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KCI cancelling many flights for tonight and tomorrow.

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The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that many flights scheduled for Monday evening and Tuesday morning at Kansas City International Airport have been cancelled due to the region’s incoming snow storm. The Department strongly advises travelers and those picking up/dropping off travelers to check their flight status before coming to the airport. Real-time flight status is available ... Read More »

Your donation would be gladly welcomed at any organization

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December typically brings a flurry of donations for worthy causes, as year-end tax planning considerations drive decisions.  Some worthwhile local endeavors to consider would include community foundations.  The Washington County Community Foundation annually supports a variety of community projects for the benefit of the county.  A matching program toward eight different causes was recently announced.  These include the Washington County ... Read More »

Winter Weather Traveling Tips

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With December underway and winter officially beginning December 21, KHP is sending some reminders about traveling in the winter weather. Every year, whether it is the first winter storm of the season, or the last storm, the Patrol and our law enforcement partners from across the state work numerous traffic crashes related to the weather. Some of the most important ... Read More »

American Red Cross Asking For Help Following Sandy

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Red Cross Asks for Help in Kansas Blood and Donations are Needed as a Result of East Coast Weather  Sandy has forced the cancellation of about 100 American Red Cross blood drives in 11 states along the East Coast, resulting in a shortfall of more than 3,200 units of blood and platelets thus far. The storm may cause power outages ... Read More »

No Major Changes For Area Schools In New KSHSAA Classifications

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Topeka – The Kansas State High School Activities Association today announced new classifications for member schools. The new classifications, which are based on enrollment numbers on September 20th, are updated every year, excluding football which is updated every two years. These classifications are based on enrollment in ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades. The only classification changes for area schools are ... Read More »

Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

              Kids ages 5 to 13 in Kansas are encouraged to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focusing on Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day – a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities. Three statewide winners will receive family packages from the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure and the Courtyard by Marriott of Salina, ... Read More »

Marshall County Presidential Caucus March 10th

Marshall County will hold its Presidential Caucus on March 10th at the Helvering Center, 111 S. 8th Street in Marysville.  Marshall County Republican Party Chairman Bill Phillipi said the building will open at 10 a.m.  To participate in the caucus you must have registered as a republican before February 17th.  Additional information is available at www.ksgop or questions can be ... Read More »

Harveyville Disaster Relief Update

The Kansas Adjutant General’s Office is asking anyone who wishes to volunteer labor for the Harveyville Tornado Relief Effort to report between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday or between noon and 5 p.m. Sunday to Mission Valley High School, 12913 Mission Valley Road, in Eskridge, which is 13 miles from Harveyville.  Buses will transport volunteers from Eskridge to Harveyville. ... Read More »

Information for Volunteers and Donations for Harveyville

The Kansas Adjutant General’s Office is asking anyone who wishes to help over the next three days to report between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday or between noon and 5 p.m. Sunday to Mission Valley High School, 12913 Mission Valley Road, in Eskridge. Volunteers will work only until 5 p.m. each day to ensure Harveyville is cleared ... Read More »