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CLEANR Issues “Call To Action” For Proposed Clean Line Energy Line

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Cleanr, a coalition of landowners, the environment, and natural resources has issued a call to action from those parties affected by the proposed electric transmission line that Grain Belt Express/Clean Line Energy has presented the Kansas Corporation Commission. The public is encouraged to attend a KCC hearing Tuesday morning in Topeka at 9 am. At issue immediately is the groups’ ... Read More »

“Let’s Color” Opens October 11th in Marysville

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Marshall County Arts Cooperative’s next exhibit “Let’s Color” opens October 11th at the Lee Dam Arts Center in Marysville. Anyone can participate. Color a page printed from the web, or a coloring book. Write your full name, age, and town on the sheet and drop off by Saturday at banks in Blue Rapids, Frankfort, or Waterville. In Marysville; Cromes’ market, ... Read More »

Barn & Shop Destroyed In Fire Near Barneston Sunday

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A barn and shop two miles northwest of Barneston was destroyed by fire Sunday evening around 8:30. Damage estimates topped $100,000 as the structure was totaled, along with tools and miscellaneous inside. A parked combine nearby also sustained minor damage in the fire. The owner of the property Terry Brownawell called the report in, which may have been sparked by ... Read More »

Kansas Fur Harvesters To Hold State Rendezvous

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Kansas Fur Harvesters Association members and the general public are welcome to attend the State Rendezvous which will be held Friday and Saturday at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Demonstrations Friday run 8-6, and Saturday 8-4. For details contact Bill Wilgers 785-692-4536. Read More »

Leadership Marshall County Announces 3rd Class

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The third year “pacesetter class” of Leadership Marshall County was introduced Friday preceding the classes first session at Blue Valley Telecommunications in Home City. The twelve members this year include Amy Adams, Becky Claycamp, Nick Gordon, Tim Hilton, Ann Mann, Joy Padgett, Dani Pishney, Lacy Richey, Anthony Ring, Katherine Smith, Kim Stewart, and Rhonda Sunnenberg. Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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Marysville City Council met Monday. Tony Duever presented preliminary ideas for improving drainage along Eleventh Road east of Marysville, including adding tubes, and improving the ditch. No cost estimate and no final decision were made. Condemnation proceedings on a property at 207 N. 3rd Street were withdrawn as work on removing the structures is underway. A property at 1301 Elm ... Read More »

Frankfort Community Discussing Future Of Former Elementary School

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The Frankfort community is in the discussion phase of considering prospects for the former Frankfort Elementary School. The possibility of renovation if the community took ownership is being considered after the owner of the building recently listed the property for sale on ebay.com. Local leaders hope to schedule a public meeting to gather input on the future of the local ... Read More »

November Jury Trial Set For Blue Springs Man

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A jury trial is set for November 13th in Gage County for Patrick J. Wahlstrom of Blue Springs, who is accused of stealing a car in June, then crashing and setting it on fire at the Blue Springs Ballfield. A request to lower the $100,000 bond set for Wahlstrom was denied, as the judge noted he was on probation at ... Read More »

Gage County Approves 3.5 Percent Increase In 2013-2014 Budget

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Gage County Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved a 3.5% increase in the counties 2013-14 budget, asking just over $8.5 million. Included was a 7% increase in the Road and Bridge Fund. Gage County marked an 11% increase in total property valuations this upcoming year. Read More »

USD 364 Marysville School Board Meeting Minutes

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Marysville USD 364 School Board met Wednesday. First day enrollment was down two students from last year, with full time equivalent down 9.4 students. Official count will be conducted September 20. The board approved a motion to move forward toward a parking lot, starting with a conceptual drawing. The board asked a letter be addressed the city asking they contact ... Read More »