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Red Cross Seeks Blood Donations To Offset Seasonal Decline

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OMAHA, Neb. (July 1, 2015) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help offset a seasonal decline in donations and prevent a shortage this summer by giving blood. During June, July and August, there are about two fewer donors than needed at each Red Cross blood drive. This can add up to more than 100,000 fewer donations during ...

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Kids In Parks Nature Detective Series

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Children of all ages and their families are invited to investigate nature with Park Rangers at Homestead National Monument of America each Saturday in July and Saturday, August 1, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. All programs begin at the park’s Education Center. These programs are FREE of charge, great for all ages, and reservations are not necessary. Nature Detectives ...

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USD 364 Special Board Meeting Highlights – May 27, 2015

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  Approved the FFA trip for 5 students going to Washington DC for a Leadership Conference June 9 – 14 with the Kansas FFA group. Approved transferring the remaining GED Funds to PEPC (Pony Express Partnership for Children), located at Lincoln Center, to continue the program. Approved roof financing of 7 years with $50,000 down and financing of $300,000 with ...

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Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – July 21st

The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, July 14, 2014 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Dimler, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. Next regular ...

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Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday For Primary Elections

Tuesday, July 15th at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote in the August Primary. Party candidates will be selected for the November General Election. Those who have moved or changed names will also need to re-register at the County Clerks’ Office in their respective county. Advance voting begins Wednesday, July 16th. Voters can request a mail ballot, or vote in the County Clerks’ ...

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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

The Marysville City Council met in special session Tuesday, July 8th ahead of a scheduled budget workshop. Following two fifteen minute executive sessions, a motion was approved to redact and release a previous memo. The special session was then adjourned, and council began the workshop. Discussion followed on a potential tractor replacement, possible acquisition of a mower trailer, a snow ...

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Recent Fires In Washington County Keep Crews Busy

Recent fire calls in Washington County, include a ditch fire July 2nd near Washington in the 1800 block of 20th Road, a baler fire near Linn July 2nd in the 500 block of King Road, a wheat field caught fire near Mahaska July 4th in the 800 block of 29th Road, a grass fire was reported July 4th in Washington ...

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News Tip Leads To Arrests In Pottawatomie County

A news tip Tuesday led to the arrest of four suspects in connection with several thefts over the July 4th weekend. Video surveillance from the Marysville Walmart was released, along with a vehicle description. A caller to authorities had identified one of the vehicles involved, and the four were taken into custody in Pottawatomie County

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Highway Patrol Set To Start Texting Enforcement July 1st

The July 4th holiday is this week, and the Kansas Highway Patrol has some important enforcement initiatives that motorists should be aware of. Beginning July 1, and lasting through July 10, the Patrol will be conducting a texting enforcement initiative. Troopers will be out looking for drivers who are violating Kansas’ texting law, and will be citing those observed in ...

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