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Bird watchers flock to Kansas for unique opportunity

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WAKEFIELD , Kan. – When Spring arrives in Kansas , hundreds of migrating bird species will return to Kansas . The arrival of large numbers of birds on the Kansas landscape will also attract bird watchers from across the country. Many of those outdoors enthusiasts will come for the Kansas Birding Festival, which will be held in Wakefield on Friday, ... Read More »

Marshall Co. Econ. Development Committee Will Meet Wednesday

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The first meeting of the ay, March 31st, at 5:30 p.m. on the first floor of the courthouse. 1. Allow committee members to introduce themselves and become acquainted. 2. Outline the purpose of the committee and why it was formed. 3. Outline medium-range goals and objectives. 4. Distribute information that will be helpful for future action. 5. Establish time and ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol Releases 2009 Annual Report

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Colonel Terry Maple, Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, released the agency’s 2009 Annual Report today. The report includes statistical information, department descriptions, and highlights the agency’s activities during 2009. The Annual Report features the Patrol’s service to others including citizens in the state, travelers on the roads, and other organizations, both in the public and private sectors. Thank you notes received by the agency are ... Read More »

Lillis celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

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March 20, 2010 Parade begins at 2:00 p.m. Parade Entries are to be at gym at 1:00 Knights of Columbus will be serving BBQ lunch @12:00 Children’s Menu will be available For additional information contact: Pat Caffrey, 785.396.4531 Read More »

Storm Spotter training course available

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Axtell American Legion will host a storm spotter training course on March 8th.  The course will begin at 7 p.m.   The course is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about storm systems and to those interested in becoming an official National Weather Service Reporter.  For more information about the course contact Marshall County Emergency Management Director Bill ... Read More »

Telephone Scams come to our area.

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Seneca Police Chief Brent Schulte says the Pamida store in Seneca reported that someone is calling customers of the Pamida Pharmacy and identifying themselves as a Pamida representative that is verifying customer information. Pamida is not conducting any type of telephone verification and believe this to be a scam to obtain personal information on individuals. Schulte reminds residents not to give out ... Read More »

Red Cross seeking Northeast Kansas volunteers

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The Red Cross of Northeast Kansas is seeking volunteers to help provide Red Cross Services to the Northeast Kansas Area.  According to Red Cross Regional Marketing Director Deb Tucker the Northeast Red Cross Chapter serves 16 counties and currently has over 300 volunteers.  Volunteers can be trained for local, state, national or international response to a wide range of emergency ... Read More »

Economy Continues to Lag in Rural Areas

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When the recession first hit, states with economies largely dependent upon agriculture seemed to be only marginally affected as opposed to states with large urban populations. Nearly two years into the recession though, rural areas in middle America are being hit particularly hard by what is expected to be a deeper dip into the recession for the region. This information ... Read More »

Baby Boomers & Obesity

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One would think Americans would be the healthiest people in the universe with all of the information available to us about how to stay healthy. After all, we’re bombarded with polished pitchman selling everything from exercise machines to miracle weight loss programs. The reality however, is quite the opposite. A recent study from the Trust for America’s Health, raises new ... Read More »

USDA to Send FSA Offices Info on Livestock Loss

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The local Farm Services Agencies are anxiously awaiting information from the Department of Agriculture in regard to helping producers who have recently sustained livestock losses due to adverse weather. Apparently the USDA has approved a program under the FSA Farm Program but that information has not yet made it to the local FSA Farm Program offices. Jim Peroutek from the ... Read More »