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New group forms to try and acquire and preserve the U.P. Depot

A new group was formed this week set to restore the former U.P. Depot for public use and promotion of rail history. The group will be called the Marysville U.P. Depot Preservation Society. Rachael Frye of Marysville was elected President, Leroy Schroller, Vice President, Annie Shain, Treasurer, and Sarah Kessinger, Secretary. They are considering ways to raise enough funds to buy the building from the railroad and start a preservation project. Landmark Enterprises, which was working towards buying the depot and preserving it, has turned the project over to the Society and plans to give funds raised towards the project to the society, as well. The group will meet again this Monday at 5:30 at the Marysville Library and then attend the City Council meeting that night to tell them of their plans.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.