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“Blood Red” Moon may Appear Tonight

Weather permitting, sky gazers in northern America and Europe are in for a treat in the early morning hours of Tuesday, when the first total lunar eclipse in almost three years is poised to turn the Moon pink, coppery or even a blood red. Coinciding eerily with the northern hemisphere’s mid-winter solstice, the eclipse will happen because the Sun, the ...

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Time is Running Out to Change Medicare Plan

Time is ticking to review your Medicare Part D Plan for 2011 and make any changes. The end of Medicare prescription drug annual open enrollment is fast approaching. If you want to change your Medicare drug plan or Medicare advantage health plan, do it by December 31, 2010.       Extension agents and counselors have been extremely busy helping individuals with ...

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KNDY AM 1570 Temporarily Off the Air

KNDY AM1570 is currently not on the air for maintenance reasons.  We hope to have the project completed by Tuesday afternoon.  Stay tuned to KNDY FM 95.5 for the latest news weather and sports.  You can also visit our website Kndyradio.com or find us on Face book by searching for KNDY radio.  There you will find our latest news weather ...

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Man who attempted to make police shoot him found insane

The case against Barry Vilda has been dismissed from Gage County District Court and he will instead be committed to a mental health facility. Vilda, 46, of Beatrice, was arrested on Nov. 6, 2009 after breaking through the front door of the Gage County Sheriff’s Office with a pry bar. He then had a stand off with deputies as he ...

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$2,500 in Tools Donated to Nemaha Valley Schools

Prime Source Building Products of Kansas City offered a donation of several power tools for the Industrial Arts program in Seneca.  The Nemaha Valley School Board accepted the donation valued at over $2,500.  According to Nemaha Valley Teacher Bruce Stanley the tools will be used in the construction of several small buildings.  A local couple has agreed to purchase the ...

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Unemployment Rises!

Unemployment rose during the month November in all but one Kansas County.  Kansas Department of Labor released the unemployment figures Friday.  Atchison County was the only county to see a decrease from 8.3 percent down to 8.0 percent. Marshall County unemployment was 4.8 percent up from 4.4 percent in October, Washington County increased from 3.8 percent in October to 4.2 ...

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Kansas Attorney General Elect Will Watch Federal EPA Regulations

Kansas Attorney General-elect Derek Schmidt announced this week that his office will keep an eye on any environmental regulations coming from the federal government that might exceed federal authority. The Republican Schmidt takes office next month. He said, “I think we’re in a period of time here where it’s going to be important for states’ legal representatives to keep an ...

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Corrections officer foils escape plan

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th, 2010, Gage County Corrections Lieutenant Mulbery heard a banging noise coming from the cell block area.   At that time, all inmates were removed from the cell block area.  Arrangements were made with other facilities and they were transported out immediately.  A six inches by six inches hole was located on the west wall ...

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Seneca fire causes businesses to move

The recent fire at 417 Main Street in Seneca has affected other businesses in the downtown area.  NEK-CAP Inc. is relocating to their Outreach Office located at 209 N. 8th Street in Seneca. Jessica Kramer, Family Network Specialist, can be contacted at the lower level of the NEK-CAP, Inc. Head Start Center Monday, Wednesday and Fridays or by calling at ...

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Help for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome is now available

While statistics show roughly eight percent of all Americans have some form of Post Traumatic Stress, that number balloons to 30 percent for veterans and active service personnel. Stay Strong Nation, a non-profit organization working to help veterans and service personnel cope with Post-Traumatic Stress/Traumatic Brain Injury (PTS/TBI), recently formed to provide assistance for veterans. Stay Strong Nation is a ...

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