OPEKA– The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued Public Health Warnings for Marion Reservoir, Marion County; and Memorial Park Lake (a.k.a. Veterans Lake), Great Bend due to toxic blue-green algae populations above minimum public safety levels. Logan City Lake in Phillips County remains on the warning list, bringing the total to three so far in 2013.
CLAFLIN - The governing body of the City of Claflin met in regular session, Monday, June 10, 2013 at the city building. Present were: Mayor Michael Urban, Councilpersons Kirk Schneweis, Casey Hubbard, Doug Hubbard and Dan Michaelis. Also present: City Attorney Bob Suelter, City Clerk Patricia Schmidt, Robert Gunder, Richard Hayes and Tyler Allison.
Consider the similarities between our children spreading their wings and driving off to college or going to work and all the young birds we have been so intently observing as they mature and leave their nests and parents-- forever. The nurturing and training these dedicated parents provide is amazing in all of the animal and bird kingdoms. There are a few reptiles that simply reproduce their young and leave them to fend on their own with no further contact. Some odd things like that survive very well.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Elliot Johnson had a three three-run homer for his second hit of an eight-run sixth inning Thursday night, leading the surging Kansas City Royals to a 10-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
ELLINWOOD - Betty June Dewey, 89, died on June 9 at Citizens Medical Center in Colby. Born June 8, 1924 in Radium, she was the daughter of Roy J. Fertig and Ruth Yocum Fertig. Her step-mother was Ella Freida Jost Fertig. She attended Fort Hays State University. On July 21, 1946 she married Devon W. Dewey in Radium. He died on July 31, 1999. An Ellinwood resident for the past two years, formerly of Seward, she was a farm wife, worked at Larry's Garden Center and taught elementary school in Eudora and Radium.