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Nemaha County Conservation Annual Meeting & Awards Announced

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Nemaha County Conservation District will host their annual meeting Thursday at the community building in Seneca. Election of two supervisors for the conservation district board will be held, with Mike Schmitz and Ken Kramer terms expiring. Kansas Bankers Association Soil Conservation Award will be presented to Cliff and Meridee Swart, with the Windbreak Award going to Carl and Ruth, Jim ... Read More »

Nemaha County Conservation Award winners announced

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The Nemaha County Conservation District has announced it’s conservation award winners for this year.  Winning the Kansas Bankers Association’s  Soil Conservation Award is Royce and Monica Becker and Eldo and Virginia Sylvester.  Don and Janice Kramer have received the Windbreak Award, Larry and Evelyn Heinen received the Grassland Award.  The Buffer Strip Award goes to Leroy and Gladys Deters, the ... Read More »

Area Schools win Governor’s Award

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Frankfort Elementary along with Frankfort, Centralia, and Baileyville B&B High Schools have been awarded the Governor’s Achievement Award.  42 elementary schools and 18 high schools were recognized this year.  It’s Frankfort Elementary and B&B’s 5th award and Frankfort High School and Centralia’s 6th award.  202 students were honored January 4th during the Centralia/Frankfort basketball games in Frankfort. 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 »

Diller Odell Teacher up for award

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Beth Roelfs, the Special Education and Title I Director at Diller-Odell Elementary School has been selected as one of five finalists for the 2013 Harlequin More Than Words Award.  The top 3 finalists will have $15,000 donated to the organization that they are involved in and support.  Roelfs has selected the Diller Community Foundation Endowment Fund as her choice if ... Read More »

Summerfield Elementary Making National News

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Summerfield Elementary School is making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and community. Healthy items are being featured on their menus and physical education and activity emphasized. Summerfield elementary qualified for the gold award of distinction, which means they will win a monetary incentive of $2,000 and will also be presented a plaque ... Read More »

Life Care Center of Seneca Among Best in the Country

 For the second year in a row Life Care Center of Seneca was named one of U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Home. The award is based on the Care Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Both rate Life Care Center of Seneca a five-star facility. The rating is based on results of health inspections, staffing and quality measures. ... Read More »

Linn Art Teacher Receives High Honor

Linn Art teacher, Rick Hildebrand in the Barnes-Hanover-Linn school district has been selected as one of seven Kansas Master Teacher Award winners. The award was established by Emporia State University in 1954 and is presented annually for teachers who typify the outstanding qualities of earnest and conscientious teachers. Hildebrand has served the students of Linn since 1987. Seven teachers representing ... Read More »

Governor’s Achievement Awards Recipients for 2009-2010

The Kansas State Department of Education has released the list of 67-schools in Kansas that have been awarded the Governor’s Achievement Award for the 2009-2010 school year. We learned earlier this month at the Waconda USD 272 School Board meeting that four of the schools in the district had met award qualifications – Lakeside Intermediate School, Tipton Community School, Lakeside ... Read More »

Chili Cook-off results

Approximately 75 people enjoyed the flavors of eleven chili recipes in the Marysville Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-off Friday.  The best chili award went to Santa’s Pepper Batch prepared by Melissa Bruna, Inez Hermesch took home the second place award and, Meat your Maker Saint Paul’s Episcopal church was awarded third. The hottest chili award went to Santa’s Pepper batch, ... Read More »