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WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The proposed Kansas Health Science Center - Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KHSC-KansasCOM) has been granted candidate status from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). COCA accredits osteopathic medical schools granting the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree across the United States.

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KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Longtime MLS and NFL senior executive Doug Quinn has partnered with several key players in sports sales training and technology to launch a new company that will help many teams bridge the gap between the lack of sales reps and the revenue needing to be generated from the sales department.

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MISSION, Kan., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) With more time spent at home, pet owners are seeing their daily routines upended. Many who once relied on dog-walkers and smart devices to keep up with their pets during their time at work are now spending quality time with their pets all day long.

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TOPEKA – In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plan to reduce the quarantine period for those exposed to COVID-19, KDHE is issuing similar guidance in Kansas. Counties may choose to opt in to the shortened quarantine period, either 10 or 7 days with testing…

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Horses that hold onto fears of specific rather than common items are doomed to be anxious and nervous their entire lives in the presence of those items. Taking the time to get them comfortable with that object will add to the enjoyment for horse and rider. Many riders even exacerbate the fears by avoiding the very things they should help the horse get used to.

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Horses that hold onto fears of specific rather than common items are doomed to be anxious and nervous their entire lives in the presence of those items. Taking the time to get them comfortable with that object will add to the enjoyment for horse and rider. Many riders even exacerbate the fears by avoiding the very things they should help the horse get used to.

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Horses that hold onto fears of specific rather than common items are doomed to be anxious and nervous their entire lives in the presence of those items. Taking the time to get them comfortable with that object will add to the enjoyment for horse and rider. Many riders even exacerbate the fears by avoiding the very things they should help the horse get used to.

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MISSION, Kan., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) The holiday season may look different this year, as many around the world won't be able to travel to be with friends and family in person. While some traditions may be put on hold, you can still create new ones with the loved ones around you, including your pets.

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TOPEKA – There are no changes this week to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s (KDHE) travel quarantine list. Those needing to quarantine include:

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TOPEKA – While November tax collections again exceeded estimations, Governor Laura Kelly today warned that without federal support, future revenue growth – and our state’s ability to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic – may be compromised.

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KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Link today announced the availability of the patent-pending Chariot V2 MQTT Server, the first to market to be Sparkplug-aware for complete MQTT network oversight. Chariot V2 is OASSyS MQTT 3.1.1 compliant, the dominant messaging protocol enabling industrial customers to share IIoT data across the enterprise from OT to IT.

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MISSION, Kan., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Just the thought of comfort foods is often enough to warm the soul, especially as cool winds blow and temperatures drop. When cooler weather calls for hearty meals to give your family a warming boost, you can turn to simple shortcuts for comforting flavor without skipping on quality.

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MISSION, Kan., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Many of the season's most popular gift ideas can generally be classified as "tech." From smartphones and gaming systems to digital photo frames and smart home devices, tech junkies and technophobes alike can delight in the options available to help enhance daily routines and make tasks easier.

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MISSION, Kan., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) For many families, spending special moments with loved ones feels more important than ever this year. Whether you're spending the holidays with family or inviting them for a virtual call from afar, you can plan ahead to enjoy the same dishes even without being at the same table.

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MISSION, Kan., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) If it seems like your grocery store's apple section is more abundant than it has been in the past, you'd be correct. With new apple varieties coming onto the scene every few years, gone are the days of choosing between simply red or green.

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MISSION, Kan., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Picking out the perfect presents for kids this holiday doesn't limit your search to simply including gifts with screens or the hottest tech gadgets.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TITLE Boxing Club, the nation's leading boutique boxing franchise with more than 165 clubs across the United States and Mexico, recently announced its 2019 franchisee award winners. In a virtual system-wide ceremony, franchise partners from across the country were awarded for everything ranging from membership numbers, retail sales, overall spirit and culture, and notable improvements over last year.

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With the General Election next week, Dr. Roger Marshall, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, hit the road this week for a six-day, 30-stop Campaign Countdown Tour that brought him through Hiawatha.

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Kansas is blessed with an abundance of great natural resources and Kansans are encouraged to capture the most vital of these; water. The Kansas Water Office (KWO) is accepting water photos to be featured in conjunction with the 2020 Virtual Governor’s Water Conference in November. The photos…

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to include those who have traveled to North Dakota and the country of Andorra beginning today, October 21.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to no longer include travel to Aruba and to also remove mandatory quarantine following attendance at out-of-state mass gatherings of 500 or more provided people wear masks and maintain soci…

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TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) has launched a new Business PPE Stopgap program, which provides personal protective equipment (PPE) to businesses experiencing delays in purchased equipment.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is Sept. 11, 2020. This program provides direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing cos…

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The Kansas Department for Children and Families announced that EBT Online has been fully implemented, and Kansas food assistance recipients now have the option of purchasing groceries online using a Kansas Benefits Card, also known as an EBT card, at Amazon and Walmart.

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MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is excited to announce they are now accepting nominations for the first ever Kansas Agriculture Heroes Program. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kansas farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses have performed essential functions to ke…

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TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list. Florida as well as those countries with a CDC Level 3 Travel Health Notice with restrictions remain, but Arizona, Bahrain and French Guiana are removed effective today. Those traveli…

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TOPEKA — Governor Laura Kelly today announced that her administration, and officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, recommend that most local communities again do not move into Phase Out of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas” at this time, and instead stay in Phase 3.

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TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) has been working with a team of specialists from Accenture for just over two weeks as they provide operational and technological assessments to improve the delivery of unemployment services.

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, along with local public health, is encouraging people who are attending sporting tournaments to exercise appropriate prevention measures for COVID-19 as clusters are beginning to develop and potential exposures have occurred.

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TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly directed the Kansas Department of Revenue to begin phasing in the availability of drive tests. To start administering these tests, steps had to be taken to ensure the health and well-being of all who interact with the Kansas Department of Revenue offices.

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TOPEKA — Governor Laura Kelly announced that her administration, as well as officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, recommend that communities do not move into Phase Out of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas,” which was originally planned to begin June 22, and instead…

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TOPEKA – In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plan to reduce the quarantine period for those exposed to COVID-19, KDHE is issuing similar guidance in Kansas. Counties may choose to opt in to the shortened quarantine period, either 10 or 7 days with testing…

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and the group came to an agreement, given the recent rapid spike in Covid-19 cases in Hiawatha and Brown County, that as of Wednesday, the City will close the Fisher Center, as well as City Hall, which will be open by appointment only. The …

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Given the continuing increasing cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Hiawatha City Commission has taken the following steps in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. We apologize for any inconvenience but truly feel it is in the best interest of Hiawatha, Brown County an…

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl, via Zoom. Also present was Brown County Clerk, Melissa Gormley. County Attorney, Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meet…

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The Brown County Commission heard plans from the NEK Area Agency on Aging to take over Meals on Wheels from the Hiawatha Community Hospital.

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Since the courthouse will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 30, please contact the Treasurers office to make arrangements to complete transactions that cannot be completed by mail, online or dropbox (which will be located on the south side of the courthouse 24 hours a day.

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The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session with the following members present: Chairman Dwight A. Kruse, Keith Olsen, and Richard L. Lehmkuhl, via Zoom. Also present was Brown County Clerk, Melissa Gormley. County Attorney, Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meet…