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MORAN NAMED 2010 WHEAT ADVOCATE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) received the 2010 Wheat Advocate Award this week from the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) for his outstanding support of the wheat industry. “Wheat producers help strengthen the Kansas economy and communities across our state, and when agriculture is successful, Kansas is successful,” Sen. Moran said. “I am honored to receive ... Read More »

Rick Bowden To Retire From KSHSAA After 18 Years

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Rick Bowden, Assistant Executive Director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced his decision to retire from the KSHSAA staff effective July 1, 2011. Mr. Bowden has been a member of the Association staff for eighteen years. During that time he was responsible for the administration of the sports of football, wrestling, baseball, softball and track and ... Read More »

Nebraska State Patrol does not raise money using phone calls

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The Nebraska State Patrol is warning Nebraska citizens that they do not use phone solicitors to raise money.  This announcement came after reports of phone calls being received said they were raising money for the Patrol.  In a news release the Patrol said it does not solicit the public for money. The patrol does say that the nonprofit State Troopers ... Read More »

Clean Air Act causes farmers’ concern

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Some Kansas farmers and lawmakers say they are concerned how a federal review of dust emissions might affect the family farm. The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing airborne pollutant standards, which includes dust, as required by the Clean Air Act. A draft released by the EPA in July would tighten air particle standards from 150 micrograms per cubic meter to ... Read More »

Clean Air Act causes concern amongst farmers

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Some Kansas farmers and lawmakers say they are concerned how a federal review of dust emissions might affect the family farm. After all, they say, it‘s hard to avoid dust on the farm or prairie. The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing airborne pollutant standards, which includes dust, as required by the Clean Air Act. A draft released by the EPA ... Read More »

Southern Teacher awarded P.E. Teacher of the Year

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Southern Elementary physical education teacher Beth Willet was recently awarded the Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year in the state of Nebraska.  Willet, in her 31st year of teaching at Southern Elementary thanked students, teachers and administration for their support during a rally in her honor on Wednesday.  Willet was named the Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year by the ... Read More »

Activities Association Announces Change in 2011 State Basketball Class 1A Sites

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The KSHSAA announced today, state sites for the two 2011 Class 1A state basketball tournaments will be switched. “Following the annual classification of schools released last week, we mapped the participating schools in each division that we know to date. Based on the proximity of the schools to the respective state sites, it became clear we would assist the greatest ... Read More »

Marysville hosts Historic Trails Symposium

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The Historic Trails Capitol of Kansas Symposium will be Oct. 8th through the 10th at the National Guard Armory in Marysville. The event is sponsored by the Oregon-California Trails Association and is expected to bring scholars, history buffs and tourists to Marysville. Registration fees are $35 for individuals and $50 for families. For non-OCTA members an additional $15 fee will ... Read More »

Valley Heights, Centralia Pre-Season Favorites In Volleyball Rankings

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The Kansas Volleyball Association along with PrepVolleyball.com Wednesday released the 2010 Kansas High School Volleyball Pre-Season Rankings. Topping the list in class 2A is the Valley Heights Lady Mustangs, who finished the 2009 season at 35-11, which includes a 3rd place finish in the KSHSAA 2A State Championship Tournament. Speaking of the Centralia Lady Panthers, they top the 1A pre-season ... Read More »

KSHSAA Announces 2011 State Wrestling Hosts

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association is announcing the following sites for the 2010-11 KSHSAA State Wrestling Championship Tournaments scheduled for February 25th & 26th, 2011: Classes 6A & 5A – Hartman Arena, Wichita Class 4A – Bicentennial Center, Salina Class 3-2-1A – Gross Memorial Coliseum, Hays “Hosting state wrestling tournaments is truly a joint effort on the part ... Read More »