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KNDY Celebrates National FFA Week

KNDY is celebrating National FFA Week by saluting our area youth. Listen to area FFA members tell of their accomplishments as originally heard on KNDY AM & FM radio.

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Amber Alert Cancelled By KBI; Velazquez & Delacruz No Longer In Kansas

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Kansas Amber Alert for Nomei Velazquez. The KBI reports that recent information indicate that she is no longer in Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has issued a Kansas Amber Alert for Nomei Velazquez. She is a 15 year old white female with black hair. She is 4 feet, 11 inches tall ...

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Branson Show Coming to Marshall County; Artists With Local Ties to Perform at Art Center

The Marshall County Arts Cooperative is bringing Patrick Dodd and Tracy Distefano to the area to perform their Branson-style show, “Patrick and Tracy Show.” They will perform two shows on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art. Admission is $5.00. Tickets may be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce ...

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

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 ...

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Is Winter Canola a Valid Cropping Option for North Central Kansas?

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 ...

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Proposed Housing Project Tabled By Marysville City Council

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, ...

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Eight Area Graduations to be held this weekend

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 ...

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44 wind turnbines approved in Gage and Jefferson Counties

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 ...

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Voter turnout very low in the area

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 ...

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Positions up for grabs in area election races

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 ...

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