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Chip and seal

Chip seal work starts Aug. 15 in Osage County

Chip seal work on three highways in Osage County will begin on Thursday, Aug. 15, weather permitting, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Work will start on a one-mile stretch of K-276 from Olivet to the ramps on U.S. 75 as well as on a stretch of K-278 from U.S. 75 west three miles. Then, will take place on U.S. 75 from just south of K-278 and extend north five miles to the K-68 junction.

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Hazardous Algae

Melvern algae warning

MELVERN, KS - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announced today a hazardous algae bloom at the Outlet Park River Pond and Outlet Park Swim Beach downstream of Melvern Lake. Kansas Department of Environment and Health has confirmed that cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae with low levels of the toxin microcystin, have been identified in the two ponds below Melvern Dam.

Hazardous Algae

Melvern algae warning

MELVERN, KS - The U.S Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announced today a hazardous algae bloom at the Outlet Park River Pond and Outlet Park Swim Beach downstream of Melvern Lake. Kansas Department of Environment and Health has confirmed that cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae with low levels of the toxin microcystin, have been identified in the two ponds below Melvern Dam.

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