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Summit On Agriculture & Broadband Planned For April 14th

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Wednesday is the registration deadline for an upcoming summit on Agriculture and Broadband, hosted by Blue Valley Telecommunications. The event is planned Monday, April 14, 10-2 at the Blue Valley office in Home City. United States Senator Pat Roberts is to address the importance of agriculture and broadband collaboration. Guest speaker topics will include K-State Beef Cattle and Extension Specialists, ... Read More »

“Messiah” To Be Performed this Weekend; Groups Work Together to Present The Messiah Project

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The sounds of George Frederic Handel’s most famous work, “Messiah,” will fill the Marysville High School auditorium this weekend as the Marshall County Community Choir takes the stage. Four guest soloists and a small chamber orchestra from Kansas State University will join the nearly fifty-member choir to perform selections from this sacred oratorio. Performances are 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12, ... Read More »

Marysville UP Depot Featured On Kansas First News Television Program

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Kansas First News, the televisions stations of KSNT 27, KTKA 49 and KTMJ 43 in Topeka did a feature story on the Union Pacific Depot in Marysville. The video can be seen above, and the story can be read on their website at http://kansasfirstnews.com/2014/04/01/marysville-group-working-to-preserve-the-union-pacific-depot/ Read More »

USD 113 To Close Summerfield School; Sell Properties

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USD 113 Prairie Hills School District continues to explore options for budget reductions. At the March 10 meeting, a unanimous vote to close the Summerfield School, with students to attend Axtell was approved. This year Summerfield hosts Pre-K through 4th grade, with Axtell hosting 5th – 12th grades. Relocation of the Summerfield students has been discussed for a number of ... Read More »

Post Office Hours Adjusted In Beattie & Washington County

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Postal officials last week hosted a public meeting in Beattie proposing a reduction of 12.5 hours each week in office hours. New hours proposed will be Monday – Friday 8:30 – 12:30, and Saturdays 8:30 – 9:30. The meeting followed surveys mailed to patrons. Only 82 of 207 surveys were returned, with a majority preferring adjusted hours, versus options of ... Read More »

Sports Ticket: Clark Fosler Interview

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The KD Country 94 Sports Ticket spoke with Clark Fosler of http://www.royalsreview.com about the upcoming season for the Kansas City Royals. Listen to what he has to say here about the upcoming challenges for the team. Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 31

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These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. Prepared by Denae Dimler, County Clerk. The Board of County Commission for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, March 31, 2014 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; and Roger Otott, ... Read More »

Union Pacific Depot Brainstorming Session Held

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Some 25 area residents attended a brainstorming session to share ideas for use of, renovation of, and funding of improvements to the former Union Pacific Depot in Marysville. The city is in the process of closing on purchase of the three block area north of Carolina to Calhoun on Hedrix Avenue, and will then in turn sell the depot and ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 31

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. 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 upon a motion ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – March 24

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The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Tim Burdiek leading the flag salute. Present also were Commissioners Dennis Henry and Gary Scoby, Road and Bridge/Solid Waste Supervisor Dennis Ronnebaum, and County Clerk Mary Kay Schultejans recording the minutes. Road ... Read More »