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Blue Rapids Museum To Hold Annual Meeting

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On Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 PM, the Blue Rapids Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting at the museum and also celebrating its tenth anniversary as an organization. Refreshments will be served. Nolan Sump, President of the historical society, will be giving a presentation on his restoration of his carriage house, which is the last two-story carriage house ...

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The Bulldog Report – Feb. 23rd, 2015

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This week’s edition of The Bulldog Report is hosted by sophomores at Marysville High School: Kali Crome and Adam Lindhorst. Hear them talk about how they learn about DNA with bananas in Mrs. Houtz’s biology class, what they’ve learned about the Industrial Revolution in Mr. Heyd’s world history class, and all that’s going on in Ms. Wolfe’s speech class.

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Open Letter: Let’s Kick Off Marysville Schools’ 125th!

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By Marysville Schools Superintendent Bill Mullins One of the things that excites me most about moving to Marysville is the opportunity to be closer to my family. A significant portion of my immediate family lives near Wichita. I look forward to spending more time with them reminiscing about the past and making new memories. I can spend hours at a ...

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Summerfield Pioneer Days Schedule Set

SATURDAY AUG. 16th 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM SUNDAY AUG. 17th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Come join us in Summerfield, KS. for a weekend of fun at the Transue Bros. Blacksmith Museum. There will be blacksmithing, broom making, marble blowing, Dutch oven cooking, skull painting and furs, handmade dream catcher, rope making, wheelwright, old time tailor, old fashion sock ...

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SILVER ALERT: Authorities Seek Missing Onaga Man

Pottawatomie County authorities are asking the public for assistance locating a missing Onaga man. Onaga Police Chief Dan Costlow reports that 67-year-old Melvin Potter went missing at approximately 10 a.m. on Friday. The report indicates that Potter left his home to run an errand and didn’t return. Potter suffers from Dementia and is without his medication. He also has a ...

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EF-5 Oklahoma Tornado Passes 2004 Hallam, NE Record For Widest Tornado

In a matter of a few weeks, the state of Oklahoma has seen its second EF5 rated tornado. In addition, the damage path was as wide as 2.6 miles. This is a new record for the widest tornado in history, beating the previous record of 2.5 miles near Hallam, Neb. on May 22, 2004. After additional surveying and studying of weather data, including ...

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Grant Opportunities available thru Kansas Humanities Council

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 ...

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Collin Klein Wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

MANHATTAN, Kan. – In the midst of one of the greatest seasons in school history, Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was named the recipient of the 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the award’s foundation announced today. Klein is the first Wildcat to pick up the honor and the fifth from the Big 8/12 since the award’s inception in 1987. The Loveland, Colo., ...

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2012 Wheat Harvest could be a history maker!

THE 2012 WHEAT HARVEST COULD START VERY EARLY, POSSIBLY THE END OF MAY OR FIRST PART OF JUNE.  THE WHEAT IS ALREADY HEADED OUT, WHICH IS 2-3 WEEKS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.  THE BOOT STAGE BEGAN ABOUT 10 DAYS AGO AND BOOT STAGE TO HARVEST, USUALLY TAKES ABOUT 6 WEEKS.  THERE OF COURSE IS STILL THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMGE TO THE ...

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Soil Trailer Display Comes to Marysville

The Soil Trailer is coming to town.  A self-contained in a 12’ x 8.5’ enclosed trailer featuring soils and the interaction of our natural resources underground will be in Marysville on Wednesday. The professional design inside, outside, and on top of the trailer brings the world of soil to life. One side of the trailer educates viewers about the natural ...

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