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Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following discussion, they approved easements as dedicated for the Bulldog Apartment Complex, proposed just east of the Senior Housing Duplexes. The matter had been referred back to the planning commission for consideration of the east easement access. They took no action, and approval Monday resulted in a tie vote, 3-3 with Frye, Gross, and ... Read More »

Juvenile Missing From Topeka Detention Center Apprehended In Nemaha County

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A juvenile who remained at large in Nemaha County over the weekend has been apprehended. He was taken into custody in connection with an incident Saturday morning. Authorities were investigating a suspicious vehicle abandoned at 80th and T Road, which turned out to have been stolen from a Topeka residence. Three male juveniles who had absconded from the Topeka Detention ... Read More »

Aqueduct Proposal Rejected By Brown & Doniphan Counties

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Brown and Doniphan counties have rejected a proposal to establish an aqueduct that would pass through northeast Kansas from the Missouri River to western farms near Utica. A $4.4 billion dollar system of reservoirs and channels spanning some 360 miles was first conceived in 1982, and a study is underway that would update that concept. It is not known what ... Read More »

Habitat Specialists Available To Assist Local Landowners

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As hunting season approaches, Pheasants Forever, and Quail Forever remind landowners that habitat specialists are available, in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.  They may assist with planning, implementing, and developing wildlife habitat management projects.  Planting native grasses, performing prescribed burns, and other practices can aid in maximizing native areas that foster wildlife.  Alex Thornberg is the ... Read More »

Teen With Marshall County Ties Fatally Shot In Davenport, Iowa

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An eighteen year old, with Marshall County ties, was fatally shot in Davenport, Iowa Friday morning. Thomas Nye Taylor, son of Todd Taylor, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. Authorities termed it an isolated incident, and the person responsible for firing the weapon was interviewed. The investigation into the accident, which was reported around 4:30 a.m. Friday in Davenport remains under investigation. Graveside services were ... Read More »

Injury Accidents Keep Washington County EMS Crews Busy

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An injury accident was reported September 21st in Washington County. Justin Musil of Marysville was driving a motorcycle, and struck a coyote. He was taken by ambulance to Hanover Hospital. An accident September 14th was reported at the U.S. Highway 36, and Highway K-148 junction. April Calovich of Chapman was unable to stop in time at a stop sign, and was struck by Cynthia ... Read More »

No Injuries Reported In Vehicle Collision With Apartment Building

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No injuries were reported late Thursday evening in Beatrice as a vehicle struck an apartment at the Prairie Village Apartment Complex on East Scott Street. The vehicle involved was totaled, after the driver attempted to park, realized the vehicle was moving, and got back in, hitting the accelerator instead of the brake. Read More »

Marshall County Extension To Host Webinar On Farm Bill

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Marshall County Extension will host an hour long webinar on the 2014 Farm Bill, Thursday October 2, beginning at 10 a.m. at Marysville City Hall. The decision aid tool, developed by Kansas State and Oklahoma State Universities will assist farmers in calculating their new crop base allocation and program yield. Results presented in both current and updated base acres can help determine if updating with ... Read More »

Representative Huelskamp To Visit Area Wednesday

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United States Representative Tim Huelskamp will stop in Marysville, Washington, and Belleville Wednesday as part of his October town hall meetings. He will greet constituent’s Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. at the Lincoln Center, 405 N. 4th Street in Marysville, then meeting at the First National Bank in Washington from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. A stop at the Belleville City Office follows at 1:30 p.m. Read More »