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Weis Relieved of Duties as Kansas Football Coach; Bowen Named Interim Head Coach

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Lawrence, Kan. – Charlie Weis has been relieved of his duties as Head Football Coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Weis was in the third year of a five-year contract. Zenger named KU defensive coordinator Clint Bowen interim head coach. “I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season,” Zenger said. “But I believe ...

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Overnight Accident Sends Four Area Youth To Hospitals

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Four Frankfort youth were critically injured shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, a mile and a half east of Home City. A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassey D. Farrant of Frankfort was southbound on 18th Road, and failed to stop at U.S. Highway 36, and struck the trailer of a semi hauling meat driven by 59-year-old Gregory W. Morgan of ...

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Dr. Fernando Ugarte Earns American College of Surgeons Fellowship

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is pleased to announce that Dr. Fernando Ugarte, Surgeon, has been certified as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of ...

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Two Area Natives To Join CMH in August 2013

Marysville, KS – Family Practitioners Ben Bruna, MD, and Shane Thoreson, MD, will join the medical staff of Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) in August, 2013. Both physicians will practice family medicine at Marysville Clinic. Dr. Ben Bruna attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence where he received his Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree in May, 2005. After finishing his ...

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New County Attorney in Pawnee County

The Pawnee County Board of Commissioners have selected a new county attorney.  They’ve offered the position to Jennifer Stehlik-Ladman, a Pawnee City High School Graduate, and she received her Law Degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law.  She has worked at the Stehlik Law Office in Pawnee City since 2011.  Current Pawnee County Attorney Victor Faesser told the ...

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Perlman Names Shawn Eichorst Nebraska Athletic Director

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman today announced the appointment of Shawn Eichorst as director of intercollegiate athletics. Eichorst, who has served as director of athletics at the University of Miami since April 2011, will join the University of Nebraska Oct. 9 as a special assistant to the chancellor, and will succeed Tom Osborne as director of intercollegiate athletics when ...

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Black Mold Found In Area Corn Fields

Saline County Nebraska extension educator Randy Pryor reports that black mold is appearing in corn fields throughout the Southeast Nebraska area.  Pryor said the black mold is an alternaria that has also been reported in dormant grasses. Different samples have been sent to the University of Nebraska plant pathology lab for more extensive testing. While the name seems ominous, health ...

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Gage County Third Graders Farm Education Event

Third graders in Gage County will enjoy a day on the farm this Wednesday.  The youth will be provided with seven stations to learn about life on the farm.  Sessions will include information about cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, grain and farm-to-table.  The event is sponsored by the Gage County Agricultural Society and the University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Office.

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K-State Accepts Invitation to Play in AT&T Cotton Bowl

MANHATTAN, Kan. – On the heels of the program’s best season in almost a decade and its eighth 10-win season under head coach Bill Snyder, Kansas State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the Wildcats have accepted an invitation to play No. 6 Arkansas in the 2012 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on January 6 in Arlington, Texas. The game, which will ...

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Farmland Recovery Meeting Scheduled for September 12th

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and Iowa State University Extension are teaming up to deliver an informational meeting on Missouri River Farmland Recovery. The meeting is being carried by Webinar to participating Extension offices including the Gage County Extension Office in Beatrice. The educational program is set for Monday, September 12 from 9:30 am to Noon. All landowners, operators, land managers, ...

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