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Kansas Traveler Information Map To Be Tested

It won’t be snowing Friday, but the 511 Traveler Information Map (511.ksdot.org) may look like a blizzard is covering the state. The 511 Map will undergo a live simulation test beginning Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, to test its ability to handle information requests when the entire state highway system has snow and ice conditions. During the test, all the highways ...

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Kansas Wheat Says Wheat Good for Milling

Kansas Wheat late last week reported the Kansas wheat harvest has exceeded most expectations for the quality preferred by millers. Kansas Wheat collected the data from reports put out by Kansas State University’s Grain Science and Industry program The reports show farmers in the southern counties exceeded the milling industry’s 2-main quality benchmarks, test weights of 60 pounds per bushel ...

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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 ...

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Fire Marshal Encourages You To Check Smoke Detectors Sunday

The Kansas State Fire Marshal, Dan McLaughlin, is urging all citizens to change your smoke detector battery when you change your clocks back to Standard Time, this year on November 1, 2009. Smoke detectors save lives – but only those that have been properly installed and maintained.  In 2008, forty percent of all home fire deaths resulted from fires in ...

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Wheat Harvest Revs Up

The heavy rains this past Saturday are all but forgotten. That was clear last night at 10 o’clock when I was driving home and still saw several wheat producers hard at it. The two days of vey hot and dry weather since Saturday’s monsoon has regenerated the local harvest effort and for the most part left the quality of the ...

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