Marion friends will share $20,000 lottery prize

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.


County votes never to change regs for mobile homes at lake

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.

Programs enable FSA to assist Kansas agriculture producers

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.