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Knowledge @ Noon Program in Marysville to Address Elder Law

“DOES ELDER LAW EFFECT YOU?” will be presented by Paul Shipp, attorney for Kansas Legal Services on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at the Marysville City Building. Do you have a will? What happens if you don’t? What’s going to happen if you are in a car accident and can’t talk for yourself? Do you have questions about how property or ... Read More »

KDOA Suspends Four HCBS-FE Waiver Services

(TOPEKA) The Kansas Department on Aging has announced the indefinite suspension of four services provided through the Home and Community-Based Services-Frail Elderly waiver program. Acting Secretary Martin Kennedy said the change was made as a result of cuts to the agency’s budget. Effective Jan. 1, 2010, the HCBS-FE waiver program will no longer pay for new recipients to receive assistive ... Read More »

Aging Dept. Director Stueve To Speak at Kloppenberg Center

Doug Stueve, Director of the Lyon County Department on Aging, will speak on many issues that affect the eldely on Friday, January 15, 2010, at the Kloppenberg Center in Hanover. The motto of his department is “Issues to Solutions–We Can Help.” Mr. Stueve will answer any questions you may have regarding senior citizen issues. The program begins at 11:15 a.m. ... Read More »

New Licensing Requirements for Teens Starting January 1

Kansas’ new Graduated Driver’s License legislation (House Bill 2143) takes effect January 1, 2010. This new legislation was developed to help young drivers obtain more experience, and become safer drivers prior to becoming a fully licensed driver. The new restrictions address key issues that can create problems for a novice driver, such as late night driving, use of electronic devices, ... Read More »

UPDATE: Norris Public Power District Christmas Day Power Outages

As of 2:00 p.m. this afternoon, Norris Public Power District is still experiencing power outages throughout its service territory in Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Saline and Thayer Counties. Crews are currently working in the rural areas of Friend, Dorchester, Wilber, Clatonia, DeWitt, Plymouth, Filley, Virginia, Carleton, Bruning, Alexandria and Hebron. There are an estimated 800 customers without power, which is down ... Read More »

Norris Public Power District Christmas Day Power Outages

As of 6:00 a.m. this morning, Norris Public Power District has around 2,500 customers without power due to the winter storm that has hit the area. The District serves customers in Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Saline and Thayer Counties. All five counties are experiencing scattered power outages with Thayer County being affected the most. Norris Public Power crews are working to ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation Formed

Residents of Washington County will benefit from the formation of a new community foundation. The Washington County Community Foundation will provide the area with important tools to build endowments, increase philanthropy, and provide ongoing support to essential area nonprofits, programs and events. A community foundation is a permanent, steady, and secure source of grant making that addresses present and future ... Read More »

KDOT Launches KanDrive, a One-Stop Shop For Roadway Information

How are road conditions east of Topeka on I-70? Is there a traffic accident slowing my evening commute? Where are work zones on Kansas highways? These are some of the questions that drivers can find answers to, thanks to KanDrive (http://www.KanDrive.org). KanDrive, operated by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), connects travelers to helpful, relevant information to plan safe, enjoyable ... Read More »

Gill Named Head Football Coach At Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Buffalo football coach Turner Gill has been named the head football coach at the University of Kansas. KU Director of Athletics Lew Perkins said Sunday that Gill will be introduced at a press conference at 11 a.m. Monday. “Turner Gill is a winner,” Perkins said. “His accomplishments at Buffalo speak for themselves. But more than ... Read More »

Congressman Moran To Visit Marshall County

HOME – Congressman Jerry Moran will visit Marshall County on Tuesday, December 29, during his annual Listening Tour. Moran is visiting communities in each of the 69 counties of the First Congressional District and will be in Home to hear from local residents. Moran will meet with residents at Blue Valley Tele-Communications, located at 1559 Pony Express Highway in Home, ... Read More »