Home | KNDY News (page 150)

KNDY News

Local FFA Member Will Receive Top Honors

Local FFA member Austin Schmitz will receive several honors at this year’s Local FFA Honors Held In Manhattan.  This is the 84th Kansas FFA Convention.   Austin Schmitz will receive a State FFA Proficiency Award in Dairy Production Entrepreneurship for outstanding accomplishments made in developing programs that prepare him for a career in agriculture.  Schmitz is also one of three ... Read More »

RSVP Office Moving Downtown

The RSVP office in Marysville has moved from 109 S. 8th Street to 813 Broadway, which was previously Dorothy’s Place (Café). There is a step out front with hand rails, however if people cannot use the step, they can come in the back door off the alley. Read More »

Blue Algae Advisory Issued for Milford Lake

Milford Lake has been placed under an “Advisory” status. An “Advisory” status means that Harmful blue-green algae have been detected. A Public Health Advisory indicates that a hazardous condition exists.   When an Advisory is issued, KDHE recommends the following precautions be taken:  Humans, pets, and livestock do not drink untreated lake water Clean fish and rinse with clean water, ... Read More »

Rabies Reminder

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. “We have a significantly higher number of confirmed rabid animals this year”, said KDHE State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Ingrid Garrison. Vaccines are available for dogs, cats, ferrets, horses, cattle and sheep.   Animal rabies is common ... Read More »

Whooping Cough on the Rise

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says reports of pertussis are beginning to rise in Northeast Kansas . Since April 1, 2012, 71 reports of pertussis have been received in Northeast Kansas counties, compared to 23 outside of Northeast Kansas . For more information, please see the attachment. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused ... Read More »

Wheat Harvest Report

Wheat Harvest in the listening area is well under way.    The Southeast Nebraska Coop in Herkimer reports that they are receiving a steady stream of incoming wheat.  The Coop reports that test weights are running between 50 and 63, moisture measuring 11-12, and yield ranging from 30-50 bushel.    In Beattie the Coop reports that weights are running 58-36, ... Read More »

David Schmitz, Wetmore Attendance Center Principal, is retiring.

 Schmitz resignation was accepted Monday evening by the Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education.  Schmitz was the principle at the Wetmore Attendance Center for the past five years.  Board President Ed Reznicek thanked Schmitz his service the last five years’   A lengthy discussion was held by the board concerning the request by a group of Bern area property ... Read More »

Bicycling Across Kansas

Several hundred bicyclists will travel through the area as a part of the Biking Across Kansas Bicycle Event.  The bicyclists will begin their 475-mile journey on Friday ( June 8th) at the Colorado border and end the trek next Friday, ( June 15th ) at the Missouri River bank in Elwood. Centralia will serve as a rest stop for the ... Read More »

Three Injured in Alcohol Related Crash

Three people were injured in an accident Thursday night in Nemaha County Nebraska, west of Johnson. The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department report says Tyler Armknecht was eastbound on 731 Road when he apparently lost control of the vehicle he was driving. The vehicle went into the south ditch and rolled.   Armknecht and two female passengers were transported to the ... Read More »

Wheat Harvest Update

Clay County farmers have just started harvesting in earnest, according to Jim Spector, manager at Farmway Coop in Clay Center. Yields range from 40 to 60 bushels per acre for the most part; test weights average 60 to 61 pounds per bushel and protein ranges from 10 to 11. Spector says farmers expect an above average harvest, and the elevator ... Read More »