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Washington County Voter’s Unhappy with Commissioners

According to a press release received by KNDY a group of unhappy voters in Washington County plan to attend the Washington County Commissioner’s meeting on April 16 at 8:15.   The group is protesting the commissioners’ decision to change voting procedures.  According to the release Commissioners were presented with a petition opposing the changes signed by nearly 700 registered voters in …

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Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

April 2, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; and Robert S. Connell member; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   Commissioner Loiseau was absent from the meeting.   The meeting was called into order at 9:00 a.m.    The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. …

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Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Donating Blood

  This National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, the American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate and help save lives. Approximately every two seconds a patient in theUnited Statesneeds a blood transfusion. Thanks to volunteer blood donors, the Red Cross is able to provide needed blood products to local hospitals and more than 3,000 hospitals …

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SCC to hold nursing workshop on Beatrice Campus

Southeast Community College’s Continuing Education Division is sponsoring a nursing workshop later this month on the Beatrice Campus. The workshop, titled “Beatrice Conference: Pharmacy Issues in Infectious Disease,” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. April 25 in the Truman Center on SCC’s Beatrice Campus, 4771 W. Scott Road. Cost is $69 per person and includes lunch. Nurses attending …

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Washington County 4-Hers Participate in Regional 4-H Day

4-Hers receiving top blues at the River Valley District 4-H day, March 3, 2012,  qualified to attend the Regional 4-H Day composed of the River Valley Extension District, Central Kansas District, Dickinson, Geary, and Marshall Counties. Regional 4-H Day was held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at theClayCenterCommunityHigh School.   EligibleWashingtonCounty4-H members participating and results were: Model Meetings: Farmington 4-H …

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Beattie Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident Near Blue Rapids

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that a fatality accident claimed the life of a Beattie man Saturday evening. Robert Studer lost control of his motorcycle just east of Blue Rapids on U.S. Highway 77, shortly before 8 pm. His motorcycle apparently left the roadway, hit gravel losing control, and struck a guardrail.

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Centralia Man Injured In Accident

 A Centralia man is sent to the hospital after a trash truck-semi accident in rural Jefferson County Thursday.   The Kansas Highway Patrol, reported the accident occurred at approximately seven on Kansas highway 16, five and a half miles west of Valley Falls at North Cedar Road.    A 2003 International semi driven by 38-year-old Kenneth Allen of Topeka was …

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Dawg’s Hut Owner Dies Unexpectedly

Robyn Riekenberg, longtime owner of Dawg’s Hut Sporting Goods in Beatrice passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning.    Riekenberg  grew up and graduated from Hanover High School in 1980. He played football at Dodge City Community College and briefly for Kansas State University. He graduated from KSU in 1984.   In 1994, Riekenberg opened a sporting goods store called the Dawg’s …

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Health Officials Warn of Increase in Rabies

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. With 13 animals testing positive for rabies in Kansas since Jan. 1, health officials here anticipate an increase in the number of rabid animals this year compared to last year.  The 13 rabid animals included four skunks, …

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