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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – May 5

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman, Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. Commissioner Loiseau was not present for the meeting. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented ...

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Earthquake ‘Warning’ Issued For Oklahoma

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by about 50 percent since October 2013, significantly increasing the chance for a damaging quake in central Oklahoma. In a new joint statement by the U.S. Geological Survey and Oklahoma Geological Survey, the agencies reported that 183 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater occurred in Oklahoma from October 2013 through April 14, ...

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Injury Accident Reported Near Waterville

An injury accident April 19 in Marshall County was reported on Kansas Highway 9 near Utah Road near Waterville. Karey Cain of Emporia lost control, and her vehicle rolled three times. She was taken to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville.

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Tractor Theft Reported Near Blue Rapids; Cars Stolen Near Home City

James E. Campbell of Marysville reported a farm tractor valued at $3,000 was stolen from the 1100 block of Kansas Highway 9 in Blue Rapids sometime in early April. Authorities also received a report that miscellaneous vehicles valued at $5,000 belonging to Darrel D. Roever were stolen April 22 or 23 near Home City at 1817 Limestone Road.

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Pawnee County Commission Looking To Close Road Near Summerfield

A road on the state line two miles east of Summerfield slated for closure by Pawnee County Commissioners was the topic of discussion during a recent public hearing. Although the road is minimum maintenance, and a quarter mile section of the road is already closed, several area landowners and farmers are in favor of keeping the road open. After an hour long ...

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Prairie Hills Superintendent Resigns

Prairie Hills USD 113 at a special board meeting accepted the resignation of Superintendent Bill Orth effective May 1st. No reason was given, and he was appointed Coordinator of Transition Services. Dr. Velora Hanzlick was appointed Interim Superintendent for USD 113. The board also recently accepted the resignation of Gena Fritz, music teacher at Summerfield and Axtell.

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Local Foundation To Hold Match Day Event in May

On May 6, 2014, the Washington County Community Foundation is participating in Match Madness+, a national day of giving to celebrate the 100th anniversary of community foundations. For one day only, donors can make contributions to any of 11 local charitable endowed funds held at the Foundation and the donation will be matched by a local match pool of $5,000. ...

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