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Seaton Hall Revitalization and Expansion About to Begin


A 100-year-old building on the Kansas State University campus is about to undergo a $75 million revitalization and expansion. The building, Seaton Hall, is home to the College of Architecture, Planning & Design. K-State president Kirk Schulz says the one thing he hears from alumni from the College of Architecture, Planning and Design is that Seaton Hall needs work. The ...

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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Aug. 31, 2015

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. 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 ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Aug. 31, 2015


The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, August 31th, 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. Due to conflicting ...

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Garden City, Great Bend Selected As Finalists For Shipping Hubs


Garden City and Great Bend have been selected as finalists for development of transload shipping centers. The two communities emerged from a group of seven cities, whose representatives made formal presentations in August before the Transload Facility Site Analysis Selection Committee, which includes private sector representatives. The seven cities are among 111 sites that were initially proposed. The Kansas Department ...

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Social Media Tip Leads To Arrest In Gage County Police Chase


A pursuit in Gage County early Sunday morning led to an arrest in Beatrice some four hours later, on a citizen tip as to the vehicles location. Authorities had attempted a traffic stop in southern Gage County shortly before 1 a.m. that led to a half-hour chase that passed through Wymore and Blue Springs several times. A caller tip prompted by a social media post identified ...

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Final Countdown For Orchestra on the Oregon Trail Underway


The countdown to the Orchestra on the Oregon Trail at Alcove Spring Park north of Blue Rapids Sunday is on. The Topeka Symphony will headline the event at 6 p.m. A variety of other acts will take the stage, including Chicago based singer-songwriter Susan Werner at 4 p.m. Other warm-up acts have local ties, with Tim Strathman of Centralia performing with Joel Naaf at 2 p.m., and ...

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Injury Accident Sends 18 Year Old To Hospital


An injury accident was reported Friday afternoon around 4 p.m. in Nemaha County. Kathleen M. Perry, 18, of Axtell lost control on 168th Road, a half mile east of B Road. Her vehicle left the roadway and struck an embankment and a fence, then rolled. The driver was transported to the Nemaha Valley Hospital in Seneca.

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“Chicago” to open Community Players spectacular 40th season

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Community Players will “razzle dazzle” with the upcoming musical “Chicago.” This classic show opens Friday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and runs Sept. 12, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. The box office, located at 412 Ella St., Beatrice, is open weekdays from noon to 5:30 p.m. and two hours prior to performances. ...

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Orchestra on the Oregon Trail Is Sunday


Music Meets the Meadow This Weekend Music meets the meadow at Alcove Spring Historic Park Sunday, September 6, when a seventy-piece orchestra, a six-member country rock band, and a four-member blues band perform for the inaugural Orchestra on the Oregon Trail. Gates to the park open at 1:00 p.m. and music fills the day until 10:00 p.m. The park is ...

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