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Marshall County Woman Sentenced To Prison For Second-Degree Murder

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 ...

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Marysville Council Approves New Police Auxilary Program

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 ...

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SRS Reforms Take Effect October 1st

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 ...

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USDA designates counties as natural disaster areas

   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 ...

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USDA offers resources for those affected by extreme weather

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 —The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers in states across the country that USDA offers a variety of resources for those affected by recent extreme weather, including floods, drought, fires and tornadoes. USDA also urges producers in need or those with questions to contact their local county or state USDA Service Center or ...

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RSVP Offers Free Tax Preparation Assistance

During the 2009 Tax Season, over 600 taxpayers in Northeast Kansas had their federal and state income tax forms prepared free of charge by RSVP’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.  RSVP of Northeast Kansas is again sponsoring the VITA program, as well as the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program.  Volunteers will help prepare federal and state tax ...

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Aid To Kansas Schools May Cause Staff Reductions

Kansas school districts might have to cut their budgets for the current year as state revenues slowly recover. Kansas education officials say more funds are needed to cover increasing numbers of students, and more of those students need assistance because of the economy.  State revenues are improving in part because of a new 1 cent increase in the state sales ...

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Disaster Assistance Loans Available from FSA

Farmers and ranchers who suffered property loss last June because of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes are now eligible to make application to the Farm Service Agency for an Emergency Disaster Loan. Farmers and ranchers in Mitchell, Osborne, Barton, Lincoln, and Russell Counties who suffered losses during the time period between June 7th and June21st of this year are eligible. ...

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USDA declares Marshall County primary disaster area

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture that Marshall County had be designated as a primary natural disaster area.  The designation was the result of damage sustained during severe weather that occurred from May 6-June 20. Nemaha and Pottawatomie counties were among 25 counties designated as contiguous disaster counties. The USDA designation make will make ...

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USDA declares Marshall County a primary disaster area

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture that Marshall County had been designated as a primary natural disaster area.  The designation was the result of damage sustained during severe weather that occurred from May 6-June 20. Nemaha and Pottawatomie counties were among 25 counties designated as contiguous disaster counties. The USDA designation make will make many ...

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