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Marshall County Development Corporation to host workshop.

Marshall County Kansas

The Marshall County Development Corporation (MCDC) will sponsor a workshop Tour Season Ready on Tuesday, September 18th in Marysville at Toledo’s Coffee & Deli at 6:00 p.m. Tour Season Ready is a fun, fast paced program that will give a behind the scenes look at what makes attractions and businesses tourist & tour group friendly. Guest speaker will be Tammy ... Read More »

First Responder Breakfast to be Held September 11th


RSVP of Northeast Kansas will be hosting its 2nd Annual First Responders Breakfast to honor the First Responders of Marshall and Washington Counties.  The breakfast in Washington County will be at First National Bank of Washington in Washington on Monday, September 10.  The breakfast in Marshall County will be Tuesday, September 11 at Lincoln Center, 405 N. 4th Street, Marysville.  ... Read More »

State’s Poet Laureate Returns to Area


Book Reading to be Held at Koester House Museum Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, the Poet Laureate for the State of Kansas, is making a stop in Marshall County. Having recently released her fourteenth book, The Divorce Girl, Mirriam-Goldberg has included Marysville as one of the stops on her book tour. Sponsored by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative and the Koester House Museum, ... Read More »

River Valley Extension District 4-H Team Finishes 2nd in State Livestock Judging Contest


It was another great year for livestock judging in RVED as Team #1 of Wyatt Durst, Andrew Tiemeyer, Jefferson Simmons, Ty Stewart, and Lindsey Dankenbring (as alternate) brought home a 2nd place finish in the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, held in conjunction with the Livestock Sweepstakes in Manhattan, KS. The team also received 1st in swine placings, 3rd in ... Read More »

Trains, Planes and Automobile Show


MCRHS’s 3rd Annual Trains, Planes and Automobile Show On September 8, 2012, the Marshall County Railroad Historical Society is planning their 3rd Annual Trains, Planes and Automobile Show in Waterville, Kansas. The event begins with a pancake breakfast served by the Waterville Lions Club from 7:30 to 10:30. The show begins with rail rides running all day on the historic Central Branch/Missouri ... Read More »

Diller Woman Arrested For Theft


A Diller woman was arrested Friday in connection with a series of recent thefts. Jeannie D. Firmanik was arrested on two counts of burglary and one count of possession of stolen property. According to a press release issued by Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorensen, deputies served a search warrant at a Diller home at approximately 10 a.m. Friday.  The warrant ... Read More »

Tractor Stolen Near Centralia


Nemaha County Sheriff’s department is searching for a 1960’s International 760  tractor, discovered missing in rural Centralia.  The owner of the tractor discovered it was missing last week.  The tractor was parked near 1060 16th Road.  The owner valued the tractor at 4-thousand-dollars. Read More »

Marshall County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes

Marshall County Kansas

August 27, 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, 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 agenda were approved as presented ... Read More »

Washington County Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes


COMMISSION MINUTES, August 27, 2012 The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, August 27, 2012 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Roger Otott, Vice Chairman, 2nd District Commissioner; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner, Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner, Chairman due to ... Read More »

Nemaha County Board Meeting Minutes


UNOFFICIAL MINUTES — These minutes are unofficial until approved by the Board of Commissioners at their next meeting. August 27, 2012 Unofficial The Board of Nemaha County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, August 27, 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 »