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Nebraska ranks 49th in US for school breakfast program


Nebraska placed near the very bottom of a new study ranking the states for the percentage of low-income students who take part in government-funded school breakfast and lunch programs. Crystal FitzSimons, spokeswoman for the Food Research and Action Center, says only two states had a worse showing. “Nebraska is feeding about 50,000 low-income kids for […] Read More »

U.S. Highway 36 Road Closure Planned In Jewell & Republic Counties


Monday, September 16 will see the start of a road closure in eastern Jewell and western Republic Counties. US-36 will be closed at the rail road crossing one mile west of the Highway 36 and K-199 junction. Crews will be working on improvements for two days at the crossing. Eastbound traffic will be taken from the Highway 36 and K-14 ... Read More »

Bridge work in Phillips County


the Kansas Department of Transportation is starting a bridge repair job on US-36 Highway in Phillips County beginning next week.  The bridge over Spring Creek is located 1.5 miles east of the East US-183 Junction in Phillipsburg. During Construction, traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by temporary traffic signals.  KDOT awarded the construction contract of approximately $135,669 ... Read More »

T-Works announcements


More than 180 people were in Dodge City yesterday to hear Governor Brownback and Secretary Deb Miller announced the T-WORKS modernization and expansion projects for western Kansas.  You can view those projects here: www.ksdot.org/t-works    Dodge City Highlights: Participants were greeted by the Marshall and Miss Kitty and a few desperadoes that looked like trouble though no gunfights broke out; instead we ... Read More »