The Kansas Department of Agriculture reminds prospective candidates for the state’s five grain commodity commissions to begin collecting signatures for the 2013 election. Corn, wheat, grain sorghum, soybean, and sunflower producers must gather signatures from fellow producers in their region by November 30, 2012. Districts 7,8, & 9 will hold elections. Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie, and Riley Counties are part of District 7. Candidates must collect at least 20 signatures from eligible voters, no more than 5 signatures from any county can be used to qualify a candidate. More information can be obtained on the Kansas Department of Agriculture website.
About Kevin Rippe
Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.