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Norton City Council Minutes Unooficial 11-19-2014

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NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.   November 19, 2014   The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor David Corns presiding.  Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Jeff Urban, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery.  Others present were ... Read More »

Board of Education Usd 211 Unoficial Minutes

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FOLLOWING ARE MINUTES AS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN.  THEY HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. Regular Meeting Board of Education Unified School District #211 November 10, 2014 The regular meeting of the Board of Education, U.S.D. 211, was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Robert Wyatt, President, at the Alice Tweed Center, 105 E. Waverly, Norton, Kansas.  All ... Read More »

Dierking Elected Chairman Of The Kansas Association Of Broadcasters

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Bruce Dierking of Marysville was recently elected Chairman of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters at their annual meeting October 18-20 in Wichita. A board member since 2009, he currently serves as Chairman Elect, and last year was Secretary/Treasurer for the organization, which represents 284 member radio and television stations in Kansas. Dierking owns and operates radio stations KNDY/KNDY FM Marysville, ... Read More »

Unoficial City Council Minutes October 15, 2014

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NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.     October 15, 2014   The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor David Corns presiding.  Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery.  Jeff Urban was absent.  ... Read More »

Kansas Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak In Mid-November

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Deer can be spotted near our state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), ... Read More »

Unofficial City Council Minutes Sep. 19, 2014

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NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.     September 17, 2014   The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor David Corns presiding.  Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Jeff Urban, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery.  Others present ... Read More »

Drug Take-Back Day Scheduled For September 27th

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TOPEKA – (September 22, 2014) – Law enforcement officers across the state will be collecting unused leftover medications for safe disposal on Saturday, September 27, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. The collection events are part of a nationwide effort to safely dispose of leftover medications to prevent accidental or intentional misuse. Since the program began in 2010, the ... Read More »

County Commisioner Minutes Sept. 8, 2014

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Unoficial City Council Minutes Sep. 3r, 2014

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NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.       September 3, 2014   The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor David Corns presiding.  Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery.  Jeff Urban arrived ... Read More »

IRS Scam Phone Calls Continue; Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. These con artists can sound convincing when ... Read More »

Unofficial City Council minutes Aug. 6th, 2014

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NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.   August 6, 2014   The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor David Corns presiding.  Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Jeff Urban, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery.  Others present were ... Read More »

Back To School Safety Stressed As School Resumes

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With students getting back to school, there are important safety reminders the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to point out to students, parents and motorists in Kansas. Tips for Children Don’t hurry getting on or off the bus. Arrive at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled. As the bus approaches, stand at ... Read More »

Unoficial City Council Minutes July 16, 2014

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NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.     July 16, 2014   The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, July 16, , at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor David Corns presiding.  Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Jeff Urban, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery.  .   ... Read More »

Troopers Again Inspecting School Buses Across The State

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This month and next, as parents are purchasing their kids’ school supplies, teachers are prepping their classrooms, and students are looking forward to seeing their friends again, the Kansas Highway Patrol will be working to ensure these students are kept safe on their travels to and from school. Every July and August, KHP troopers, in conjunction with school districts across ... Read More »

Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

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TOPEKA, Kan. – (July 10, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other ... Read More »