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Apply now for extension master naturalist program

If you have an interest in the environment and natural resources, and enjoy working with others then the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Naturalist (EMN) program may be for you. Applications are now being...

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First mistaken-conviction lawsuit concluded 

The attorney general’s office has resolved the first lawsuit filed under a new mistaken-conviction statute enacted by the legislature earlier this year, Derek Schmidt, attorney general, said Dec. 18. The attorney general reached...

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Lanesfield mystery escape room adventure planned

Solve the mystery of the missing school marm during a new escape-room style adventure being offered by appointment at the Johnson County Museum’s Lanesfield Historic Site near Edgerton. This program is called Scandal in the...

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City of Edgerton reviews Chamber contract

Edgerton’s annual contract with the Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce was discussed at the Dec. 13 meeting. For the 2017 budget cycle the Edgerton council had approved a $5,000 agreement with the chamber: $2,000 for...

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Screaming at robocalls can be comforting

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist I’m a nice person—mostly. Ask anyone who knows me. Except my family. Don’t ask them. But most people would say I’m fairly agreeable on most days. But if you were to catch up with Phone Scam...

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Don’t leave me to entertain myself

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist Winter is upon us and those 4:30 p.m. twilight hours and are so dreary. You spend lots of time reading or playing on the internet. I had two unfortunate incidents leading to a not-so-good week....

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Free program with coffee, birds planned

Come enjoy winter bird watching from the comfort of an indoor wildlife viewing room during an informal program being offered for ages 18 and older at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center....

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GEHS students named ‘shooting stars’

The Arts Council of Johnson County (ACJC) announced that 101 finalists have been nominated for the 2019 Shooting Stars Awards. GEHS students included as nominees are: Breanna Shelton nominated by Jeff Lady, Jordan Proctor...

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