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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 »

24 seniors from area to become Kansas Honor Scholars

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24 seniors from Marshall and Washington Counties will be recognized in a ceremony this Thursday for their academic achievements.  They will become Kansas Honor Scholars during the ceremony, scheduled for 6:30 pm with dinner and a program at St. Monica-St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Hall in Blue Rapids.  Those being inducted include, Laura Heiman, Kendra Holthaus, Aaron Schmelzle, and Audrey Schmitz ... Read More »

BVTC to award scholarships to area graduating seniors

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Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Home, KS, will award scholarships in the amount of $500 and $250 to graduating seniors in each of Blue Valley’s twelve telephone exchanges – Axtell, Beattie, Centralia, Home, Linn, Oketo, Onaga, Palmer, Summerfield, Vermillion, Westmoreland, and Wheaton. In addition, $250 scholarships are available for students in Marysville, Bremen, Frankfort, Blue Rapids, Waterville, Washington and Hanover. Applicants will ... Read More »

Clean Line Energy to hold Open Houses in area

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Clean Line Energy Partners has scheduled several area open house meetings so that community members and landowners can learn more about the Grain Belt Express Clean Line energy transmission project.  In our area meetings are planned in Marysville on Tuesday February 12 from 5 to 7 pm at the American Legion. In Washington, the meeting will be on Monday February 11 ... Read More »

Influenza cases high in the area

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Influenza cases continue to rise around the area, including the death of a 2 year old child in Lancaster County, NE. Officials say the flu has hit hard and seems to last longer than usual. It also hit earlier than normal. Proper precautions to be taken include, getting a flu shot, washing your hands, covering your mouth when you cough ... Read More »

Deer Numbers down in the area

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Some people may not believe it, especially those who have hit a deer in the recent past, but according to Darren Brown, natural resource officer with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism says that deer numbers are down, especially in Marshall County, this year.  Brown says it could be because of a disease that the deer are coming ... Read More »