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Author Archives: Jeff Ottens

Area High School Football Scores – Oct. 19


North Central Kansas League Clay Center 25, Colby 19 Concordia 34, Goodland 24 McPherson 47, Abilene 14 Riley County 49, Marysville 23 Royal Valley 26, Wamego 18 Smoky Valley 21, Chapman 14 Twin Valley League 8-Man Axtell 44, Blue Valley 26 Baileyville B&B 52, Hanover 46 (2-OT) Clifton-Clyde 60, Linn 12 Frankfort 58, Independence Home School 0 Twin Valley League ... Read More »

Most candidates to attend forum in Marysville


By Sarah Kessinger Nearly all of the area candidates for local and state offices have confirmed they will speak at a public forum at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Marysville City Building.The candidate forum, sponsored by the Advocate, KNDY Radio and Blue Valley Tele-Communications, will feature a question-answer format and will be video-recorded for broadcast before the Nov. 6 ... Read More »

Shop For 2013 Part D Plan


     Want to save money? It is time to start shopping and enrolling in a 2013 Medicare Part D Plan.  The open enrollment period for Medicare 2013 Part D Prescription Plans begins next week on October 15th and will continue only until December 7th. Coverage on a 2013 plan starts January 1, 2013. 31 Medicare Part D plans are available ... Read More »

USD 113 Board Votes to Expand Axtell Elementary Building


The Prairie Hill’s USD 113 Board of Education voted to hire an architect to finalize plans on a 75 by 125 foot building at the Axtell school site to house elementary students. The board took the action at their regular meeting Monday evening. Superintendent Bill Orth presented a diagram of the proposed facility, with eight classrooms and two restrooms. The ... Read More »

The Marysville City Council Approved Continuing the Police Officers’ Wellness Program


Chief Todd Ackerman presented the Marysville City Council with an assessment of the Marysville Police Officers participating in the wellness program.  The program was considered controversial because it would allow officers to exercise while on the job. The assessment was prepared by Pam Schroller, owner of Marysville Fitness.  According to the assessment all the officers continued to gain muscle mass ... Read More »

Linn Holds Homecoming Friday


Linn Homecoming will take place this Friday.  Queen candidates are: Hannah Edgar, Kayla Ohlde, Krista Wilgers.  King candidates are Blaine Joonas, Zak Voelker, Zaine Willesden Thursday night Linn will have a bonfire and lip synching contest starting at 7:00 pm at the school.  Linn will host Southern Cloud on Friday Night Read More »

Marshall County Commissioner’s Minutes

Marshall County Kansas

October 8, 2012 The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell members and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda were ... Read More »

Nemaha County Sheriff’s Report


PRESS RELEASE FOR 10-10-2012 NEMAHACOUNTYSHERIFF’S OFFICE 212 N. 6th -Seneca,KS66538   ARRESTS: 1.       Joshua May was released to the custody ofMarshallCountyon 10-8-2012.   2.       Joseph Reinert was released on $6,000 surety bond on 10-8-2012 with a court date of 11-6-2012 at 10 a.m.   3.       Nicholas E. Schmelzle, 26, Seneca was arrested on 10-8-2012 by the KHP for the offense ... Read More »

Wymore Man Sentenced To Life For Murder


Reported by the Beatrice Daily Sun. A Wymore man was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife in August 2011. Daniel Chapman, 55, was sentenced for killing Sandra Chapman, formerly Sandra Little, from Beatrice. Sandra is a Beatrice High School graduate who was found dead on Aug. 11, 2011, in Cabool, Mo. She was 55 years ... Read More »

CMH Foundation Receives Toedter Memorial Gift


Marysville–CMH Foundation was recently named in the estate of Wallace and Caryl Toedter. In late August the foundation received a check for $100,000 from Charles Wetzler and Richard Wetzler, Trustees of the Wallace W. Toedter Trust. This generous gift, designated as the Wallace and Caryl Toedter Memorial Fund, has been given to the foundation to use at its discretion. “This ... Read More »