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Kansas Hires David Beaty as Head Football Coach

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – David Beaty, the wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at Texas A&M, has been hired as the head football coach at the University of Kansas. Beaty arrives in Lawrence with more than 20 years of coaching experience, including two previous stints as an assistant coach with the Jayhawks. Kansas will formally introduce Beaty at a press conference Monday, ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested In Attempted Murder Case In Manhattan

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – On November 13, 2014 at approximately 11:38AM the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a domestic violence incident in the 600 block of Yuma Street Manhattan, Kansas. The reporting party stated that a female had been stabbed multiple times. Officers responded to the area and located a 27 year old female at ... Read More »

BVTC To Upgrade Marysville & Hanover Internet Speeds

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Home, Kan. —  Blue Valley Tele-Communications announced its plans to upgrade the current Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS-2) plant servicing Marysville and Hanover to a DOCSIS-3. The new system will allow for faster upload and download speeds and more reliability. “We are seeing the demand for additional bandwidth across our service area. From smart TV’s, to tablets and ... Read More »

Kansas Youth Joining Together To Reduce Substance Use and Promote Safe Driving

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Kansas Family Partnership (KFP) will host more than 160 high school students and adult advisors from 15 Kansas counties during the 13th annual Kansas Youth Leadership Summit (KYLS), August 3-5, at Rock Springs 4-H Center, 1168 Highway K-157, Junction City. KYLS is a program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) that focuses on reducing underage alcohol and drug ... Read More »

Nine Schools Awarded $38,000 For Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificates

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Manhattan, Kan. – The Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificate, awarded by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), was earned by 38 Kansas agriculture education students from nine local schools. Each certificate awarded earns the school $1,000, distributed by the Kansas Department of Education. Schools receiving funds included Centre, Girard, Holton, Hugoton, Labette County, Marion-Florence, Riverton, Washington County and Winfield. ... Read More »

The Sports Ticket Expands To kndyradio.com

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Marysville, Kan. – Dierking Communications, Inc. today is happy to announce the expansion of our Sports Ticket podcast from KD Country 94 in Glen Elder, Kansas. The Sports Ticket, a sports talk show hosted by Wade Gerstner and Dusty Deines, features interviews with local, regional, and national figures concerning the latest in the world of sports. Past interviews have included ... Read More »

Record Crowds Attend Sampler Festival; Howard Recognized With ‘We Kan’ Award

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Record crowds attended the 25th annual Sampler Festival in Wamego last weekend. More than 11,700 people attended the two day event. Volunteers represented Marshall and Washington Counties at the event, which showcased Kansas travel and products. John Howard of Marysville was recognized with one of ten “We Kan” awards presented. He has worked many years with Marshall County Tourism, and ... Read More »

EHV-1 Case Confirmed In Kansas

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TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Agriculture Animal Health Commissioner Dr. Bill Brown today reports that a horse in northeast Kansas has been confirmed positive with a wild type of a non-neurotropic case of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1). The affected horse was euthanized and samples were sent to Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory on Friday, April 25. Preliminary tests ... Read More »

KDOT Offers Tips To Drive Through Dust Storms And Blowing Smoke

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With recent road closures because of dust storms in northwest Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation would like to remind drivers of simple tips when driving into or through dust storms. Drivers are urged to stay alert because strong winds can result in sudden periods of limited or zero visibility due to blowing dust and or smoke during burning season. ... Read More »