Reed Friesen Shannon and Carrie Friesen of Hesston announce the birth of…Read More
GOESSEL SENIOR CENTER MENU, HILLSBORO SENIOR CENTER MENU & other activities.Read More
MCSEC board plans March 26 meeting The Marion County Special Education Cooperative…Read More
It happens at least four days a week, sometimes more. At 3 p.m. sharp,
Robert Schmidt and Ralph Kreutziger meet at the Ampride coffee shop in
Marion to drink coffee, ?tell lies,? and play a single lottery
?It?s almost always a $2 bonus crossword,? Schmidt said.
?Costs us $1 apiece,? Kreut?ziger added.
The Marion County Commis?sion Monday reassured renters of mobile home and camper lots at Marion County Lake by voting unanimously never to change use or zoning requirements on trailers moved there.
The only restrictions the commissioners said they would make would be for public safety and insurance requirements. Commissioner Bob Hein noted it would have to be a home in ?pretty bad shape? not to be insured somewhere.Read More
The Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute provided a specially designed propane-fueled burn trailer. Firefighters wore bunker gear and air packs into the burn simulator, which reached temperatures that exceeded 500 degrees.Read More
The mission of the Farm Service Agency is to help ensure the well being of Amer?ican agriculture. In Kansas, this mission is being fulfilled through the administration of more than 20 various programs and direct benefits that serve the state?s farmers and ranchers.
FSA farm loan programs are an important source of credit to family farmers unable to obtain credit from conventional sources at reasonable rates and terms. Kansas FSA county offices approved 907 farm operating, ownership, and emergency type loans totaling to $89,002,542.Read More
You can make the case that things don?t look too bad for crops in Marion County this year, but all questions are overshadowed by the top issue that has dominated local farming throughout this decade?we need rain and we need it badly.
Marion County Extension Agent Rickey Roberts said top soil moisture is close to adequate now, ?But we just don?t have much subsoil moisture yet. A lot of the snow we got ran off, the ground was so frozen. We didn?t get all of that moisture because it couldn?t penetrate, didn?t infiltrate. It helped. A little of it went into ponds, which we really needed.Read More
Darryl Brewer, representing D&L Enterprises, offered Monday at a Marion City Council meeting to upgrade seven acres he owns in southwest Marion for semi-truck parking if the city would share in 300 tons of rock needed at an estimated $7 a ton.Read More
Members of the Florence City Council were told at their March 5 meeting that the premium for the city insurance policy will be $2,000 less than it was a year ago.
The city agent, Bill Hend?ricks, presented the council with spreadsheets detailing current insurance coverage.Read More