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Marshall County Crop Report

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Mike Vogt, Marshall County Extension Agent, reports that the harvest has progressed nicely over the past week. In his crop report Vogt estimates that in Marshall County Soy Bean Harvest is approximately 60% complete with most yields running between 45 and 60 bushels per acre. Corn harvest is estimated to be approximately 50% complete with most yields between 110 and ... Read More »

Conservation/Education Farm Tour Postponed

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A conservation education farm tour scheduled for October 11th has been postponed to November 7th. The tour was to take place Lucinda & Sheila Stuenkel Farms 1835 Parallel Rd., Palmer, KS. The tour is sponsored by Kansas Rural Center, Tuttle Creek Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy and NRCS and Conservation Districts in Washington Clay Counties Read More »

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Will Take Place On November 9, 2011

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, November 9 at  1 p.m. central time and may last up to three and a half minutes. ... Read More »

Wymore Man Pleads No Contest to Felony Child Abuse

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44-year-old John Hintz of Wymore plead no contest Thursday morning in Gage County District Court to a charge of felony child abuse. Court documents say that in March the Gage County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Department of Health and Human Services in regards to a 7-year-old child under the adopted care of Hintz. The report claimed Hintz ... Read More »

Road Projects Announced

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Kansas Department of Roads announced the latest round of projects scheduled for 2012 to 2014. Marshall County projects include: • K110 beginning at the Junction with US 36 North to the Axtell City Limits. • US 36 from the Washington/Marshall County Line to the 4 lane divide. • US 36 beginning at the K87 junction and east to the Nemaha/Marshall ... Read More »

Pony Express Riders Commemorate 150th

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Monday, The Kansas Division of the National Pony Express Association will relay a special mailbag from the Kansas Territorial Capitol in Lecompton to the state Capitol in Topeka. The delivery will take place on horseback to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Pony Express and the 150th birthday of Kansas. Both were started in 1861. 13 Kansas ... Read More »

Beatrice Woman Arrested for Child Abuse

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Tieghsia L. Udell, age 21 of Beatrice was arrested early Wednesday morning for child abuse. Police were called to 1008 N. 26th at about 2:00 a.m. to investigate a 2-year-old child in the parking lot alone. Residents of the apartment complex found the child in the parking lot after they heard him calling for his mother. The neighbors attempted to ... Read More »

Field Fire Southeast of Beatrice

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Dry conditions contributed to a fire southeast of Beatrice near 10th and Lilac Roads on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was caused by a combine’s overheated manifold. A strong wind from the south pushed the fire toward the Big Blue River. The area burned contained corn, beans and alfalfa. Firemen created a staging area on fire’s western flank on South 10th ... Read More »

Diller-Odell Celebrates Homecoming

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Diller-Odell schools will celebrate homecoming on Friday. The Post Prom Committee will hold a tailgate at 6 p.m. followed by the football game versus Johnson Brock at 7 p.m. Royalty candidates are all members of the senior class. Read More »

Southern Holds Annual Tailgater

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Southern Wymore will hold their 7th Annual Chili Tailgater from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Arbor State Park in Wymore. Football player’s parents will be recognized during the game with Wilber-Clatonia Read More »