River Valley Extension will be conducting two district wide Hazardous Occupations Safety Training’s in Agriculture, tractor and machinery safety,for youth, ages 14-15, in May. The first training will be Saturday May 11 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the 4-H Building in Belleville and the second one will be Saturday May 18 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Extension Office in Clay Center. Federal Law requires youth to take these training’s and become certified in order to work for anyone, other than their parents. Youth must register at any River Valley Office by Friday May 3. Registration forms are available at the extension offices or online at rivervalley.ksu.edu. Youth must register by the deadline, complete all the assignments prior to class, attend one of the training’s all day, pass the written exam, and complete a driving requirement after the completion of the course. For more information, call the Washington County office at 785-325-2121.
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.