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CMH Opens Dialysis Clinic In Renovated South Plaza

Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville this week opened the dialysis clinic in the recently renovated south plaza. Dr Fadri Bedros of Manhattan will operate the facility, with six stations providing local access for patients needing dialysis services. Hospital Administrator Curtis Hawkinson expressed that he is enthusiastic that the addition will make the process a bit easier on patients and their ...

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Marshall County Qualifies As A Kansas Rural Enterprize Zone

Marshall County now qualifies as a Kansas Rural Enterprise Zone. If adopted by commissioners, the program allows a Kansas income tax waiver and student loan repayment assistance for individuals moving to the county. Fifty counties initially qualified for the program, with Marshall County among 23 additional that were added during the recent legislative session. Commissioners Monday heard a presentation from ...

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Washington County Community Foundation Announces Grants

The Washington County Community Foundation recently announced grants totaling some $3,000, including gear for Washington County rural firefighters, a project at Hanover Hospital, Clifton ballfield improvements, Clifton Library, Barnes park improvements, and assisting the Washington RFD Auxiliary with filing tax exempt status. Additional information is online at washingtoncountycf.org.

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Beatrice Council Approves Tax Levy For Airport Renovation

The Beatrice City Council passed a resolution authorizing an additional tax levy for airport authority bonds. A $5.5 million dollar renovation of the Beatrice Airport is proposed, with 90% funding from the Federal Aviation Administration. Reconstruction is planned for the deteriorating primary runway. The additional levy would amount to up to two cents per $100 of valuation. During discussion before ...

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Kansas FSA Accepting County Committee Nominations

Kansas Farm Service Agency is accepting nominations for local FSA county committees, now through August first. County committees remain a vital link between the farm community and USDA, and provide an opportunity for farmers and ranchers opinions and ideas to be heard. To be eligible, candidates must participate, or cooperate in, a program administered by FSA be eligible to vote ...

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Highland Community College Interested In B&B School Building

The for sale sign is out, and the price tag listed at one half million dollars, for the B&B school at Baileyville. The facility, slated to close after the 2013-14 school year, following the merger with Nemaha Valley, has drawn the interest of Highland Community College, for a regional career and technology center. The USD 115 school board recently opted ...

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Axtell Dairy Company Distinguished Dairy Award

The Buessing Dairy of Axtell was named winner of the Kansas Distinguished Dairy Award sponsored by Kansas State Research and Extension, and Kansas Farmer. The farm is operated by three generations, founders Richard and Kathy Buessing, along with their children Roger and Pam, Roy and Patricia, along with their children. The operation started with forty cows in 1971, and today ...

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KDOT Approves K-15 Bridge Construction Project

Bids were announced in June by the Kansas Department of Transportation for state highway construction and maintenance projects, including a bridge on K-15 in Washington County, six and a half miles north of K-9. Reece construction of Scandia had the successful bid, just over $130,000.

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Two Arrested In Connection To Beatrice Burglary

Eighteen year old Jonathon Klein and 21 year old Jesse Saudarg were arrested last weekend in connection with a burglary in Beatrice of electronics and games. The goods were taken to a Blue Springs property. Klien’s bond was set at $7,500 and Saudarg at $3,000 in connection with the incident.

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