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Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway CEO Makes Donation to BR Museum

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The Blue Rapids Museum “Leaky Roof” committee has received the promise of a matching donation dollar for dollar up to $20,000 from Larry Parsons, BRHS Class of 1958 and Chairman and CEO of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company. Profit from Museum fund raising events will be matched to Mr. Parson’s generous offer. Donations, memorial money and bequests received ... Read More »

KHP Reports No Fatality Accidents Over Memorial Weekend

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The Memorial Day holiday weekend marks the beginning of the summer travel season for people across the nation. Last weekend, the Patrol and other law enforcement personnel from throughout the state worked to help ensure motorists reached their destinations safely. The Patrol’s preliminary figures from the holiday weekend activity are in, and for the Memorial Day 2010 holiday reporting period (6:00 p.m. Fri., May 28 until ... Read More »

CMH Receives Grant from Union Pacific Foundation

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Marysville, KS — Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) received a $10,000 grant from Union Pacific Foundation. The Union Pacific Foundation Board approved the grant award to CMH to assist with construction of its new hospital facility. “We are very appreciative of the grant from the Union Pacific Foundation,” stated Pam Harrison, CMH Foundation Coordinator. “It is rewarding when others recognize the ... Read More »

CMH Holds Beam Signing Event For Replacement Hospital

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Marysville, KS — Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) reached a major milestone in construction recently when CMH hospital leaders, staff and board members marked its progress with an informal beam signing ceremony Tuesday morning. The final steel beam will be raised into place within the next several weeks. CMH Beam signing ceremonies are typically held to commemorate the placement of the ... Read More »

Law enforcement memorial service scheduled

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The 28th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held Friday at 12 noon at the Law Enforcement monument, located on the northeast quadrant of the Statehouse grounds. The ceremony comes a few days before National Police week, which is May 9th through the 15th, and in advance of National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, held on the 15th. Kansas Highway ... Read More »

It is official – the Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge

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The Kansas House of Representatives has approved a bill to name the future Big Blue River bridge near Blue Rapids as the Lt. Michael Hugh Breeding Memorial Bridge. The measure now goes to the Senate for consideration. Breeding’s plane was shot down in Vietnam on February 12th, 1970. His body was never recovered. Breeding was a native of Blue Rapids Read More »

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall will come to Seneca

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The Seneca Legion Riders of Post 21 will host the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall from July 29, 2010 to August 2, 2010.  The 220 foot long Wall will be on display 24 hours a day.  The wall is a half size replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  It carries the names of the 58,228 service men and ... Read More »

Community Medical Equipment Honored by Kansas Department of Commerce

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Marysville, KS – Community Medical Equipment, part of Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH), was awarded a 2009 Business Appreciation Award of Merit by the Kansas Department of Commerce. Community Medical Equipment was recognized for its contributions to economic development, community service and leadership in Kansas in the hospital/nonprofit division. The Kansas Department of Commerce honors businesses each year as part of ... Read More »

CMH Breaks Ground on New Hospital Building

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Marysville, KS—Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) ceremonially broke ground on  November 17th for a replacement hospital that will advance the way healthcare is delivered for decades to come. The $17.3 million, 25-bed critical access hospital is one of the largest projects in county history not just in terms of cost, but in terms of social and economic impact.   A groundbreaking photo ... Read More »