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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 »

Marysville USD 364 School Board Meeting Notes

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The Marysville USD 364 School Board met May 14th, and accepted resignation of high school volleyball coach Jason Tynon. Pending review of legal information from the Kansas Association of School Boards, a response to the City of Marysville’s offer of $50,000 per year for a ten year period for use of city recreation facilities was tabled. Also pending research into options for ... Read More »

A $6.2 Million Housing Project Slated For Marysville

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A forty unit housing complex is proposed for construction just east of the senior housing duplex units along 11th road, south of U.S. Highway 36 in Marysville. Sixteen apartment units would be split between one and two bedroom, with 24 three bedroom town homes. Recent approval of tax credit funding will move the $6.2 million project forward, with a Topeka development company, ... Read More »

Area High School Graduations Scheduled For This Weekend

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The graduating class of 2014 will mark commencement exercises this weekend across the area. A total of 295 graduates are expected to earn their high school diplomas. Baileyville B&B and Nemaha Valley High Schools will mark their final graduating classes before merging into Nemaha Central next school year. Below are the schedules, and graduation numbers, for all of our area ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes

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The Marysville City Council met Monday, and laid to rest the issue of raising chickens within city limits. An issue that has been considered, reconsidered, and discussed at length for some time came down to a vote on a proposed ordinance drafted by the City Attorney, who had explored options with a committee. They had suggested a one year trial program with ten ... Read More »