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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes, June 20th

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June 20, 2011 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle members; 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 »

Washington County COMMISSION MINUTES, June 20, 2011

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The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 20, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner. Chairman Otott called the meeting to order. The next ... Read More »

SCC Ranked In Four Categories By Community College Week

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Led by its eighth consecutive No. 1 ranking in Precision Production, Southeast Community College is among the nation’s top community colleges in terms of graduates in four categories, according to a published report. Community College Week’s annual top 100 Associate Degree Producers, comprised of data from the 2009-2010 academic year, was released June 13. Southeast showed a 9 percent growth ... Read More »

Kansas Creating Database of Special Needs Citizens

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Kansas is urging the disabled and other residents with special needs to provide information about themselves for a disaster planning database. Kansas Adjutant General Lee Tafanelli says the state Division of Emergency Management, which he leads, wants to make sure that local emergency management officials know about people with special needs in their communities. For example, Tafanelli said, registering with ... Read More »

Washington County Hospital Administrator Retiring

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Longtime Washington County Hospital Administrator Everett Lutjemeier is retiring on July 1st. Lutjemeier served as administrator for 20 years. A retirement party honoring Lutjemeier will be held in the basement of the Firest National Bank on Thursday, June 30th from 4 to 6 P.M. Lutjemeier will be replaced by Doyle McKinney who is currently director of the Jewell County Hospital. ... Read More »

Highway 36 Travel is NOT Recommended

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The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is recommending an alternate route for travelers wishing to travel on US Highway 36 through northeast Kansas until July 1st. US-36 is not recommended as an alternate route through northeast Kansas due to existing construction projects and lane closures. The recommended route through northeast Kansas for this weekend is as follows: • For southbound ... Read More »

15 Year Old Involved in Injury Accident

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On Thursday June 9th an injury accident was reported on Highway 77 and 29961 US State Highway 77. Joshua A. Cotner, age 15 of Wymore, and one other passenger were traveling southbound on Highway 77 when Cotner lost control of the Ford Escort, ran off of the road to the west, drove through the yard of 29961 US State Highway ... Read More »

Board of Regents Raise Tuition Fees

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It’s official – the Kansas Board of Regents approved new rates yesterday that will increase tuition costs for university students next fall. The new rates will create about $26-million in additional revenue for the 6-state universities – Kansas, Kansas State, Wichita State, Pittsburg State, Emporia State and Fort Hays. The new rate increases also mean the schools will receive more ... Read More »

Outdoor Sports Speaker Clark To Present At Blue Rapids Museum

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The kick-off speaker for the “Outdoor Sports” exhibit at the Blue Rapids Museum will be Brent Clark, a wildlife biological technician for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. He is knowledgeable about wildlife diversity and habitat requirements. Clark will also speak about the Walk in Hunting and WHIP “Wildlife Habitat Implementation Program”. His collection of objects for display ... Read More »

Board of Marshall County Commissioners Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Charles R. Loiseau, Chairman; Robert S. Connell and Thomas K. Holle members; 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 upon a motion ... Read More »