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Contractors Meeting with KDHE

Representatives from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and All Things Exterior in Beloit will be hosting an informational meeting on new regulations regarding Lead-based paint in housing and how its impacts contractors in Kansas. The meeting is designed to help all contractors, property managers and others who disturb painted surfaces in North Central Kansas understand the new Lead-Based ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 050810 on K 22 just north of 19th Road William Tolle, Gaiva, KS driving a 2000 Pontiac struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On 051110 on US 36 ½ mile west of Yankee Road, Sarah Koehler, Hanover traveling westbound driving a 2000 Jeep struck deer. Shirley Danielson, Concordia traveling eastbound driving a 2006 ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, MAY 17, 2010          The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 17, 2010 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Chairman, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk. ` Chairman Helms called the ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners Minutes

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 by Charles R. Loiseau, seconded by Michael J. Keating.  Unanimous.  Custodian Lou Wassenberg met with the Board. Joe Hurla, 360 Energy Solutions met with the ... Read More »

ESFI Cautions Consumers About Electrical Hazards

Arlington, VA – In the aftermath of severe weather events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and flash floods, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is encouraging consumers to be aware of the potential dangers that result when water comes in contact with electricity. “As families begin to clean up following a flood or storm, it is important to remember that there ... Read More »

Kansas Soldier Honored With Flag Lowering

Governor Mark Parkinson is directing flags to be flown at half staff Tuesday. The request is to honor Sgt. Ralph Mena of Hutchinson. Sgt. Mena died in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi freedom on May 3rd, 2010. You are asked to keep flags at half staff from sun-up to sun-down. Read More »

Award Program Helps Marshall County Non-Profits

Kansas farmers have the opportunity to win awards to help community non-profit organizations that are dear to their hearts. The awards are available through Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities ProjectSM, a new program being offered in select counties in California, Kansas, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and South Dakota. Through the program, farmers can enter to win the ... Read More »

KHP Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips As We Enter Summer

With the warmer temperatures and summer right around the corner, Kansans may have noticed more motorcycles on the roads. As a precursor to what is normally the beginning of the riding season, federal, state, and local organizations are recognizing the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. “Too many motorcycle riders have been injured or killed on the state’s roadways, the past few years,” ... Read More »

Website Launched To Commemorate Kansas’ 150th Birthday

TOPEKA, KS—January 29, 2011, marks 150 years of statehood for Kansas. The Kansas 150 Advisory Committee launched a website today for communities across Kansas to become involved. The website, ks150.org, is a portal to events, programs, resources, and agencies that commemorate the anniversary of statehood. “We believe the KS150.org website will be the key to success for the Kansas sesquicentennial ... Read More »

Auditions: Large Cast Needed to Present Rock and Roll Musical

Auditions are approaching for the Marysville Area Community Theatre’s production of Bye Bye Birdie. Try-outs will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, May 25 and 26, from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. The musical takes place in the late 1950s where teenagers from across the United States are going crazy for the handsome rock star, ... Read More »