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NTCA Recognizes Smart Rural Communities Contributing To Vitality Of Small-Town America

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CHICAGO, Ill. (September 16, 2013) – NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the premier national association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies, today recognized seven communities in rural areas of the United States that have earned the title Smart Rural Community as part of a first-of-its-kind initiative to highlight efforts that make rural hometowns vibrant places in which to live and ... Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ... Read More »

SCC’s Beekeeping For Beginners Class Begins Oct. 8

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A practical, hands-on class that will provide the skills necessary to be a successful beekeeper is being offered by Southeast Community College’s Continuing Education Division. “Beekeeping for Beginners” is a 12-month class that begins Oct. 8 and runs through Sept. 9, 2014. The class meets just once per month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday, at SCC’s Continuing Education Center, ... Read More »

K-16 Resurfacing Project To Begin In Riley & Pottawatomie Counties

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On Monday, September 16, weather permitting, a resurfacing project will begin on a 20-mile stretch of K-16 from the K-13/K-99 junction at the city of Blaine in Pottawatomie County west to the U.S. 77 junction just north of the city of Randolph in Riley County. Project work includes a 1-inch surface mill and a 1.5-inch asphalt overlay on all mainline ... Read More »

“Times In Marysville 1860-1902″ Goes On Sale This Week

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“Times in Marysville 1860-1902” goes on sale this week, and the author, Sarah Koester Morrison, will be here to help with distribution and for a book signing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Koester House Museum & Gardens. The booklet chronicles Marysville’s earliest days, when Charles F. Koester, at age 19, arrived with his parents, his ... Read More »

On The March: Parade, Halftime Performance Highlight K-State Band Day Sept. 14

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MANHATTAN — High school marching bands from across Kansas — and even Missouri — are coming to Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 14, to participate in Kansas State University’s annual Band Day. Band Day starts with a parade at 1 p.m. in Aggieville’s Triangle Park, with the bands starting east on Moro Street, turning south on 11th Street and then west ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 26

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The Marshall County Commissioners Monday adopted the Rural Opportunity Zone program. Initiated by Governor Brownback as a means to incentivize population growth in rural areas, qualified applicants may be eligible for reimbursement of student loans when relocating to a qualifying county. The county attorney is to draft a resolution for approval contributing $1,000 each for three applications with state matching ... Read More »

Travel Channel’s Adam Richman Brings Fandemonium to Country Stampede

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Manhattan, KS (August 27, 2013) Be sure to tune into the Travel Channel on September 1st at 8 pm central to see Country Stampede featured on Adam Richman’s new show Fandemonium. The show features festivals and other gatherings from around the US and Canada and their respective fans creative and sometimes crazy ways of feeding themselves during the events. Richman ... Read More »

Marshall County Soybean Plot Tour Scheduled For September

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Keeping up with the latest crop production techniques is the key to being a successful crop producer. Soybeans are an important part of a crop producer’s crop rotation, and the crop that Marshall County produces the most and leads Kansas in crop production. That’s why local farmers will want to attend the Marshall County Soybean Plot Tour. The Marshall County ... Read More »

KDOT Requesting Comments On STIP Amendment

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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) requests comments on the amendment of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) FY 13-16. The STIP is a project specific publication that lists all KDOT administered projects, regardless of funding source, and includes projects for counties and cities as well as projects on the State Highway System. The draft STIP document may be viewed ... Read More »