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State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care in Hays

KDHE LogoThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to Smart Sparks, a licensed day care home operated by Tandra Reif located at 1202 Motz in Hays.

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Podiatry is Topic for March 28 Doctors on Call

Doctors on CallSmoky Hills Public Television's local program, Doctors on Call, will feature the topic of podiatry on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 PM with an encore April 2 at 3:30 PM.

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Representative Waymaster Interviewed by WIBW Radio

Troy Waymaster - Luray109th District State Representative Troy Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill) joined WIBW Radio's Nick Gosnell for an interview Thursday morning in Topeka.

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Commodity Distribution is March 28, 29

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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USDA Targets $6 Million to Farmers, Ranchers Devastated by Wildfires

usda logoUS Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, announced this week the US Department of Agriculture has designated $6 million in aid to help farmers and ranchers affected by recent wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

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Sales Tax Exemption, Refund Programs Available for Fencing Materials

Department of RevenueTo help farmers and ranchers rebuilding after the 2016 and 2017 Kansas wildfires, the Kansas Department of Revenue has created www.ksrevenue.org/wildfires with information on applying for refund and exemption certificates.

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Dorrance Steak Feed Generates More Than $5,400 for Andy Phelps

Check Presented to Andy PhelpsOn Saturday, March 18 the Dorrance American Legion Post #334 held a steak feed to benefit Dorrance firefighter Andy Phelps. Phelps tragically lost his home and pets in the Wilson Lake fire on March 6.

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