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Six SCC Students Among 29 Honored During PTK Event

Six students from Southeast Community College were among 29 honored Wednesday during the annual Phi Theta Kappa All-Nebraska Academic Team ceremony and luncheon held in Lincoln. Coca-Cola is a new sponsor of the team, in conjunction with PTK. Students selected are members of the 2010 Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team. Andy Connell of Marysville, Kan. (Land Surveying/Civil Engineering); Angela ... Read More »

Bird watchers flock to Kansas for unique opportunity

  Manhattan , The Little AppleÒ                                                        Convention and Visitors Bureau Bird watchers flock to Kansas for unique opportunity WAKEFIELD , Kan. – When Spring arrives in Kansas , hundreds of migrating bird species will return to Kansas . The arrival of large numbers of birds on the Kansas landscape will also attract bird watchers from across the country. Many of ... Read More »

KDOT celebrates 20 yrs of volunteer road clean-up

Kansas benefits from 20 years of AAH program More than 31,000 bags of trash – that’s just an average of what Adopt-A-Highway groups in Kansas remove from along roadways each year. This number is a rough estimate by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), that sponsors the program, taking the number of groups and multiplying them by an average of ... Read More »

Hanover Linn Barnes Schools discuss cost saving ideas

USD 223 Community Budget Meetings   Approximately One hundred sixty people attended the USD 223 community meetings held on March 29th & 30th in Linn and Hanover.  After hearing the possible reductions in state funding for the 2010-2011 school year, community members worked in small groups to brainstorm cost saving ideas for the district. As Superintendent of Schools, I was ... Read More »

Bird watchers flock to Kansas for unique opportunity

WAKEFIELD , Kan. – When Spring arrives in Kansas , hundreds of migrating bird species will return to Kansas . The arrival of large numbers of birds on the Kansas landscape will also attract bird watchers from across the country. Many of those outdoors enthusiasts will come for the Kansas Birding Festival, which will be held in Wakefield on Friday, ... Read More »

Nemaha Valley Board to discuss consolidation

The USD 442 Nemaha Valley, Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 5, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the main gym of Nemaha Valley High School.  This is a meeting with the public invited.  School consolidation issues will be the focus of the meeting with several presentations tentatively scheduled for the agenda.  The Presentations will include: ... Read More »

Kansas and Nebraska reach agreement on drivers of farm vehicles

Kansas and Nebraska have agreed to allow persons to operate farm equipment in either state without a CDL.  Under the terms of the agreement a persons from Kansas or Nebraska who has a valid driver’s license may operate a farm vehicle subject to the traffic laws of each state.  Driver’s must be 18 years of age, be operating a vehicle ... Read More »

US Census sends out second mailing

The US Census Bureau will mail another round of 2010 Census questionnaires to about 40 million households April 1st through the 10th. These replacement questionnaires will give households that have not yet responded another opportunity to fill out their form and return it by mail. The goal is to increase mail response rates in areas that had low response rates ... Read More »

Report of car in river brings large emergency response

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department reported that emergency units responded to a report of a car in the river just off West River Road on Monday afternoon at approximately 5:15 P.M..  A second call was received as units were responding that the car was not in the river and was parked on the side of the road.  The Sheriff’s Department ... Read More »

Cloud County Comm. College Wins 2nd at Kansas Ag Contest

(Manhattan, KS) – Cloud County Community College Crops Judging team took second place at the annual Kansas Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (KACTA) contest Friday, March 26, The contests was hosted by Kansas State University (KSU). The CCCC team placed behind KSU’s team as there were no two-year and four-year divisions. Individually, CCCC students did well. Levi Larkins, ... Read More »