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169th CSSB staff attends Leaders Training Program

On Jan. 19, the command team and 12 staff from the 169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion attended the Leaders Training Program at Fort Polk, Louisiana, to plan and prepare for a Joint Readiness Training Center rotation later this spring. Kenneth Gill, the coach for Team 169th CSSB, said 169th CSSB team gained valuable experience working through the Military Decision Making …

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William F. “Bill” Roets Sr.

William F. “Bill” Roets Sr., 81, Salina, passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. He was born Aug. 6, 1937, in Wichita, the son of Joseph and Margaret (Gleeson) Roets. Bill worked as a parts clerk for Schwan’s Trucking for more than 20 years. He retired from the Kansas National Guard with more than 20 years of service. Bill volunteered as …

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Joseph F. Mulford

Joseph F. Mulford, 78, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. Joe was born May 22, 1940, to Lester and Mildred Aubert Mulford in St. Marys. He graduated from Emmett High School. On June 20, 1964, he was united in marriage to Minnie McAlexander at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Emmett. Joe retired from the Kansas …

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Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Gary L. Lawrence

Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Gary L. Lawrence, 75, Iola, Kansas, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Yates Center. Gary was born July 12, 1943, in Wichita, Kansas, to Alford Lawrence and Ermyl (Shirk) Lawrence. He graduated from Wichita Southeast High School in 1962. In that same year, he met the love of his life, Judith M. Gibson, whom …

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Weekend winter storm forecast for Kansas

A winter storm system is forecast to descend across Kansas Friday and Saturday with snowfall averaging between one to four inches in most regions of the state.  Heavier snowfall is forecast for far northeast Kansas.  Gusty winds, cold temperatures and wind chills are expected across much of the state.  Slick roads are possible with low visibility at times. The Kansas …

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