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Emergency loans available through FSA for area farmers/ranchers.

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Emergency loans are now available from the Farm Service Agency for farmers in Pottawatomie and Riley Counties due to the drought that began in mid June and continues.  Marshall and Nemaha Counties are also eligible to apply for these loans according to legislation, which provides farmers in bordering counties that have been designated disaster assistance.  Applications will be accepted until ... Read More »

Wheat Harvest is Nearly Complete

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  Area elevators report that wheat harvest is nearly complete throughout Kansas.   Beattie Coop reports that wheat harvest is at least 90% complete in Frankfort with yield averaging 40-45 bushel.  Moisture was steady at 11-12 and test weights were running 60-61 pounds.   In Beattie the Coop reports harvest is 95% complete.  According to area farmers yield ran between ... Read More »

Emergency Alerts Coming Soon To Wireless Devices

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CTIA-The Wireless Association and the wireless industry joined the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to offer Americans a robust and reliable wireless emergency alert system. Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), also known as Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) or Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN), is a national emergency alert system to send concise, text-like messages to ... Read More »

Graduation Announcements

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High School Commencement Ceremonies will be held at 5 area schools this weekend.  Frankfort’s Graduating class of 18 will make their final walk as Wildcats at 1:30 pm Saturday in the High Scholl Gym, while the Diller-Odell graduation will be at 2 pm on Saturday with a class of 15 in their gym.  Also at 2 on Saturday, 23 seniors from Valley Heights will graduate at ... Read More »

One Confirmed Case of Lyme Disease

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A confirmed report of Lyme disease has been reported in the listening area.  Lyme disease is a deer tick borne disease.  The bite of a deer tick can transmit the disease into the body.  According to the National Center for Disease Control the initial indicator of the disease is a large bruise in the area of the bite.  This is ... Read More »

WANTED: Color Commentator for area football games of the week in the fall.

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If you’ve ever wanted to do color commentary for football, here’s your chance!  If you’re an ex-official, that’d be a huge plus!  We’re looking for someone to help with the play by play of our area games of the week next fall for high school football broadcasts on FM 95.5 KNDY.  Call Bruce or Kevin at 785-562-2361 for more information. Read More »

Marysville Library Scheduled To Host Broadband Access Meeting

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The Marysville Public Library will host a meeting to discuss the future of broadband access in our area. According to a Library press release Broadband Internet access increases the capacity of Kansas communities to build on their economic base and strengthen tax revenues. The access also helps the area attract and retain businesses. According to the release libraries help overcome ... Read More »

First Responders Recieve Pipeline Accident Training

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Local and area first responders attended a seminar on pipeline safety in Marysville Monday.  The seminar was hosted by the Kansas Pipeline Association.  During the seminar local and area law enforcement and fire personnel learned how to prepare for and respond to a pipeline spill.  Areas discussed included:  Securing the site, Establishing a command center, Evacuation procedures, and procedures for ... Read More »

Mid-Season Tournament Wrap-Ups

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Complete wrap-up of the mid-season tournaments across the KNDY listening area. Hiawatha Invitational Girls Tournament Bracket (PDF)  – Jan. 24-28th – – COMPLETED Twin Valley League Boys Tournament Bracket (PDF) – Jan. 14-21st – – COMPLETED Twin Valley League Girls Tournament Bracket (PDF) – Jan. 14-21st – – COMPLETED Nemaha Valley Raider Classic Boys Tournament Bracket (PDF) – Jan. 17-21st – – Updated ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

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    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   January 23, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 23, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »