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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 »

Video: Severe Weather Possible This Weekend

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Saturday and Sunday are still on track for severe weather across the Great Plains, including all of north central, northeast, and east central Kansas. There is still some uncertainty in just how this storm system will evolve, but it will be an important weekend to be fully prepared for severe weather to strike.   Read More »

Southeast Nebraska Cooperative Votes To Merge With Farmers Cooperative

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Southeast Nebraska Cooperative Patrons voted to merge with Farmers Cooperative of Dorchester, nearly 85% in favor with results of a mail-in ballot announced at a special stockholders meeting. The merger, effective September 1, 2014 will allow for transition for southeast patrons and employees. Additional specifics are anticipated as actions to dissolve the Southeast Nebraska Cooperative, based in Beatrice, with multiple ... Read More »

Congressman Huelskamp Accepting Applications for Interns

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WASHINGTON — The Office of Congressman Tim Huelskamp is now accepting applications for an internship opportunity in the Washington, D.C., Salina, Dodge City, and Hutchinson, Kansas offices. “I encourage applications for internships from college students or recent graduates who want to learn firsthand how Congress operates and how federal legislation affects Kansas,” Congressman Huelskamp said. “This is a unique experience ... Read More »