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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 »

Morten Kier, Member Of M-Pact, Coming To Marshall County

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After two successful stops in Marshall County, the Marshall County Arts Cooperative stays in touch with the members of m-pact, the all-male a cappella group based out of Los Angeles, California, who performed in the area twice. For its current season, the arts cooperative tapped into one of m-pact’s members to come back for a return visit. The arts cooperative ... Read More »

Power Outages Planned For The City of Washington

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The City of Washington will have two scheduled power outages on Friday, November 1, 2013. 9:00 AM – 2 hour outage. 2:00 PM – 30 minute outage. All city utility customers will be affected. Work is being performed to correct a problem with a connection in the substation, and to install switches on the substation at the power plant to ... Read More »

SCC Automotive Technology Program Earns Top 20 National Ranking

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The Automotive Technology program on Southeast Community College’s Milford Campus is ranked among the top 20 schools nationwide. WIX® Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech magazine as title sponsors for the 2013 School of the Year competition, recently announced the top 20 schools from nearly 160 entrants across the U.S. The winning school will receive $2,500 in ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes – Oct. 14

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Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance reducing the speed limit to 30 miles per hour was unanimously adopted on Jayhawk Road from 8th to 16th Street. The City Administrator updated the council on the KDOT project award for improvements on U.S. 36 Highway from 17th to just east of 20th Street. The state will fund a 95% share up ... Read More »

Axtell & Sabetha Students Win KDOT Traffic Safety Contest

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Seven-year-old Laura Edelman of Sabetha, 10-year-old Reagan de Koning of Axtell and 12-year-old Kallie Leiker of Hays are the statewide winners in the 2013 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest for all Kansas kids ages 5-13. Each kid was first selected as a regional winner and will receive a bicycle and a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas ... Read More »