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KHP Participates In Annual Memorial Day Step Campaign

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The peak of summer travel across our nation’s highways is about to begin. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working additional hours from May 18 until May 31. This additional coverage comes thanks to funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation through the STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) campaign, to help motorists reach their destinations safely. “The Patrol is dedicated ...

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Memorial Day Remembered

Area Residents will show their appreciation to Veterans at local Memorial Day Services.  Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.  It is now celebrated in almost every State on the last Monday in May after Congress passed the National Holiday Act of ...

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Blue Springs Cabin Recieves Renovation FUnding.

The Blue Springs Cabin will receive funding for improvements.   The log cabin was originally built in 1857.  The Gage County Board of Supervisors approved a visitors improvement fund grant to the City of Blue Springs in the amount of $3,092 and will go towards repairs for the cabin located in the city park. Gage County Tourism Director Jim Spangler said ...

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