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Allegiant Air To End Service From Manhattan Regional Airport


Allegiant Air announced Monday that the airline will discontinue service from Manhattan Regional Airport on February 23rd, which provided service to Phoenix, Arizona. Any customers with reservations past February 23rd will be contacted for a full refund. “We are always disappointed to end service in a market,” said Eric Fletcher, Allegiant Travel Company Manager of Airports. “We thank Manhattan Regional ... Read More »

Washington County 4-Hers Participate in Regional 4-H Day


4-Hers receiving top blues at the River Valley District 4-H day, March 3, 2012,  qualified to attend the Regional 4-H Day composed of the River Valley Extension District, Central Kansas District, Dickinson, Geary, and Marshall Counties. Regional 4-H Day was held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at theClayCenterCommunityHigh School.   EligibleWashingtonCounty4-H members participating and results were: Model Meetings: Farmington 4-H ... Read More »

Scholar Bowl Teams Qualify for State


On Thursday, February 2 the Axtell Eagles WON the Regional contest hosted at Frankfort and qualified for a bid at State. The 2012 1A – Division II State Scholars Bowl Championships will be held on Saturday, February 11th, at Natoma High School. The Hanover High School scholar bowl team is headed to 1A state after winning their scholar bowl regional ... Read More »

Three Barneston Children Severly Burned


Fire and rescue teams responded to a report from Barneston that three young children had been burned by boiling water. Rescuers responded to the 400 block of Wyatt Street in Barneston Saturday evening at approximately 7 p.m. According to one rescuer the burns were severe and the children were all under the age of 5. Two children were transported to ... Read More »

Seneca Girl Wins Regional Spelling Bee


13-year-old Cara Knapp, of rural Seneca, spelled “inselberg” to win The Topeka Capital-Journal’s 58th annual Regional Spelling Bee at Topeka West High School, 2001 S.W. Fairlawn. Her parents Curtis and Catherine Knapp, and other family members were on hand to celebrate with her. Cara is home schooled and currently in seventh grade. For those who are curious, an inselberg is ... Read More »

Technology Classes In Concordia


The North Central Regional Planning Commission is reporting that several classes focusing on the use of communication technology will be offered in Concordia this month through the North Central Kansas Small Business Development Center. The classes include 3-offerings – Website Design Made Easy, Facebook 101-Setting up a Personal Facebook Account, and Facebook 201-Growing Your Business on Facebook. All 3-classes will ... Read More »

RuralVoices Youth Contest Winners Named


BELOIT, KS, March 24, 2010 – Three high school seniors from North Central Kansas will each receive $650 for submitting the top entries in the Fourth Annual RuralVoices Youth Contest sponsored by the North Central Regional Planning Commission (NCRPC), Beloit, Kansas. Students had three options to participate that included submitting a written essay, a video or a photo series. Winners ... Read More »

1A Regional Boys Scoreboard (2/25)


At Baileyville B&B: Hanover 44, Axtell 21 Baileyville B&B 47, Frankfort 45 At Clifton-Clyde: Clifton-Clyde 64, White City 35 Linn 45, BV-Randolph 38 At Elwood Wetmore 55, Lawrence Seabury 50 Centralia 80, Elwood 39 ======== Class 1A regionals At Ashland Ashland 62, Jetmore 32 Minneola 49, Fowler 36 At Baileyville Hanover 44, Axtell 21 Baileyville B&B 47, Frankfort 45 At ... Read More »

U.S. Census Bureaus seeking workers


The US Census Bureau is in the process of hiring nearly 4,000 temporary workers in Kansas from now until July. Dennis Johnson, the Regional Director of the US Census Bureau, says the bureau is in a very active mode of both recruiting and hiring. Interested applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18 years old or older, have a valid social security ... Read More »

Regional Economy Picking Up


A perfect lead in to the next story!!! Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss is predicting, “The likelihood of dipping back into recessionary territory has diminished significantly.” Goss says a January survey of business leaders in 9-Midwest and Plains state suggests the region’s economy is picking up steam. The Business Conditioning Index for the Mid-America Region made a healthy jump in ... Read More »