Longer days and prolonged sunlight are signs spring is approaching, but it comes with a small price: setting your clocks one hour ahead. Unless you're in Arizona or Hawaii, losing an hour of sleep is inevitable, but it doesn't mean adjusting is impossible. Here is how your body can quickly adjust to the new time.
March 11, 2017|
DODGE CITY - Otis-Bison's girls held Rexford-Golden Plains scoreless for 12 minutes for a 10-0 lead en route to a 41-34 victory over the Bulldogs for third place in the Class 1A-Division 2 state basketball tournament.
Richard Schenck with Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, the sponsor of the Great Bend legislative coffee, introduced Rep. Tori Arnberger, Great Bend, and Sen Mary Jo Taylor, Stafford, to the public who came for an update on what has been happening at the state capitol since the last coffee in February. Both freshmen legislators, they provided a fresh perspective on the legislative process, now partway through their first session of their first term.
Talk to farmers, stockmen and ranchers – most will tell you how much they love their cows. Problem is, this humble and in most cases easy-going beast rarely receives the praise associated with the noble show horse or one of the so-called smartest creatures, the squealing pig.
March 11, 2017|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
Think for a moment about what it might be like to have age-related sensory and functional challenges. Many adults in our community face these challenges in their daily routines as they complete simple tasks or participate in leisure or social activities. The program "Gray for a Day" aims to educate participants on what to expect as a person's senses become less sensitive. Participants may experience an "Aha" moment as they think about family members experiencing losses or they may better understand their own changes as they age.
The Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive kicked off Kansas Agriculture Month on March 2, in support of our neighbors in need and to reduce hunger in Kansas communities. Harvesters–The Community Food Bank in Topeka hosted state leaders, including Governor Sam Brownback, representatives of the food banks of Kansas, Dillons Food Stores employees and members of the Kansas agriculture community.
This past February and now March are looking be unseasonably warm. This is causing the plants in your landscape to break dormancy early. I have had a lot of questions about trees and flowers with concerns about what will happen if we get another hard freeze this year. Below is an article from Ward Upham that describes what is going on with your plants and what can happen if we get a cold snap later this spring.
The 79 Lions Clubs of Western Kansas District 17-K will hold their annual District Convention on Saturday, March 18, at Memorial Union on the FHSU Campus. International guests will be Melvin and Virginia Bray of New Jersey.