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NTCA Recognizes Smart Rural Communities Contributing To Vitality Of Small-Town America

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CHICAGO, Ill. (September 16, 2013) – NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the premier national association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies, today recognized seven communities in rural areas of the United States that have earned the title Smart Rural Community as part of a first-of-its-kind initiative to highlight efforts that make rural hometowns vibrant places in which to live and ... Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ... Read More »

USD 364 Marysville School Board Meeting Minutes

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Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday. First day enrollment was down two students from last year, with full time equivalent down 9.4 students. Official count will be conducted September 20. The board approved a motion to move forward toward a parking lot, starting with a conceptual drawing. The board asked a letter be addressed the city asking they contact ... Read More »

Fire Destroys Residence In Wymore

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A Wymore residence was destroyed by fire early last Wednesday morning. Paul Pratt, who owns the two story property at 605 N. 12th Street, was sleeping at a neighbor’s house when firefighters arrived shortly before 6 am. It is suspected that the house may have been burning internally for some time before smoke was visible. The structure is a total ... Read More »

Football Royalty Crowned In Axtell

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Football Queen and King were announced at Axtell High School Friday. Megan Koch, and Christian Buessing were crowned at halftime of the Eagles win over Clifton-Clyde. Read More »

Healthcare News In Nemaha County; Hospital Gets Level 4 Trauma Center Designation

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Nemaha Valley Community Hospital was recently designated a Level Four Trauma Center, one of 17 in Kansas. The designation recognizes the hospitals ability to provide emergency care, with a primary role to stabilize seriously injured patients, and if necessary, transfer them to a higher level trauma center. There are four separate categories of designation by the Kansas Trauma Program, based ... Read More »

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 »