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“Living Life Richer”

When the economy is uncertain, when a person has difficulty doing what he or she should do to stay healthy, and when relationships are trying, life is especially challenging. The KSU River Valley Extension Service is offering free public meetings on December 1 and 2 to help individuals cope with these uncertainties. The program will be offered on December 1 ... Read More »

Postal Service wishing for a “green” holiday

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is the top choice for customers who want to go green and save green this holiday season. “We want customers to know they can trust their holiday cards and packages to USPS. We’re one of the greenest mailing and shipping companies in the world,” said Sam Pulcrano, vice president, Sustainability. “With more than a half ... Read More »

KDOT Traveler Information Service Prepares For Winter Travel

Kansas Secretary of Transportation Deb Miller announced today improvements to KDOT’s traveler information services in advance of the winter/holiday travel season. An enhanced 511 Mobile application is now available at http://511mm.ksdot.org. The free 511 Mobile site now provides map, camera and electronic message sign views, road conditions, work zone and event information and links to weather.  The site is accessible ... Read More »

Wymore Rescue is rolling again

Wymore Rescue Service is finally open for business.  Wymore Rescue re-opened on Monday with eight EMTs, six drivers and five support staff. Gage County Medical Consultant Dr. Don Rice said there could be up to 14 EMTs by the beginning of 2011. Rice continues to give credit to the volunteers who worked hard to make this happen There still appears ... Read More »

Record corn crop expected

Kansas farmers are expected to harvest the biggest corn crop in the state‘s history this year. The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service on Thursday forecast corn production in Kansas at 629.2 million bushels. That would surpass by far even last year‘s record crop of 598.3 million bushels. Kansas growers planted 4.7 million acres in corn this year, the highest planted acreage ... Read More »

Wymore will keep ambulance service

Wymore City Council publically apologized to Gage County Medical Director Dr. Don Rice Wednesday night regarding statements previously made by council members and others.  Rice said Wymore council members made the unflattering statements before receiving all of the information regarding an ambulance contract.  Rice had previously told council members they three choices: Work with him, find a new medical director ... Read More »

CRP Registration

Representatives from the local Farm Service Agencies will be attending training sessions on provisions for a new Conservation Reserve Program or CRP sign up next week. Unfortunately, no specific date has been set by the Ag Department for sign up yet, but it is anticipated that the sign up will be set sometime in August. Initially 2.8-million acres were to ... Read More »

CMH Receives $250,000 in KDOC Tax Credit

Marysville, KS — Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) has received $250,000 in tax credits from the Kansas Department of Commerce (KDOC) to be used in the construction of the new hospital facility. KDOC recently awarded a total of $4.13 million in Community Service Tax Credits to 21 nonprofit organizations around the state. These future Kansas income tax credits are a major ... Read More »

SCC Holding Generational Customer Service Workshop

For the first time in history, there are four generations in the workplace. This means there also are four generations in the marketplace. Every member of each generation brings a distinct set of values, attitudes and behaviors with them. Learn how to provide exceptional customer service by attending a Southeast Community College Business & Bagel workshop titled “Customer Service Across ... Read More »

Enrollment deadlines approaching for 2 farm programs

The Farm Service Agency reminds farmers that the June 1st deadline for enrollment into the 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) is rapidly approaching. The deadline is mandatory for all participants and U-S-D-A will not accept any late-file applications. To date, about 73 percent of Kansas producers have enrolled in the ... Read More »