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Ag Profitability Conference

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The annual area Ag Profitability Conference that was held in Smith Center today brought together an all-star cast of 6 Ag Economics experts from Kansas State University and a little over 50-area producers trying to absorb the financial advice necessary to make this a profitable year down on the farm. The program was co-sponsored by Smith County Extension and Post ... Read More »

Moran Blasts Taiwan

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First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran had some tough words for Taiwan late last week. Congressman Moran blasted the Taiwanese government after the island nation’s Parliament voted to block imports of U.S. beef products. Moran said, “The failure to repeal the decision to block imports of U.S. ground beef and beef offal, risks jeopardizing future trade agreements between the U.S. ... Read More »

Red Cross seeking Northeast Kansas volunteers

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The Red Cross of Northeast Kansas is seeking volunteers to help provide Red Cross Services to the Northeast Kansas Area.  According to Red Cross Regional Marketing Director Deb Tucker the Northeast Red Cross Chapter serves 16 counties and currently has over 300 volunteers.  Volunteers can be trained for local, state, national or international response to a wide range of emergency ... Read More »

Carnival Rides return to Washington County Fair.

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Washington County Fair is planning to bring back carnival rides at this year’s fair.  Leslie Gauby, President of the Fair Board confirmed that a contract has been signed with Moore’s Greater Shows from Lyford, Texas.  In order to secure the carnival Washington County has changed the dates of their fair to July 13th thru 17th.  According to an earlier interview ... Read More »

EPA mandated smoke management plan could lead to the regulation of diesel and dust

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The Kansas State Senate is holding hearings on a bill which asks the Environmental Protection Agency to exempt the Flint Hills from a mandated smoke management plan.  The United States Supreme Court has ruled on an “endangerment finding” and instructed the EPA to regulate “greenhouse gas emissions.  The smoke caused from burning pastures and fields can contribute to the air ... Read More »

Wymore Fire Depart in critical need of EMTs

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Wymore Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is looking for a few good rescuers.  According to Mark Meints, Rescue Chief there is a critical need for volunteers who would be interested in becoming Emergency Medical Technicians.  Volunteers who join the rescue team will have the opportunity to receive training in structural and wild land firefighting, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, and ... Read More »

Washington County appoints new Register of Deeds

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Washington County has a new Register of Deeds.  Nola Dusin was chosen as the new Washington County Register of Deeds on January 22ndby the Washington County Republican Central Committee.  Dusin has been the Deputy Register of Deeds for the past 29 years.  She official took over the position on Monday. Read More »

Phone scam trys to scare persons into sending money.

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Attorney General Steve Six is cautioning Kansans about telephone calls from fake debt collectors who are impersonating law enforcement officers in an effort to extort money.  The caller often states they are collecting a debt related to an internet payday loan.    The scam artists have most recently identified themselves as ACS, National Affidavit Processing Department and United Financial Crime Division, but may ... Read More »

Baileyville man injured in accident.

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A single-vehicle accident sent a Baileyville man to the hospital. Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department reported 23-year-old Andrew Schmitz of Baileyville; was traveling north on J Road last Thursday at approximately 1:40 A.M.  His pickup left the road, ran through a fence and rolled over. Schmitz was transported to the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca. Read More »

SCC Plans Events in Celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week

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Southeast Community College’s Entrepreneurship Center has several activities, all free and open to the public, scheduled in celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week. The weeklong celebration takes place Feb. 21-27. Tim Mittan, director of SCC’s Center, said all of this year’s events are free to the public. “It’s important to provide services during this week that people could use without having ... Read More »