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CMH Holds Beam Signing Event For Replacement Hospital

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Marysville, KS — Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) reached a major milestone in construction recently when CMH hospital leaders, staff and board members marked its progress with an informal beam signing ceremony Tuesday morning. The final steel beam will be raised into place within the next several weeks. CMH Beam signing ceremonies are typically held to commemorate the placement of the ... Read More »

Line Item Veto Needed

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The folks in higher education in Kansas got quite a surprise when an error was discovered in an amendment introduced as the state legislature was putting the final touches on the 2010 Budget last week. A wording error in the amendment introduced by in the House by Republican Don Hill from Emporia, could reduce the amount of aid allotted to ... Read More »

Annual Glen Elder Youth Fishing Tournament

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The 6th Annual Glen Elder Youth Fishing Tournament has been set for Saturday, June 5th this year. Volunteer anglers will again be taking the young people out on their boats for the day at Waconda Lake. Lunch will be provided to all of the participants and each of the young people will receive a fishing pole, tackle and prizes. Special ... Read More »

Final EPA “Tailoring Rule”

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First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran is speaking out against the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of its final “tailoring rule” which allows the EPA to begin regulating businesses that emit greenhouse gases in the U.S. Moran said, “With the employment rate hovering at nearly 10%, this rule could not come at a worse time for the U.S. economy and the ... Read More »

Contractors Meeting with KDHE

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »