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SCC Automotive Technology Program Earns Top 20 National Ranking

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The Automotive Technology program on Southeast Community College’s Milford Campus is ranked among the top 20 schools nationwide. WIX® Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech magazine as title sponsors for the 2013 School of the Year competition, recently announced the top 20 schools from nearly 160 entrants across the U.S. The winning school will receive $2,500 in ... Read More »

Axtell & Sabetha Students Win KDOT Traffic Safety Contest

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Seven-year-old Laura Edelman of Sabetha, 10-year-old Reagan de Koning of Axtell and 12-year-old Kallie Leiker of Hays are the statewide winners in the 2013 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest for all Kansas kids ages 5-13. Each kid was first selected as a regional winner and will receive a bicycle and a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas ... Read More »

Motorists Beware: Kansas Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak in Mid-November

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TOPEKA — Deer can be spotted near our state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and ... Read More »

KSHSAA Sets 2014 State Basketball Sites

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TOPEKA, Kan. — With the addition of class 4A DII the Kansas State High School Activities Association has selected Hartman Arena as the eighth site for the Girls and Boys State Basketball Tournaments March 12-15, 2014. Hartman Arena, also host to the 5A and 6A State Wrestling Tournament, seats 6,750 and is located north of Wichita on I-135. “We are ... Read More »

Blue Valley Tele-Communications To Host Business Fair

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Blue Valley Tele-Communications will host their 4th business fair on Wednesday, October 23 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at their location in Home, Kan. The event is designed to provide small business owners, managers, and key personnel the opportunity to network with others from the area as well as participate in informational sessions pertaining to the challenges facing small rural businesses. ... Read More »

KVA Announces 2013 Week 4 Volleyball Rankings

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October 2, 2013, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Week 4 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. This week’s rankings reflect the new 2013-14 KSHSAA classifications. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Rank Class 6A 1. Blue Valley Northwest 11-4 (1) 2. Olathe East 16-2 (2) 3. Olathe South 12-2 (3) 4. Stilwell-Blue Valley ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting – Sept. 30

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–These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, September 30, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice ... Read More »

Area Lakes & Campgrounds Close As Part Of Federal Government Shutdown

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Due to the government shutdown, Tuttle Creek Lake is required to close all parks until further notice. All campers will have to vacate their sites and all gates and restrooms will be locked. Outlet park shelters will be closed also.  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is preparing for the closure of USACE-operated campgrounds and day-use parks ... Read More »

October is “Co-op Month” – Kansas Co-ops Support Communities Through Food Drives

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Topeka, Kansas – October is national “Co‐op Month” and Governor Brownback has proclaimed it “Co‐op Month” in Kansas, as well. Cooperatives across the state and throughout the nation will be celebrating all month long. “Co‐op Month” also includes “International Credit Union Day” on Oct. 17. The Kansas Cooperative Council and our member cooperatives host numerous events in October, highlighting the ... Read More »

Red Cross Reminds Donors That Need For Blood Doesn’t Pause For Holidays

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OMAHA, Neb. — Every day, patients across the nation rely on blood donated through the American Red Cross. Nearly 5 million patients need blood transfusions every year. Generous donors in Nebraska City can help the Red Cross meet patient needs by giving blood. “Accident victims can require up to 100 pints of blood, but they aren’t the only people who ... Read More »