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Volunteers 55+ Are Meeting Critical Needs; Represent Powerful Resource for Communities

Senior Corps Week – May 7-11 – honors Senior Corps volunteers for “Making A Difference for Generations” and encourages more communities to harness the talent and skill of Americans 55+     The Corporation for National and Community Service is joining with organizations across the country to honor the powerful impact of Senior Corps volunteers and encourage more Americans 55+ ... Read More »

One Confirmed Case of Lyme Disease

A confirmed report of Lyme disease has been reported in the listening area.  Lyme disease is a deer tick borne disease.  The bite of a deer tick can transmit the disease into the body.  According to the National Center for Disease Control the initial indicator of the disease is a large bruise in the area of the bite.  This is ... Read More »


Will Discuss Rural Post Office Announcement   FRIDAY, May 11 at 9:30am CST     What:              U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) will host a conference call with radio reporters TOMORROW, Friday, May 11, 2012 at 9:30am CST. During the call, Sen. Moran will discuss the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) announcement yesterday that it will not close any of the ... Read More »

Post Offices Will Stay Open

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today announced it will not close any of the 134 post offices in Kansas that were being considered for closure or consolidation, nor will it close the more than 3,600 post offices nationwide that were included in USPS’ Expanded Access study. U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and ... Read More »

City of Seneca and Nemaha County Reach Agreement On Emergency Related Items

  Diehl, and Val Schmitz. Chairman Mark Wessel called the meeting to order at 8:00 pm.   Chairman Wessel stated that the county is officially rejecting the City of Seneca’s offer of $0.00 for the county to provide dispatch services to the city’s police department. Discussion was held concerning whether the city wanted a set amount, an amount based on ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commissioners’ Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   May 7, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 7, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

May 7, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular a session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Robert S. Connell member and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present.   Commissioner Charles R. Loiseau was absent from the meeting.    The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m.    The Board opened the meeting with the flag ... Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Minutes

Marshall County Kansas

COMMISSION MINUTES, May 7, 2012   The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, May 7, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   Chairman Mueller called ... Read More »

Auditions for 30th Summer Musical Approach

  Diverse Cast Needed for Musical’s Vast Cast   The Marysville Area Community Theatre is making plans for its thirtieth season of producing live theatre.  Since the summer of 1983, the community theatre has produced a summer musical; the theatre made its debut performance with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Oklahoma!.     Thirty seasons later, the group is presenting Curtains, ... Read More »

The Bryton Stoll Band to Headline Gig

  Showcasing local talent is one of the Marshall County Arts Cooperative’s goals.  To that extent, the group is sponsoring a street dance to give a local band a platform on which to perform.   The Bryton Stoll Band, made up of three local residents, will perform Saturday, May 12, starting at 8:00 p.m.  The concert is free and will ... Read More »