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KSU scientist discusses importance of ag research in western Kansas

Wheat State Kansas

by Mary Lou Peter Some Americans may think of Kansas as one big expanse that looks the same from border to border, but there are significant differences between the eastern and western parts of the state. The differences have a huge impact on how farmers and ranchers manage their operations and are the reason Kansas […]

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

‘Big Rural Brainstorm’ coming to Newton Feb. 3-4

Organizers for “The Big Rural Brainstorm” are hoping to bring new energy and action steps to issues facing rural Kansas.

January 19th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Kansas knifemakers gather in Meriden

Eric Showalter Steve Culver Kansas Knifemakers

Approximately 20 members of the Kansas Custom Knifemakers Association from a four-state area turned out for the first shop tour of the year last Saturday.

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Puzzles, games and educational value

Chess Board games

Why do people buy and play games? Entertainment value certainly factors in, but there are several other benefits to puzzles and games, including their educational value. Just think about what happens when children (or adults) sit down to play a board game or contemplate a puzzle. Individuals come together, learn lessons about getting along and […]

January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

Leavenworth County man pleads guilty to gun theft in federal court

One Leavenworth County man has pleaded guilty and another is awaiting trial for the burglary and theft of firearms from a Winchester gun shop.

January 17th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

City of Valley Falls considering higher court costs

A trip to Valley Falls city court might get more costly if a suggestion by city Administrator Chris Channell gets council approval.

January 17th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Construction on Oskaloosa city pool is on track for opening day

Oskaloosa swimming pool

Construction on the new city pool in Oskaloosa is progressing toward opening day but decisions still need to be made about who will manage the pool.

January 17th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

USD 340 board gets figures for proposed bond issue

Schools bond issue technology

Submitting a bond issue to voters in the Jefferson West school district is far from being a done deal after hearing comments at the school board meeting Monday night.

January 17th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

Ozawkie man charged with cultivating marijuana

Charges have been filed against Chester D. Pottorf, Ozawkie, for allegedly cultivating marijuana plants.

January 16th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Holland predicts gridlock for 2012 session

Sen. Tom Holland

Kansas Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, and minority whip, says that Kansas will have a budget and redistricting will happen but don’t expect much else.

January 16th, 2012 | Posted in Government,State | Read More »

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