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Vandals strike in Marysville

Marysville Police have received six reports of vandalism in Marysville.  According to police someone used a BB gun to damage vehicle and building windows.  The damages occurred between Friday evening and Monday morning. Read More »

Re-zoning protest petition falls short

The Petition to protest a proposed zoning change falls short and is declared invalid.  According to City Clerk Debbie Price a petition to protest the proposed change of zoning for the property involved in the housing development on 11th road has been declared invalid.  Price said the petition did not meet the requirements set forth and did not have the ... Read More »

Washington County Girls hold off Nemaha Valley

Washington County girls hold off  the Nemaha Valley girls in a back and forth game that came down to the last 30 seconds of play.  Washington County was able to sink several freethrows in the last 28 seconds and together with a critical turnover by Nemaha Valley went on to win the game 54-51. Read More »

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon trial in Marshall County Court

A jury trial for charges of aggravated battery and aggravated assault with a weapon against Nathan Stohs began on Wednesday.  Officer Larry Wetzel testified that he had responded to a call on May 25th concerning fighting in the area of 7th Street and North Street.  In the course of the investigation it was found that a pickup driven by Tim ... Read More »

USD 488 hold school consolidation informational meeting

Consolidation was the topic of a meeting held at the Axtell Gym Wednesday night. Superintendent Bob Bartkowski began the meeting with a presentation of the current options available to the Axtell, Bern, Summerfield School District. Superintendent Bartkowski made it clear to the crowd of approximately 70 people that the school district was prepared to function for one more year on ... Read More »


Marysville Lady Bulldogs defeat Sabetha girls with a three point shot from Marysville player Jessica Downard.  Downard scored 30 points including five three point baskets in the victory over Sabetha. MARYSVILLE 54, SABETHA 53 Marysville 12 8 13 21 — 54 Sabetha 15 11 17 10 — 53 Marysville— Peugh 2 0-0 4, Parks 0 2-2 2, Schwarz 1 (1) ... Read More »


  The special meeting of the U.S.D. #451 Board of Education was called to order Tuesday, February 23, 2010 by President Dale Sudbeck at 7:00 p.m. Alan Schmitz, Steve Sudbeck, Nick Holthaus, Jim Dalinghaus, John Haug, and Martin Haug answered roll call.  Also attending were Jerry Turner, Carol Hunninghake, and Cheryl Deters.      Martin Haug made a motion to waive ... Read More »