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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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: ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Annual Glen Elder Youth Fishing Tournament

The 6th Annual Glen Elder Youth Fishing Tournament has been set for Saturday, June 5th this year. Volunteer anglers will again be taking the young people out on their boats for the day at Waconda Lake. Lunch will be provided to all of the participants and each of the young people will receive a fishing pole, tackle and prizes. Special ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Minutes

COMMISSION MINUTES, MAY 17, 2010          The Board of Washington County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 17, 2010 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Chairman, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk. ` Chairman Helms called the ... Read More »

SCC Basketball Coaches Hosting One-On-One, Small-Group Clinics

All school-age youth in and around Beatrice are invited to participate in one-on-one and/or small-group basketball clinics at Southeast Community College in June. Storm men’s and women’s head coaches Joel and Vicki Wooton will be providing instruction to boys and girls in elementary, middle and high school. One-on-One Hoops will begin the week of June 21. Each session will be ... Read More »

Enrollment deadlines approaching for 2 farm programs

The Farm Service Agency reminds farmers that the June 1st deadline for enrollment into the 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) is rapidly approaching. The deadline is mandatory for all participants and U-S-D-A will not accept any late-file applications. To date, about 73 percent of Kansas producers have enrolled in the ... Read More »

Internship Applications Available

First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran’s office announced today that the veteran legislator is accepting applications for paid congressional internships in his Washington D.C., and Kansas offices for the summer 2010 term. The Washington D.C., summer internship session is divided into two parts, with two interns beginning in May and finishing at the end of June, and two new interns ... Read More »