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Authorities Find Missing Clyde Man

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The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department released a statement late yesterday afternoon in regard to a Clyde man who had gone missing Sunday. The body of Brett W. Golbeck was found in a creek near where his truck had crashed. Golbeck was located at about 4:00 o’clock Monday afternoon after his pickup truck was found in a ditch near 212 Road ... Read More »

New Investment Tools for Alternative Energy Sources

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One area college has made a substantial investment in wind-power and another is looking at making a sizable investment. Both are hoping to put a big dent in the money they shell out annually in energy costs. Last month state dignitaries travelled to Concordia to watch the Power-Up Clooud Wind Energy Farm go on line at Cloud County Community College. ... Read More »

Kansas Farm Bureau Endorses Moran

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The State’s largest agriculture advocacy organization, the Kansas Farm Bureau, late last week gave First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran it endorsement for his campaign for the U.S. Senate. Ottawa County grain farmer and Kansas Farm Bureau President Steve Baccus said of Congressman Moran, “Kansas farmers and ranchers have no more vocal and effective champion than Jerry Moran.” Adding, “We ... Read More »

Chamber of Commerce Honors Moran

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran with the Spirit of Enterprise Award this week. The U.S. Senate hopeful was honored for his pro-business record during the first session of the 111th Congress. Thomas J. Donohue – President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber said of Moran, “The Chamber applauds Representative Moran for supporting the private sector ... Read More »

USD 223 makes budget cuts

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223 Barnes, Hanover and Linn School Board met on Monday.  The purpose of the meeting was to address budget concerns and make decisions concerning the 2010-2011 School Budget.  Rick Simoncic, District Superintendent reported that no teaching staff cuts were made.  There was a reduction in hours for some of the classified staff.  The Board did approve instituting a “Pay to ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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Marysville City Council met on Monday.  The council discussed the airport runway project and approved a bid from ME Collins for 1 million three hundred twenty-three thousand dollars for the addition of a taxiway.  The approval is subject to the FFA approval and funds becoming available.  The council also discussed the addition of a sidewalk on South 11 road to ... Read More »

Kansas Agricultural Statistics, Cattle & Hay Numbers

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Information concerning 2009 statewide hay estimates and 2010 cattle estimates was released this week by Kansas Agricultural Statistics. Kansas alfalfa production totaled 3.66-million tons in 2009 – a 27% increase above 2008 production. The cattle numbers statewide in 2010 are down about 5% from the previous year. As of January 1st, cattle and calves held on Kansas farms and ranches ... Read More »

CRP General Signup

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The Farm Service Agency is reporting that a general signup is anticipated in late summer in the 2010 Conservation Reserve Program. Consequently, producers with expiring CRP contracts may want to apply for the General Signup to determine whether the existing CRP can be re-enrolled. The FSA is also reporting that producers are inquiring about early land preparation on CRP ground ... Read More »

Attempted suicide at Gage county detention center

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On April 26, 2010, staff members of the Gage County Detention Center found inmate Joshua Lopez, a 27-year-old Beatrice resident, attempting to commit suicide by hanging himself in his cell.  Lopez had been arrested a short time earlier by the Beatrice Police Department for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person and for several outstanding warrants.  During the booking ... Read More »

Public meetings scheduled to discuss Axtell-Sabetha consolidation

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Two community information meetings have been set on the consolidation agreement between the Axtell and Sabetha School Districts. They will be Tuesday, May 11th at the Sabetha Middle School and Wednesday, May 12th at the St. James Church Hall in Wetmore. Both meetings will be at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. The Kansas State Board of Education ... Read More »