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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ...

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Southeast CC Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Beginning in January 2014, Southeast Community College employees Linda Bettinger (Principal Investigator) and Jo Schuster (Co-PI) will lead a three-year National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grant project to develop a Cyber Security focus for SCC’s Computer Information Technology program. Norman Stimbert, curriculum coordinator, will lead new curriculum development, and faculty will revise current curriculum to meet Center for Academic ...

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Marshall County Commissioners issue proclamation

The Marshall County Commissioners Thursday morning issued a proclamation of a local disaster emergency for the county. It was issued because of flooding throughout the county and the EF-2 tornado that went through parts of the county Monday night. The action could help to trigger federal and state aid to possibly help the businesses and homeowners affected by the storms. It’s been four ...

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Red Cross Ramps Up Relief Efforts in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 — The American Red Cross continues to expand relief efforts across Oklahoma, with additional kitchens opening today and more trucks and volunteers flowing into the state. Already this week, more than 200 Red Cross disaster workers in Oklahoma have opened shelters, kitchens and emergency aid stations. In these locations, people can find a safe refuge, food ...

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Marysville Main Street asking to help make Broadway Sparkle!

Marysville Main Street is asking for your help with making Broadway Street in downtown Marysville “Sparkle.” On Wednesday, May 22, starting at 5:30 pm, they’ll have their first clean up, so bring gloves, a bucket and any tools you may need. If you’re unable to clean that day, anytime next week cleaning your storefront or your block would be greatly appreciated to ...

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office asking for your help in investigation

On Saturday officers were dispatched to an apartment at Mahaska Lofts for a report of a shooting. A tenant of the apartments, Carol Owen, was taken by ambulance for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Kansas Bureau of Investigation is assisting in processing the crime scene. Investigation is pending. If anyone has any information, please contact the Washington County ...

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Can you volunteer this week?

This week is National Volunteer Week and everyone is encouraged to volunteer, whether it’s at school, a nursing home or hospital, cleaning up the city park, working at your local food pantry, or helping out the American Red Cross. The Red Cross volunteers teach first aid, CPR, and swimming lessons, Respond to disasters, support blood drives, and help members of the ...

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Adopt A Highway program looking for new groups to help clean

The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Adopt A Highway program is looking for new groups to join to help keep the almost 10,000 miles of highways in Kansas clean.  Adopt A Highway groups participate in the annual Clean Up Kansas Campaign during April.  Youth groups with members at least 11 years old and with adequate adult supervision are also eligible.  KDOT ...

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Families First of Marshall County hold ” Color Me ” event

Families First of Marshall County, a not for profit agency, dedicated to the promotion of health and self sufficiency through education, will be holding a 5K Walk/Run Charity event, called Color Me, on Sunday April 28 at 9 am at Marysville City Park. If a business, group, or individual would like to help sponsor the event, you may contact Geri ...

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