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Aquila Theatre Company Coming To The Area; Troupe Will Bring Shakespeare To Local Stage

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The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is busy making preparations for their next visiting artist, Aquila Theatre Company. The company, based out of New York City, will be here February 27 and February 28 for a two-day residency. They will perform William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night for the public Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in the Marysville High School auditorium. Tickets ... 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 »

Proposed Housing Project Tabled By Marysville City Council

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A proposed 22 unit duplex housing development at the east edge of Marysville, near the new water tower, was sidelined at Monday’s city council meeting. Several property owners south of the site had expressed concerns regarding water runoff and drainage issues. With that in mind, the city planning commission earlier last month had recommended against the city rezoning the area, ... Read More »

Eight Area Graduations to be held this weekend

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The 8 remaining area high schools will hold their commencement exercises this weekend. Axtell High School will have 19 in the Class of 2013 as they will have their tassels turned at 2 pm Saturday. 20 seniors will graduate from Valley Heights High School on Saturday, also starting at 2 pm. Sunday Morning, Baileyville B&B will hold their next to last graduation at ... Read More »

44 wind turnbines approved in Gage and Jefferson Counties

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The Gage County Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved a special use permit to extEra Energy Resources to construct 12 wind turbines near Diller and Odell. Jefferson County Board of Supervisors also approved their permit for 32 turbines to be built in their county. Each wind turbine will be 426 feet tall and capable of producing 1.7 megawatts during ideal ... Read More »

Voter turnout very low in the area

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Voter turnout for the City and School elections around the area were very low, but about what was anticipated. Marshall County had the highest percentage of voter turnout with 26% while Nemaha County only had 1/2 of that at 13%. Washington County was in the middle at roughly 21%. For the most part that was what was anticipated by the County Clerk’s before the ... Read More »

Positions up for grabs in area election races

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The City and School Election is Tuesday in the State of Kansas. Polls will be open from 7 am to 7 pm. In Washington County, there are a few races, including Position 6 for USD 108 in Washington, where Mark Cudney of Greenleaf, Mary Dodd and Brad Jones, both of Washington are vying for that position. For the City of ... Read More »

The Road to Atlanta – Sweet 16 Edition

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The NCAA Tournament gets underway this week with four area teams playing for a chance to head to Atlanta for the NCAA Championship. You will find the brackets, the schedules, and the latest headlines regarding the NCAA Tournament right here on our website. THE BRACKET | THE SCHEDULE | WATCH ONLINE LOCAL TELEVISION COVERAGE #9 Wichita State vs. #13 La ... Read More »

Area Teams Head To State Championships

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association on Sunday released the 2013 State Basketball Championship brackets. Several area teams are participating, and links to all the brackets are available below courtesy of KWCH TV and CatchItKansas.com. Your Country KNDY will have coverage beginning on Wednesday. 4A Boys – Abilene Girls – Wamego 3A Boys – Nemaha Valley Girls – Sabetha, Riley County ... Read More »

KNDY Salutes Area FFA Members

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Your Country KNDY salutes all of our area students who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Listen below to several area students as they describe their involvement with the FFA at their school. Read More »