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Doctors on Call

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  Venous Insuffiencey  is the topic for this week’s program in the sixth season of Doctors on Call on Smoky Hills Public Television.  Doctor David Hendrick, Director of Salina Surgical Arts Center and Registered Nurse Shawna Moresco, both from Heartland Cosmetic Surgery and The Vein Clinic in Salina will answer questions about vein health in this live viewer call-in program.  The ... Read More »

Joplin Missouri Pictures

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Link for pictures from McRae and the donations from Norton to Joplin Missouri can be found by typing journeyn2america in the search portion of Facebook. Read More »

Joplin Missouri Updated Donation List

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DROPOFF AT NEX-TECH(downtown Norton, KS) until noon Friday by W F McRae Huszagh Please remember that these children have nothing and are living in “shelter type” environments with little or no personal space or storage , therefor items must be easily stored in a small compact area and not interfere with the community as a whole,  (gymnasium , churches, etc) New/Unwrapped ... Read More »

Joplin Missouri Donations

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Donations are being sought for the victims of the Joplin Missouri tornado.  There will be a trailer load of items being taken to Joplin on Friday.  They are focusing on stuff for kids, toys and clothes can be used, but make sure they are clean and in good shape.  They are also taking cases of bottled water, Capri sun, juice ... Read More »

Court Report

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An Almena man will be spending time with the Department of Corrections for charges in Norton County District Court.  Brian Spooner has been charged with one count of felony theft, in connection with an alleged February 28th incident in which a vehicle belonging to William Alexander was taken from Almena.    Spooner pled guilty. He was also sentenced for three worthless checks.  ... Read More »

Northwest Tech recognized

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In its first step to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today ranked Northwest Kansas Technical College as one of the nation’s 120 best community colleges.  Northwest Tech will now face the challenge to compete for the Prize funds (to be announced in December 2011) by insisting on ... Read More »

Allen’s new job

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ALLEN NEWS  5/20/11  DW  A NORTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE HAS RETURNED TO THE WORLD OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL.  JOHN ALLEN HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE ASSISTANT TO THE MONITOR OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS TOM SCHIEFFER.  ALLEN, THE FORMER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF THE CINCINNATI REDS WILL HELP WITH THE OVERSIGHT OF THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS, BUSINESS AND FINANCES OF ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Mobile

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EVERY TWO SECONDS, SOMEONE IN AMERICA NEEDS BLOOD.  THE SUMMER BLOOD SUPPLY IS OFTEN AT CRITICALLY LOW LEVELS, WHICH COULD PUT HOSPITAL PATIENTS’ LIVES IN JEOPARDY.  EVERY DAY, 500 BLOOD DONORS ARE NEEDED IN KANSAS AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS.  IMAGINE WHAT A DISASTER IT WOULD BE TO HAVE NOT BLOOD ON HOSPITAL SHELVES FOR THOSE IN NEED.  YOU ... Read More »

High School Site Council

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The Norton Community High School Site Council is seeking nominations for positions becoming vacant at the end of the school year.  The positions becoming vacant are for one parent representative and one business representative to serve during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years.  These positions may be one or two years to help balance the site council terms.  The parenting ... Read More »

Court Report

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A CALIFORNIA MAN WILL HAVE A TRIAL IN SEPTEMBER IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  GERALD SALDO OF SANTA MONICA CALIFORNIA HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF POSSESSION OF A HALLUCINOGENIC DRUG WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE, AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITHOUT A TAX STAMP.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED DECEMBER 6TH INCIDENT.  SALDO PLED NOT ... Read More »

Court Report

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An Almena man will be sentenced at a later date in Norton CountyDistrict Court.  Brandon Towery was charged with one count each of burglary and felony theft.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged incident at the property owned by Ed Desbien between March 30th and April 21st of last year.  The burglary charge was dismissed and Towery pled guilty ... Read More »

School Board Special Meeting Agenda

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the USD 211 Norton Board of Education will host a special meeting tonight.  The Board will be discussing projects found during the audit by 360 energy.  They were asked to rank the projects listed and will also discuss additional projects.  The board will also consider the approval of the plans so the district can comply with the requirements set by ... Read More »

Norton County Comment

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The Norton County Commissioners are striving to keep Norton County citizens up to date on county services and departments.  They are highlighting a different department each month.  Norton County EMS leads the way in providing quality care and compassion to all they serve. NCEMS has 20 technicians covering three stations within 990 square miles. There are 3 First Responders, 15 ... Read More »

Norton Public Library Activities

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DIRECTOR OF THE NORTHWEST KANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM GEORGE SEAMON WILL BE DOING A SPECIAL PRESENTATION IN HONOR OF NATIONAL library WEEK TODAY AT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.  HIS PRESENTATION WILL BE AT 10:30 DURING THE MORNING STORY TIME FEATURING A LIBRARY THEME.    THEN AT SEVEN TONIGHT, JOANNE EMERICK, FROM HOXIE WILL BE THE SPEAKER.  Emerick author of Courage Before Every Danger, ... Read More »

CRP Sign Up Deadline

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Producers are reminded that the deadline to sign up for the conservation reserve program is tomorrow. This is the second consecutive year that USDA has offered a general CRP sign-up. Through CRP, eligible landowners receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource conserving covers on eligible farmland. Land can be enrolled for a period of up to ... Read More »