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River Valley Extension District sponsoring 2 Workshops this week

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PUBLISHER NOTE: The Feb. 21st Trich in Animal Traceability is cancelled due to inclement weather. Please visit the RiverValley Extension website at http://www.rivervalley.ksu.edu/ for the latest information.   Advance registration is requested for each of two upcoming programs presented by the River Valley Extension District.  A program on trich in animal traceability is planned Thursday, Feb. 21 in Belleville at the 4-H Building on the fairgrounds.  ... Read More »

Centralia Native Bob Fisher To Be Featured On The Tonight Show

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Basketball sharp-shooter Bob Fisher hails from Centralia, Kansas and holds 14 world records related to shooting a basketball. Through these accomplishments, he will be featured on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tuesday, February 12th. The show airs at 10:35 P.M. on NBC affiliates across the nation, and locally on KSNT 27 Topeka. Charles Barkley will also be on ... Read More »

K-State Coach Bill Snyder Signed to New Five-Year Contract

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that legendary head football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new multi-year contract, securing the services of the 2011 and 2012 national and Big 12 coach of the year through the 2017 season. The new contract, which has an automatic rollover provision after the completion of each season mirroring the ... Read More »

LIEAP taking applications through March 29

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The Kansas Department for Children and Families is taking applications thru March 29th for the LIEAP Program, the Low Income Energy Assistance Program.  It helps pay winter heating bills for those with disabilities, the elderly, or families with children.  The amount of benefits depends on income, the type of dwelling, and the type of heating fuel.  Applicants must show that ... Read More »

Program on Orphan Train in Blue Rapids this weekend

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There’s going to be a free program at the Blue Rapids Museum this Saturday, January 26 starting at 2 pm about the Orphan Train, which ran on the Central Branch railroad.  A short video will be shown, Melva Sanner will do a re-enactment of Anna Laura Hill, a placement agent for the Orphan Train, and Pat Osborne, President of the Historical Society, will ... Read More »

Kansas Day in Greenleaf is January 28

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The 29th annual Kansas Day in Greenleaf is Monday, January 28 at the Greenleaf Clubhouse.  Registration starts at 10 am with the program at 11 with Mrs. Manning’s 4th Graders.  Lunch will be served and door prizes will be given away.  Seating is limited, so make your reservations early by calling 785-747-2265 or sign up at the Looking Glass in ... Read More »

Kansas Farmers Union holding workshop Saturday

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Kansas Farmers Union will be hosting a Beginning Farming Workshop this Saturday, January 26 from 9-5 at Nelson’s Landing Restaurant in Leonardville.  There will be several different speakers talking about the financial aspect of farm transitioning, sustainable agriculture, farm to school program, and an attorney specializing in real estate and contract matters will be there as part of the class.  ... Read More »

Community Garden Grants available

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Grants up to $5,000 are available by the Kansas Health Foundation, in cooperation with K-State Research and Extension, for a Kansas Community Garden Grant. Applications will be accepted thru January 15. The program was introduced last year to encourage gardening as a healthy physical activity and to teach garden skills while encouraging gardeners of all ages to learn more about ... Read More »

Two ag producer seminars coming up

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The River Valley Extension District will have a series of seminars, workshops, and schools to provide education on a wide variety of topics of interest to agricultural producers. The first program will be “Cost Saving Tips for Winter Cattle Feeding” coming up this Thursday, December 13th at the Linn American Legion. The program will start at 5:15 p.m. with registration. ... Read More »

Washington County School District Wins $10,000

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The Washington County School District has selected as a $10,000 winner in the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.  This program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate their public school district to apply for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.  After a three-tier grant review process, Washington County was selected as one of ten winners in ... Read More »