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Volume 140 Issue 36 February 26, 2015


Nebraska liable for ‘reckless’ water use
The U.S. Supreme Court found Nebraska “recklessly” overused Republican River water in 2005 and 2006, and the court took the unprecedented step of ordering Nebraska to give up a portion of its unjust economic gains from keeping and using Kansas water, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. more...

Kansas Insurance Dept. assessing numbers concerning Anthem breach
Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, said today the Kansas Insurance Department is assessing the impact of possible data hacking of health insurance policyholders in Kansas as a result of the cyber attack which targeted Anthem, Inc., the nation’s second largest health insurance company. more...

Parts of Wallace County were blessed with six inches of snow over the weekend. Some local farmers are hoping that it isn’t too little, too late for this year’s wheat crop.

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Consumer Alert: Fraudulent emails being sent claiming to be from ‘State Attorney’
Fraudulent emails are being sent to Kansans claiming to be from the “State Attorney Office,” and threatening arrest, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. more...

Bugle notes
News from the Fort Wallace Museum more...

Tourism Talk
Farm Bill safety-net deadlines approaching for Kansas farmers
Smoky Valley 4-H held January and February meetings
Pletcher and Dirks announce engagement
Mike Margheim passes
Kansas NRCS announces National Initiatives for 2015
Time is running out to sign-up for CSP
Foundation seeking scholarship applications
Dark Cherry Bundt Cake

Ag Talk
County Corner
Pitch Scores
Village News
Wallace News
WCHS Broadside
WHS Coyote Column

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