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Kansas High School rodeo finals determine national finals team

Champions in the Kansas High School Rodeo Association have been announced.

Champions in the Kansas High School Rodeo Association have been announced.

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Sports | Read More »

Fenceline: June 21, 2012

Weaning calves this early is used as a “last resort” management strategy when cows are thin prior to management strategy included in a drought plan.

Early weaning beef calves is one drought management strategy. Research suggests spring-born calves consume significant amounts of native range forage at 45 days of age. Weaning beef calves as early as 45 days of age is early enough to encourage the cows to cycle and rebreed.

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in Columns,Fenceline | Read More »

Kansas Sampler Foundation to visit every community researching new book

Sampler Foundation staff WenDee LaPlant and Marci Penner on the road in their ERV vehicle.

Marquette was town number one. Six hundred twenty-five to go. That’s the goal for the Kansas Sampler Foundation, to go to every incorporated city in Kansas.

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in Business,County News,Featured | Read More »

K-192 resurfacing under way in county

Road construction Jefferson County Kansas

A resurfacing project began June 13 on a 17-mile stretch K-192 from the K-192/US-59 junction in Jefferson County moving east to the K-192/US-73 junction in Leavenworth County.

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Kansas first lady announces Read Kansas Read library grant

Kansas first lady Mary Brownback has announced details of a library grant that is available for libraries participating in the Read Kansas Read summer reading program.

June 27th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Media,The Independent | Read More »

Robin Leach

Robin D. Leach

Funeral services for Robin D. Leach, 72, Lawrence, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

June 24th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Kay Lassiter

Kay E. Lassiter

Kay E. Lassiter, 72, Valley Falls, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 16, 2012, at a Topeka hospital.

June 24th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

John Bower

John David Bower

John David Bower, 100, McLouth, died June 18, 2012, at his home.

June 24th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Kathleen Bottom

Kathleen Louise Golder Bottom, 81, Grantville, died June 17, 2012, at her home.

June 24th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Leona Tuttle

Leona Julia Tuttle, 76, Gove, died June 10, 2012, at the Gove County Medical Center in Quinter.

June 24th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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