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Synchronous Training and Academic Credit program sees first graduate

On May 11, the first graduate of the Synchronous Training and Academic Credit program received an associate’s degree from Salina Area Technical College, validating the partnership between the school and the Kansas National Guard. This partnership is the first of its kind to give Soldier attending the Allied Trades course at the Regional Training Site Maintenance the opportunity to earn …

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Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ronald E. Mullinax

Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ronald E. Mullinax, 72,  Manhattan, Kansas, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Ron was born Aug. 25, 1946, in Norton, Kansas, to Earl and Mary Posson and was later adopted by John and Ada Mullinax. He grew up in Lenora, Kansas, graduating from Lenora Rural High School in 1964. After completing a Denver Automotive Institute …

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Thomas R. Cox

Thomas R. Cox, 72, of Topeka, passed away June 15, 2019, in Lenexa, Kansas. Cox enlisted in the Air Force  October of 1963 and was first deployed as a photo systems technician with the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, supporting missions flown over North Vietnam. After returning for a brief stint with Strategic Air Command at Turner Air Force Base, he was …

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Robert Leland Grosfield

Robert Leland Grosfield, 74, of Eskridge,  passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. He was born Sept. 24, 1944, to  Oscar and Eleanor Grosfield. He lived and farmed in Brown County, Kansas, until the early 1980s. Grosfield had a 32 year military career before retiring in 2000. He spent his remaining years on his hobby farm. He married Sandy Dunnaway Grosfield …

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19-045 Update to Disaster Response: Stafford County added to governor’s disaster proclamation

Stafford County was added to the state disaster proclamation signed by Governor Laura Kelly May 9 which brings the total to 67. “The severe weather continues to exact a painful toll in communities across the state,” Kelly said. “We’re working to ensure that the response effectively addresses damage and other fallout of the storms as we work toward a full …

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