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Social Networking Workshop Scheduled

The Marshall County Economic Development department is hosting a program for business owners and employees interested in using the internet and social networking sites to enhance their business.  The program will take place Tuesday, May 15th at the Marysville City Hall.  The workshop will introduce attendees to Facebook, Google, Twitter, location based marketing and other areas that may improve the ... Read More »

Homestead Trail Nears Completion From Beatrice to Lincoln

The Homestead Corridor biking and hiking trail will soon connect Beatrice to Lincoln.  Only 10 miles of trail between Pickrell and Cortland are incomplete.  The trail runs parallell to U.S. 77, and should be completed this summer.   Beatrice has secured funding for the project. An STP transportation and enhancement grant is funding 80 percent of the project. The total cost ... Read More »

Kliewer Loses Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled against former Gage County Highway Superintendent Marlin Kliewer in his discrimination suit against the county.   Kliewer, who resigned in August 2011, claimed the Gage County Board of Supervisors, particularly chairman Rex Adams, retaliated against him after he alleged the county was discriminating against former Weed Superintendent Emily Rosenthal because she was female.   ... Read More »

Free County Wide Clean-Up Saturday

  FREE County-Wide Clean-up Days for Marshall County residents will take place Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Materials Accepted:  Residential waste; non-commercial construction & demolition material from personal projects; scrap metal (must be separated from other waste); white goods (appliances) – Freon must be removed; tires will be accepted, but the normal disposal fee will be collected. ... Read More »

Board of Nemaha County Commissioners’ Minutes

    UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting.   April 30, 2012 Unofficial   The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, April 30, 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, April 30, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 30, 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 ... Read More »

Road Closure Dominates County Commissioner’s Meeting

Marshall County Kansas

April 30, 2012   The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Thomas K. Holle Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Robert S. Connell member s 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 ... Read More »

Prairie Hills USD 113 President Dies from Accident Injuries

Prairie Hills USD 113

63-year-old Roger Brockhoff passed away Thursday at the K-U Medical Center in Kansas City.  He was injured in April 4th explosion at Brockhoff Manufacturing.   Brockhoff and another employee were working on a grain auger when the explosion occurred. The exact cause of the explosion is unknown.  The other employee was treated for minor injuries at the Sabetha Community Hospital and ... Read More »

RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ 35th Annual Recognition Banquet,

RSVP Northeast Kansas

Bloodmobile: Axtell Bloodmobile: Sarah Porting Marysville Bloodmobile:  Verla Lindeen; Waterville Bloodmobile:  Bevy Roepke and Eunice Larson; Frankfort Bloodmobile: Shirley Anderson. Business of the Year:  Blue Valley Telecommunications -  Jada Ackerman; Candice Wright; Emily Boeckman; Dennis Doyle, General Manager; and Andy Torrey.   Bryton Stoll: Singer/Songwriter   30 Year Member:  Alice Rowland   25 Year Members:  Front Row:  Marge Smith, Frankfort; Elvera ... Read More »

Hollenberg Pony Express Station to Open May 9th

Pony Express

The Hollenberg Pony Express Station will open on May 9th.  The Friends of Hollenberg Station will have a meeting at the Hollenberg Station Visitors Center near Hanover, Kans., on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. The new site director, Catherine McCartney, has also been invited to attend this meeting Anyone interested in the activities of the group, or interested in ... Read More »