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SCC’s Beekeeping For Beginners Class Begins Oct. 8

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A practical, hands-on class that will provide the skills necessary to be a successful beekeeper is being offered by Southeast Community College’s Continuing Education Division. “Beekeeping for Beginners” is a 12-month class that begins Oct. 8 and runs through Sept. 9, 2014. The class meets just once per month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday, at SCC’s Continuing Education Center, ... Read More »

K-16 Resurfacing Project To Begin In Riley & Pottawatomie Counties

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On Monday, September 16, weather permitting, a resurfacing project will begin on a 20-mile stretch of K-16 from the K-13/K-99 junction at the city of Blaine in Pottawatomie County west to the U.S. 77 junction just north of the city of Randolph in Riley County. Project work includes a 1-inch surface mill and a 1.5-inch asphalt overlay on all mainline ... Read More »

“Times In Marysville 1860-1902″ Goes On Sale This Week

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“Times in Marysville 1860-1902” goes on sale this week, and the author, Sarah Koester Morrison, will be here to help with distribution and for a book signing from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Koester House Museum & Gardens. The booklet chronicles Marysville’s earliest days, when Charles F. Koester, at age 19, arrived with his parents, his ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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Marysville City Council met Monday. Rob Peschel with the Partnership For Growth presented a proposal the group is pursuing to develop a business park. They are currently negotiating for eleven acres located north of the property from Kan Equip, the Pizza Hut, and Walmart. Council heard, and addressed the city insurance carrier regarding city employee concerns with claims and reimbursements. ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 9

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Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Kansas Department of Ag, and FEMA officials presented information on the National Flood Insurance program. Maps have been available for public viewing, and a 90 day comment period opens in October. New and final maps will be adopted summer of 2014. Public notice regarding an existing cattle facility at 2048 All American Road, Hanover will ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 9

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. 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 as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger Fines Marketing Firm, Issues Cease/Desist Order

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, has issued fines totaling $9,000 and a cease and desist order against an Ohio-licensed insurance marketing firm for illegal activities in Kansas. The company, now known primarily as Lead Generating Systems, LLC, was fined $5,000 in August as part of a judgment by the Kansas Insurance Department. An earlier fine of ... Read More »

Beattie Milo Festival Highlighted By The Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal, September 5th, dateline Beattie, Kansas! An article by Dionne Searcey titled “Against the Grain; “Milo Festival Has Few Fans of the Guest of Honor,” highlights the fact that the milo capitol of the world today raises well, mostly corn and soybeans. Searcey interviewed local farmers, residents, and festival organizers, quoting several in her article which was written ... Read More »

RSVP Of Northeast Kansas To Thank Area First Responders

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RSVP of Northeast Kansas is honoring First Responders, including law enforcement, firemen, E.M.T. and ambulance personnel among others in September. Volunteers will deliver goodies throughout Marshall and Washington Counties thanking our local hero’s. In honor of the anniversary of 9/11, RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ volunteers are thanking our local First Responders by delivering treats to their monthly meetings and their ... Read More »