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Miller Completes KU’s Run at NCAA Championship

Chelsie Miller concluded the 2014-15 season for the Kansas swimming and diving team, completing the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16:17.02 at the NCAA Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center Saturday afternoon. Miller finished 26th in the ...

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2012 Wheat Harvest a bit above average

The 2012 Wheat harvest was a successful one for most Marshall County producers, as it was slightly above average, despite the dry conditions.  2.3 million bushels of wheat was produced and average 45 bushels per acre.  Timely rains and the early harvest helped the wheat and avoided any heat problems.  Wheat harvest had it’s earliest start ever, beginning in late ...

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Nemaha County Being Considered For Disaster Declaration

Kansas State Emergency Board Chairman Adrian Polansky is recommending that Governor Sam Brownback request that 37 additional Kansas counties be declared as disaster areas due, in part, to drought. The request would be made to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, and would include, Nemaha County. If approved qualifying producers in the affected counties would be eligible for USDA-FSA emergency loans.   ...

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Heat Advisory Issued – Take Precautions

HEAT ADVISORY in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM for Marshall, Washington, Riley & Pottawatomie Counties. Heat Indices of 105-107 degrees are possible today across the region. Elderly people, infants and children and people with chronic medical conditions are more prone to heat related stress and injuries. Kansans are encouraged to drink plenty of cool, nonalcoholic beverages regardless of ...

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Nebraska crops show improvement over last year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says last week’s high heat and humidity helped crops mature in Nebraska.  About 83 percent of the corn crop rated in good or excellent condition at the end of last week higher ratings than last year at this time.  The soybean crop also looks good: 79 percent of the crop rating good or excellent, nearly ...

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