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Grant Opportunities available thru Kansas Humanities Council

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The Kansas Humanities Council has announced grant opportunities available to Kansas nonprofits in 2013. The council grants support projects that use the humanities to connect people with ideas, places, and history. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, museum exhibitions and short films that strengthen community and encourage discussions, oral history, photograph digitization, and research projects. 2013 grant deadlines ... Read More »

Seneca filing for KDOT grant to complete downtown

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A grant through the Kansas Department of Transportation will be submitted by the City of Seneca to help fund the rebuilding of the remaining four block original brick surface of Main Street from 7th to 10th Street. This will be Phase 2 of the project and it’s projected to cost $1.5 million. A 20% minimum local match would be required ... Read More »

Area Schools receive Physical Education Grant

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Schools in Washington, Marshall, and Nemaha Counties have teamed up to secure a grant from the Carol M. White Physical Education Program.  The grant is worth $830,000!  It will involve the schools of Valley Heights, Washington County, Nemaha Valley, Axtell/Summerfield, and Wetmore schools.  This was the only grant funded for this year in the State of Kansas.  The money will ... Read More »

Washington County School District Wins $10,000

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The Washington County School District has selected as a $10,000 winner in the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.  This program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to apply for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.  After a three-tier grant review process, Washington County was selected as one of ten winners in ... Read More »

Westar Warns Customers About Scam

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Westar Energy on Wednesday warned its customers of a scam that has impacted other utility customers in several other states. Westar said the scam claims the federal government is providing credits or applying payments to customers’ utility bills under a grant authorized by President Barack Obama. Customers who receive flyers or messages they believe to be a scam may call ... Read More »

Homestead Trail Nears Completion From Beatrice to Lincoln

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The Homestead Corridor biking and hiking trail will soon connect Beatrice to Lincoln.  Only 10 miles of trail between Pickrell and Cortland are incomplete.  The trail runs parallell to U.S. 77, and should be completed this summer.   Beatrice has secured funding for the project. An STP transportation and enhancement grant is funding 80 percent of the project. The total cost ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation Grant Recipients announced.

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The Washington County Community Foundation has announced the 2012 grant recipients from the Washington County Opportunity Fund. The Hanover Senior Citizens received $350 toward the purchase of a microphone and speaker system for the Kloppenberg Center. The City of Washington was awarded $478 for two observation benches at the swimming pool. A $500 grant was given to KSDS to help ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes 4-23-2012

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COMMISSION MINUTES,April 23, 2012           The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 23, 2012in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, and Lou Kern,CountyClerk.   Absent:  Elizabeth Hiltgen,CountyAttorney due to training.   Chairman Mueller called the meeting ... Read More »

Stadium Repair Fund Reaches $97,400

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The committee also talked with Christy Davis of Davis Preservation, Topeka, about applying for tax credits and a grant through the Kansas State Historical Society.  Davis said the stadium and school are eligible to be listed on the national and state registers of historic places. If the stadium and school are added to the registers, the stadium restoration group can ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Museum To Host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit

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The Kansas Humanities Council approved a grant in the amount of $1,410 to the Blue Rapids Museum to enable them to be a partner site for the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition, The Way We Worked. The Humanities Council is proud that museums, historical societies, and public libraries will take the lead in continuing the critical conversation about work and working ... Read More »