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RSVP Soup Day


RSVP of Northeast Kansas will sponsor their annual soup day on Thursday, October 11, 2012  Serving from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 405 North 4th Street in Marysville.  Available soups are:  Chili, Chicken Noodle, and Vegetable Beef Soup, as well as ham salad sandwiches and Sloppy Joes.  A variety of homemade desserts will be available. Read More »

Fur Havesters State Rendezvous Coming to Washington

Kansas Fur Harvesters Association

The Kansas State Fur Harvesters Association State Rendezvous will be held October 6th and 7th at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  There will be trapping supply vendors and trapping demonstrations each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The event is open to the public.  For more information contact Bill Wilgers at 785-692-4380. Read More »

Area High School Football Scores – Sept. 28


North Central Kansas League Chapman 19, Clay Center 8 Concordia 53, Marysville 0 Wamego 41, Abilene 20 Twin Valley League 8-Man Baileyville B&B 32, Axtell 14 Blue Valley 70, Frankfort 52 Clifton-Clyde 56, Lakeside 6 Hanover 76, Independence Home School 0 Wakefield 62, Linn 12 Twin Valley League 11-Man Centralia 42, Valley Heights 6 Onaga 43, Northern Heights 20 Smith ... Read More »

Prescription Drug Turn-in Saturday

Prescription Drugs

On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Marshall County Health Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Marshall County Health Department at 600 Broadway in Marysville.  The ... Read More »

Beatrice Hosting “Out of Darkness” Walk


Beatrice will host an Out of the Darkness Walk to prevent suicide Saturday at Chautauqua Park. Walk registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Chautauqua Park in Beatrice with the walk beginning at 1 p.m.  Registration is free but donations are welcome. Organizers hope to use the funds raised to bring awareness to the schools by educating high school and middle ... Read More »

Seneca Hosts National Pony Express Meeting

Pony Express

Seneca hosted the annual meeting of the National Pony Express Association last Friday and Saturday.  Some 120 members from eight states, including Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California were in attendance.  Representatives from the National Park Service, which administers national historic trails were on hand.  Ongoing efforts to promote the Pony Express were discussed, and include installation ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Meeting Minutes


UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. September 24, 2012 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, September 24, 2012 in the Commission Room of the Nemaha County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mark Wessel leading the flag salute. ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Discuss Depot, Sets Meeting Dates for Pool


Marysville City Attorney John McNish informed the Marysville City Council that Landmark Enterprises, Inc. and the City met to discuss a management agreement for UP Depot and surrounding site, assuming that the City acquired the UP Depot and surrounding site from the Union Pacific Railway Company.  Landmark proposed they purchase the depot and the land east of where the railroad ... Read More »

Homecoming Candidates Announced


Hanover: King – Mark Zarybnicky, Dean Bruna, and Dylan Goeckel. Queen – Tiffany Bruna, Courtney Jueneman, and Collen Klecan-Eggert. Frankfort: Calley Bergmann, Kylie Dressman, Jessa Jones. Calahan Brown, Dylan Horton, Alex Surdez. Read More »

Washington County Board Meeting Minutes


COMMISSION MINUTES, September 24, 2012 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, September 24, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse.  Present:  Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Chairman Mueller called the ... Read More »