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Bridges to be dedicated Monday

The bridge on Highway 77 south of Marysville and the bridge west of town on Highway 36 will be named after two Marysville military servicemen who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. They will be dedicated Monday afternoon at 1 pm at Marysville City Hall with a sign unveiling ceremony. The bridge on Highway 77 will be named the SP4 Michael T. Martin Memorial Bridge, and the Highway 36 bridge will be named the Sgt. Joseph A. Zutterman, Jr Memorial Bridge. The program will include remarks from Kansas Department of Transportation Secretary Mike King, State Representative Sharon Schwartz of Washington, Marshall County Commissioner Chairman Robert Connell, Marysville Mayor Bill Phillipi, and Marysville City Councilman Tim Ackerman. David Zutterman will speak on behalf of the Zutterman family and Barbara Martin-Thomas will speak on behalf of the Martin family.

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.