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CMH Receives Grant From Kansas Health Foundation

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Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has received a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation’s Recognition Grants program to fund its “Breathe Better Educational Program.” The grant, in the amount of $5,291, will be used to help promote lung health and reduce chronic diseases among residents of Marshall County by creating traveling educational displays and presentations that will reach clinics, schools and community ... Read More »

Police Shoot Suspect In Quality Inn & Suites Disterbance

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At approximately 6:02 AM this morning, the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call regarding shots fired at 150 East Poyntz Ave. (The Quality Inn and Suites). Police officers from Riley and Pottawatomie counties responded, and once on scene observed a subject discharging a firearm outside of the hotel. As events unfolded, officers ordered the subject to cease firing ... Read More »

Meeting Explaining The Kansas Open Meetings Act Scheduled

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Area county commissioners, school board, and city council members have been invited to a meeting Tuesday evening in Marysville to learn more regarding the state open meeting law. Any elected official and the public are welcome. Kim Winn, Director of the Kansas League of Municipalities will present details on the Kansas Open Meetings Act, and Kansas Open Records Law. The ... Read More »

Meeting In Wetmore Discusses ‘Kansas Whiteway’ Byway

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A meeting was to be held Tuesday in Wetmore with Kansas Department of Transportation representatives, and area legislators to answer questions regarding the steps needed to create a byway for the Kansas Whiteway, along highway 9, which paralleled the Central Branch Railroad from Atchison to Beloit, where it merged with Highway 24. The route eventually linked Chicago to Colorado Springs, ... Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association Announces All-State Awards

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The Kansas Volleyball Association announced their All-State Teams. In Class 1A, Division I Centralia senior Kaitlyn Koch was named First Team, and player of the year. Centralia coach Kimbrook Tennel was named Coach of the Year, Juniors Liz Hasenkamp, Katy Huefler, and Amaris Jones received Second Team honors. Nicole Ohlde of Linn and Jo Roepke of Valley Heights were Honorable ... Read More »

CMH Receives Kansas Trauma Center Designation

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Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). This designation acknowledges that CMH has successfully met state standards of commitment, clinical and equipment resources and staff training for the assessment and treatment of trauma patients. Level IV centers are rural hospitals whose primary ... Read More »

Clean Line Energy Requests Information

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Grain Belt Express, Clean Line Energy is moving forward with a request for information from wind generators in Kansas regarding their demand for electric transmission capacity, helping define the cost effectiveness and production potential of wind resources in western Kansas. They are proposing a 750 mile direct current transmission line that would deliver wind energy to markets in Missouri, Illinois, ... Read More »

KCC Grants Grain Belt Express Siting Permit Contingent Upon Line Siting Approval in Three Other States

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Topeka, KS – Today, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC or Commission) approved an Order granting a siting permit to Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express) to construct the Kansas portion of a 600 kV high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line, and an HVDC converter station and associated transmission facilities. The line begins in Ford County, Kansas, ... Read More »

Is Winter Canola a Valid Cropping Option for North Central Kansas?

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By Kim Larson, Crop Production, River Valley Extension District Growing winter canola is still rather new to Kansas farmers, but it is catching on and growing in popularity in certain areas of the state. In our area in north central Kansas, winter canola is still rather a rarity. However, canola has become a profitable oil crop that has real possibilities in ... Read More »

Axtell & Sabetha Students Win KDOT Traffic Safety Contest

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Seven-year-old Laura Edelman of Sabetha, 10-year-old Reagan de Koning of Axtell and 12-year-old Kallie Leiker of Hays are the statewide winners in the 2013 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest for all Kansas kids ages 5-13. Each kid was first selected as a regional winner and will receive a bicycle and a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas ... Read More »