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Marysville City Council discusses budget concerns

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The Marysville City Council met in regular session Monday evening.  Included in city business was a report on sales tax earnings.  Sales tax collected for the month of January was $70,351, up slightly from January of 2009.  The council reviewed the budget status up to the current time and included a report by Rick Shain, City Administrator concerning financial issues.  ... Read More »

Injury accident in Gage County sends 3 to the hospital

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On February 5th, 2010 at approximately 2100 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the intersection of Highway 77 and 41 to a single vehicle rollover accident.  Upon arrival, deputies located 38 year old Sandra Price of Beatrice along with two minor children in the vehicle.  Investigation revealed that Price was traveling southbound on Highway 77 when she lost ... Read More »

Filley man killed in Two vehicle accident.

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A Filley man was killed in a two vehicle accident.  On February 5, 2010 at approximately 0715 hours, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a two vehicle injury accident on Highway 136 approximately 750 feet east of Hoyt Road. A van, driven by 75 year old Eldon D. Oltman of Filley, was traveling east on Highway 136 just east ... Read More »

Kansas Corn Growers Association elects new leadership

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The Kansas Corn Growers Association board elected Bob Timmons of Fredonia , KS as the KCGA president at a meeting following the association’s annual meeting on Feb 2. Timmons replaces Brian Baalman, Menlo, who had served as the KCGA president for the past six years. “We have been fortunate to have Brian as our leader for so many years,” Timmons ... Read More »

Innovative Stream Buffer Program Available in Marshall and Washington Counties

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I’m forwarding a NEW program as of Feb. 1.  Applications are being taken now through April 1, 2010.   This is an innovative program for our farmers, ranchers & livestock folks in Marshall & Washington Counties within the Lower Little & Big Blue River Watersheds.    Targeted areas are pictured on the map in the Program Summary attached.  They include:    1.  Cropland & livestock  2.  Stream banks  ... Read More »

KANSAS COURT WORKERS – STAYING ON THE JOB

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Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lawton Nuss says court workers in the state won’t be furloughed for a week this month. A contingency plan drafted last summer proposed that the courts be closed for up to six weeks, beginning February 15, as a cost-cutting measure due to severe budget deficits. But in a letter to employees Thursday, Nuss said budget-reduction steps ... Read More »

K-STATE’S GROW PROGRAM TO SPONSOR ‘HELPING HANDS’ EVENT IN FEBRUARY

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K-STATE’S GROW PROGRAM TO SPONSOR ‘HELPING HANDS’ EVENT IN FEBRUARY MANHATTAN – Middle school-age girls from across Kansas have the opportunity to participate in “Helping Hands” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, on the Kansas State University campus. The event, offering hands-on exploration of innovative medical treatments, is sponsored by K-State’s GROW, Girls Researching Our World program. ... Read More »

Regional Economy Picking Up

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A perfect lead in to the next story!!! Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss is predicting, “The likelihood of dipping back into recessionary territory has diminished significantly.” Goss says a January survey of business leaders in 9-Midwest and Plains state suggests the region’s economy is picking up steam. The Business Conditioning Index for the Mid-America Region made a healthy jump in ... Read More »

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 »