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NEK-CAP Receives $1.2 Million Subsidy For Low Income Residents

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NEK-CAP of Northeast Kansas was among ten recipients of $1.2 million in rental subsidy and utility assistance for low income residents, in a recent grant announcement from the Kansas Housing Resource Corporation. $75,000 was awarded, and will be available to assist those in a 7 county area, including Marshall and Nemaha counties. Read More »

Senator Moran Recommends FCC Action On Rural Telecommunication Services

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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran recently called on the Federal Communications Commission to do more to encourage rural telecommunications companies to upgrade telecommunications services in Kansas, and across the country. A bi-partisan group of 25 senators are calling for changes to the Universal Service Fund to increase accessibility for customers in rural areas. Recent reforms have left the fund unpredictable. Read More »

Meeting On Old World Bluestem To Be Held December 5th

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Old World Bluestem is the name for an invasive grass that has been increasingly seen in Northeast Kansas and is causing real problems for cattle producers. Specifically the species we are dealing with is Caucasian Bluestem, a native of southern Asia and Australia. It is drought tolerant and very aggressive, but lower in quality and palatability than native species. Cattle ... Read More »

High Speed Police Chase Ends In Crash

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A high speed chase out of Beatrice early Friday morning ended on Highway 8 east of Odell. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Wissler of Pawnee City was arrested on charges including flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless driving, minor in possession and suspicion of driving under the influence among others, and was being held on $10,000 bond. Pursuit began around 3 a.m. after ... Read More »

Extension Agent Mike Vogt Announces Transfer To Holton

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Marshall County Extension Agent Mike Vogt has announced his transfer to Holton, where he has taken a position as an Agricultural Economist with the Northeast Kansas Farm Management Association. Effective November 21, the transition will end a twenty year tenure with Vogt serving as Marshall County Extension Agent. The Extension Board is expected to begin a replacement search, with screening ... Read More »

Negotiations Continue On Baileyville School Buildings Sale

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Negotiations continue with Highland Community College and USD 115 for sale of the school buildings in Baileyville. An original price tag of $500,000 is now being reduced to $350,000, after counter offers by each party. Highland plans to use the facility for a learning center. The school board had recently met in special session to approve the price reduction. Read More »

Community Gardens Encourage Capital Growth

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By Leslie Manning, 4-H Youth and Community Development Agent - River Valley Extension District The opportunity for a community garden is available to all constituents in the River Valley Extension District who have self-motivation and community partnership. Whether gardener or partner, each role encourages capital growth within the seven areas of the community capital framework: built, natural, social, political, cultural, human ... Read More »

The King’s Singers to Set the Mood for the Holiday Season

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One of the world’s most successful a cappella groups is coming to Marshall County for a two-day residency. While in the area The King’s Singers will perform a Christmas concert and lead a Master Class. Ticket sales are underway for their concert, “Joy to the World,” on Friday, November 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Founded ... Read More »

KCC Grants Grain Belt Express Siting Permit Contingent Upon Line Siting Approval in Three Other States

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Topeka, KS – Today, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC or Commission) approved an Order granting a siting permit to Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express) to construct the Kansas portion of a 600 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line, and an HVDC converter station and associated transmission facilities. The line begins in Ford County, Kansas, ... Read More »

Second Annual Gingerbread House Contest To Be Held In Marysville

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The 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest will be held in conjunction with the Christmas Opening in downtown Marysville on November 29th & 30th.  The contest  is open to the public (amateurs only) and has 3 categories:  Youth (11 & under), Teen (12-17) and Adult (18 & up).  Entries may be submitted by an individual or by a group.  First place prizes ... Read More »