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Hanover Wildcats Win 1A State Basketball Championship

The Hanover Wildcats defended their 2009 1A State Championship with a 58-49 win over South Gray Friday at Fort Hays State University. The Wildcats were led in scoring by 15 points by Conner Hynek, and 14 points by Taylor Nicholson. Official Basketball Box Score -- GAME TOTALS -- FINAL STATISTICS Hanover vs Montezuma-South Gray 03/12/10 7:30 pm at Hays,Kan (Gross Memorial ...

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Obama Signs Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has signed a major disaster declaration for parts of Kansas especially hard hit by winter storms over the holiday period. The declaration signed Tuesday makes federal aid available to offset the costs to the state and local governments of emergency response and repairs. Some private, nonprofit organizations will also qualify for the federal aid. The ...

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Statewide tornado drill postponed

The statewide tornado drill scheduled for Tuesday in Kansas has been postponed because of a small risk of severe weather.  The National Weather Service postponed the drill Monday to avoid any confusion. Thunderstorms are possible in parts of the state Tuesday. The drill is now scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service and the State Emergency Management Agency ...

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USD 488 hold school consolidation informational meeting

Consolidation was the topic of a meeting held at the Axtell Gym Wednesday night. Superintendent Bob Bartkowski began the meeting with a presentation of the current options available to the Axtell, Bern, Summerfield School District. Superintendent Bartkowski made it clear to the crowd of approximately 70 people that the school district was prepared to function for one more year on ...

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Marysville Farmers Market Meeting Set

The Marysville Farmers Market will have a planning meeting for area vendors at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday at the Marysville City Building. Anyone interested in selling at the market this summer and fall is welcome. The meeting will explain state regulations the market will follow and will feature a guest speaker from Washington County Farm Bureau who will talk about ...

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Letter for federal aid submitted to President Obama

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson is seeking a federal disaster declaration for 49 counties hit by winter storms in December and early January. The state Adjutant General‘s Department said Friday that Parkinson sent a letter this week to President Barack Obama. Parkinson said in a statement that he‘s hoping to obtain federal aid to help the state and ...

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KANSAS COURT WORKERS – STAYING ON THE JOB

Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lawton Nuss says court workers in the state won’t be furloughed for a week this month. A contingency plan drafted last summer proposed that the courts be closed for up to six weeks, beginning February 15, as a cost-cutting measure due to severe budget deficits. But in a letter to employees Thursday, Nuss said budget-reduction steps ...

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Westar rate increase approved

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas regulators have approved a $17 million rate increase for the state‘s largest electric company. The Kansas Corporation Commission said Thursday that residential customers of Westar Energy Inc. should see an average increase of $1 in their monthly bills, or 1.3 percent. The increase is expected to take effect within a month. The additional revenues will cover ...

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Legislative Forum comes to Marysville

The Marysville Chamber of Commerce and AT&T will host a Legislative Forum with area legislators Saturday, February 6th.  State Senator Mark Taddiken and State Representative Sharon Schwartz will be on hand with comments and to address your questions.  The public is encouraged to attend this Legislative Forum at the Marysville City Hall.  The forum will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

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Kansas Gets Federal Grant for Map Project

Kansas has been awarded a $2-million matching grant by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration to fund broadband mapping and planning through the Connect Kansas initiative. The award will help Kansas collect data and develop a detailed map of the state’s existing broadband infrastructure. Connect Kansas is a Kansas Department of Commerce initiative to increase high-speed ...

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