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Work Begins On Wind Farm In Marshall County

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Preliminary work has begun on a wind farm in northeast Marshall County. The $4.5 million project will include 30 turbines, generating 75 megawatts of power. Thirty-two landowners of some 7,300 acres have leased land to the Iowa developer of the Marshall Wind Energy Farm. In lieu of property taxes, which are exempt for ten years by state statute, the developer ... Read More »

Home Destroyed By Fire In Wymore

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A fire early Friday morning around 2 a.m. destroyed a Wymore residence in the 400 block of 5th Street. Brian Pearson, and his 12 year old daughter, who woke to flames in her bedroom, escaped without injury. A Wymore firefighter was taken to Beatrice Community Hospital with a minor hand injury. The fire may have been electrical in nature. Two ... Read More »

Injury Accident Reported Along K-9 Highway

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An injury accident was reported October 17 on Highway K-9 near 25th Road in Marshall County. Kevin Hinzo of Vermillion was passing Roberta McMullen of Centralia; he lost control and went into a guardrail. Hinzo was taken by ambulance to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville. A windshield on a tractor parked at Home City Grain was damaged October 12, resulting ... Read More »

Washington County Hospital Plans Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Washington County Hospital will host a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday afternoon for the new addition and remodeling project. The construction timeline and process will be covered, with the blueprints and a question and answer session available. The architects and builder will be in attendance, and the public is encouraged to attend. Construction is scheduled to begin on the $6.8 million project ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting – Oct. 21

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Thomas K. Holle member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting – Oct. 21

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–These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, October 21, 2013 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Gary Ouellette, 3rd ... Read More »

Is Winter Canola a Valid Cropping Option for North Central Kansas?

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By Kim Larson, Crop Production, River Valley Extension District Growing winter canola is still rather new to Kansas farmers, but it is catching on and growing in popularity in certain areas of the state. In our area in north central Kansas, winter canola is still rather a rarity. However, canola has become a profitable oil crop that has real possibilities in ... Read More »

Search For Missing David Welch Ends In Utah Following Fatal Highway Accident

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On October 18, 2013 the Riley County Police Department was contacted by the Utah Highway Patrol in reference to a single vehicle fatality accident involving a maroon in color Pontiac Montana van. The fatality accident reportedly occurred on Interstate Highway 70 approximately forty-seven miles west of Green River, Utah. Utah Highway Patrol was able to positively identify ... Read More »

Thunder Selected As Mascot For Nemaha Central Middle & High School

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Today the students of the Nemaha Central Schools took the final step in selecting the mascot for the new Nemaha Central Middle School and High School effective for the 2014-2015 school year. The students had three to choose from: the Jaguars, the Thunder or the Titans. These were the top three choices from a list of mascots that had begun ... Read More »

1A Certified Pesticide Applicator Renewal Certification Training, Nov. 12th

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River Valley Extension District is hosting an area pest management school at the Cloud County Community College on November 12th. This day long educational school will provide 1A commercial pesticide applicator CEU credits fulfilling 7 pest management (and CCA) credits and one core hour. Session topics include: herbicide weed resistance; corn and soybean diseases; corn and sorghum pest diagnosis/management; regulations; ... Read More »