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Half-Million Dollar Tort Claim Filed Against Gage County & City Of Wymore

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A half million dollar tort claim was filed against Gage County and the City of Wymore alleging neglect, unlawful arrest, and use of force by authorities in arresting Melanie Kelsey. She reportedly suffered a broken collar bone when she was arrested May 29th at the Wymore City Pool. Citing medical bills over $31,000, and accumulating, the incident stemmed from a ... Read More »

Casin Dalinghaus Named Regional Winner In K-DOT Safety Poster Contest

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Casin Dalinghaus was to be recognized Thursday afternoon at the Axtell Schools as a regional winner in the Kansas Department of Transportation poster contest. “Put The Brakes On” is a continuing effort to increase roadway safety, and reduce traffic fatalities. His was among 1,344 entries, and was among 18 regional, and 3 statewide winners in the competition open to students ... Read More »

Holiday Farmers Market Saturday In Marysville

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Marysville Farmers Market is to host a special holiday farmers market Saturday, December 6th, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Marysville. Featuring farm fresh products, baked goods, and hand made products, the event is being coordinated by Marysville Sport and Recreation. Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. At the end of the meeting, Tim Ackerman submitted his resignation as councilman, as he is moving from Ward Three. That was accepted, and Charlie Schwindamann was appointed to fill the remaining term of just over four months. Schwindamann had previously served on the council, but did not run for reelection. Brad Ekiss with ... Read More »

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 »