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St. Baldricks is returning in March, raising funds for childhood cancer research

Across the globe, over 175,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. Here in the United States, the percentage is one in every 300 children.

With that in mind, St. Baldricks is returning March 14 and 15 to raise money for childhood cancer research.

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Security upgrades, new assessments discussed at USD 253 board meeting

Safety and security issues was one of the main topics of Wednesday's USD 253 School Board meeting.

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Mr. Sisters Sweets closing their storefront; business continues online

A sweet deal is turning sour for a local pastry shop.

MR Sisters Sweets is closing their storefront, citing harsh economic and personal times as the reason.

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KCP&L announces partnership, wind energy development for Waverly

If everything comes together, Waverly will benefit from a major wind energy investment involving two private companies and a major conservation non-profit agency.

On Wednesday, Kansas City Power and Light announced a renewable energy facility to be built and operated by EDP Renewables. EDP operates 27 wind developments in 10 states, including two in Cloud County.

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Health Center-Health Department cuts discussed at County Commission meeting

Lyon County commissioners say the Flint Hills Community Health Center-Lyon County Health Department may have gone too far when it cut Friday service to two of its departments as part of budget cuts announced last month.

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Downtown water main fixed

Repairs are now completed on a downtown water main that had been causing problems since Monday.

Underground Utilities Supervisor Gary Sadowski says roughly 20 customers along 10th Avenue from Mechanic to Merchant had their service restored Wednesday afternoon.

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USD 245 moving forward with superintendent search

USD 245 South Coffey County is closing down the application window for a new superintendent Thursday.

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Hamilton-Janssen set for status hearings in Medicaid fraud cases

Status hearings will come next month for the woman accused of Medicaid fraud in Labette County.

Kristy Hamilton-Janssen, a former assistant girls basketball coach and cook with the Madison-Virgil school district, has hearings Feb. 18. Trial dates will be set later.

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