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KLA Endorses Moran

As the August primary approaches, Jerry Moran’s U.S. Senate campaign continues to pick up steam garnering more and more important endorsements. The latest comes from the Kansas Livestock Association. The trade organization, which represents about 55-hundred members involved in beef and dairy businesses, says their endorsement is based on Moran’s long history of advocating policies and programs that support Kansas ... Read More »

Kansas Soldier Honored With Flag Lowering

Governor Mark Parkinson is directing flags to be flown at half staff Tuesday. The request is to honor Sgt. Ralph Mena of Hutchinson. Sgt. Mena died in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi freedom on May 3rd, 2010. You are asked to keep flags at half staff from sun-up to sun-down. Read More »

Budget Cuts dominate school board discussions

The Pony Express Learning Center at Marysville High School will close on May 14th unless support is found on the local level. David Walters, Director of Alternative Education informed the Marysville School Board on Monday that the Center will close unless it is kept open on a local level. Linda Prior, Pony Express Learning Center instructor also requested the school ... Read More »

Bill To Rename Blue Rapids River Bridge Sent To Governor Parkinson

Topeka – Legislation that will honor a fallen U.S. Marine from Marshall County is on its way to the Governor. The Kansas Senate today approved House Bill 2436. The bill will name bridge No. 62 on U.S. Highway 77 that goes over the Big Blue River east of Blue Rapids in Marshall County as the 1st Lieutenant Michael Hugh Breeding ... Read More »

Kansas House hears testimony on naming US 77 bridge near Blue Rapids

A Kansas House committee this week heard testimony in support of a bill naming a bridge in Marshall County in memory of a young Blue Rapids man killed in Vietnam. Representative Sharon Schwartz, a Washington Republican, says she testified before the House Taxation Committee in support of a bill that would name the bridge on U.S. 77 east of Blue ... Read More »

KDOA Suspends Four HCBS-FE Waiver Services

(TOPEKA) The Kansas Department on Aging has announced the indefinite suspension of four services provided through the Home and Community-Based Services-Frail Elderly waiver program. Acting Secretary Martin Kennedy said the change was made as a result of cuts to the agency’s budget. Effective Jan. 1, 2010, the HCBS-FE waiver program will no longer pay for new recipients to receive assistive ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation Formed

Residents of Washington County will benefit from the formation of a new community foundation. The Washington County Community Foundation will provide the area with important tools to build endowments, increase philanthropy, and provide ongoing support to essential area nonprofits, programs and events. A community foundation is a permanent, steady, and secure source of grant making that addresses present and future ... Read More »