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Kansas County Health Rankings Released


The Kansas Health Institute recently released county rankings, considering a variety of health and wellness factors. Washington County ranked an impressive number seven in the state in health outcomes, with high marks for length of life, social and economic factors including education, unemployment, crime, and children’s poverty. Concern was noted with health behaviors, and clinical care, which includes limited access ...

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K-State Spring Game Is Heading To Sporting Park In Kansas City

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas City, here come the Wildcats! With construction of the new Vanier Football Complex presenting logistical and safety issues for both the K-State football team and fans to hold the annual spring football game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the 2015 Purple/White Spring Game and surrounding activities will be held ...

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Community Memorial Healthcare Commits to Healthier Environment


Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is pleased to announce that they are one of 61 hospitals in Kansas that have pledged to examine their current food and beverage practices. The Healthy Kansas Hospitals pledge was signed by hospital administrator Curtis Hawkinson on October 10, 2014. CMH will consider new policies that provide healthier food options in the hospital ...

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Gage County Supervisors Opt Not To Increase Security At Courthouse


Gage County Board of Supervisors on a 4-3 vote opted not to increase security measures at the county courthouse. A motion to require the public pass through screening was amended and would have required anyone, including staff, to be screened, resulting in confusion on the vote. On a revote, the decision stood that current practices will remain in place, and will not ...

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Senator Moran Visits Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca


United States Senator Jerry Moran Tuesday visited the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca to see how federal regulations are affecting operations of the facility. He commented on the need for common sense to prevail when issuing regulations, and emphasized that the Medicare reimbursement is critical to sustaining rural hospitals. Access to affordable health care remains a challenge, according to ...

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Community Memorial Healthcare Welcomes New CFO

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) announces the selection of Beverly J. Fiferlick as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the hospital. Her start date is July 14, 2014. With over 11 years of health care experience, Fiferlick will be responsible for all financial operations at CMH. Community Memorial Healthcare, Inc. is a community system that operates a ...

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Marysville City Council Notes – April 28

The Marysville City Council met Monday. Jarod Smith was present, requesting a water line extension to serve up to twenty homes proposed for development in a new housing subdivision on the north side of U.S. Highway 36 east of the Marysville City Limits. He asked $50,000 – $75,000 for materials only, anticipating he would cover the balance, which could top $200,000. The home sites ...

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Skinner Lobbies for Better Health Care in Washington, DC

Marysville, Kan. – Cheryl Skinner, Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH), recently traveled to Washington, DC with other respiratory therapists and patients to request members of Congress to permit Medicare patients with certain chronic lung diseases to have greater access to the knowledge and services of a respiratory therapist. Cheryl Skinner, BA, RRT, CPFT, is Director of ...

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R.P.M. Access Reports Theft & Burglary Incidents Near Beattie

An incident of theft and another of burglary have been reported in recent weeks by R.P.M. Access, which is involved with construction of the wind farm near Beattie. Over a weekend earlier this month, a welder and power tools were taken from a work trailer after chains on the door were cut. More recently, a tractor on site was used ...

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KDOT Awards Grant To Improve Highway 36 Access In East Marysville

The City of Marysville has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation toward improving traffic flow, line of sight, and business drive access along a section of US Highway 36 extending east from the old water tower to the former city limits near the Surf Motel. This is the third time the grant has been submitted, ...

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