Home | KNDY News (page 207)

KNDY News

Kansas Selected to Help Write Science Standards

Kansas has been selected to be one of 20 lead states that will help write new national science standards. The announcement Tuesday gives Kansas influence in writing a common set of standards for public schools. Other states on the lead team include California, Maryland, New York and Vermont. The project is a collaboration assembled by the National Research Council and ... Read More »

Beatrice City Council Agrees to Help Playground

Beatrice City Council added $25,000 to the city budget for the Prairie Playground that will be located at the YMCA. Funding will be provided with equal matches of $12,500 coming from keno funds and the occupation tax. The city also agreed to contribute in-kind services for the park’s construction and be responsible for the park maintenance. The Beatrice City budget was ... Read More »

U.S. Geological Survey Admits to Release Algae Into Kansas River

The U.S. Geological Survey admits the release of water from a federal reservoir in northeastern Kansas last month sent algal toxins into the Kansas River. The agency says the controlled release from Milford Lake occurred Aug. 31, two days after the lake was closed for recreation because of a large bloom of blue-green algae. The release sent the tainted water ... Read More »

SRS Not Required to Keep Eleven Positions in Marysville

Economic Development Director George McCune and Community Development Coordinator Juanita McCune met with the Board to give them a weekly update of the Economic Development office. Economic Development Director George McCune informed the Board that $16,050.00 had been received verbally and around $9,000.00 has been actually received to help fund the SRS office rent and expenses in Marysville. He informed ... Read More »

Hanover, Barnes and Washington Fire Departments Respond to Shed Fires

On 091211 the Hanover and Barnes Fire Departments were dispatched to 2331 County Line Road for a shed fire.   On 091211 the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to 312 West College Washington for the report of a shed fire.   On 091211 on Thunder Road 1/2 mile north of 22nd Road, Clair Friedrichs, Marysville driving a 1992 Mack truck ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners’ Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. September 19, 2011 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, September 19, 2011 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, September 19, 2011 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, September 19, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Otott called the meeting ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

September 19, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Thomas K. Holle and Robert S. Connell member; 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 ... Read More »

Homecoming Kings and Queens

Hanover High School crowned Lydia Hynek and Ethan Deidrech as their Homecoming King and Queen Friday night. Linn crowned Tyler Herrs and Marissa Weaver as their King and Queen. Frankfort crowned Daniel Caffrey and Jenna Maas as the Homecoming King and Queen. Read More »

National Senior Corps Week

September 19-23, 2011 is National Senior Corps Week. Senior Corps is made up of three unique volunteer programs that are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Locally, these programs are the Foster Grandparent Program and the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP. RSVP of Northeast Kansas is a very strong non-profit program in Marshall and ... Read More »