Tag: dangers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kulule Amosa’s husband earns $17.70 an hour at a South Dakota pork plant doing a job so physically demanding it can only be performed in 30-minute increments. After each shift…

Army Sgt. Dave Sterling was serving in the Sunni Triangle in Iraq in 2003 the day Saddam Hussein was captured by American forces.  Some Iraqis were dancing in the streets, celebrating the impending demise of…

WINSLOW, Neb. (AP) — It took only minutes for the icy Elkhorn River to surge over a levee and engulf tiny Winslow, but months after the floodwaters receded, the village finds itself struggling to decide…

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dozens of sinkholes, some up to 12 feet deep, are dotting the landscape in the small southeastern Missouri city of Caruthersville, forcing road detours, swallowing sections of people’s yards and leaving…

Some common heart procedures may be more common than they should be, a large-scale study led in part by a Kansas City doctor suggests. The study, which involved nearly 5,200 patients in 37 countries, found…

When it comes to electric scooters, it seems that people either love them, or want to see them all thrown into a river — literally. On Monday, Dusty Lehman of Wichita posted a video to…

Pittsburg city commissioners will vote Thursday on whether to permit the electric scooter company VeoRide to distribute 20-30 scooters about town. Patrons would be able to rent the e-scooters for $1 per 15 minutes via…

State officials wanted to know if drivers were doing any better obeying state law that requires people to stop any time a school bus stops to pick up or let off students.  The results were…

HUMBOLDT  — Humboldt’s downtown square drew extended conversation at Monday evening’s council meeting. City Administrator Cole Herder said as many as 18 ash trees in the block-square park were at risk of emerald ash borer.…

We’ve had an unusually rainy spring and summer. Our soils have been saturated for several weeks.  You may think that watering won’t be needed for quite some time since soil moisture levels remain high. However,…