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Financial Aid, Veterans’ Workshops Scheduled At SCC

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The Financial Aid Office at Southeast Community College is hosting a number of free workshops to benefit parents and veterans. A Financial Aid Parents Night will take place on the Milford, Beatrice and Lincoln campuses. The free workshop is open to all parents and legal guardians. It takes place from 5-6 p.m. Sept. 4 on the Milford Campus (Dunlap Center ... Read More »

Emergency Loans Available From Farm Service Agency

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Farmers in Marshall and Nemaha Counties who suffered physical losses due to excessive rain, high winds, tornadoes, hail, flash flooding and lightning that occurred on June 1, 2014 through June 4, 2014 became eligible under existing legislation which provides that farmers in counties bordering on those which have been designated for disaster assistance, may also qualify for such assistance. Applications ... Read More »

The Salvation Army Opens Social Services Center for Tornado Survivors in Baxter Springs, Kansas

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Kansas City, MO (April 29, 2014) The Salvation Army is opening a social services center in Baxter Springs, Kansas today to provide financial assistance to residents impacted by Sunday’s tornado. Individuals may apply for aid for immediate needs such as food, personal care items, clothing and medicine at Trinity Worship Center, 225 E. 16th Street in Baxter Springs between 9 ... Read More »

UPDATE: Missing Falls City Teen Located Safe

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UPDATE: Kansas Missing & Unsolved reports that Sarah Norton was located and is safe. No further details available as of right now. The Falls City Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating Sarah Norton, a 16-year-old girl who went missing on Friday night. Norton was to spend the night with a friend, but never arrived. The Falls ... Read More »

Riley County Police Release “Fake Patty’s Day” Weekend Statistics

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On the weekend of March 7, 2014 to March 9, 2014, the Riley County Police Department with assistance from the Junction City Police Department, Emporia Police Department, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Hays Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to several calls for service in relation to the Fake Patty’s Day 2014 event. Other emergency ... Read More »

RSVP offering free income tax assistance beginning Feb. 6

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Low and moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens can once again receive free assistance in completing and filing their federal, state and local tax returns through RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). For more than 20 years, RSVP volunteers have assisted residents with low and moderate incomes who need help with their basic tax returns through ... Read More »

Marshall County Woman Sentenced To Prison For Second-Degree Murder

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MARYSVILLE – (March 6, 2012) – A Marysville woman has been sentenced to nearly 15 years in prison for second-degree intentional murder and aggravated assault, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. Amanda Baynton, 25, was sentenced Tuesday in Marshall County District Court by Judge John L. Weingart to 178 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections. The crimes occurred ... Read More »

Marysville Council Approves New Police Auxilary Program

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The Marysville City Council approved a new police auxiliary program at their Monday night meeting.  Police Chief Todd Ackerman requested the program to help with personnel issues in specific situations.  The new auxiliary personnel would not be armed.   According to Ackerman the auxiliary personnel would only use force as a last resort.  Their primary function would be to observe and ... Read More »

SRS Reforms Take Effect October 1st

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The Kansas Secretary of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Rob (said-leck-ee) Siedlecki, addressed reforms for rules for applicants and recipients of several state welfare programs. According to Siedlecki the changes affect Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Child Care Assistance The changes will go into effect October 1st. and include: • Persons must start searching for ... Read More »

USDA designates counties as natural disaster areas

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   WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 15 counties in Nebraska as primary natural disaster areas due to flooding that began May 1, 2011, and continues.      “This action provides help to hundreds of producers who suffered significant losses to corn, soybeans, dry beans, sugar beets, wheat, and forage crops, as well as ... Read More »