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Axtell Homecoming Candidate Announced


Below is a list of demographic and achievement information about each of the candidates: Kendra Holthaus is the daughter of Richard and Carol Holthaus.  Through high school, Kendra has been or will be involved with volleyball (4 years), basketball (4 years), Choir (4 years), Honor Roll (4 years), National Honor Society (2 years), Jr./Sr. Class Play (2 years), FCCLA (2 ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes


COMMISSION MINUTES, September 17, 2012 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, September 17, 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 »

Highway 36 Treasure Hunt Reported as a Huge Success.


According to Vendors and Buyers the Highway 36 Treasure Hunt was a huge success.  Marysville boasted 66 garage sales and many other vendors who set up their displays along the Highway 36 corridor.  Washington County had over 30 garage sales listed and vendors filled the limestone barn at the fairgrounds. According to several Vendors sales were brisk on Thursday with ... Read More »

Eight Teens Injured in Accident


Eight teenagers were injured Saturday when the vehicle they were driving in left the road, struck an embankment, and rolled onto its driver’s side. The Nemaha County Sheriff’s Department reported that 17 year old Kayla Reed of Nemaha was driving an SUV on Highway 67, just south of Highway 136. Officials believe the vehicle went off the right side of ... Read More »

Nemaha County Sheriff Reports Injury Accident and Theft


PRESS RELEASE FOR 9-17-2012 NEMAHA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 212 N. 6th -Seneca,KS 66538 ARRESTS: 1. Michael L. Lake, 57, Sabetha was arrested by NMSO on 9-13-2012 on a Nemaha County charges of Probation Violation. Lake remains in custody and bond has been set at $20,000. 2. Jason L. Arington, 30, Sabetha was arrested by Sabetha PD on 9-14-2012 on a ... Read More »

Area High School Football Scores – 9-14-2012


North Central Kansas League Chapman 47, Marysville 20 Clay Center 14, Abilene 13 Wamego 32, Concordia 22 Twin Valley League 11 Man Centralia 42, Washington County 0 Onaga 28, Valley Heights 6 Twin Valley League 8-Man Baileyville B&B 52, Pretty Prairie 8 Falls City Sacred Heart, NE 64, Axtell 20 Frankfort 32, Veritas Christian School 22 Hanover 40, Lincoln 8 ... Read More »

Waterville Man Injured in Accident


A Waterville man was injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle accident on K-9 Highway in Marshall County. The Kansas Highway Patrol report states 26-year-old William Thompson was driving a Chevy Blazer westbound on K-9 when he struck a grain cart being pulled by a tractor.  20-year-old Dylan Zimmerling of Home City was the driver of the tractor. Thompson was transported ... Read More »

Koester House Statue Damaged by Vandals

Koester House 2

Marysville Police are investigating two incidents of vandalism. Unknown people kicked open the concession stand door at the Legion Ball Field sometime between 8 p.m. Friday, August 31st and 8 a.m. September 1st.  The value of the door was reported to be $600.  No items were taken. Sometime between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning unknown people entered the Koester House ... Read More »

Search Underway for Missing Teen

missing-teen-Cleotilde Lucero Soto-Garcia

The Riley County Police Department needs your help locating a missing teen. Cleotilde Lucero Soto-Garcia, 15, is missing from the northwest portion of Manhattan. Cleotilde is a white-hispanic female around 5 feet 4 inches tall and 120 pounds. She has long brown or black hair to the bottom of her shoulder blades and brown eyes. Authorities say that she may ... Read More »

Denison Man Injured In Accident


On 8/25/2012 at 4:02 p.m. Daniel E. Palomino, 31, Denison, KS was traveling eastbound on K-9 Highway when he left the roadway striking a culvert at Iowa Street in Wetmore.  Palomino was transported to the Holton Hospital by Jackson County EMS.  Palomino was driving a 1983 Oldsmobile. Read More »