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“Cover up each cough and sneeze; if you don’t, you’ll spread disease.” That was one of several tag lines promoted by the U.S. Health Service in 1918 to stop the possible spread of the Spanish influenza.  Like COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Spanish flu caused Kansas residents to be quarantined and...
Prairie Band Casino and Resort will reopen its doors to the public on Monday, June 15, it has been reported. Prairie Band, along with Sac and Fox Casino, Golden Eagle Casino and state-owned casinos, suspended its operations in March because of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Firekeeper Golf...
The Jackson County Spring Livestock Show was started several years ago as an opportunity for the county’s youth to be in the “spotlight’’ with their livestock projects more than just the county fair, according to Deb Dillner, a fair board member. A lot of time, effort, energy and dollars are...
Curbside services at Beck Bookman Library in Holton will begin Monday, June 15, it has been reported.  Library patrons are asked to go online at www.beckbookmanlibrary.org, log into their account and place a hold on the materials they are interested in checking out.  Patrons can also e-mail their...
Installation of a transmission line for the Soldier Creek Wind Farm in southern Nemaha County will begin this Saturday, June 6, temporarily affecting traffic on U.S. Highway 75 north of Holton, according to Kelly Kultala, Kansas Department of Transportation public affairs manager for District 1. A...
Kansas Secretary of Labor Delía García has announced that Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) launched on Saturday, May 30. PEUC is a federal extension of benefits of up to 13 weeks for those who have exhausted state unemployment benefits. The PEUC program is available for up to 13...
Kansas Secretary of Labor Delía García announced recently that the processing of payments for regular unemployment, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) totaled an unprecedented $107,145,399 in one night.  The additional $600 FPUC payments...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $900,000 for local governments to host a Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CCFWR) pilot project for fiscal year (FY) 2020.  The cooperative agreements will support projects that develop and test strategies for...
USD 337 Royal Valley is participating in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program on Wednesday. Produce boxes will be distributed starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, at the Royal Valley High School in Hoyt until 2 p.m. or when all boxes are gone. This food distribution is open to...
Royal Valley High School staff found several ways to celebrate graduating seniors and recognize their awards and scholarships. Each high school senior received a yard sign with their name and the Panther mascot and staff members visited homes of seniors to hand out awards and scholarships.

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