuckelman and Jeff DeMint. Board Members Julia Alfers and Tim Aberle joined the meeting later. The board opened the meeting with the 2014-15 Budget Hearing. Superintendent Todd Evans presented an updated... Read More

Sabetha City Commission approves state budget

The Sabetha City Commission met at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, in regular session. All commissioners were present. Mayor Doug Clark began the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.After the state budget hearing was closed, commissioners approved the state budget. Commissioners also approved Resolution No. 2014-14, approving the sale and consumption of cereal malt beverages in... Read More

Journey to “The Barns of Banner Creek” on Saturday, Sept. 27 or Oct. 4.

Reserve your place for Jackson County Barn Tour by August 31  Explore barns nestled along Banner Creek and around the Banner Creek Reservoir. The Jackson County Barn Tour is from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the school buses leave from the Jackson County Courthouse in Holton. The cost for the day is $50. Limestone foundations, springs and wells support the Barns of Banner Creek. Local... Read More

Morrill City Council meets

Council met in regular session with members Robert Wahwasuck, Roger Price, Tiffany Baumgartner, Ryan Menold and Miles Ploeger present. Mayor Leon Huning presided. Superintendent Lee Wymer was absent. It was decided Supt. Wymer should do an exterior inspection of the old church documenting violations of the condition. A letter will be sent to the owner stating the violations, inviting... Read More

Old Time Saturday Night is this weekend

If you are looking for something to do this weekend, make plans to attend the 19th annual Old Time Saturday Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. All activities will be held in the Mary Cotton Library Park. Evening entertainment kicks off with the Mary Cotton Library Upcycle Fashion Show at 6 p.m. Any article of clothing or craft item that has been repurposed, recycled or reused... Read More

Brown County Sheriff requests assistance locating missing juvenile

Seventeen-year-old girl Macie Blanks was last seen August 4 Macie Blanks The Brown County Sheriff’s office is asking the public’s assistance in locating Macie Blanks, 17-year-old white female. Blanks was last seen on Aug. 4. It was reported she packed her belongings and is believed to be a runaway headed toward the Kansas City or Olathe area. Blanks has brown hair and hazel... Read More

Search continues for 51-year-old Sabetha man in connection with rape

William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape.

William Vogel is being sought by the Sabetha Police Department in connection with an alleged rape. Sabetha Police Chief Robert Wahwasuck says the Sabetha Police Department is still trying to locate 51-year-old William Vogel of Sabetha in connection with an alleged rape that occurred Sunday, Aug. 10. Vogel is approximately 6-feet, 2-inches tall and 280 pounds, with brown eyes and... Read More

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