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Retired Master Sgt. Michael H. Guyett

Retired Master Sgt. Michael H. Guyett, 64, of Princeton, Kansas, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020, at AdventHealth Ottawa. Private family graveside service will be held at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Due to the current restrictions associated with COVID-19 a celebration of Michael’s life will be held later. Michael was born Dec. 23, 1955, in Ottawa, the son of Herbert F. …

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Kansas Division of Emergency Management / Kansas National Guard supporting COVID-19 response

When a disaster or emergency strikes, members of the Kansas National Guard stand ready to help when and where they’re needed. “As Guardsmen, we live and work in our communities in both our civilian and military jobs,” Maj. Gen. David Weishaar, the adjutant general of Kansas and director of the Kansas Division of Emergency Management said. “If you see uniformed …

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Prentice Logan Jane

Prentice Logan Jayne, 71, Vietnam veteran, retired National Guard artillery specialist, father and grandfather passed away March 31, 2020, in Wichita, Kansas. Prentice is survived by his, sons: Travis (Leslie) of Wichita, and Richard (Shelia) of Kingman, brother Kelly Jayne, sister Lahoma Wiens, grandchildren: Dallas, Zach, Parker and Gunner Jayne, many nieces and nephews and beloved companion “Bear.” Prentice was …

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20-014 Kansas Division of Emergency Management advises public to be prepared for tornado season

As we head into the spring months, the risk of severe thunderstorms increases across Kansas, including the risk for tornadoes. Unfortunately, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, people who rely on public sheltering from tornadoes could be faced with the difficult choice of sheltering from the tornado in a community shelter or refraining from going to the shelter in order to …

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20-013 President signs COIVD-19 federal disaster declaration for Kansas

President Donald Trump has signed a federal disaster declaration for the state of Kansas to support emergency measures within the state related to the COVID-19 virus. The declaration authorizes federal funds for emergency protective measures not authorized under other federal statutes, including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program for local, state, and Indian tribal governments, and certain private …

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