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Salvation Army Responds to Harveyville.

The Salvation Army is providing support to the town of Harveyville, Kansas after a tornado damaged much of the community. A team of Salvation Army emergency disaster service (EDS) volunteers based out of Topeka has arrived in town with a mobile feeding kitchen to provide meals, snacks and drinks to first responders, survivors and clean-up crews. The Salvation Army is ... Read More »

Divorced Parents May See Child Support Rise

Divorced parents in Kansas would see child support payments rise under proposed changes being reviewed within the state court system. An advisory committee appointed by the Kansas Supreme Court has proposed changes designed to reflect higher costs associated with caring for children since the last adjustments in 2008. The committee is taking public comments on its proposals until Oct. 24. ... Read More »

The Salvation Army Assists Tornado Survivors in Reading, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Salvation Army continues to provide support today to the town of Reading, Kansas, after a tornado damaged much of the community last night. A team of Salvation Army emergency disaster service workers based out of Emporia arrived in Reading at 1 am this morning to assist survivors and first responders. The team will continue to ... Read More »


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) received the 2010 Wheat Advocate Award this week from the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) for his outstanding support of the wheat industry. “Wheat producers help strengthen the Kansas economy and communities across our state, and when agriculture is successful, Kansas is successful,” Sen. Moran said. “I am honored to receive ... 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 »

Gage County discusses Rescue Squads status

The Gage County Board of Supervisors were updated Wednesday on rescue services taking place in the county. Beatrice Rescue has responded to 1,789 runs so far in 2010. Beatrice is currently covering transports for Beatrice, Wymore and Odell. Approximately 1,500 calls were in the Beatrice area with an additional 80 in the Wymore, Blue Springs and Barneston area. Beatrice Rural ... Read More »

Southern Teacher awarded P.E. Teacher of the Year

Southern Elementary physical education teacher Beth Willet was recently awarded the Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year in the state of Nebraska.  Willet, in her 31st year of teaching at Southern Elementary thanked students, teachers and administration for their support during a rally in her honor on Wednesday.  Willet was named the Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year by the ... Read More »

Direct crop payments may be in jepordy

Jerry McReynolds, president of the National Association of Wheat Growers and a director of the Kansas Farm Bureau, said direct farm payments — annual payments based on historical crop yields — are a key piece in the safety net provided by the federal farm bill. In the western reaches of Kansas, the greatest limiting factor is a lack of rainfall, ... Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol introduces new teen driving program

The Kansas Highway Patrol will announce participation in a new program geared to help teens travel more safely around large trucks and commercial motor vehicles. The Teens and Trucks program was developed in Arizona by multiple public safety partners. The program was developed to address an area of driving safety not always addressed in traditional settings: driving around commercial motor ... Read More »

CES becomes second donor to industrial park development

Rob Peschel and Tony Duever CES Group has become the second contributor to the Marshall County Industrial Park Site Analysis that will identify potential sites for a new industrial park somewhere in the county. CES Group joins the Blue Rapids Masonic lodge in support of this first step in the development of a new park. Read More »