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Avian flu prompts KDA to cancel poultry shows at fairs

The Kansas Department of Agriculture?s move to protect the Kansas poultry industry from avian flu by issuing a stop movement order was a biosecurity step, but it means more than 2,000 Kansas 4-H members will have to be creative with how they complete their poultry projects. ?Recently, the KDA decided to close all poultry shows where birds are brought together […]

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Rain prompts minor flooding

Rain prompts minor flooding

Two to three inches of rain fell in Marion County Saturday on the heels of additional rains earlier in the week. By Sunday morning, some flooding occurred in predictable places, such the South Cottonwood River that runs through the Ebenfeld community southeast of Hillsboro. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Two to three inches of rain fell in Marion County Saturday […]

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5-year ?cancerversary? prompts reflection

Feb. 4 is World Cancer Day. This year Feb. 4 is my five-year ?cancerversary.? On this day in 2010 I was told I had stage IV anal cancer and an uncertain, and perhaps short, future. My husband and I reminisced about that morning over dinner last night. We had fried chicken and, as we were enjoying the less-than-healthy extra crispy […]

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