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Twin Valley League Volleyball Wrap-Up – Week #1

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Team League Overall Washington County 3-0 3-0 Valley Heights 2-0 2-0 Frankfort 2-0 2-0 Centralia 2-0 6-1 Linn 2-1 2-1 Clifton-Clyde 1-1 1-1 Troy 1-1 1-1 Axtell 1-1 3-4 Hanover 1-2 1-2 Blue Valley 0-2 0-2 Doniphan West 0-2 0-2 Wetmore 0-2 0-2 Onaga 0-3 0-3 Scores from September 2 Frankfort def Doniphan West 25-12, 25-21 Clifton-Clyde def Doniphan West ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – Sept. 2nd

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, September 2, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. The next ... Read More »

IRS Scam Phone Calls Continue; Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. These con artists can sound convincing when ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Police Searching For Missing Robert Miller

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Blue Rapids Law Enforcement is looking for Robert Miller, age 71, who has been missing for several days. It is possible he is driving a green 1996 Nissan Pathfinder with Kansas tags 050-FZX. If you have any information on his whereabouts please call the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office at 785-562-3141. Read More »

Kansas Volleyball Association Preseason Rankings Announced

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Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2014 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School Class 6A 1. Olathe East 2. Blue Valley 3. Blue Valley West 4. Olathe Northwest 5. Blue Valley Northwest 6. Blue Valley North 7. Washburn Rural 8. Maize 9. Manhattan 10. Derby Class 5A 1. St. James Academy 2. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – August 25th

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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 »

Washington County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – August 25th

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The Board of County Commission (BOCC) for Washington County met in regular session on Monday, August 25, 2014 in the Commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Members present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; and Gary Ouellette, 3rd District Commissioner. Denae Jueneman, County Clerk, was present to record meeting minutes. County offices ... Read More »

Marysville High School To Host Gatorade Scrimmages

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The high school sports season is underway across the area, and Marysville High School will be hosting three Gatorade scrimmages on Friday to help build up their Gatorade supply. The coaches request the public donate powdered Gatorade instead of bottles for the season. The Marysville Lady Bulldogs will host their volleyball scrimmage at 5:15 p.m. Friday at Marysville High School. ... Read More »

Pony Express Festival Lineup Set For August 31st

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When Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th U. S. President on November 6, 1860, the news reached the West Coast by Pony Express. When Pony Express Festival goers this year watch a re-enactment of that famous ride, Abraham Lincoln will be on hand to witness the mochila exchange. That is, someone claiming to be “Honest Abe” will be there…with his ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following executive session, the council voted to proceed in negotiating a final draft with the Union Pacific Railroad for acquisition of the property between Calhoun and Carolina Streets, including the former Depot and adjacent parking east as previously proposed. The City Attorney was given authority to iron out remaining details for a vote at ... Read More »