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American Red Cross Offers Lifesaving Skills For Families Planning Water-Related Activities This Summer

A 2009 Red Cross survey found nearly half of people experience a near-drowning scare during their lifetime Topeka, KS. May 25, 2010 – 2009 survey conducted by the American Red Cross shows the importance of water safety skills, with half of those surveyed saying they have had a near-drowning experience in their lifetime. The survey found that 48 percent reported ... Read More »

Website Launched To Commemorate Kansas’ 150th Birthday

TOPEKA, KS—January 29, 2011, marks 150 years of statehood for Kansas. The Kansas 150 Advisory Committee launched a website today for communities across Kansas to become involved. The website, ks150.org, is a portal to events, programs, resources, and agencies that commemorate the anniversary of statehood. “We believe the KS150.org website will be the key to success for the Kansas sesquicentennial ... Read More »

Over $10,400 worth of tools and fuel stolen

10,400 dollars wiorth of tools and fuel were reported stolen in Nemaha County.  The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of tools and guel from a truck that was parked at 845 Ce Road in Centralia.  The sheriff’s department says the theft occurred sometime late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.  Anyone with information is asked to contact ... Read More »

Kansas Agricultural Statistics, Cattle & Hay Numbers

Information concerning 2009 statewide hay estimates and 2010 cattle estimates was released this week by Kansas Agricultural Statistics. Kansas alfalfa production totaled 3.66-million tons in 2009 – a 27% increase above 2008 production. The cattle numbers statewide in 2010 are down about 5% from the previous year. As of January 1st, cattle and calves held on Kansas farms and ranches ... Read More »

Public meetings scheduled to discuss Axtell-Sabetha consolidation

Two community information meetings have been set on the consolidation agreement between the Axtell and Sabetha School Districts. They will be Tuesday, May 11th at the Sabetha Middle School and Wednesday, May 12th at the St. James Church Hall in Wetmore. Both meetings will be at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. The Kansas State Board of Education ... Read More »

Bird watchers flock to Kansas for unique opportunity

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

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

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

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

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 »