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Back To School Safety Stressed As School Resumes

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With students getting back to school, there are important safety reminders the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to point out to students, parents and motorists in Kansas. Tips for Children Don’t hurry getting on or off the bus. Arrive at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled. As the bus approaches, stand at ... Read More »

City Of Washington Asks For Water Conservation Due To Drought

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Due to local drought conditions, the City of Washington’s water table indicates a reduction of four feet over the last three to four months, and demand per day is in excess of 300,000 gallons. If this trend continues, it could trigger a Stage 1 Water Watch as indicated in the City of Washington’s Municipal Water Conservation Plan. The City of ... Read More »

Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station

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HANOVER, KS—Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site will host the annual Pony Express Festival, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, August 31. 10 a.m. – Festival opens with period demonstrators. 11 a.m. – Non-denominational church service by circuit rider preacher with music by the community choir. Noon – Lunch vendors available. 1 – 3 p.m. – Entertainment. 3 p.m. ... Read More »

Open Letter: Let’s Kick Off Marysville Schools’ 125th!

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By Marysville Schools Superintendent Bill Mullins One of the things that excites me most about moving to Marysville is the opportunity to be closer to my family. A significant portion of my immediate family lives near Wichita. I look forward to spending more time with them reminiscing about the past and making new memories. I can spend hours at a ... Read More »

Snipe Bridge Replacement Project To Cause New K-99 Detour Near Frankfort

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TRAFFIC SHIFT ONTO NEW DETOUR ROUTE: Northbound and southbound K-99 traffic over Snipe Creek bridge will be shifted onto a new detour route utilizing U.S. 77 instead of the original detour route on K-87, beginning sometime on Friday, August 8 in Marshall County. Due to the increased heavy truck and vehicle traffic on K-87, the roadway pavement is beginning to ... Read More »

Regional & Kansas Statewide Election Results For August 5th Primary

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REGIONAL ELECTION RESULTS Riley County Commissioner, District #1 – Democrat Dave Lewis (I) – 47% Ben Wilson – 53% (99% Reporting) Pottawatomie County Commissioner, District #1 – Republican Gary Yenzer (I) – 47% Dee McKee – 53% (60% Reporting) Nemaha County Commissioner, 1st District – Republican Ernest Lukert – 46 % Gary Scoby (I) – 54% (100% Reporting) Nemaha Magistrate ... Read More »

8/5/14 Kansas Primary Election Results – 10:00 PM Update

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Next online update will come tomorrow morning. United States Senate (D) Precincts Reporting:2485 of 3487 Candidate Votes % View Map  D-Chad Taylor 28,105 53% D-Patrick Wiesner 24,927 47% Back to Top   United States Senate (R) Precincts Reporting:2444 of 3487 Candidate Votes % View Map  R-Pat Roberts 97,724 48% R-D.J. Smith 11,843 6% R-Milton Wolf 82,870 41% R-Alvin E. Zahnter ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 4th

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman, Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion by ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 4th

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, August 4, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Dimler, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The Board ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: Get Insurance Needs In Place For Your College-Bound Student

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TOPEKA, Kan. — College students across Kansas are packing furniture, electronics and all the other necessities of college life. They will soon head to their schools for the 2014-15 term. Will they forget something? Probably. But Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, hopes it isn’t their insurance coverage needs. “As college students head to their schools around the state, I ... Read More »