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Hunter Ed is Saturday

LARNED — The Larned Recreation Commission will sponsor an Internet-assisted hunter education session will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Students must complete the KDWPT online hunter education course. Students must attend a selected field day and testing session. In order to receive four hours credit (of the 10 hour minimum required by law) all students will be tested over the Internet course material. This test will be administered at the beginning of the Field Day.  A passing score of 22 correct answers out of 25 questions is required to proceed with the rest of the course.
Students must pre-register with Mike Seeman at 285-6002. Participants must be 11 years of age to complete the course.

Monthly lab day is Friday

LARNED — The monthly Pawnee County health department’s lab days is scheduled Friday, Aug. 26. The clinic starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 10 a.m. at the 1st floor of the Pawnee County Courthouse, 715 Broadway. Patients need to fast from midnight the evening before.
Available lab tests are Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, $30; PSA (prostate specific antigen) $20; and HGBA1C $10. Comprehensive Metabolic Panel includes lipid profile, thyroid TSH, electrolytes, liver enzymes, glucose, hemogram (CBC) and other tests.
The health department offers the service in conjunction with Pawnee Valley Community Hospital and Quest Diagnostics. The first-come, first-serve, walk-in clinic requires no appointment. The lab days are scheduled the fourth Friday of each month. No insurance is billed and clients are responsible for following up on any abnormal results with their private medical provider.
For information, call (620) 285-6963 or e-mail Mary Beth Herrmann at

CNA course to be offered

LARNED — Barton Community College will offer a certified nurse aide course on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 1 through Nov. 3 at Larned Health Care Center, 1114 W. 11th Street, in Larned. Instructor Andra Alderson will direct the class from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Students are required to complete an enrollment process that includes admission application to Barton, a reading assessment, completion of documents and payment prior to the start of the class. The fee for Barton County residents is $475, which includes tuition, fees and the state exam fee. The non-county fee is $490. A textbook fee is additional. To receive certification, students must complete the state examination. Scholarships for part-time students are available.
For information, call 620-792-9357 or 1-800-732-6842; or visit