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Summerfield Fire Department To Receive $2,500 Donation

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The Summerfield Fire Department will be presented with a check for $2,500 from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, on behalf of local farmer Don Mathewson, who was selected by the Monsanto Foundation. The advocacy program supports rural communities through contributions to local non-profit organizations. A ceremony is planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Read More »

SCC Automotive Technology Program Earns Top 20 National Ranking

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The Automotive Technology program on Southeast Community College’s Milford Campus is ranked among the top 20 schools nationwide. WIX® Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech magazine as title sponsors for the 2013 School of the Year competition, recently announced the top 20 schools from nearly 160 entrants across the U.S. The winning school will receive $2,500 in ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes – Oct. 14

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Marysville City Council met Monday. An ordinance reducing the speed limit to 30 miles per hour was unanimously adopted on Jayhawk Road from 8th to 16th Street. The City Administrator updated the council on the KDOT project award for improvements on U.S. 36 Highway from 17th to just east of 20th Street. The state will fund a 95% share up ... Read More »

CMH Sponsors 3rd Annual Loss of a Child Memory Service

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Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) Grief Support Group for Loss of a Child is hosting its 3rd Annual Memory Service for those families who have experienced the loss of a child of any age. The Memory Service will be held Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM at St. Gregory’s Church Hall, 1310 Carolina, in Marysville. Parents, family ... Read More »

Leadership Marshall County Accepting Applications

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Applications are being accepted for Leadership Marshall County’s next class.  Due to the success of the program’s first two years, the program is expanding and ready to take applications for its third class. “The feedback from the first two classes was overwhelmingly positive,” said Paula Landoll Smith, chairperson for the program’s board of directors.  “It was an easy decision to ... Read More »

Grocers To Participate In Locally-Grown Specialty Crop Program

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A pilot program to benefit local economies and consumers by bringing fresh specialty crops into grocery stores will debut in Marysville and Blue Rapids on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27. Besides offering locally-grown carrots, Swiss chard and kohlrabi for sale, demonstrations will provide samples, cooking tips and recipes using seasonal, locally-grown produce. Crome’s Market, Marysville, and Gator’s Hometown ... Read More »

Kansas Agriculture & Rural Leadership’s 12th Class Announced

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Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership recently announced their 12th class, which will begin a two year leadership program this fall. Travis Mason of Herkimer, Kansas Division Manager for Southeast Nebraska CO-OP, and Rebecca Frerking of Washington, coordinator of the Washington and Clay County Farm Bureau Quarter Horse, and Lamb Production programs are among thirty class members from across Kansas. Waterville ... Read More »

Marshall County Qualifies As A Kansas Rural Enterprize Zone

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Marshall County now qualifies as a Kansas Rural Enterprise Zone. If adopted by commissioners, the program allows a Kansas income tax waiver and student loan repayment assistance for individuals moving to the county. Fifty counties initially qualified for the program, with Marshall County among 23 additional that were added during the recent legislative session. Commissioners Monday heard a presentation from ... Read More »

Kansas FSA Accepting County Committee Nominations

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Kansas Farm Service Agency is accepting nominations for local FSA county committees, now through August first. County committees remain a vital link between the farm community and USDA, and provide an opportunity for farmers and ranchers opinions and ideas to be heard. To be eligible, candidates must participate, or cooperate in, a program administered by FSA be eligible to vote ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Wrap-Up

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Washington County Commissioners met Monday. Teryl Goeckel of Washington asked commissioners to consider adopting the Rural Enterprise Zone Program which is administered by the Kansas Department of Commerce, and offers incentives on income tax and student loan repayments for individuals willing to move to one of the counties designated by the program. Washington County is one of fifty counties in ... Read More »