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Get Prepared; Turn The Clocks Ahead This Weekend

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It’s time to turn the clocks ahead and lose an hour of sleep this weekend when Daylight Saving Time kicks in at 2:00 a.m. Sunday. The American Red Cross reminds everyone it’s also a great time to make sure you and your loved ones are prepared for emergencies. Locally, the cold winter months have been busy for Red Cross Disaster ... Read More »

Amber Alert Cancelled By KBI; Velazquez & Delacruz No Longer In Kansas

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The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Kansas Amber Alert for Nomei Velazquez. The KBI reports that recent information indicate that she is no longer in Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has issued a Kansas Amber Alert for Nomei Velazquez. She is a 15 year old white female with black hair. She is 4 feet, 11 inches tall ... Read More »

Consumer Alert: InsureKS.org Website Adds Price Information, Help Locator

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TOPEKA, Kan. — In an effort to help Kansans who are struggling to find health insurance coverage information on the federal marketplace website, the Kansas Insurance Department’s www.insureKS.org website has new features about Kansas plans, prices and assistance. “Kansans going to the site can now get a close estimate on what plans, tax credits and rates they can qualify for ... Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ... Read More »

Pony Express Festival Scheduled For Sunday Near Hanover

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The annual Pony Express Festival at the Hollenberg Station State Historic Site near Hanover is Sunday 10-4. Over 40 period demonstrators are among the most ever to attend in recent years. A community choir will take part in the non-denominational church service at 11, with a catered noon lunch available following. The Horseshoe Farmers Band will entertain, as well as ... Read More »

Blue River Tail Named To Rails To Trails Conservancy Top 10 List

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The Rails to Trails Conservancy, a nationwide nonprofit organization, with over 100,000 members has listed the Blue River Rail Train at Marysville among its top ten rail trails for American History. Citing the communities unique role in migration and westward exploration, the listing highlights the July 4 run/walk/ride planned. The organization is dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating ... Read More »

SCC ranked 12th best community college in U S by TheBestSchools.org

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Southeast Community College is ranked the No. 12 community college in the United States by TheBestSchools.org, a leading higher education/career website. The website selected the 50 best community colleges based on a comparison of several studies and ratings of community colleges, as well as the college’s reputation and a review of a large number of notable community colleges. David Redfearn, ... Read More »

19th century photography workshop to be held at Pony Express Station

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HANOVER, KS — The Kansas Historical Society announced that Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site will present a 19th century photography workshop Saturday, June 22. Reenactor Dr. Doug McGovern will present a first person portrayal of 19th century photographer Alexander Gardner at 10 a.m. At 1 p.m. participants can bring a digital camera and make a stereo (or 3D) ... Read More »

Big Blue River Days Rib Run & Walk is Saturday June 1

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Kick off a healthy start to your summer at the Big Blue River Days Rib Run in Marysville. Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) Foundation is organizing this year’s 5K and 10K Rib Run held Saturday, June 1, 2013. Also available is a 1 mile run/walk. Start times for races are: 10K–7:45 AM; 5K–7:55 AM; 1 mile run/walk 8:00 AM. Awards will be given to ... Read More »

American Red Cross looking for volunteers for K-State Spring Game

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Each fall, the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross assists Kansas State University by hosting First Aid Stations at the Wildcats home football games. Volunteers provide minor first aid to those in need and provide supplies that will enable direct assistance to game attendees. Volunteers need to be certified in CPR and First Aid, and can receive ... Read More »