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Kansas VFW selects scholarship winners

Mankato Council meets in special session



Kansas VFW selects scholarship winners
The Department of Kansas Veteran of Foreign Wars Endowment Association has announced the names of the winners of their 2016 college scholarship awards. These scholarships are awarded to selected children and grandchildren of members of the Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary. The association currently has more than $125,000 committed to active scholarships. There were 48 applicants and 14 scholarships given this year totaling $16,500.
The following students from the Jewell County Memorial Post No. 7830 were selected to receive scholarships: Holden Mauerhan, son of Todd and Karen Mauerhan, $1,000; Allison Railsback, daughter of Barbara and Burton Railsback, $500.

Mankato Council meets in special session
The Mankato City Council met in special session at 7:30 p.m. last Tuesday with Don Koester, mayor, presiding. Council members present were Chris Klos, John Tyler, Lyle Dauner and Marvin Loomis. Council member Jim Ross and Darrell Miller, city attorney, were absent.
Brian Shulda presented a revolving loan application for Ost Furniture and Cabinetry, LLC. Council member Tyler moved and council member Loomis seconded the motion to approve the loan application. The motion was approved unanimously.
The council interviewed a candidate for the lineman position. No action was taken.

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