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City Council votes for new tennis courts

The Marysville City Council voted 7-0 to fund 8 new tennis courts for $400,000. The plan is to have the city pay for the whole thing and then have the school district pay the city $150,000, over the course of 10 years, and the tennis committee will raise private funds, along with a grant from the U.S. Tennis Association in the amount of $100,000 to pay for the other 2 courts. Currently, Marysville has 6 courts, but with the addition of 2 courts, the city could attract large tennis tournaments, including regional and possibly even state tennis tournaments.

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.