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Canadian Brass To Begin Christmas Tour In Marysville Friday

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The Canadian Brass, a four piece band from Toronto will kick off their Christmas tour in Marysville Friday evening with a 7 p.m. performance in the Marysville High School Auditorium. Presented by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative, admission is $15 main floor, $10 balcony seating, with a $5 student discount. Advance reservations are appreciated; contact the Marysville Chamber of Commerce ... Read More »

Christmas Season Opening Saturday In Marysville

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Saturday marks the annual Christmas opening in downtown Marysville. A Christmas wreath display, the annual Gingerbread House contest entries, and a model train display will be featured at the Arts Center November 29th from 10-4, November 30th from 1-4, and again December 4th from 4-6. The public may vote this Saturday for the People’s Choice Award. Anyone with a wreath ... Read More »

Barnes To Host Annual Lighted Horse Drawn Parade

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Barnes will host their 11th Annual Lighted Horse Drawn Parade Saturday evening, beginning at 7 p.m. Horse and riders, or other non-motorized entries are welcome. For information please phone 785-763-4310. Local businesses will also host open houses throughout the day, and a benefit soup dinner will be held at the firehouse before and after the parade. Read More »

Pony Express Partnership For Children To Host Festival Of Trees

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Pony Express Partnership For Children will host a Festival of Trees at the Lincoln Center, at 405 N. 4th Street, Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Businesses, organizations, and individuals may decorate a tree, wreath, or mini tree, taking those in November 25th from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., or November 26th from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be sold at ... Read More »

Wadham-Sparks To Sign Books November 29th In Marysville

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A book signing is planned featuring Sherrill Wadham Sparks, whose ancestors settled in Marshall County in the 1800’s. She has compiled a 128 page book, highlighted with over 200 historic photographs from Marshall County, a part of the extensive “Images of America” series put out by Arcadia Publishing. The signing is planned Saturday, November 29th, from noon – 3 p.m. ... Read More »

Architect Selected For New Hanover Fire Station

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Plans for a new fire station in Hanover are proceeding, with selection of an architect. Ben Moore of Council Grove was chosen to design the facility, which is planned along south Railroad and west Washington Streets. Read More »

Fire Calls Keep Marysville Fire Department Busy

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Marysville firemen answered three calls recently. On November 10th, a controlled burn had flared up north of Hall Bros. Construction. Smoke was reported when a light fixture failed that evening at a home rented by John Mathis at 411 N. 15th Street, and November 11th a pile of leaves was reported on fire along May Street between Third and Fourth. Read More »

Washington County Government Day Monday

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Washington County Government Day is planned for Monday, November 24th. Students and teachers in the government class will tour the courthouse, and meet with elected officials. Read More »

Homer Hanson Stadium Improvements Funded By USD 364

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday, and approved funding the remaining amount needed to complete restoration of Homer Hanson Stadium out of the 2015-16 Capital Outlay Budget. Private contributions have been used to fund the work completed thus far, with approximately $40,000 required to finish the effort. The board set a meeting for Monday, November 17th at 5 p.m. in the Media Center to ... Read More »