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Nemaha County Board Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   June 11, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 11, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

           COMMISSION MINUTES, June 11, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, June 11, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   Absent:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner. ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

 June 11, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned ession 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 ... Read More »

Marysville Man Injured In One Vehicle Accident

A Marysville Man was injured Saturday in a single vehicle accident north of Blue Rapids on Highway 77.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Steven B. Smith, age 32, of Marysville was injured in the accident which occurred at approximately 6:50 in the afternoon.  According to the report Smith was Northbound on US 77 when his vehicle left the east ... Read More »

Unofficial Rainfall Totals

A much needed rain fell on the KNDY listening area Sunday evening.  The storm did include several torrential downpours, winds up to 40 mph and some small hail.  Rain totals around the area include: approximately two inches in Marysville, one and one half inch in Home, one quarter inch in Linn, one inch in Barnes, eight tenths near Greenleaf, three ... Read More »

Local FFA Member Will Receive Top Honors

Local FFA member Austin Schmitz will receive several honors at this year’s Local FFA Honors Held In Manhattan.  This is the 84th Kansas FFA Convention.   Austin Schmitz will receive a State FFA Proficiency Award in Dairy Production Entrepreneurship for outstanding accomplishments made in developing programs that prepare him for a career in agriculture.  Schmitz is also one of three ... Read More »

RSVP Office Moving Downtown

The RSVP office in Marysville has moved from 109 S. 8th Street to 813 Broadway, which was previously Dorothy’s Place (Café). There is a step out front with hand rails, however if people cannot use the step, they can come in the back door off the alley. Read More »

Blue Algae Advisory Issued for Milford Lake

Milford Lake has been placed under an “Advisory” status. An “Advisory” status means that Harmful blue-green algae have been detected. A Public Health Advisory indicates that a hazardous condition exists.   When an Advisory is issued, KDHE recommends the following precautions be taken:  Humans, pets, and livestock do not drink untreated lake water Clean fish and rinse with clean water, ... Read More »

Rabies Reminder

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. “We have a significantly higher number of confirmed rabid animals this year”, said KDHE State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Ingrid Garrison. Vaccines are available for dogs, cats, ferrets, horses, cattle and sheep.   Animal rabies is common ... Read More »

Whooping Cough on the Rise

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) says reports of pertussis are beginning to rise in Northeast Kansas . Since April 1, 2012, 71 reports of pertussis have been received in Northeast Kansas counties, compared to 23 outside of Northeast Kansas . For more information, please see the attachment. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused ... Read More »