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Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game Selections Announced

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Many area players have been selected to play in the 28th Annual 8-Man All-Stars Games on Saturday, June 8th at Trojan Field in Beloit, KS. Final rosters will be announced at a later date. 2013 Division II West Roster Head Coach: Doug Oberle – Victoria Assistant: Ben Labertew – Sylvan Lucas Assistant: Marc Cowles – Weskan Kade Dennis – Thunder Ridge ... Read More »

No major problems reported from snow storm

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2-3 inches of snow was the general snow total around the area as the first winter storm of the season came thru Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Westar Energy reported scattered power outages and at one point they had about 13,000 customers without power for a time, generally around the Kansas City Metro area and extreme northeast Kansas.  Nemaha ... Read More »

Rep. Huelskamp to open office in Manhattan

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Representative Tim Huelskamp will be opening a congressional office in Manhattan in January.  He currently has offices in Dodge City, Salina, and Hutchinson and the staff from Salina will be traveling to Manhattan to provide services.  Office location and times they will be there will be announced at a later time.  Huelskamp represents the “Big First” District of Kansas, which ... Read More »

Marysville Jr-Sr High Nominated To National Register of Historic Places

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The Marysville Junior and Senior High School Complex has been nominated for placement on the National Register of Historic Places.  The stadium and playing field were constructed in 1937 while the high school was built in 1939, both part of the Works Progress Administration.  The Junior High was built 30 years after the high school in 1967 and then they ... Read More »

Senator Moran elected to NRSC

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WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) released the following statement after he was elected to serve as Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC): “I would like to express gratitude to my colleagues for giving me the opportunity to serve as Chairman of the NRSC. The most important thing that determines the success of Republicans in 2014 ... Read More »

3 Rivers To Close Area Offices By December 31st

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3 Rivers Inc, a non-profit organization headquartered in Wamego will close it’s offices in Seneca, Clay Center, Manhattan, and Topeka by December 31st. Some of the services they provide will be provided by managed care organizations, as the State of Kansas transitions into the KanCare Program, beginning in January. The KanCare health plans are Amerigroup of Kansas, Inc; Sunflower State ... Read More »

Special Question On Every Ballot in Kansas

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One of the questions on every ballot in the State of Kansas will be dealing with the way watercraft is taxed in Kansas.  It’s currently taxed as personal property.  A vote for the amendment would allow the Legislature to separately classify and tax watercraft or to exempt watercraft from property taxes and impose another form of tax.  A vote against ... Read More »

October Proclaimed Kansas Farm to School Month

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TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently proclaimed the month of October as Kansas Farm to School Month, the week of October 22-25 as Farm to School Week and October 24 as Kansas Food Day. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is joined in this initiative by the Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas Agri-Tourism, Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the ... Read More »

Seneca Hosts National Pony Express Meeting

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Seneca hosted the annual meeting of the National Pony Express Association last Friday and Saturday.  Some 120 members from eight states, including Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California were in attendance.  Representatives from the National Park Service, which administers national historic trails were on hand.  Ongoing efforts to promote the Pony Express were discussed, and include installation ... Read More »

Recreational Trails To Receive $2 Million In Federal Funding

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Kansas’ recreational trails program will receive $2 million under the federal transportation bill passed by Congress this summer. “One of our highest priorities is to enhance ecotourism in Kansas, which includes developing a good trail system,” said Robin Jennison, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), which manages the trails program. “This level of funding will ... Read More »