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Post Office Delays Closure Decisions

The United States Postal Service will delay its decision on Post Office closures. The Postal Service has been conducting a study concerning the potential closure of 3700 post offices across the nation including 134 in Kansas. The Postal Service claims the closures are needed due to billions of dollars in lost revenue. The results of the study were expected by ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Meeting Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. December 12, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, December 12, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Purchases Computers, Pickup Truck and Mower

Marysville City Council approved the purchase of 12 Sim Tablets, which are small mobile computers, at a cost of over 6000 dollars.  The Tablets will be issued to council members, department heads, the city administrator and the city attorney.  In a previous meeting the council discussed the use of the tablets, the potential improvement in communication and the potential to ... Read More »

Time Changes for Diamond Head Classic Games Featuring K-State

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Information Courtesy of K-State Sports Information at www.kstatesports.com. Games will air on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1.  Bracket (Eastern Time Zone) MANHATTAN, Kan. –The Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic has altered game times for Kansas State’s first two contests of the tournament, which is set for Dec. 22-25 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Wildcats will take on Southern ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

News Release     On 112811 on K 9 1/2 mile north of3rd Road,LeonBoor,Abilenedriving a 2011 Lexus struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On 112911 on K 9 1/2 mile west of Fox Road Steven Jackson,Cliftondriving a 1999 Dodge struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported.    On ... Read More »

Washington County Minutes

 COMMISSION MINUTES, December 12, 2011            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, December 12, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.    .  Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, due ... Read More »

Marshall County Board Minutes

December 12, 2011   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs,CountyClerkpresent.   The meeting was called to order at9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Area High School Basketball Scores – Dec. 13

North Central Kansas League Boys Chapman 55, Wamego 54 Concordia 56, Marysville 42 Riley County 73, Clay Center 51 North Central Kansas League Girls Marysville 65, Concordia 41 Riley County 51, Clay Center 21 Wamego 79, Chapman 28 Twin Valley League Boys Baileyville B&B 56, St. Mary’s 55 Bern 63, Wetmore 52 Centralia 54, Axtell 29 Frankfort 53, Rossville 44 ... Read More »

Kansas #12, Creighton #24 In Latest NCAA Basketball Coaches Poll

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The Kansas Jayhawks and the Creighton Bluejays are in the ESPN/USA Today Top 25 NCAA Basketball poll this week. ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Syracuse (28) 10-0 746 2 Ohio State (2) 8-1 671 3 Kentucky 8-1 665 4 Louisville 9-0 658 5 Duke 9-1 618 6 North Carolina 8-2 608 7 Baylor 7-0 539 8 Missouri 9-0 ... Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs Terminate Head Coach Todd Haley Effective Immediately

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The Kansas City Chiefs today announced that Todd Haley has been relieved of his duties as head coach effective immediately. “This was a difficult decision but one that we feel is best for the future of the Chiefs,” Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. “Although there have been bright spots at different points this season, we have not made meaningful ... Read More »