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Kansas Communities Will Share More Than $13 Million In Community Development Block Grant Funding

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The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that 49 Kansas communities will share a total of $13,049,583 in federal grants for residential handicapped accessibility modifications, micro-loans, park and sidewalk improvements, and the construction of storm shelters through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. “The CDBG program provides vital support to rural areas of our state,” said Kansas Commerce Secretary ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 20, 2015


The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle 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 ...

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Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 20, 2015


These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. July 20, 2015 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, July 20, 2015 in the Commissioner’s Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Dennis Henry leading the flag salute. Present also was ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 20, 2015


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, July 20th, 2015 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Tim Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, Vice-Chairman, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next regular ...

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June Kansas Unemployment Report Released


By Chad Hallack – KD Country 94 News The State unemployment numbers for June can be interpreted different ways depending on your perspective. The Kansas Department of Labor released a report on the June figures that is presented in a positive light in how the unemployment rate in the state increased by just one tenth of a percent from 4.4 to ...

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President Grants Federal Disaster Declaration For Spring Storms


President Barack Obama signed a federal disaster declaration July 20 ordering federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas of Kansas affected by a series of storms between May 4 and June 21, 2015. “These federal funds will go a long way toward helping these communities with their response and recovery efforts,” said Gov. Sam Brownback, ...

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New Navy Combat Ship To Be Named USS Kansas City

The littoral combat ship USS Independence

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the next Independence variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Kansas City (LCS 22). LCS 22 will be the second commissioned naval ship to bear the name Kansas City. The first was a replenishment oiler (AOE 3) which served a 25-year career and included service during the Vietnam War and ...

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Marshall County Launches New Emergency Alert System; Sign Up Today

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Marysville, Kansas July 16, 2015— Marshall County is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents, staff and emergency personnel safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements. The Marshall County Emergency Management will begin using Everbridge Resident Alerts to communicate with citizens and businesses during emergencies and other ...

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Early Sunday Morning Shooting Leads To Arrest In Westmoreland Incident


An overnight incident Sunday in Westmoreland resulted in two people being shot. According to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a reported shooting at 110 S. 4th Street at approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Travis Conder, 28, who lived at the residence, was arrested without incident. He faces second-degree murder and aggravated battery charges in connection with the ...

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