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Temps Disposal Recognized By The Kansas Department Of Commerece

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Temps Disposal of Marysville was among 100 businesses statewide recognized by the Kansas Department of Commerce with a Business Award of Merit. Temps, now in a second generation of local ownership, was nominated by the Marysville Chamber of Commerce. Businesses in four categories were commended for exceptional service as June marks Small Business Month. Read More »

Fire Damages Marysville Residence; No Injuries Reported

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Fire damaged a Marysville residence Sunday morning. Property owners returning home called in the report at the Kleinert residence, 107 Calhoun. Fire destroyed a bedroom, with smoke and water damage throughout. No one was apparently home at the time of the fire, which was deemed accidental in nature. Read More »

Caleb Obermeyer Named Kansas Star Farmer At State Conference

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Caleb Obermeyer of the Marysville FFA chapter was named Star Farmer at the State Conference in Manhattan last week. He was among three recipients of the organizations top awards recognizing Star Famer, Star in Agribusiness, and Star in Ag Placement. The event marked the 86th Annual Convention. Read More »

Injury Accident Reported Near Vermillion

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An injury accident was reported Sunday evening two miles west of Vermillion in Marshall County. Jennifer Ann Taylor, 36, of Vermillion went off the shoulder on Highway K-9, overcorrected and went into the ditch, where her vehicle struck and embankment and overturned. She was taken to Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville with possible injuries. Read More »

Tornado Reported Near Courtland Sunday Evening

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A possible tornado near Courtland in Republic County early Sunday evening damaged trees and power lines. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning as a result, and followed with two tornado warnings in Washington County when radar indicated possible rotation within the band of thunderstorms. No tornado sightings were received. Gusty winds were the primary threat, with heavy rainfall reported. Read More »

KDOT To Maintain US 77 Traffic During Swede Creek Bridge Replacement

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The Kansas Department of Transportation has advised Marshall County that traffic will be maintained during construction of the Swede Creek Bridge replacement a mile north of the county line. In response to local concerns with a traffic detour that would have taken drivers more than thirty miles out of their way, KDOT has instead opted to replace the structure one lane ... Read More »

Marysville USD 364 Hires Science Teacher & Speech Pathologist

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board, at a special meeting May 23rd, approved a contract with Julie Weber as 8/9 grade science teacher, and head high school volleyball coach. A contract was also approved with Rachel Hynek as Speech and Language Pathologist for the special education cooperative. Read More »

Marysville Recycling Dates Moved In June & July

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Recycling collection dates in Marysville for June and July will be moved to the second Saturday of each month. In June, the collection will be moved to the 14th to accommodate the Big Blue River Days celebration the first Saturday, and in July the collection will be moved to the 12th to account for the Independence Day weekend. Marysville Recycling is offered the first Saturday each month ... Read More »

Landoll Corporation Plans 50th Anniversary Celebration & Fireworks

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Landoll Corporation, which marked fifty years in business in December, will host a community celebration in Marysville on Friday, May 30th. Plant tours of the manufacturers various operations are planned from 1:00-6:00 p.m. With the large number of people expected, parking is being coordinated at the Marysville Airport, with a continuous shuttle service loop operating among the various locations, as well as downtown ... Read More »

Dennis Pyle Considering U.S. Senate Campaign

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Kansas Senator Dennis Pyle of Hiawatha is considering forming an exploratory committee to decide whether to join the race for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Pat Roberts. In a news release this week, he is encouraging conservative Kansans to enter the discussion online at www.runpylerun.com. He has received encouragement and financial support from some, while others in the party are advising ... Read More »