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Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D taking place now

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Open enrollment dates for 2013 Medicare Part D plans are now thru Dec. 7. In Washington County Deanna Turner will be available most Wednesdays, Oct. 24 thru Dec. 5 at the Washington County Extension Office. Jim beck will be available 2 Wednesdays, Nov. 7 and 28. Alison Mueller will be available on Thursdays, Oct 18 thru Dec. 6 to answer ... Read More »

Medicare Part D enrollment period approaching

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AS THE MEDICARE PART D ENROLLMENT PERIOD APPROACHES BEGINNING IN OCTOBER, SENIOR CITIZENS MAY AGAIN HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING MEDICARE, THE PART D OPTION, AND RELATED BENEFITS. K STATE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION IS OFFERING A PROGRAM ENTITLED MEDICARE BASICS FOR BOOMERS AND BEYOND, IN JUNCTION CITY, MANHATTAN, AND MARYSVILLE OCTOBER 10-12. IF YOU ARE TURING 65 IN THE NEXT SIX MONTHS ... Read More »

Divorced Parents May See Child Support Rise

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Divorced parents in Kansas would see child support payments rise under proposed changes being reviewed within the state court system. An advisory committee appointed by the Kansas Supreme Court has proposed changes designed to reflect higher costs associated with caring for children since the last adjustments in 2008. The committee is taking public comments on its proposals until Oct. 24. ... Read More »

Sales tax meeting draws small crowd

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A meeting was held at the Marysville City Hall Tuesday to discuss a proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to help the city raise up to $800,000 in new sales tax revenues each year.  Seventeen people attended the meeting to listen to designers and consultants explain the proposed tax increase and projects it will fund.  If the sales tax increase ... Read More »

World’s Largest Operating Steam Locomotive to Pull Circus Train on Way to Mo. Celebration

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OMAHA, Neb., September 14, 2010 – Union Pacific Railroad’s “Challenger” No. 3985, the world’s largest operating steam locomotive, will be on a six-state, 2,200-mile tour from Cheyenne, Wyo., to Gorham, Ill., to celebrate railroad heritage. To kick-off the tour, Challenger will pull the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Circus train between Speer, Wyo., and Denver, Colo. “We are ... Read More »

KNDY-FM Prep Schedule To Include 8 Broadcasts, 5 MHS Games

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Marysville, Kan. – Dierking Communications, Inc. radio station 95.5 KNDY-FM in Marysville on Friday released their 2010 high school football broadcast schedule, which includes 5 Marysville High School Bulldog broadcasts, and 3 Twin Valley League contests. The action begins on Friday, September 3 when the Marysville Bulldogs travel to Perry to face the Perry-Lecompton Kaws. Pre-Game is scheduled for 6:45 ... Read More »

Sunflower Showdown Moved To Thurs. Oct. 14 in Lawrence

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — The 2010 football matchup between Kansas and Kansas State has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 14, and will be nationally televised on Fox Sports Net. The game was originally scheduled for Oct. 16. The 108th edition of the Sunflower Showdown will kick off at 6:30 p.m. in Lawrence. “It is exciting for this in-state rivalry to be ... Read More »

Three Southeast CC Volleyball Players Earn Awards

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Three Southeast Community College volleyball players received honors following the 2009 season. Carly Morehead and Monica Shaw were named to the Region IX All-Tournament Team, Morehead and CeCe Catlett were named to the All-Region IX Team, and all three players were named to the Nebraska Community College Athletic Conference all-league team. Southeast ended its season with a 13-23 overall record. ... Read More »

Maranatha Academy Cancels Season, Onaga Left With Open Date

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Maranatha Academy (Shawnee, KS) has canceled its 2009 varsity football season. Maranatha was scheduled to play Onaga (Oct 9th), Olpe (Oct 16th), and St. Marys (Oct 23rd). The Onaga Buffaloes have postponed their Homecoming game due to the open date, and will reschedule for a yet-to-be-determined date. Football schedules for the Twin Valley League may incorrectly show the Oct. 9th ... Read More »