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Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test Set For Nov. 9

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FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will conduct the first nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test on November 9, at 1:00 p.m. Central. FEMA, the FCC, and NOAA’s vision for improving the EAS is incremental, which means testing the readiness and effectiveness of the EAS as it currently exists ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Wrap – Week #1

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TWIN VALLEY LEAGUE STANDINGS League Overall Axtell 1-1 / 2-5 B & B 2-0 / 2-0 Bern 0-3 / 0-3 Blue Valley 0-2 / 0-2 Centralia 3-0 / 6-2 Clifton-Clyde 0-2 / 0-2 Frankfort 1-1 / 1-1 Hanover 1-1 / 1-1 Linn 0-2 / 0-2 Onaga 1-1 / 1-1 Valley Heights 1-1 / 1-1 Washington County 2-0 / 2-0 Wetmore ... Read More »

Record Setting Day For East Squad In 74-30 Division II Win

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Special Thanks To The Hutchinson News Written By Vance Janek BELOIT — The debate at halftime of the Eight-Man Division II All-Star in the East Squad locker room was who was going to start the third quarter at quarter­back. Former Quivira Heights signal caller Gunner Phelan guided the East to two first-quarter scores. Then Hanover’s Austin Steinfort took over in ... Read More »

West Wins Division I Game Over East 26-12

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Special Thanks To The Hutchinson News Written By Vance Janek BELOIT — Pretty Prairie football coach CT Young knew before Saturday’s Eight-Man Division I All-Star game that Hunter Pittman and Daniel Kreh­biel are special athletes. Young, the West Squad coach, saw all week in prac­tice just how good the two former Bulldogs were. They backed it up Satur­day against the ... Read More »

TierOne Bank Closed; Great Western Bank Takes Over

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TierOne Bank, Lincoln, Nebraska, was closed today by the Office of Thrift Supervision, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Great Western Bank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to assume all of the deposits of TierOne Bank. The 69 branches of TierOne Bank will ... Read More »

Activities Planned For Hollenberg Pony Express Station 150th Anniversary

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HANOVER, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced that Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express 5 p.m. Monday, June 21. All activities are free and open to the public. Hollenberg Pony Express Station is located four miles north of U.S. 36 on K-148, one mile east of Hanover on K-243. Event highlights include: ... Read More »

Sunflower Showdown Moved To Thurs. Oct. 14 in Lawrence

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — The 2010 football matchup between Kansas and Kansas State has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 14, and will be nationally televised on Fox Sports Net. The game was originally scheduled for Oct. 16. The 108th edition of the Sunflower Showdown will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in Lawrence. “It is exciting for this in-state rivalry to be ... Read More »

B&B Graduate Wins National Indoor Long Jump Title at D-II Championships

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Fort Hays State has its second indoor national champion in track and field in the last three years as senior Darcie Schmitz topped the field in the women’s long jump on Friday (Mar. 12). Schmitz set a new school record with a leap of 19-feet, 9.5-inches, beating second-place finisher Racquel Anderson of Lincoln (Mo.) by a half inch. It was ... Read More »

895 Visitors Tour The Blue Rapids Museum in 2009

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When first-time visitor, Clark Brake, signed in at the end of the afternoon on December 31, 2009 at the Blue Rapids Museum, he didn’t know he was making history as the 895th and final visitor of the year. “I was surprised at all there was to see,” stated Brake. Final tabulation from the Blue Rapids Museum shows visitors from 51 ... Read More »

SCC-Lincoln hosting Animal Planet’s Jeff Corwin on April 9

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Emmy Award winner Jeff Corwin, one of the most recognizable personalities on Animal Planet, is coming to Lincoln. Corwin, who has worked for the conservation of endangered species and ecosystems around the world since he was a teenager, will give a presentation titled “100 Heartbeats” at 7 p.m. April 9 in the gymnasium at Southeast community College’s Lincoln Campus, 8800 ... Read More »