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As the weather starts to cool down there’s a whole host of critters out there looking for places that might better improve their chances of surviving the winter. The list of critters looking to get into our home or any other outbuildings is far too long to try to list here. These rascals hav…

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Prayer is not an option for the child of God. It is mentioned 31 times in the Book of Acts and preceded every significant event. Things happen when people pray. During the early church the people didn’t have physical Bibles, iPads, iPhones, Tablets, Kindles, and so on; but what they had was …

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Nova was once a young 1-year-old German Shepherd struggling to survive. Now, three years later, Nova is the winner of the 2021 Detector Dog Case of the Year award. She is thriving as a successful K9 of the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, loving life and her job.

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I write this on our community’s Match Day. Match Day is a wonderful opportunity to support a variety of important area organizations with contributions matched by half. And for many clergy people, this time of year is also stewardship season, when congregants are asked to pledge gifts of tim…

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“Certain things are an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and must be taken advantage of or lost forever.”

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There are two warm season grasses that are invading our native grasslands and they are of substantial concern. Collectively we call them Old World Bluestems. The two are technically different species, Caucasian Bluestem and Yellow Bluestem. But their damage and control are similar enough we …

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I devoted much of last week to attendance at the annual gathering of the clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. We spent time in prayer, worship, and discussion, especially regarding the care of God’s creation and racial reconciliation in our parishes and communities. These two items, al…

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Banned Books Week 2021 celebrates your freedom to read. Each year since 1982, the American Library Association (ALA) has published a list of the books challenged, restricted, removed or banned since May of the previous year as reported in the “Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom.” This biblio…

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Many homeowners wait until they see the pretty flowers in their yards in March and April to treat for weeds. By spring time, however, the plants are approaching maturity. If they are blooming then they will soon be producing seed, even if you spray as soon as you see that first bloom. Being …

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I want to encourage you today to believe God. Every promise He has made to you in His Word, just believe it and hold on to it. Stay with the Word of God regardless of who opposes it. When you read it, believe what it says and act on it quickly. Oftentimes the devil tries to get you to doubt …

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More than likely you’ve seen some little press snippet or social media post. in the past couple of weeks, about a 4-Her’s insect collection at the Kansas State Fair containing an insect known as a Spotted Lanternfly. The insect was collected in Colby (Thomas County) and it’s presence in the …

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Do you realize that everyone is constantly sending out unspoken messages? As an individual, your tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions speak volumes.

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Fall is upon us! Leaves will be changing colors, temperatures will start to cool, and kids are back in school. Just because summer’s over doesn’t mean programming at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library ends. In fact, we have lots of programs this upcoming month for children and teens!

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Sericea lespedeza (or just sericea for short) is a non-native invasive legume. Like far too many other weedy plants it was intentionally brought to this country from Asia and planted for erosion control, hay production, wildlife cover and food. It was introduced into the United States in 189…

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Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.” He asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Pe…

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If you haven’t already, you may well be hearing more and more about a livestock disease known as African Swine Fever in the coming months. The first thing you may think is, “I don’t raise swine, why should I care?” Well, if you enjoy your bacon, pork chops, holiday hams, just anything pork r…

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and we here at the library are always excited about the month of September for this very reason. Libraries all over the country are celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month and the goal is to put as many library cards in the hands of p…

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Most of the lawns in our area are comprised of cool season grasses like tall fescue or Kentucky bluegrass. These are called cool season grasses because they grow best in the cooler weather of fall and spring. (There are some other reasons such as when they produce seedheads and the type of p…

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MANHATTAN — Caterina Scoglio, professor in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kansas State University, has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture — Research Education and Economics grant to develop a computer tool used to estimate the risk for arthropod-…

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This article contains more information taken from John Jeffries’ Master’s Thesis titled An Early History Of Junction City, Kansas: The First Generation. This is some of what John wrote.

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Hot summer days will give way to cool fall days in the coming weeks, and at the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library’s Young People’s Department we will be starting our fall programs! Most of our children and teen programs will have limited in-person attendance and will require advanced registrat…

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The insect pest of the year, so far, has been the fall armyworm. When we have a big outbreak of them it doesn’t matter if you are a farmer, rancher or homeowner because these voracious little eating machines have the ability to hit everyone hard! The good news is that in many cases, the dama…

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Jesus said, “Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them. Just as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever eats me will live because of me. This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like that which your ancestors ate, and they d…

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MANHATTAN — The McCain Performance Series is back. Opening the season will be county star Sara Evans, returning to Kansas State University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in McCain Auditorium.

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Perhaps the greatest fear farmers and ranchers have is losing control of their land. The fear isn’t losing income, power or prestige others often ascribe to landowners. No, the fear is rooted in the deep desire to share with their children a business built of blood, sweat and soil. A busines…

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Junction City resident lived through Quantrill’s raid on Lawrence

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