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Search for 14-Year-Old Continues

Alexis Wieskamp

A 14 year old girl is missing from Wymore.  Alexis Wieskamp from Wymore and has been missing since Jan. 19.  Kathy Haake, Wieskamp’s aunt said Alexis left her foster home on January 19th and was later seen in the alley by the Wymore library.  Wymore Police report they have had few leads. The teenager has long, dark brown hair is ... Read More »

Crime Stopper’s Tip Leads to Firearms Arrest


Gage County Sheriff’s report a Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of a felon in possession of firearms on Monday. The tip led deputies and Wymore Police to Wesley P. Shillings, 38, of Wymore.  It was confirmed that Shillings had several felony convictions from Texas.  When questioned at his home by police Shillings admitted there were three firearms in ... Read More »

Counterfeit Bills Passed in Downtown Marysville


Several counterfeit $20 bills were used as payment to businesses in downtown Marysville.  According to the Marysville Police the bills were given as payment for purchases at several downtown store.  Police immediately notified businesses through the Chamber of Commerce.  Police have identified a person of interest and forwarded the investigation to the Marshall County Attorney’s office.  County Attorney Laura Johnson-McNish ... Read More »

Marysville Bank Closing


Great Western Bank has notified its customers that the Marysville Branch will be closing April 27th.  According to a letter received by its current customers all accounts and services will be transferred to its Beatrice Branch. Read More »

Soil Fertility School Scheduled


              The Soil Fertility School will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 in Marysville, KS at the Marysville American Legion (310 N. 19th).  Registration and gathering will begin at 9:45 A.M., and the program will begin at 10:00 A.M. and conclude around 3:00 P.M.             The Marshall County Soil Fertility School is a basic soils 101 school that ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Museum Work Moves Forward


            The Blue Rapids Museum will install a new roof in April.  After 2 years of fund raising and donations.  The local goal was to match $20,000 Larry Parsons would donate.               Shortly after Christmas an anonymous donor presented a check for $10,000 to the museum.  According to a press release the museum has accepted a bid from Geisler Roofing ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Recieves $140,000 Grant


The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that Blue Rapids are among sixteen Kansas communities that will share a total of nearly $4.4 million in federal grants through the Community Development Block Grant program. Blue Rapids will receive a $140,000 grant to replace or rebuild the storm sewer in the city. The city will provide nearly $124,000 in matching funds ... Read More »

Tuesday Night TVL/Marysville Final Scores


GIRLS Riley County 44 – Marysville 32 Wamego 79 – Abilene 54 Washington County 63 – Rock Hills 32 Wetmore 57 – Valley Heights 38 Hanover 44 – Centralia 40 Frankfort 52 – Onaga 43 Blue Valley 42 – Linn 30 B&B 69 –Bern 21 Clifton Clyde 50 – St. Xavier 22   BOYS Marysville 52 – Riley County 44 ... Read More »

Washington County Commission Minutes


           COMMISSION MINUTES, January 30, 2012            The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, January 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; and Lou Kern, County Clerk.   Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney, who ... Read More »

Marshall County Minutes


January 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 members; and Sonya L. Stohs,CountyClerkpresent.   The meeting was called to order at9:00 a.m.   The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute.   The minutes and agenda were approved as corrected ... Read More »