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Marshall County approved for federal aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that federal aid has been made available for Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes June 7th to July 21st.  The President’s actions make federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis.  ...

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KDOT Awards June Projects; Largest Construction Lettings Ever

Contracts have been awarded for 85 construction projects included in one of the largest monthly lettings ever by the Kansas Department of Transportation. The large number of projects included in the June letting is attributed to T-WORKS, the comprehensive transportation program passed by the 2010 Kansas Legislature. Seventy of the projects totaling millions of dollars were suspended in March due ...

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No More Warnings For Not Wearing A Seatbelt in Kansas

TOPEKA – Beginning June 30, 2010, citations for non-seat-belt use will be issued, ending the warning period for the new primary seat belt law, which went into effect June 10. Law enforcement officers in Kansas will now be able to stop and ticket drivers and front-seat passengers who are not wearing safety belts even if the officers do not observe ...

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Kansas woman cited in injury accident

DATE: June 22, 2010        LOCATION: Highway 77 and Highway 8 Intersection      TIME: 0844 Hours                  OFFENSE: Injury Accident          CASE: 2010-2850                   On Tuesday, June 22, 2010, the Gage County Sheriff’s Office and Wymore Fire and Rescue responded to a two vehicle injury accident which occurred at the intersection of Highway 77 and Highway 8. A 1998 Plymouth Voyager driven by 46 ...

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Washington County Weekly Sheriffs Report

On May 27th on K 15 just south of 4th Road Brent Wiese, Linn driving a 1987 Chevrolet swerved to miss a deer striking a guardrail. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On June 9th an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of East 7th Street in Washington for the report of criminal damage. Investigation ...

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New Kansas Seat Belt Law

Starting June 30th, if you are stopped in Kansas for not wearing a safety restraint in the front seat of a vehicle – a new law allows officers to ticket you. What you may not know is that officers as of last Thursday, June 9th, can now stop you as a part of the primary seat belt law and issue ...

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Area Student Earns Kansas 4-H Scholarship

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Nathanael Vogt has been selected to receive the Orsheln’s Farm and Home 4-H Scholarship, an educational award from the Kansas 4-H Foundation. The scholarship was presented at the 4-H Emerald Circle Banquet held June 3 in Manhattan, Kansas. The state 4-H scholarship program is open to 4-H members, and the awards are made on the basis of ...

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Marysville To Celebrate Pony Express 150th Downtown

One of the most famous events in the history of the US Mail Service was the operation of the Pony Express that began April 3, 1860.  The delivery of fast mail was handled by 100 riders who changed mounts every 10-15 miles.  The riders were changed at the 40 home stations between St. Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA.  Home Station ...

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Activities Planned For Hollenberg Pony Express Station 150th Anniversary

HANOVER, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced that Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express 5 p.m. Monday, June 21. All activities are free and open to the public. Hollenberg Pony Express Station is located four miles north of U.S. 36 on K-148, one mile east of Hanover on K-243. Event highlights include: ...

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River Valley Extension District Wheat Plot Tours – June 2, June 3, June 8 and June 10, 2010

              K-State Research and Extension – River Valley District in cooperation with area commercial agri-businesses will host a series of wheat varieties plot tours on Wednesday, June 2, Thursday, June 3, Tuesday, June 8, and Thursday, June 10, 2010. These educational plots allow wheat growers to see side by side comparisons with new and standard varieties at varied ...

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