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Washington County School District Wins $10,000

The Washington County School District has selected as a $10,000 winner in the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.  This program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to apply for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.  After a three-tier grant review process, Washington County was selected as one of ten winners in ...

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Voting Reminders

A reminder, all those who wish to vote early may do so until noon Monday, November 5th.  We will have a list of all the voting locations on our news beginning with our noon report on Monday on KNDY.  We’ll also have election results Tuesday evening beginning around 8:30 on FM 95.5, AM 1570, and FM 94.1 and they’ll also ...

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Farmers have chance to win $2,500 for their non-profit organization

America’s Farmer’s Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives farmers the chance to win a $2,500 donation to their favorite local non-profit organization.  Farmers have until November 30 to enter.  Just go to growcommunities.com or call toll free 877-267-3332 to enter.  The Monsanto Fund will select one winner from each county and the winners will announced in January 2013.  ...

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Diller Odell Teacher up for award

Beth Roelfs, the Special Education and Title I Director at Diller-Odell Elementary School has been selected as one of five finalists for the 2013 Harlequin More Than Words Award.  The top 3 finalists will have $15,000 donated to the organization that they are involved in and support.  Roelfs has selected the Diller Community Foundation Endowment Fund as her choice if ...

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Southeast Community College Open House this Sunday

Southeast Community  College will be holding it’s annual Open House this Sunday, November 4th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at it’s campus locations in Beatrice, Lincoln, and Milford.  Prospective students and their family, current students and their family, Southeast Community College Alumni, and constituents are welcome to come tour the campus, which was ranked as the 8th best community ...

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Marysville Schools Receive Standard of Excellence Awards

Marysville Public Schools received Standard of Excellence Awards in Reading, Math, & Science.  The elementary school received buildingwide awards in reading and math while the Junior-Senior High earned buildingwide awards in all 3 categories.  Individual grade levels received Standard of Excellence, including 4th, 5th, & 6th grade in reading, 3rd, 4th, & 6th grade in math, 7th grade in reading ...

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35-40 People Attend Marysville Pool Meetings

Approximately 20 people attened last Tuesday’s pool meeting and only about 15 were on hand this Tuesday for the meeting at the Marysville City Hall.  Most of the questions were the general, how will the pool be paid for, what features will this pool have, is it handicap accessible?  Mayor Bill Phillipi stated that when the handicap question was asked, ...

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Special Meeting on Axtell Post Office Was Held Tuesday

There was a special meeting in Axtell Tuesday afternoon regarding the Axtell Post Office.  40-50 people attended the meeting, which was called because hours are being cut at the Axtell office.  Sherry Ronnebaum was at the meeting and said anytime there’s a cut in hours, a meeting has to be called.  It was announced that the projected hours would be ...

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American Red Cross Asking For Help Following Sandy

Red Cross Asks for Help in Kansas Blood and Donations are Needed as a Result of East Coast Weather  Sandy has forced the cancellation of about 100 American Red Cross blood drives in 11 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of more than 3,200 units of blood and platelets thus far. The storm may cause power outages ...

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