Daily Report for July 28, 2014
Friday; Baby boy, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, to Kayla and Justin Lee, Williamsburg; a baby girl, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, to Sarah and Lee Knudsen, Ottawa.
The Garden City Telegram
LaPolice criticizes Huelskamp's highway bill vote
Alan LaPolice, the Cloud County Republican challenging U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the 1st Congressional District GOP primary, questioned Huelskamp's recent vote against a highway funding bill.
Talk on tombstone symbols slated in Holton
"The Tales Tombstones Tell," a presentation on tombstone symbols presented by Lorlei Thomas Halfhide, of the Cloud County Historical Society, is slated at 1 p.m. July 12 at the Roebke House Memorial, 216 New York in Holton.
Kansas wheat harvest picks up as fields dry
The industry group Kansas Wheat reports farmers were cutting Wednesday all across southern Kansas and a across a central swath extending almost to the Nebraska border.
Late Spring Rains Welcome, But Drought Persists Across Much of Kansas
Recent rain across Kansas may have come in time to help some of the drought-stressed wheat in northern counties, but too late in southern counties that are about to harvest, said Jim Shroyer , agronomy professor with Kansas State University .