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Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes – Nov. 12

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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 Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice ... Read More »

Meeting On Old World Bluestem To Be Held December 5th

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Old World Bluestem is the name for an invasive grass that has been increasingly seen in Northeast Kansas and is causing real problems for cattle producers. Specifically the species we are dealing with is Caucasian Bluestem, a native of southern Asia and Australia. It is drought tolerant and very aggressive, but lower in quality and palatability than native species. Cattle ... Read More »

Community Gardens Encourage Capital Growth

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By Leslie Manning, 4-H Youth and Community Development Agent – River Valley Extension District The opportunity for a community garden is available to all constituents in the River Valley Extension District who have self-motivation and community partnership. Whether gardener or partner, each role encourages capital growth within the seven areas of the community capital framework: built, natural, social, political, cultural, human ... Read More »

The King’s Singers to Set the Mood for the Holiday Season

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One of the world’s most successful a cappella groups is coming to Marshall County for a two-day residency. While in the area The King’s Singers will perform a Christmas concert and lead a Master Class. Ticket sales are underway for their concert, “Joy to the World,” on Friday, November 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Founded ... Read More »

Second Annual Gingerbread House Contest To Be Held In Marysville

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The 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest will be held in conjunction with the Christmas Opening in downtown Marysville on November 29th & 30th.  The contest  is open to the public (amateurs only) and has 3 categories:  Youth (11 & under), Teen (12-17) and Adult (18 & up).  Entries may be submitted by an individual or by a group.  First place prizes ... Read More »

Christmas Tree Skirts – ‘Past & Present’ To Be Displayed In Marysville

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Christmas Tree Skirts – ‘Past & Present’ will be held in conjunction with the Christmas opening in downtown Marysville on November 29 & 30.   The show will feature a display of your vintage or new Christmas Tree Skirts. If you have a Christmas Tree Skirt, old or new, that you just love; is just the funniest thing you have ever seen; is the ugliest ... Read More »

Let’s Talk Turkey with Gina Aurand of River Valley Extension

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By Gina Aurand, DEA, Foods & Nutrition, River Valley Extension District Unbelievably the holidays are right around the corner.  That means family, friends, and of course, food.  Turkey is the traditional holiday meat served for the holidays, especially at Thanksgiving.  There are many questions that can come with selecting and preparing the bird. Selection There is no significant difference in quality ... Read More »

First Stop for The King’s Singers: Marshall County – Tickets On Sale Now

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The King’s Singers, one of Great Britain’s most celebrated musical institutions, will start their North American Christmas tour in Marshall County. Their two-week tour will kick-off in the Black Squirrel City with a special Christmas concert. The concert, “Joy to the World,” will be Friday, November 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium, 1111 Walnut. The concert ... Read More »

Emergency Loans Available From Farm Service Agency (FSA)

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“Farmers in Washington County, who suffered crop or livestock losses due to severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding occurring July 22, 2013 through August 16, 2013 may now apply for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans,” FSA Farm Loan Manager Kay A. McCoy, said today. Marshall and Riley Counties also became eligible under existing legislation which provides that farmers ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: InsureKS.org Website Adds Price Information, Help Locator

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TOPEKA, Kan. — In an effort to help Kansans who are struggling to find health insurance coverage information on the federal marketplace website, the Kansas Insurance Department’s www.insureKS.org website has new features about Kansas plans, prices and assistance. “Kansans going to the site can now get a close estimate on what plans, tax credits and rates they can qualify for ... Read More »