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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 »

MCAC and EUCC sponsoring handbell concert

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The Marshall County Arts Cooperative and the Evangelical United Church of Christ are partnering to present a special handbell concert.  The groups are hosting guest artist, Kristine Stout, handbell soloist from Joybell on Thursday, May 9, 2013 for a concert entitled “In-Cred-i-Bell!”   The concert is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art, 201 South 9th ... Read More »

PQA+ Certifcation program coming up May 10 in Beatrice

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University of Nebraska Extension in Gage County is hosting the last Pork Quality Assurance plus (PQA+) certification and re-certification program before the new system comes into place in June 2013. The PQA+ session will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday May 10 at the Extension Office Meeting Room on the Fairgrounds in Beatrice. All Southeast Nebraska and Northeast Kansas pork ... Read More »

Gap Financing available to anyone wanting to start or expand business

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Marshall County will have the opportunity to be included in a federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) program thanks to the efforts of the Marshall County Partnership for Growth. The program allows any Marshall County bank to access a revolving loan program administered by the North Central Regional Planning Commission (NCRPC) to provide “gap financing” to businesses wishing to expand, entrepreneurs ... Read More »

CMH taking Scholarship Applications

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Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) announces applications are now available for the Hoppenstedt Nursing Scholarship. Made possible through the Henry W. Hoppenstedt Trust, the scholarship will be awarded to a student who has been accepted into a registered nursing program at an accredited school of nursing. Applicants must be a graduate of a Marshall County High School, have proof of admittance to an accredited nursing program, ... Read More »

SCC machining program celebrates expansion with new name

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Southeast Community College’s long-time Machine Tool Technology program has a new name to go along with soon-to-be-completed new and remodeled space. The program’s new name is Precision Machining and Automation Technology, and it also will begin offering two focus areas instead of three: Tool Maker and Computer Numerical Control and Automation. “This is a better reflection of the current technology ... Read More »

Applications being taken for Tuttle Creek Watershed program

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Applications are being taken for the Tuttle Creek Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy Cost Share Program.  It is for farmers and livestock producers in Marshall and Washington Counties within the Lower Little and Big Blue River Watersheds.  Applications are available at your local Conservation District offices.  You may also contact them for cost share rates, program summary, and details.  In ... Read More »

Walk Kansas begins Monday

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The Walk Kansas Fitness Challenge begins Monday.  It’s a 10 week health and fitness program encouraging teams of 4 or individuals to log minutes of activities.  Anything from mowing the lawn, raking the leaves, simply going for a walk or run, to exercising all count toward your minutes.  The goal is to help people learn to make physical activity a habit and improve ... Read More »