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Washington City Council Meeting Notes

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The Washington City Council December 2nd adopted a revised ordinance regarding city utilities and deposits. Among changes, effective January 2014, delinquent notices will no longer be mailed, service termination guidelines and reconnection fees were established, and landlord liability will be attempted once an account has been delinquent at least ninety days. Electric meter deposits will be $150, and water meter ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Library Closer To Expansion Funding Goal

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A grant and loan from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced recently brings an expansion project at the Blue Rapids Public Library to nearly 90% funding for the $241,000 effort. Adding an additional 700 square feet to the original 1895 structure would nearly double the libraries current size. The added space would serve books and technology, along ... Read More »

Meeting Explaining The Kansas Open Meetings Act Scheduled

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Area county commissioners, school board, and city council members have been invited to a meeting Tuesday evening in Marysville to learn more regarding the state open meeting law. Any elected official and the public are welcome. Kim Winn, Director of the Kansas League of Municipalities will present details on the Kansas Open Meetings Act, and Kansas Open Records Law. The ... Read More »

KNDY Featured In Marysville Advocate Article Celebrating 25 Years of Dierking Communications

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KNDY radio is featured in the Marysville Advocate this week celebrating the 25 year history of Dierking Communications ownership of the station. Dierking communications this fall marked 25 years operating the marysville stations. You can read the full article written by JoAnn Shum online via the Marysville Advocate website. http://marysvilleonline.net/articles/2013/12/05/news/features/doc529e700ab2bde301699050.txt Read More »

Three Arrested In Oklahoma In Connection With Barneston Incident

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An incident early Friday morning at Barneston ended with arrests in Oklahoma. Authorities had received a call shortly after 3 am from a man who had apparently met three men in Lincoln at the Peoples Mission. He offered to pay for a ride to Barneston, where they beat the man, 55 year old Robert Kleinjan of Lincoln, and threatened to ... Read More »

Meeting In Wetmore Discusses ‘Kansas Whiteway’ Byway

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A meeting was to be held Tuesday in Wetmore with Kansas Department of Transportation representatives, and area legislators to answer questions regarding the steps needed to create a byway for the Kansas Whiteway, along highway 9, which paralleled the Central Branch Railroad from Atchison to Beloit, where it merged with Highway 24. The route eventually linked Chicago to Colorado Springs, ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commisson Meeting Notes

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Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday. Rachel Raydo and Jessica Deters brought a request for $40,000 from the Broxterman Estate Fund to assist with services for Nemaha County clients through Tiny– K, a mandated, federally funded organization that serves developmentally delayed infants and toddlers. No action was taken on the request. Read More »

Fatality Accident Reported Near Hanover

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On November 28th, 2013 the Washington County Sheriff Dept. responded to a report of an injury accident south of Hanover in the 2100 Block of Zenith Rd. A 2005 Chevrolet pickup registered to Bruna Brothers Inc. was driven by Dylan Bruna of Hanover when it left the roadway on the west side and traveled through the ditch until coming to ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Following discussion, an agreement with a consultant for a study on the tennis court project was approved, at a cost of just over $39,000. Scope of the agreement with Olsson and Associates would include meetings with the public, city and school officials regarding potential for developing six or eight courts at the present site, ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Report

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Nemaha County Commissioners met at Mondays meeting with Brad Lippert, and continued discussion regarding the county attorney/county counselor position. Lippert is considering the possibility of serving in that capacity full time, closing his Sabetha practice after Assistant County Attorney Hillary Boyle resigns that position at the end of December. No decision was made. Read More »